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It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.

Queer Fat Girls Deserve To Be Heroines In YA Books, Too​

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   07.12.18   |   SHARE
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I like big books.

The Best Books Of 2017 (And Some To Watch For In 2018)

I love books so much that the first thing I did when we bought our new house was build a bookshelf into the dining room wall. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.2.18   |   SHARE
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The Witch Who Inspired The Handmaid's Tale

Mary Webster, a colonial woman who was hanged in Hadley, Massachusetts in 1685, is the witch who inspired The Handmaid's Tale. Read...
Delia Harrington    |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
Growing Up for Boys by Alex Firth, from Usborne

Usborne And The Most Ridiculously Sexist Book Ever

Usborne, publisher of books for CHILDREN, wants boys to know just what boobs are for. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
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Genre fiction is all about knowing what has been written in the canon previously, what current trends are, what audiences are excited about, and what hasn’t yet been done.

Why Diverse Genre Fiction Is Important, And How To Get It Right

Diverse genre fiction shares a lot in common with diverse literature, in that a lot of the challenges are the same. We still have to ask a lot of Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.17.17   |   SHARE

6 Books You Should Be Reading In Today's America

Learning is the best thing for us, and the best place to look? The sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books. Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE

9 LGBTQ Books To Read For Pride Month

If you’re looking for a Pride Month reading list, or just want to get more LGBTQ+ books on your radar this year, here are a few worth checking out. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   06.22.17   |   SHARE
"That’s the great thing about books where the world ends: you can close them and look up to see a world that miraculously managed not to end while you were busy reading."

Apocalypse Not Yet: Books About The End Of The World That Make It Feel Worth Saving

That’s the great thing about books where the world ends: you can close them and look up to see a world that miraculously managed not to end while you Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
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