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Book Club: FLYGIRL by Sherri L. Smith

Book Club: FLYGIRL by Sherri L. Smith

Ida Mae Jones dreams of flying planes, but after her father passed away, a colored girl like her can hardly take to the skies without taking a dangerous trip to Chicago to take the only available pilot's test for coloreds. [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Storm

Our Favorite Things: Storm

Even for people removed from geek culture in general, Storm from X-Men is a pretty difficult character to be completely oblivious about. Aside from her iconic powers of weather manipulation, her steadfast presence in one of the most popular comic [...]

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REVIEW: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

REVIEW: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Brutal. That’s the first word that comes to mind while reading Lauren Beukes’s sci-fi thriller/mystery The Shining Girls, and for good reason. The Shining Girls focuses on two characters: Harper Curtis, a serial killer who gained the ability to time travel [...]

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Gone Home: Review

Gone Home: Review

Gone Home builds itself upon a relatively simple premise: it is the summer of 1995, and you are Katie Greenbriar, a college student just returning home from a year of studying abroad. The game begins at the doorstep of Katie's [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Non-Canon Couples

Our Favorite Things: Non-Canon Couples

It's Love Story Week here at Girls in Capes, which concludes this Valentine's Day. To celebrate in the geekiest way possible, our wonderful staff has composed its list of very favorite non-canon couples in geekdom. Check out what we thought should've [...]

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Almost: An Interview with Amalie Howard

Almost: An Interview with Amalie Howard

What's a heroine to do when her quest takes her to a world entirely unlike her own? That's just what happens to Riven, the protagonist in Amalie Howard's THE ALMOST GIRL from Strange Chemistry out earlier this year. We had the [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Stronger

Editor’s Letter: Stronger

When you spend half your time thinking about strong women in books, movies, and shows, you start keeping an eye out not only for classic strong women, but new women who are strong not just in a Wonder Woman/Xena smash-everything [...]

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