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Fat, Pretty, And Soon To Be Old: A Q&A With Kimberly Dark

Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old is a moving, funny, and startlingly frank collection of personal essays about what it means to look a certain way. Read...
Illustration from Ceremonials by  Mariana Magaña de Lio (mar_de_lio on Instagram)

A Q&A With Katharine Coldiron, Author Of Ceremonials

It was a pleasure chatting with Katharine Coldiron about her forthcoming book, Ceremonials, a twelve-part lyric novella inspired by Florence + the Machine’s 2011 album of the same name. Read...
You Again by Debra Jo Immergut

Cover Reveal: A First Look At Debra Jo Immergut's You Again

A taut, twisting work of literary suspense, You Again audaciously unboxes the memories, mistakes, ambitions, and obsessions of a woman struggling to balance it all. Read...
One Day on the Gold Line

One Day On The Gold Line: A Q&A With Author Carla Sameth

Through meditations on race, culture, and family, One Day on the Gold Line tells the story of a lesbian Jewish single mother raising a black son in Los Angeles. Read...
Author Jen Hobbs

A Q&A With American Hemp Author Jen Hobbs

Recently I had the pleasure of chatting with Jen Hobbs about her book How Growing Our Newest Cash Crop Can Improve Our Health, Clean Our Environment, And Slow Climate Change.

About the book: Filled with catchall research, American Hemp examines what this new domestic crop can be used for, what makes it a superior product, and what made it illegal in the first place; the book also delves into the many health and medical benefits of the plant. Hobbs weighs in on how hemp can improve existing industries, from farming to energy to 3D printing, plus how it can make a serious impact on climate change by removing toxins from the soil and by decreasing our dependence on plastics and fossil fuels.

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The Magical Grimoire by Lisa Marie Basile

The Magical Writing Grimoire: A First Look At Lisa Marie Basile's New Book!

Ravishly presents an exclusive look at Lisa Marie Basile's THE MAGICAL WRITING GRIMOIRE: Use the Word as Your Wand for Magic, Manifestation & Ritual Read...
Christina Adams (courtesy of the author)

Stop Calling Me Mom 

Year after year, I’ve been erased. I have no name. I’m just Mom. People I don't know and didn't birth or adopt have called me Mom almost every day for 20 years. Read...
This Never Happened by Liz Scott

What We Had: An Excerpt From This Never Happened

Ravishly is thrilled to present a short excerpt from Liz Scott's beautiful, hilarious, heart-wrenching memoir This Never Happened. Read...