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The Change, by Kirsten Miller

Why do [women] keep going for thirty years after our bodies can no longer reproduce? Do you think nature meant for those years to be useless? No, of course not. Our lives are designed to have three parts. The first … Continue reading

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The Ink Black Heart, by Robert Galbraith (audio)

When cartoonist Edie Ledwell is murdered, Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott are hired to find the identity of Anomie, the anonymous fan who has spent years torturing Ledwell online. Yes, the author of this book is horrible, and in this … Continue reading

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The It Girl, by Ruth Ware

Ten years after April’s murder, her killer dies in prison, still proclaiming his innocence. Hannah, April’s then-roommate and friend, is left uneasy. It was her evidence that put John Neville away, after all, and if he wasn’t really guilty, then … Continue reading

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Miss Moriarty, I Presume? by Sherry Thomas (audio)

As this is the sixth book in the Lady Sherlock series, I’m not going to go into a whole lot of detail. We’ve reached the point in the Sherlock series (if I understand the original Sherlock) where Holmes has come … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Stalker

Women are gaslit from early childhood. We’re told that boys hurt you or make fun of you because they like you. We’re told that it’s our job to nurture, to be nice, to be responsible for everything from others’ feelings … Continue reading

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Tell Me Everything, by Erika Krouse (audio)

Subtitled: The Story of a Private Investigation Part memoir, part legal/true crime, Krouse details the work she did as a private detective on a landmark case involving sexual assault in the collegiate football arena. Over the course of several years, … Continue reading

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Curfew, by Jayne Cowie

For fifteen years, women in Great Britain have been safe. Ever since the reforms of 2023, women have had equal pay, domestic work compensation, free and easy access to healthcare such as birth control and abortion, strict laws re: violence … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Silence(d)

I don’t have words right now. We are living in a nightmare. I’m looking toward the future, and for the first time in five years, I’m seriously considering moving again, out of Texas, possibly out of the US. I’m done. … Continue reading

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The Book of Cold Cases, by Simone St. James

In her spare time, Shea maintains a website and blog called the Book of Cold Cases, looking into theories and evidence of unsolved crimes. She never expects to run into Beth Greer, the so-called “Lady Killer” of the 70s, acquitted … Continue reading

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One Great Lie, by Deb Caletti

Charlotte has won the scholarship of her dreams, to spend her summer in Venice with a writer’s group under the tutelage of one of her favorite authors, Luca Bruni. Things are more complicated than they first appear when she arrives, … Continue reading

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