E. Ce Miller is a writer, activist, feminist, and yoga instructor. She writes about books for Bustle, helps women raise their voices with the Afghan Women's Writing Project, and mentors with PEN America. Her mother thinks her hair's a mess.
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15 Books That Seriously Need A Sequel

Some of the most bittersweet moments in the life of a book lover are discovering those books you just can’t put down and that you never want to end — sweet because they’re just SO good, but bitter because at some point you will, in fact, arrive at th…
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This Book On Women's Suffrage Is For Kids — But Every Feminist Needs To Read It

From young girls clasping Hillary Clinton figurines at political rallies, to HRC fielding debate questions with Donald Trump leering over her shoulder, to over 440,000 women standing arm-to-arm in the streets of Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017, some…
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Read Haitian-American Author Edwidge Danticat's Powerful Response To That "Sh*thole" Comment

What would typically be a day of mourning for Haitian-Americans and Haitians all over the world has turned into a day of speaking out against yet another absurdly timed and painfully ignorant comment, reportedly said by the United States President Do…
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13 Authors That Have Big Things Coming In 2018

While the book world doesn’t always find itself at the forefront of breaking news — at least, not all that often — behind the major headlines your favorite authors are still involved in all sorts of endeavors that take the book world itself by storm …
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9 Books To Help You Understand The Gun Control Argument

In a moment of irony — or, perhaps, whatever the opposite of irony is — I’m writing this as I listen to my neighbor fire several rounds of buckshot into the left turn ahead sign posted at the end of our street. It’s a weekend ritual, several rounds f…
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18 Books Hermione Granger Would Want You To Read

Of all the book-loving book characters there are to love in literature, Hermione Granger has got to be one of my absolute favorites. She’s the lady who ran to the library when all seemed lost (and plenty of other times too) and for whom there wasn’t …
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What If You Knew EXACTLY When You'd Die? This Novel Asks You To Consider The Possibilities

How would you live your life if you knew the exact date you were going to die? Can you already imagine what you would do — would you do anything? — differently? That’s the proverbial question at the heart of one of January’s most buzzed-about novels,…
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This Is The Ultimate 2018 Reading Plan For YA Lovers

Finally, 2018 is upon us, and while everyone else is celebrating the end of the year that was basically the worst time ever, for book-lovers, the new year means the start of brand new reading resolutions and a totally updated TBR pile — at least, tha…
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Here's A Reading Resolution You'll Actually Be Able To Keep This Year

So, you set your reading goal for last year and totally crushed it. Maybe your reading resolution was numerical — you wanted to read say, 25, or 50, or more books by the end of the year. Maybe you wanted to expand the content of your regularly schedu…
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14 Books To Help You Pick A Hobby You'll Actually Stick With This Year

We’ve all heard the expression “new year, new you,” right? It’s meant to inspire all sorts of major life changes, like losing 20 pounds (again), or keeping up with the latest fashion trends, or finally getting more organized, or completely rethinking…
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11 Feminist Reading Resolutions To Inform Your Resistance In 2018

If your yearly book loving habits look anything like mine, chances are you’ve already got a few (or, like, a couple dozen) reading resolutions lined up for 2018. Some of my personal favorites from past years include: reading more books (although, who…
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These 18 Debut Novels Are Going To Be On Everyone's TBR List In 2018

One of my favorite things about the life of a book-lover is discovering new writers — and not just writers who are new to me (although, that’s always a welcome surprise) but writers who are new to everybody: new to readers, new to publishing, new to …
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14 Books By First-Time Women Authors To Look Out For In 2018

Since I know your 2018 TBR pile can’t be touching the ceiling quite yet (that is, after all, the clearest way to distinguish the die-hard book lovers from your everyday readers) it’s time to start looking at all the new authors landing on bookstore s…
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This Is An Essential Reading List For Anyone Who Cares About Equality

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this post-2016 election climate, it’s that equality means something different for nearly everybody — perhaps explaining why achieving that state of equality: between women and men, races and ethnicities, immigrant…
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These 16 Authors You Already Love Have New Books Coming Out In 2018

Book-lovers, it’s that time of year again: our 2017 TBR piles are starting to look a little low (…well, maybe) and we’re getting busy looking forward to all the can’t-miss books that 2018 has to offer — especially those brand new books by authors you…
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12 New Poetry Collections Even Non-Poetry Readers Will Want To Read In 2018

When clocks all over the world strike midnight on December 31, 2017 it means a couple of things: one, this year of anger, confusion, and never-ending-headlines is finally over; two, you’re only 15 days away from giving up on all those resolutions you…
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11 Books To Help You Come Up With Resolutions You'll Actually Want To Keep

I don’t know about you, but I have a love/hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions. Meaning, I love that I always come up with great ones (IMO) that leave me feeling totally inspired and energized about tackling a brand new year… and I hate that…
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20 Accessories You Need To Host The Harry Potter Themed Wedding Of Your Dreams

Full disclosure: I got married five years ago. I didn’t plan my wedding then (because bleh, weddings — thanks Mom!) and I’m not the world’s biggest fan of weddings now. Don’t get me wrong, love and lifelong companionship are great and all, but weddin…
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23 Authors To Follow On Insta For A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Writing Life

Writers — they’re just like us! And they’ve got the Instagram accounts to prove it. What was once a platform for (at least, as far as I can recall) sharing food, fashion, and countless Valencia-filtered selfies (yes, I’m looking at you, Instagram) ha…
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The 18 Best Poetry Collections Of 2017 Will Inspire You To Give The Genre A Chance

Although those New Year’s resolutions you made all the way back in January are probably a distant memory by now — if you’re anything like me, anyway — there’s one item on your 2017 to-do list that you should definitely complete: making your way throu…
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