Podcast Shownotes

Haunting Your TBR: Mariquita & Steph Talk Horror Books

Mariquita and Steph get together to talk about their favorite books for creepiest season of all, and they get a little carried away (oooo! by ghosts!!) Books mentioned: Reluctant Immortals by Gwendolyn Kiste Grievers by adrienne maree brown Maroons by adrienne maree brown (forthcoming) The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings Woman, Eating by Claire …

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Why I Reread Books + Voicing Joy and Gentrification with Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

With all the books out there to discover, it’s understandable that so many feel it’s a waste of time to reread something they’ve already read. Sally shares why she loves rereading books and what she learns when she does it.  Speaking of revisiting the past, Ashley interviewed Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author of “On the Rooftop”. …

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The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School book cover
Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School

Yami is not your typical Catholic school student. She is Mexican-American, has two immigrant parents (one of whom was deported to Mexico), and is gay.  After her brother, Cesar, kept getting harassed and bullied at their previous public school, Yami and Cesar’s mother, Maria, transferred them to Slayton, a preppy Catholic school. Slayton is primarily …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

The Magic of Feeling Seen + Deconstructing Happily Ever After: What We Lose When We Embrace Princess Tropes

There’s a special magic in feeling seen in a book – feeling like it was written just for you, to help validate your identity and experience. Maybe you even hesitate to recommend it because you can’t imagine anyone else could love it as much as you. Sally shares a couple of recent reads that gave …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

Life in Canada’s Oil Sands – Kate Beaton interview of her new graphic novel, Ducks

Niba chats with Kate Beaton about her life and new novel, Ducks. After university, Kate Beaton leaves family behind to join Alberta’s oil rush, but as one of the few women among thousands of men, the culture shock is palpable. The harsh reality of life in the oil sands is that trauma is an everyday …

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