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An Interview with Alexandria Bellefleur, Author of Hang the Moon

Meet the author Alexandria Bellefleur is an author of swoony contemporary romance often featuring loveable grumps and the sunshine characters who bring them to their knees. Her special skills include finding the best Pad Thai in every city she visits, remembering faces but not names, falling asleep in movie theaters, and keeping cool while reading …

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How to Support Queer Communities After Pride Month

It’s almost August 1st. All the rainbow flags have been removed from companies’ logos; the national retail stores have discontinued their Pride merchandise; the local coffee shop has removed its “5% of all sales support LGBTQ+ communities!” promotion. Although many organizations supported queer communities during the month of June, we need to hold people accountable …

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Queer Books to Gift this Holiday Season & Bookstores to Buy From

Editors Note – “Natalia!” you might be saying to yourself, “The “Holiday Season” ended on Christmas Day! Why are we still talking about gifts?!” Because my darlings, there are like a million holidays celebrated during the months of December through January. Additionally, it is 2020 and time is an illusion. Life is too short to …

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Book Review: In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

Synopsis In The Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado is an all engrossing and harrowing memoir about one of Machado’s previous relationships. Published by a local Minneapolis publisher, Graywolf Press, In the Dream House begins by telling how Machado fell in love with a woman who she saw as a version of her dreams, but as …

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