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All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Start reading the novel Andy Weir calls "a thrilling tale of time travel and alternate timelines."

By Elan Mastai
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Who Are the Best Literary Villains?

An astounding antagonist inspires a mix of disdain and sympathy.

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6 Historical Novels of Pioneering Women

I’m drawn to strong female protagonists, especially those who struggle to define themselves within (and against) the traditional roles of daughter, wife, and mother.

By Erin Lindsay McCabe • 3 years ago
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Top 5 Literary Heroine Pitfalls

Top 5 Literary Heroine Pitfalls that can teach you as much as any advice book.

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Book to Film: The Book Thief

The Book Thief is a clever and gripping novel. Its movie adaptation is visually gorgeous but regrettably sanitized and melodramatic.

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The Need to Read

By WILL SCHWALBE
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The Testament of Mary Is Grief Pared Down to the Bones

Despite its setting and characters, this is about motherhood as much as religion - Mary grieves her son long before the crucifixion, no longer recognizing her beloved boy in the man he has become.

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‘Radical Hospitality’ at Hedgebrook, a Writer’s Retreat for Women

I read the advice from previous writers at Hedgebrook: how to let yourself give in to being cared for, how to release the guilt and accept the gift of the time and space in which to create.

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Author Essay

Award-Winning Suspense Author Shares Her Favorite Books

Sara J. Henry, author of Learning to Swim and A Cold and Lonely Place, shares five "important books."

By Sara J. Henry, author of A Cold and Lonely Place • 3 years ago
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