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Andrew Gross on Why Writing Women Heroes Is A Sexy Business

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In addition to bringing you the latest pop culture news and book reviews and author Q&A’s, we also like sharing some of the best BookTrib articles you may have missed or want to read again. Today, we feature this piece from April 25th, 2014 about why it’s sexy to write women as heroes.  What would you do, if, on the day your whole life was crashing down around you, fate threw you a chance to turn it all around—would you take it? Would you take that chance, even if it were illegal, immoral, and dangerous? Hilary Cantor, the desperate single mom in Andrew Gross’s new book, Everything to Lose (William Morrow, April 22), has only seconds to decide when she finds half a million dollars in a wrecked…

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Women’s History Month: 3 Heroines to Share With Your Daughter

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It’s Women’s History Month and we are looking forward to all the events and books that celebrate the impact that women have on the world. In addition to bringing you the latest pop culture news and reviews where women are the focus, this month, we are also going to share with you some of the best BookTrib articles of the past that celebrate women and diversity.  Today, we feature this piece from March 11th, 2015 about three heroines you can share with you daughter. When it comes to books, my 8-year-old girl is a reader with a broad palette. She loves princesses. Then again, she loves super heroes. She loves magic, adventure and inanimate objects that come to life (I’m looking at you, Olaf…

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