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About the Book: http://www.avamorgyn.com Olivia stopped living the day her brother died. Three years ago, Robby toddled into the backyard pool and drowned on her watch, taking the best parts of their mother and father with him. Now sixteen, Olivia can no longer remember what it feels like to really be alive, until a family[…]

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About the Book: http://www.houseofnehesipublish.com PLASTERED IN PRETTY is a dystopian tale. N.C. Marks activates, deactivates at will the Alice in Wonderland syndrome in a Caribbean paradise. Facebook and Instagram are virtual religious icons. A pyromaniac burns a new-born in the late night, office-bound civil servants chat only via WhatsApp, friends with benefits, “Persons With Pedigree,”[…]

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About the Book: http://www.dosmadres.com Poetry. Women’s Studies.  “In ALL WE HAVE IS OUR VOICE, Carole Stone’s fierce dramatic monologues, delivered by the wives and lovers of such titans as Tolstoy, Lincoln, Freud, Yeats, Joyce, and (Dylan) Thomas, incisively protest patriarchal privilege and exploitation. Taut ekphrastic poems aptly probe the artistic struggles and transports of Kahlo,[…]

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About the Book: www.metatron.press Poetry. Women’s Studies.  Aja Moore’s debut collection of poetry is awash in sincerity and the ways in which we simultaneously crave, doubt, avoid, and totally disparage it.  HOTWHEEL, in turn, reveals its precious life-affirming conviction, despite its incertitude–or precisely because of it.  Read an Excerpt: Featured in Aug/Sept 2019 Issue: Fierce[…]

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About the Book: http://www.metatron.press Fiction. Women’s Studies.  HUM follows a young woman whose life is changed forever when, after being raped, she gives birth to a hummingbird. She must learn to cope with not only what happened to her, but with the bird’s persistent, agitating presence in her life. Natalia Hero’s debut is a beautiful[…]

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About the Book: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com A highly anticipated debut—from a writer hailed as “a combination of Denis Johnson and Joan Didion” (Dazed)—brilliantly captures the intimate triumph of a girl’s struggle to become the woman she knows she can be.  Ambitious, talented fourteen-year-old honors student Juliet is poised for success at her Southern California high school. However,[…]

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About the Book: http://www.undertowpublications.com This House of Wounds is the devastating debut short story collection from British Fantasy Award-winning author Georgina Bruce. Haunting and visceral tales for the lost and the lonely. An emotional and riveting debut, with 4 brand new stories. “An astonishing, totally absorbing debut collection. Edgy, disturbing and delicious in equal parts.[…]

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About the Book: http://www.arsenalpulp.com In Téa Mutonji’s disarming debut story collection, a woman contemplates her Congolese traditions during a family wedding, a teenage girl looks for happiness inside a pack of cigarettes, a mother reconnects with her daughter through their shared interest in fish, and a young woman decides on shaving her head in the[…]

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About the book: http://www.catapult.co One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, seventeen-year-old Luisa does not return home from school. Instead, she boards a bus to the Pacific coast with Tomás, a boy she barely knows. He seems to represent everything her life is lacking―recklessness, impulse, independence. Tomás may also help Luisa fulfill an unusual obsession: she[…]

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