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The Eras as Book Recommendations + Stratchey, Woolf & Bloomsbury

Where are the Swifties? Jordy and Berkley publicist, Kristin Cipolla, sit down to discuss two of their favorite things: Taylor Swift and books. If you’re looking for book recommendations based on each of Taylor’s eras, you’re in the right place.  In the second segment, Alana speaks with Nino Stratchey, of the infamous Stratchey family. They …

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Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi - A Book Review
Blog, Book Reviews

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi: A Book Review

Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis is a graphic memoir that shares her life story before and after the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Born in 1969, a decade before the revolution and the Islamic regime overtook the country, Satrapi recounts her life growing up pre- and post-revolution. Satrapi’s early childhood consisted of classes in a bilingual French school, family …

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Frisky Faves + Alternating History & Fantasy with Charlaine Harris

Looking for some good romance books to spice up your shelves?! Jordy and Sally sit down to discuss their favorite romance books of 2022…and some of the flops they read.  In the second segment, Ashley interviews Charlaine Harris about the fourth novel in her Gunnie Rose series, THE SERPENT IN HEAVEN. The discussion includes world …

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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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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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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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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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