***MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE HANDMAID’S TALE AND THE TESTAMENTS*** As soon as I found out Margaret Atwood was writing a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale I couldn’t wait to read it! I was skeptical of course, loving the ambiguous ending of The Handmaid’s Tale and believing that it ended completely in it’s own way, I was curious about …

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Catching the Light was such an odd book that I still don’t exactly know what to say about it. Cathy is an unpopular illiterate eleven-year-old living in Newfoundland, but though she can’t read or speak properly she sees the world clearly through her art. Drawing and painting are Cathy’s passions and she’s convinced that if she …

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Recent graduate Mia has just joined a space crew that rebuilds broken structures on planets in an attempt to preserve their history. While working, Mia remembers her past and her first love Grace, who had to leave their school mysteriously during the school year. Mia then asks her crew to help her in an impossible …

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Valente does it again in The Refrigerator Monologues by creating a funny, horrifying, and memorable criticism on how women are portrayed in comics.

“Alone in the house, though, we become less aware of it, like a persistent, dull headache. Deaf to the sound, until the still silence of ownership settles over us. Maybe we decide we will try to like the noise. Maybe we find comfort in it. Maybe an idea insists itself more easily than an action,” …

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“I see the ad early in the day, when I’m taking a coffee break between servicing the Skee-Ball lanes. A Frankie’s Funhouse eighty kilometres out of Chicago is converting a Nifty Trio Set to Digital One. They’ve got an old Franny Feathers, my daughter Starr’s favourite character, in Urban Cowgirl costume, as is…I email them …

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As a young girl Kira was found alone and dying in the woods by Cady Bennett and was adopted into her family and brought into the family business of Search and Rescue. Living with Cady, her adoptive brother Jude, and a handful of search and rescue dogs Kira now in her late teens has adjusted …

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