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On Our Best Behavior: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Price Women Pay to Be Good By Elise Loehnen Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593243039
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Published: The Dial Press - May 23rd, 2023

On Our Best Behavior examines how being "well-behaved" doesn't serve women's best interests, but instead keeps them submissive and upholding the patriarchy. Through the lens of the seven deadly sins, Elise explores the harms women experience when they conform to being "good women." She reveals how shirking the expectation to be "well-behaved" liberates women to be our full, authentic selves. 

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Again and Again: A Novel By Jonathan Evison Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593184158
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Published: Dutton - November 7th, 2023

Eugene "Geno" Miles, of the Desert Green nursing home, befriends Angel the new custodian. They bond over Geno's tales of his past lives and Angel's efforts to reunite with his girlfriend. This intriguing narrative about memory, fantasy, and finding and losing love questions What is real? What matters in the end?

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The Undressing: Poems By Li-Young Lee Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393357875
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 3rd, 2020

The Undressing reads like both erotica and sacred text,  examining themes of dispossession and home, desire and loneliness, violence and care, history and birthing new generations, familial bonds and the intimacy of lovers. Lee borrows from the old testament and the Wu-Tang Clan, creating a sensual mix of imagery and intrigue. You'll want to consume the entire collection in one sitting. 

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Somehow: Thoughts on Love By Anne Lamott Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593714416
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 9th, 2024

We all have our own ideas about how love looks and feels, it's importance (or not), and how to express it. In her 20th book, Anne Lamott explores love's power in our individual lives and for all of humanity. Sharing experiences from her own life, Lamott reveals how love is the force that heals our hurts, precipitates our joys, and propels our self-realization. Loving and being loved is what makes us human. Endearing and entertaining as always, Anne not only asks us how we define "love." She answers that love defines us--Somehow.