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5 Articles I’m Reading

Book Riot has a list of Native American poets to read. I’m not usually one to read poetry, so I’m excited for these recommendations!

Electric Literature has a great roundup of advice from women writing nonfiction.

Looking for some women centered thrillers? Crime Reads has you covered.

Not exactly book related, but if you haven’t seen Rita Moreno’s moving reading of “The New Colossus,” you’re missing out.

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Tommy Orange’s new novel, There There, and it seems we’re in the midst of a Native Renaissance, according to The Paris Review.

4 Shows/Movies I’m Watching


Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Orphan Black

3 New to Me Books

The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny

The Last Hours by Minette Walters

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

2 Books I’m Currently Reading

Dead Girls by Alice Bolin

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

1 Quote

“Always remember that when a man goes out of the room, he leaves everything in it behind… When a woman goes out she carries everything that happened in the room along with her.”

Alice Munro

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