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In which I follow young heroines going on epic journeys, whether their destination is New York or Neverland.

“The Bell Jar” by Sylvia Plath (Faber and Faber)

“Bunheads” by Sophie Flack (Poppy)

“How to be a Heroine: or, what I’ve learnt from reading too much” by Susanna Ellis (Chatto & Windus)

“Peter Pan and Wendy” by J.M. Barrie (Puffin Classics)

“The Bronze Horseman” by Paullina Simon (William Morrow)

“Cute” by bensound.com
“Indie Romance” by Silent Partners

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