Bookshelf

Five Books to Read Before Summer Ends

These recently published books should be enjoyed before summer turns to fall.

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Author Essay

Two Types of Violence We Encounter As Readers

What do you think of violence in books and film? Do you agree with Cynthia Bond that sometimes we have to portray violence in order to truly tell a story? Let's talk in the comments.

By Cynthia Bond, author of Ruby • 3 years ago
Article

Angel Cake Recipe from Ruby by Cynthia Bond

As she stirred the dawn into being, a dew drop of sweat salted the batter. The cake baked and rose with the sun.

By • 3 years ago
Article

Official Reader’s Guide for Ruby by Cynthia Bond

An inspiring tribute to the human spirit, Ruby will captivate your reading group. We hope this guide enriches your journey.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Conversation with Cynthia Bond, Author of Ruby

As a victim of human trafficking as a child, these stories and images filled my chest with horror, rage, and fear until I picked up a pen and placed it upon the blank page. Writing Ruby became my salvation.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Aislinn Hunter on What It Means to Be a Writer

Are you a writer? Do any of Aislinn Hunter's descriptions of what it means to be a writer resonate with you? Let's chat in the comments!

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Fantastic Reviews for Girl in the Dark

When it comes to memoir, are you drawn to extraordinary I-can't-believe-it's-true stories or to stories that remind you of your own experience? Tell us in a comment!

By • 3 years ago
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