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Mary Pauline Lowry's The Roxy Letters

Ground Rules: An Excerpt From THE ROXY LETTERS

Re: Ground Rules

 

Dear Everett,

 

Perhaps I’ve invited you to move into my spare bedroom against my better judgment. But while living with an ex-boyfriend is never a good idea, I really need the money. Last week Roscoe—that irascible little wiener dog—ate not one, but two pairs of my underwear (and my fancy thongs, at that)! The resulting $600 emergency room vet bill, combined with my barely-over-minimum-wage employment and sizable mortgage, has made a housemate a financial necessity.

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Jennifer J. Chow's Mimi Lee Gets A Clue

A Q&A With Jennifer J. Chow, Author Of Mimi Lee Gets A Clue

In Jennifer J. Chow's Mimi Lee Gets A Clue, Mimi Lee is in over her head. Read...
Margo Orlando Littell's The Distance From Four Points

An Excerpt From The Distance From Four Points

Robin must reshape her idea of home or risk repeating her greatest mistakes. The Distance from Four Points is a story about family, womanhood, and coming to terms with a left-behind past. Read...
Author Clarissa Goenawan

The Perfect World Of Miwako Sumida: A Q&A With Author Clarissa Goenawan

From the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of three people searching for answers in the wake of a mysterious young woman's death. Read...
Chelsea Bieker's Godshot

A Q&A With Chelsea Bieker, Author Of Godshot

Possessed of an unstoppable plot and a brilliantly soulful voice, Godshot is a book of grit and humor and heart, a debut novel about female friendship and resilience, mother-loss and motherhood, and seeking salvation in unexpected places. Read...
Andrea Bartz's THE HERD

THE HERD: A Q&A With Author Andrea Bartz

THE HERD drills down into the ramifications of living in a society that keeps one gender down—and explores how far women will go in the name of self-preservation and getting ahead.   Read...
Rachael Wolff's Letters from a Better Me

Letters From A Better Me: A Q&A With Author Rachael Wolff

In 2016, I wrote an open letter on my blog about judgment. I signed it, “A Better Me.” From there, I started writing more and more. I’ve been writing letters for so long, both to others and myself, they are the place I feel most vulnerable, honest, committed, and intimate. Read...
Laura Zam's The Pleasure Plan

The Pleasure Plan: A Q&A With Author Laura Zam

Based on Laura Zam’s essays in The New York Times’ Modern Love column and Salon, THE PLEASURE PLAN is a memoir, a sexual healing guide, and a love story. Read...