Rated PG. Contains explicit cattiness and violent self-reflection.
Some Girlfriends Can
By Stephanie Burgis
“Too bad it’s raining. Hey, Lauren, make the rain stop, okay?” He reaches across the table and tousles my hair affectionately.
I bare my teeth in the semblance of a grin. “Ha ha. Sorry, I can’t.”
“I know.” He shakes his head, laughs ruefully. “It’s just . . . Maya could.”
About the Author
Stephanie Burgis grew up in East Lansing, Michigan, but now lives in Wales with her husband and two sons, surrounded by mountains, castles and coffee shops. She writes fun MG fantasy adventures and has published five so far, including The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart (Bloomsbury 2017), The Girl with the Dragon Heart (Bloomsbury 2018) and the Kat, Incorrigible trilogy (published in the UK as The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson). She also writes wildly romantic adult historical fantasies, including Snowspelled (2017), Spellswept (2018), Thornbound (2019), and Masks and Shadows and Congress of Secrets (Pyr Books 2016). She has published nearly forty short stories for adults and teens in various magazines and anthologies.
About the Narrator
Robynn “Swoopy” McCarthy is an American skeptic and podcaster. She is the producer and co-host, with Derek Colanduno, of the talk show Skepticality, the official biweekly podcast of The Skeptics Society’s Skeptic magazine.She is the Director for the Podcasting fan track at Dragon*Con.