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Kristian Wilson
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Writer. Geek. Feminist.
Writer. Geek. Feminist.

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It’s only natural to expect people in the U.S. to be fascinated by — and a little wary of — news out of North Korea. The Hermit Kingdom has become our new boogeyman, replacing China and Russia as the focus of our Red Scare. But given the United States’…

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Returning to Atlanta after four years spent living in New York City, Hannah Palmer discovered that her three childhood homes had been eaten up by the sprawl of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The new mom-to-be set out to discover how…

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It’s not often a book comes along that is so full of wholesome, all-ages fun that you feel refreshed and inspired just by reading it, but If Found…Please Return to Elise Gravel is that book. Reproduced from the author’s grid-paper notebook doodles, this…

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Nearly two centuries ago, two great minds and distinguished individuals among the English rich collaborated to create and program the Analytical Engine: the world’s first mechanical computer. Although Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine was never built…

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Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupation, Min Jin Lee‘s Pachinko tells an earnest and heartfelt saga that encompasses nearly 80 years in the lives of one family. The story follows Sunja, the daughter of a Korean innkeeper, who marries a virtual…

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In 2003, an artist living her post-college life in New York City made it her mission to draw one thing every day. Vanessa Davis didn’t always manage to meet her goals, but the resulting book, Spaniel Rage is well worth the effort.

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Claire Hutchet Bishop’s The Five Chinese Brothers moves to the Pacific Northwest in this YA mystery from M.J. Beaufrand. Useless Bay introduces readers to the Gray quints — four brothers and sister Pixie — and the Shepherds: an ultra-wealthy family who…

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In Steve Erickson‘s latest novel, Badlands National Park’s newest fixture is a pair of New York City landmarks destroyed decades ago. Shadowbahn explores the disturbing reappearance of the World Trade Center towers in South Dakota, and its impact on two…

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A Gilmore Girls-related cookbook might have been the talk of 2016, but it wasn’t the only TV show-inspired recipe volume to come out last year. Twin Peaks U.K. Festival founder Lindsey Bowden‘s Twin Peaks cookbook, Damn Fine Cherry Pie: And Other Recipes…

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Phantom of the Opera retellings are pretty rare, but they’re ripe for the YA picking. A young woman with two male love interests, one of whom abuses her to get what he wants? It’s Twilight all over again. A.G. Howard‘s Phantom of the Opera retelling,…
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