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Excerpts From Best Women's Erotica Volume 5

In Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 5, award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel takes readers on an outrageous journey into the world of female fantasy and desire. Read...
Violet McNeal (photo courtesy of Feral House)

Four White Horses And A Brass Band: An Excerpt

Violet McNeal ran away from her family’s rural Iowa farm in the early 1900s and fell under the spell of conman and patent medicine “doctor” Will Archimbauld who hooked her on opium and promises of fame and fortune. Read...
Helen behind the bar at the Sunflower Inn.

Good Time Party Girl: An Excerpt

This long-lost autobiography of a woman who lived life with no regrets from the 1880s to the 1960s offers a rare look into the colorful criminal underworld from New York to San Francisco. Read...
As A River by Sion Dayson

An Excerpt From Sion Dayson's As A River

Ravishly is thrilled to share an excerpt from Sion Dayson's As a River  (September 2019, Jaded Ibis Press)

It’s 1977. Bannen, Georgia, nestled amid pine forests, is rife with contrasts: natural beauty and racial tension, small-town charm and long-term poverty. An unsettling place for a Black man who fled it years ago and has since traveled the world.

But Greer Michaels has to come home, to care for his dying mother. And that means he’ll have to reckon with the devastating secret that drove him out in the first place.

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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...
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...

Healthy Summer Reading, Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food

Author Megan Kimble, shares with us an excerpt from her book, Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food

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Shit You Left Behind Turns A Sharp Lens On Break-Ups 

We get a sneak peek at photographer Stacia Grossman's sharp, witty and relatable look at a relationship gone awry.

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