Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger

Burn It Down: Women Writing about AngerA rich, nuanced exploration of women s anger from a diverse group of writers Women are angry, and from the MeToo movement to the record number of women running for political office, they re finally expressing it But all rage isn t created equal Who gets to be angry If there s now space for cis

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Ordinary Hazards

Ordinary HazardsThis powerful story, told with the music of poetry and the blade of truth, will help your heart grow Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak and Shout A testimony and a triumph Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down In her own voice, acclaimed author and poet Nikki Grimes explores the trut

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Friend or Fiction

Friend or FictionOne creative middle schooler schooler discovers that the best friend a girl can have is the one she makes herself in this charming magical realism read Jade s life hasn t exactly been normal lately, especially since her dad s cancer diagnosis Jade wishes her family could leave their no name town i

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Essays One

Essays OneA selection of essays on writing and reading by the master short fiction writer Lydia DavisLydia Davis is a writer whose originality, influence, and wit are beyond compare Jonathan Franzen has called her a magician of self consciousness, while Rick Moody hails her as the best prose stylist in Am

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Make it Scream, Make it Burn

Make it Scream, Make it BurnA new collection of essays about obsession and longing from Leslie Jamison, the New York Times bestselling author of The Recovering and The Empathy Exams A combination of memoir, criticism, and journalism, Make It Scream, Make It Burn is Leslie Jamison s profound exploration of the oceanic depths o

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Sontag: Her Life and Work

Sontag: Her Life and WorkOne of the New York Times 17 New Books to Watch For in September One of the Washington Post s Ten Books to Read this September One of O magazine s 18 Must Read Books of Fall 2019 The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical though

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More to the Story

More to the StoryFrom the critically acclaimed author of Amina s Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcott s beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia.When Jameela Mirza is picked to be feature editor of her middle school newspaper, she s

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Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New Chapters

Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New ChaptersNew feminist essays for the MeToo era from the international best selling author of Men Explain Things to Me Who gets to shape the narrative of our times The current moment is a battle royale over that foundational power, one in which women, people of color, non straight people are telling other

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Savage Gods

Savage GodsAfter moving with his wife and two children to a smallholding in Ireland, Paul Kingsnorth expects to find contentment It is the goal he has sought to nest, to find home after years of rootlessness as an environmental activist and author Instead he finds that his tools as a writer are failing h

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The Sentence is Death (Hawthorne, #2)

The Sentence is Death (Hawthorne, #2)Death, deception, and a detective with quite a lot to hide stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz s brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne _________________________ You shouldn t be here It s too late These, heard over th

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond FearThe instant 1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious PopSugar From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life

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Bunny

BunnySamantha Heather Mackey couldn t be of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England s Warren University A scholarship student who prefers the company of her dark imagination to that of most people, she is utterly repelled by the rest of her fiction writing cohort a cl

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The Grammarians

The GrammariansThe Grammarians are Laurel and Daphne Wolfe, identical, inseparable redheaded twins who share an obsession with words They speak a secret twin tongue of their own as toddlers as adults making their way in 1980s Manhattan, their verbal infatuation continues, but this love, which has always boun

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Art Matters

Art MattersCombining Neil Gaiman s extraordinary words with Chris Riddell s deft and striking illustrations, Art Matters will inspire its readers to seize the day in the name of art Neil Gaiman once said that the world always seems brighter when you ve just made something that wasn t there before This litt

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Front Desk

Front DeskMia Tang has a lot of secrets Number 1 She lives in a motel, not a big house Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten year old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests Number 2 Her parents hide immigrants And if the mean motel owner, Mr Yao,

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis

Becoming Mrs. LewisIn a most improbable friendship, she found love In a world where women were silenced, she found her voice From New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan comes an exquisite novel of Joy Davidman, the woman C S Lewis called my whole world When poet and writer Joy Davidman began writing l

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A Ladder to the Sky

A Ladder to the SkyMaurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for success The one thing he doesn t have is talent but he s not about to let a detail like that stand in his way After all, a would be writer can find stories anywhere They don t need to be his own Working as a waiter in a West Berlin hotel in 1

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