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Is What We’re Reading Hurting Women?– Or a Post in Response to a Post about Literary Rape

Today when I opened my Goodreads updates, the latest blog post from Maggie Stiefvater was first on the list.  After having read five different novels in the past couple weeks in which the main character was raped, Ms. Stiefvater had to speak out against what she calls "gratuitous rape."  These are not rape scenes that… Continue reading Is What We’re Reading Hurting Women?– Or a Post in Response to a Post about Literary Rape