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Kristen McQuinn

Kristen McQuinn is a medievalist who dreams of reading more, writing more, and traveling more while being the best single mama by choice she possibly can be. By day, she can be found working with English teachers at the University of Phoenix, where she also teaches the occasional class on mythology, Shakespeare, or Brit lit. Sometimes she updates even her own blog. Follow her on Twitter:@KristenMcQuinn or  Twitter: @KristenMcQuinn

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In appreciation of characters with quiet strength.

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A response to a UK spiritual shop that has banned Harry Potter fans.

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Indigenous authors to read from across the world.

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Books featuring or inspired by Chaucer!

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Literary custom-made tea blends based on characters from books.

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Literary holidays to celebrate for every month of the year!

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