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Impact to Intimacy: Diving into Influencing and Platonic Soulmates

Two book covers on a colorful background. Books include Under the Influence by Noelle Crooks and Seven Exes by Lucy Vine

Join us in this another episode of Feminist Book Club: The Podcast as we delve into the intricacies of human connections. From the pitfalls of influencing to the significance of platonic soulmates, we explore the various aspects that shape our relationships. Tune in for an author interview with Noelle Crooks about her novel Under the Influence and a discussion about Seven Exes by Lucy Vine. 

The Pitfalls of Influencing with Noelle Crooks


Ashley speaks with Noelle Crooks about her debut novel, “Under the Influence”. Delve into the complex world of influencing as they discuss how power dynamics and microaggressions impact the influencing landscape, shedding light on the challenges faced within this realm.

Get a copy of Under the Influence by Noelle Crooks Here

BAEs before Babes: Why Platonic Soulmates Are Just as Important


Jordy and Alana unravel the themes of Lucy Vine’s “Seven Exes” as they explore the concept of platonic soulmates. In a society that often emphasizes finding “The One,” this discussion reflects on the importance of valuing and nurturing platonic connections, challenging conventional expectations and redefining relationship dynamics. 

Get a copy of Seven Exes by Lucy Vine here!

Other Books Mentioned by Alana and Jordy:

On Women by Susan Sontag

The Wall by Marlen Haufhosfer

Tune in to this episode for a captivating exploration of relationships in various forms, offering insights that empower, enlighten, and inspire. 

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Jordy: Instagram

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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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