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Excerpt From Sara Braca’s “When The Church Burns Down, Cancel The Wedding.”

Excerpt From Sara Braca’s “When The Church Burns Down, Cancel The Wedding.”

The following is an excerpt from Sara E. Braca and her hilarious debut memoir, ‘When the Church Burns Down, Cancel the Wedding: Adventures from the Other Half of Single‘. When […]

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The Unexpected Power Of Cozy Holiday Romances

The Unexpected Power Of Cozy Holiday Romances

By Hannah Reynolds The other day, a twenty-something woman told me her reaction to my latest book: I wish I’d had this book when I was a teenager. I was […]

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New Short Story Collection Invites Readers To Find Solace & Healing Through Dreams

New Short Story Collection Invites Readers To Find Solace & Healing Through Dreams

What does it mean to reconnect with ourselves and tap into our dreams? Where does healing come from if not from within, and from our own creativity? In MariJo Moore’s […]

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Haunting YA Novel Uncovers Secrets Of An Afghan-Uzbek Immigrant Family

Haunting YA Novel Uncovers Secrets Of An Afghan-Uzbek Immigrant Family

As an editor with Salaam Reads – an imprint celebrating the many intersections of the Muslim experience – Deeba Zargarpur knows a thing or two about storytelling. Now on the […]

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Meet Macy Schmidt: The Music Maven Orchestrating Equity In The World Of Classical Music

Meet Macy Schmidt: The Music Maven Orchestrating Equity In The World Of Classical Music

Below is an excerpt from ‘Music Mavens: 15 Women of Note in the Industry’, a young adult biography by Ashley Walker and Maureen Charles. The book is part of Chicago […]

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Author Zoulfa Katouh’s Powerful YA Debut Set Against The Backdrop Of The Syrian Revolution

Author Zoulfa Katouh’s Powerful YA Debut Set Against The Backdrop Of The Syrian Revolution

A love letter to Syria and its people, debut YA author Zoulfa Katouh’s ‘As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow’ is a speculative novel set amid the Syrian Revolution, burning […]

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Graphic Novel Debut From Bold New Voice Sofia Szamosi Tackles Social Media and Image Manipulation

Graphic Novel Debut From Bold New Voice Sofia Szamosi Tackles Social Media and Image Manipulation

If you’re on any type of visually-driven social media platform, you will be familiar with the way these sites have contributed to negative self-esteem, body image and self-perception. With the […]

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Lakshmi’s Spiritual Path Of Pleasure – How The Goddess Guides Us To Roar With Sensuality

Lakshmi’s Spiritual Path Of Pleasure – How The Goddess Guides Us To Roar With Sensuality

By Acharya Shunya The Goddess Lakshmi is pleasure incarnate. Discover 12 ways to honor her. The pursuit of pleasure is oft-neglected on the spiritual path, considered vulgar at worst and […]

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Roselle Lim’s New Novel A Delightful Tale About Family, Friendship & The Redemptive Power Of Love

Roselle Lim’s New Novel A Delightful Tale About Family, Friendship & The Redemptive Power Of Love

The following is an excerpt from acclaimed author Roselle Lim’s new novel ‘Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club’, on sale August 16 from Berkley Paperback. Sophie Go returns to her hometown […]

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'Seton Girls' Author Charlene Thomas

Author Charlene Thomas Flips The Script On Black Female Characters In New YA Novel ‘Seton Girls’

When we read the description of author Charlene Thomas’ new novel ‘Seton Girls’ – “a smart and twisty debut YA that starts off like Friday Night Lights and ends with the power and […]

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Gen Z Author Claudia Tan Releases Highly-Anticipated Second YA Romance Novel ‘Perfect Addiction’

Gen Z Author Claudia Tan Releases Highly-Anticipated Second YA Romance Novel ‘Perfect Addiction’

If you’re searching for your next steamy Young Adult romance novel obsession, look no further than Claudia Tan’s ‘Perfect Addiction’, released July 19th. And Claudia is an author you want […]

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"SOMEBODY" mural by artist Bri Cirel. Downtown Los Angeles, 2022.

Los Angeles Artist Creates Channels Post-Roe Rage Into Powerful Mural For Reproductive Freedom

Somebody. Some body. I am somebody. Not just some body. That is the tagline for artist Bri Cirel’s powerful new mural “SOMEBODY”, which can be found in Downtown Los Angeles. […]

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Award-Winning Fiction Examines Impact Of Racism & Classism On An Upper-Middle Class Black American Family

Award-Winning Fiction Examines Impact Of Racism & Classism On An Upper-Middle Class Black American Family

If there is one book you MUST add to your reading list this year, it is Toni Ann Johnson’s ‘Light Skin Gone To Waste’, set to be released on October […]

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New YA Novel Tackles Anxiety & Young Love With A Supernatural Twist

New YA Novel Tackles Anxiety & Young Love With A Supernatural Twist

Acclaimed YA author Sara Bennett Wealer returns with an exciting new contemporary novel that will pull readers in from the first intriguing line. ‘Grave Things Like Love’ (Oct. 11 2022, […]

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New Art Exhibit ‘Multifaceted’ Explores Female Identity & Representations Of Womanhood

New Art Exhibit ‘Multifaceted’ Explores Female Identity & Representations Of Womanhood

Our friends at The Untitled Space have a new solo exhibition currently running from June 9th to June 30th, 2022, called “Multifaceted”, which is the debut New York solo exhibition […]