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A Note from Suad Amiry, Author of Mother of Strangers

A Note from Suad Amiry, Author of Mother of Strangers

Dear Readers, Writers have the skill, but also the deviousness, to hide behind the characters they create. Though my novel Mother of Strangers is a true love-story based on real […]

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Debut novelist Leila Mottley visits the Today Show with Trevor Noah

Debut novelist Leila Mottley visits the Today Show with Trevor Noah

ICYMI click here to watch Trevor Noah’s conversation with Leila Mottley — “the biggest rockstar in the world of books right now” — about the inspiration behind her debut novel […]

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow Playlist

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow Playlist

For the many of you that have already read Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin, you already know that it is a masterpiece. An epic about friendship, gaming, and so […]

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8 Unconventional Love Stories

8 Unconventional Love Stories

Love rarely takes a single form, and no one knows that better than the authors that appear on our list of eight unconventional love stories. The first title on the […]

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Dele Weds Destiny Book Club Kit

Dele Weds Destiny is the story of three once-inseparable college friends in Nigeria who reunite in Lagos for the first time in thirty years—a sparkling debut novel about mothers and daughters, […]

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Listen to our Songs in Ursa Major-inspired playlist!

Listen to our Songs in Ursa Major-inspired playlist!

Nothing says summer like the sound of the sixties and seventies folk scene. Whether you’re headed to the beach or kicking back for a weekend at home, Songs in Ursa […]

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Body Grammar Tips: Four Ways to Fail at Modeling

In this exclusive essay, Jules Ohman shares her favorite “bad” modeling tips.  I was a terrible teenaged model. I failed at pretty much everything you could fail at. But the […]

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The Lunar Housewife Book Club Kit

“An elegant novel of political and cultural suspense. . . the Cold War intrigue it conjures is gripping, and Louise’s dilemmas and adventures will hold sympathetic readers in thrall.” —The […]

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“Welcome to Oakland,” a Letter from Debut Novelist Leila Mottley

Dear Reader, Welcome to Oakland. This is a world of young Black kids searching, the rhythm of feet to sidewalk, the shadow of a streetlamp hovering over a lit up road and all it […]

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5 Books to Celebrate the Fiftieth Anniversary of Title IX

June, 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of Title IX, which made sex-based discrimination illegal in education and other federally funded activities. To celebrate this landmark occasion we’ve […]

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