The root of these imagined, monstrous versions of women, Doyle argues, is fear. ...more
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Randon Billings Noble shares a reading list to celebrate BE WITH ME ALWAYS.
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Kiki Petrosino discusses her newest collection,
Witch Wife, the career she’d have in an alternate universe, and the relationship between reading and writing. ...more
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Leave it to Nick to create a love song amidst the horrors of judgment day. When God strikes vengeance on us for our sins at Armageddon, Nick isn’t looking for survival, he’s looking for the woman he loves for that one last moment. Together.
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