Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Baking the Resistance with Our Favorite Sweet Feminists

In honor of Becca Rea-Tucker’s new cookbook BAKING BY FEEL, Renee sits down with @thesweetfeminist herself and best friend/mobile bakery owner Jeney Christensen. The three of them discuss baking as an outlet to process emotions (including feminist rage), how baking can be subversive, and how working in the kitchen can help us accept our imperfections. …

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Women and Westward Expansion + A Good Story Never Dies with Roseanne Montillo

Mariquita talks about her new favorite non-fiction book, Brave Hearted: The Women of the American West. The book captures the voices and stories of so many women who participated in, were carried along by, and were impacted by Manifest Destiny and the American drive westward in the mid- to late-1880s. It’s a real heartbreaker and …

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Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Blkstacks Book Recs + Dancing with Numbers with Tricia M. Taitt

Using her bookseller skills, content contributor Alana Amore Colvin (the admin behind blkstacks on instagram and youtube) provides book recommendations for folks looking to expand their reading taste to include more black women writers! Stacks keeps it simple giving listeners the starter pack for black femme literature. More on black femme literature, Renee chats with …

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Thrillers and Feminism
Author Interview, Blog, Bookish Life

Can Thrillers be Feminist? with Author Halley Sutton

I had the privilege of corresponding with Halley Sutton, author of The Lady Upstairs and her new thriller The Hurricane Blonde, set to come out on August 8, 2023. During our correspondence, Sutton and I discussed the ethics of writing and reading thriller novels, and we tried answering the question: Is it even possible to …

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Love in the Time of Serial Killers Review + A Cat-and-Mouse Thriller in the Jim Crow South with Wanda M. Morris

In the first segment, Jordy sits down to discuss one of her favorite books of this year. Love in the Time of Serial Killers gives us the spice we need, the laughs we want, and the insight we weren’t expecting. Wanda M. Morris’ sophomore thriller, Anywhere You Run, comes out this week and Renee wants …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

The New Hercule Poirot + Discussing Toil & Trouble: A Women’s History of the Occult

In the first segment Jordy sits down to discuss the Jane Wunderly mystery series. This cozy yet suspenseful series is perfect for anyone looking for a spooky season recommendation that won’t leave you with nightmares. If you’re an Agatha Christie fan, this is for you.  Then, Mariquita talks with Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson …

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