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You Look Something

by Danielle Ballantyne

Questions of body image, sexuality, family, and racial identity are raised in Jessica Mehta’s novel "You Look Something". When Julia moves from a small community college to a university in Portland, she immerses herself in every... Read More

Book Review

No More Nice Girls

by Danielle Ballantyne

Journalist Lauren McKeon interrogates the insidious and invisible power structures that keep women down, and shows how women “disrupt and reimagine” those structures, in "No More Nice Girls", a book all about the paradoxes of... Read More

Book Review

What Kind of Girl

by Danielle Ballantyne

When Maya reveals to the school principal that her boyfriend, Mike, has been hitting her, North Bay Academy fractures down its center, forcing Maya and those around her to come to terms with cracks within themselves. Shifting... Read More

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