Manuscripts

River Sisters, The Receiver traces the heritage of culture and courage passed by Nancy Hilderbrand, protagonist of River Sisters, The Giver, to her great-granddaughter, Eliza McNeal. A “mere whit of rawhide,” tough, independent, yet, compassionate, Eliza is one of the first female Rural Free Delivery mail carriers. Riding horseback twelve hours a day, through rugged
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Washi tape is the best. It’s a decorative tape perfect for art projects, for collaging, and, in the last decade especially, for bullet journaling and planner personalization. There are so many different designs for it, including bookish washi tape perfect for readers. Washi is a Japanese creation, made not with tree pulp but from Japanese
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If you’re looking for some light, cozy mysteries, you’ve come to the wrong place. These dark crime books aren’t for the faint of heart. Crime fiction includes a number of genres familiar to mystery readers. From courtroom dramas to psychological thrillers to police procedurals, crime fiction can come from many perspectives. But the books suggested
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High school was an awkward time that I could not wait to escape while it was happening and, though you couldn’t pay me to go back, it is still a time that is filled with some of my fondest bookish memories. I met friends who were avid readers and who shared their favorite books with
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The 2020 Booker Prize Longlist has been announced! This year’s longlist is comprised of 13 novels that span the globe, ranging from established authors like Hilary Mantel to debuts from new voices like Kiley Reid, C Pam Zhang, and Brandon Taylor. First awarded in 1969, the Booker Prize is open to writers of any nationality writing in English and published
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Content Warning: This post contains foul language, as well as discussion of online harassment, depression, and suicide. I’m currently about a third of the way through The Name of the Wind, the first book in Patrick Rothfuss’s Kingkiller Chronicle trilogy. It’s one of my partner’s favorites, and I’ve got plenty of time right now to
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There are nowhere near enough books with pansexual main characters. Pansexual individuals are capable of experiencing sexual attraction to people of any gender, and they are a vital part of the queer community. Pansexual people deserve to see themselves represented much more often than they historically have been. Without representation, it can be much harder
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