how to get nora to read a book 

have the first blurb say, in its entirety:

"Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!"


the book in question, by the way, is "Gideon the Ninth" by Tamsyn Muir

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@tindall Muir had this to say to someone that was worried the lesbian part would detract from the story:

> [...] the plot contains arguably very little romance, and conflicts/issues surrounding being LGBTQIA+ don't come up at all and never will. Hilariously, the word 'lesbian' comes up in the blurb, but is never used in the book.

From here:


PS. the story is pretty good regardless. I enjoyed it a lot.

@mariusor ah, too bad. Oh well, the blurb is nearly as good without that bit, and I'm sure the book is great :)

@tindall Oh, I remember those covers! It was put on my list because I'm a shallow person and never actually read the title.

@tindall fair warning: the second book is *really different* from the first. You will WTF a lot, albeit for reasons explained later in the book.

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