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[FBC17] Melissa Rivero, author of The Affairs of the Falcóns

“The decision to come here and to try to make a life here isn’t an easy one and certainly isn’t one that people make lightly.” – Melissa Rivero

Melissa Rivero is the author of The Affairs of the Falcóns, recently published this month from Ecco/HarperCollins. It has been named an anticipated book of 2019 by Southern Living, The Huffington Post, and Buzzfeed, among others. The Washington Post listed it as a Top 10 book to read in April. When she’s not writing, Melissa works as in-house legal counsel at a startup in New York, and is mom to two little boys.

Connect with Melissa on Twitter @melissa_rivero, Instagram @melissarivero_, or her personal website melissa-rivero.com.




Melissa’s book recommendation: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips


Mentioned in today’s episode:

The Loft’s Wordplay event May 11-12

How to Start a Podcast with Renee Powers at ModernWell May 13


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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"


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