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Summary: An urban fantasy anthology of original stories features heroines who combat supernatural adversaries from dragons to demons, in a collection that includes contributions from such authors as Rachel Vincent, Carole Nelson Douglas, and P. N. Elrod.

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2011

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2011

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Summary: A collection of science fiction stories by women from the 1940s to the 1970s. They include Pamela Zoline's The Heat Death of the Universe, on the entropic decline of the universe, Anne McCaffrey's The Ship Who Sang, in which a ship falls in love with its pilot, and Kit Reed's The Food Farm, a horror story about pop music, mass communication and food.

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1995

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Hatcher, Robin Lee.

Contents: The hair ribbons / Deborah Bedford -- Heart rings / Robin Lee Hatcher -- The yellow sock / Angela Elwell Hunt.

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2001

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Miller, Jane

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1986

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Lindsay, Elizabeth.

Summary: Mysteries are among the most popular books today, and women continue to be among the most creative and widely read mystery writers. This book includes alphabetically arranged entries on 90 women mystery writers. Many of the writers discussed were not even writing when the first edition of this book was published in 1994, while others have written numerous works since then. Writers were selected...

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Press 2007

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Rehak, Melanie.

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan)

Summary: In this innovative and wide-ranging book, Byatt and the psychoanalyst Ignes Sodre bring their different sensibilities to bear on six novels they have read and loved: Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, Charlotte Bronte's Villette, George Eliot's Daniel Deronda, Willa Cather's The Professor's House, Iris Murdoch's An Unofficial Rose, and Toni Morrison's Beloved. The results are nothing less than an...

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.009 BYA

Rehak, Melanie.

Summary: In 1930 a plucky girl detective stepped out of her shiny blue roadster, dressed in a smart tweed suit. Eighty million books later, Nancy Drew has survived the Depression, World War II, and the sixties, and emerged as beloved by girls today as by their grandmothers. Rehak tells the behind-the-scenes history of Nancy and her groundbreaking creators. Both Nancy and her "author," Carolyn Keene,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

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Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: "A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien"</strong> The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, andunacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves, who assert their independence in acts of bold and often irrevocable...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2018

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Contents: All that glitters / Linda Howard -- The goodbye child / Ann Major -- The best bride / Susan Mallery.

Publisher / Publication Date: Silhouette Books 2002

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Summary: "Bending and stretching its conventions to imagine new, more feminist futures and new ways of experiencing gender, visionary women writers have been from the beginning an essential if often overlooked force in American science fiction. Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, SF-expert Lisa Yaszek presents the best of this female tradition, from the pioneers of the Pulp Era to the...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Evans, Danielle.

Summary: Fearless, funny, and ultimately tender, Evans's stories offer a bold new perspective on the experience of being young and African-American or mixed-race in modern-day America.

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2010

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Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2000

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Summary: Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfants brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The heart of the book, however, lies in Part 2, which contains more than one hundred pieces...

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 831.01 COL

Grande, Reyna

Summary: From bestselling author Reyna Grandewhose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country comes an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. When Reyna Grande was nine years...

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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