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Carrie Gessner It's not! It's a standalone contemporary fantasy novel set in the real world. :)

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It's not! It's a standalone contemporary fantasy novel set in the real world. :)

Book two in the Heartfriends trilogy is tentatively titled The Shadow of the Endless Night. I don't yet have an estimated release date for that.(less)
Carrie Gessner Cookies, definitely! But I also enjoy pretzels (especially with hummus), sunflower seeds, and tea. Thanks for the question!
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I pretty much love the new Tomb Raider movie. Nowadays, my biggest criterion for whether I like a movie or not is if it entertains me, and this very much does. But it also reminded me a lot of Rogue One, and in that respect, it got me noticing a coincidence--possibly a pattern that highlights a glaring issue--in women's stories.

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“I don't know if I should care for a man who made life easy; I should want someone who made it interesting.”
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“There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul.”
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“In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.”
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“We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?”
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“This hobble of being alive is rather serious, don’t you think so?”
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