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One Day on the Gold Line

One Day On The Gold Line: A Q&A With Author Carla Sameth

Through meditations on race, culture, and family, One Day on the Gold Line tells the story of a lesbian Jewish single mother raising a black son in Los Angeles. Read...
Author Jen Hobbs

A Q&A With American Hemp Author Jen Hobbs

Recently I had the pleasure of chatting with Jen Hobbs about her book How Growing Our Newest Cash Crop Can Improve Our Health, Clean Our Environment, And Slow Climate Change.

About the book: Filled with catchall research, American Hemp examines what this new domestic crop can be used for, what makes it a superior product, and what made it illegal in the first place; the book also delves into the many health and medical benefits of the plant. Hobbs weighs in on how hemp can improve existing industries, from farming to energy to 3D printing, plus how it can make a serious impact on climate change by removing toxins from the soil and by decreasing our dependence on plastics and fossil fuels.

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The Magical Grimoire by Lisa Marie Basile

The Magical Writing Grimoire: A First Look At Lisa Marie Basile's New Book!

Ravishly presents an exclusive look at Lisa Marie Basile's THE MAGICAL WRITING GRIMOIRE: Use the Word as Your Wand for Magic, Manifestation & Ritual Read...
Christina Adams (courtesy of the author)

Stop Calling Me Mom 

Year after year, I’ve been erased. I have no name. I’m just Mom. People I don't know and didn't birth or adopt have called me Mom almost every day for 20 years. Read...
This Never Happened by Liz Scott

What We Had: An Excerpt From This Never Happened

Ravishly is thrilled to present a short excerpt from Liz Scott's beautiful, hilarious, heart-wrenching memoir This Never Happened. Read...
The Art of Happy Moving by Ali Wenzke

Body Language And Small Talk: Tips For Attracting New Friends

Ali Wenzke's The Art of Happy Moving is a comprehensive, upbeat guide to help you survive the moving process from start to finish. Read...
Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger

Burn It Down: Lilly Dancyger And Erin Khar Talk About Women And Anger

I sat down with Lilly Dancyger to talk about her anthology, Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger. Read...
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What Kids Are Missing By Not Reading More Authors Of Color

In all four years of high school, my English teachers asked me to read exactly one long text by an author of color.

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