Mary C. Moore
Icona📚 @IconawritesWhen people say they wish girls “behaved more like the ladies of yore” I assume they want them to be like Countess D’Aulnoy, who jumped out of a window to escape arrest, became a spy, and supported her illegitimate daughters by writing fairy tales about magical green dogs.
Beverly Jenkins @authorMsBevAdventures in Research land. Mexican woman who owned the biggest, baddest most elegant gambling house in Santa Fe, pre Texas. Mirrored walls. Elegantly clad working girls called Evening Angels. Not my story to tell but somebody run with this and make her a heroine. Please?!
YA contemporary: Geek girls having adventures/life experiences #MSWL
*No taking off glasses and suddenly pretty, I love 'She's All That' as much as the last millennial, but let's throw that trope back into the 90s. GEEK GIRL PRIDE