• Book Beat: Genius Grants and the Accidental Belle Sauvage

    Book Beat: Genius Grants and the Accidental Belle Sauvage0

    • October 12, 2017

    Welcome, fellow readers! This is Paige, one of the junior book section editors here at WWAC. I’ll be filling in on Book Beat this week, so forgive me in advance for any shortcomings in my reporting. The book world moves a mile a minute, yet our Book Beat writers always capture the most exciting industry

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  • Sparks and Tarts: F*** you, romance is awesome

    Sparks and Tarts: F*** you, romance is awesome2

    I am a reader, and I am happy that there are so many of us out there. I am totally part of the You Do You category of reading, where I expect you to like what you like and leave the rest for the ones who like it. I know that there are people who

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  • Lady Killers: The Women Who put Jack the Ripper to Shame

    Lady Killers: The Women Who put Jack the Ripper to Shame0

    Lady Killers Tori Telfer Harper Collins Publishers October 10, 2017 A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Lady Killers is for anyone who treats themselves to the occasional morbid indulgence. It plugs a lot of the gaps traditionally left out of roundups of history’s most brutal murderers.

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  • Book Beat: Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Book Beat: Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature0

    • October 5, 2017

    Hello all, Stephanie here! There’s been a lot going on in the book world lately, from more award announcements to surprising industry collaborations. So, let’s get right to it with this week’s Book Beat! Double Book Birthdays for Nnedi Okorafor Fans of Dr. Nnedi Okorafor have a lot to celebrate right now. Her latest novel Akata Warrior, the

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  • Finding the Way Home: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

    Finding the Way Home: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon0

    An Unkindness of Ghosts Rivers Solomon Akashic Books October 3, 2017 During a particularly tumultuous phase of my early undergraduate career, marred by angry confusion at the unfamiliar metamorphosis of my identities, I stumbled upon a class about slavery. Of course, on my predominantly white, liberal-ass college campus, at the dawn of Obama’s second presidency,

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  • Hearts on Fire: Diverse Romance for Fall 2017

    Hearts on Fire: Diverse Romance for Fall 20170

    • September 29, 2017

    Welcome once again fellow readers! We’ve already shared some of our most anticipated science fiction and fantasy reads, and now we’re back for round three of our recommendations. This time around, we’ll focus on the brighter side of life and indulge in a little romance for the remainder of 2017. Out of the many, many

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