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Tanisha Rule, Book Reviewer

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The Hardhat Riot

by Tanisha Rule

"The Hardhat Riot" moves, moment by tense moment, through May 8, 1970, a day known as Bloody Friday, which led to the fracturing of the Democratic Party and an opportunity for Richard Nixon. Starting with a glimpse of the fateful hour... Read More

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Feminist City

by Tanisha Rule

In "Feminist City", Leslie Kern shows how cities keep women “in their place” through hidden, understated means while favoring men’s needs and experiences. Wide-ranging urban plans often come together to influence how women move... Read More

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Short Stuff

by Tanisha Rule

Lighthearted romances kick off in "Short Stuff", a young adult LGBTQ+ anthology that raises the stakes with each story. In one entry, a girl comes out, but reels from her mother’s rejection of her; elsewhere, a character finds romance... Read More

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This Is How We Change the Ending

by Tanisha Rule

Teenagers take charge in Vikki Wakefield’s coming of age tale, "This Is How We Change the Ending". Nate and his best mate Merrick take the scenic route home each day from school to avoid the local tough guys. The back roads make for a... Read More

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