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    Jessica Pryde

    Copyeditor Jess is a book hoarder and equal opportunity geek. She loves to get lost in stories of all kinds. See what she's lost in: @jessisreading

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  • Something Terrible Happened: Roxane Gay’s Hunger

    Something Terrible Happened: Roxane Gay’s Hunger0

    • July 25, 2017

    Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Roxane Gay HarperCollins June 13, 2017 Content warning: rape. “There are so many things I hunger for.” Statistics say that 34.9 percent of Americans are obese and 68.6 percent of Americans are obese or overweight. Going into Hunger, and knowing what Gay looks like, you know that there will

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  • Sparks and Tarts: With Romance, Your Mileage May Vary…and That’s Okay

    Sparks and Tarts: With Romance, Your Mileage May Vary…and That’s Okay0

    • July 18, 2017

    Did you try a romance once and put it down, never to pick up another? Did you ever wonder why that was? Maybe the plot didn’t work for you or the writing was bad. Maybe it was just boring. Maybe the author wrote a piece of sexist, racist garbage. Maybe there were elements that hit

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