Apart from these conveniences which allow the plot to happen when many a young woman would be roadblocked, UNPREGNANT gives us a very real look at the circumstances of accessibility to reproductive healthcare. It's a coming of age story that shows the mixed signals we give teens, expecting them to act as proto-adults while disallowing them the agency to make informed decisions for themselves. It's a vast canyon that seems as wide as the distance between Veronica and the only clinic she can find that is legally allowed to help her, and I can't help but think Hendriks and Caplan gave us this metaphor intentionally.
The Hole in the World A car accident on a snowy evening forces best friends Innes and Kahrin to reconcile their beliefs on magic, which is no easy feat when those beliefs are conflicting. Purchase yours here and I'll send you a signed copy! It's also available in ebook and paperback from Amazon and Barnes... Continue Reading →