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Love Trumps All

Across social media and in their work, artists are reacting to the current political climate. But none are doing it as swiftly—or forcefully—as romance-novel writers.

SHERRY THOMAS NEVER EXPECTED to be a part of the Resistance.

The acclaimed romance novelist, who immigrated to the U.S. at 13, was accustomed to keeping her opinions to herself: “In China, ‘disaster comes from the mouth,’ goes one famous axiom,” she explains. “So it went against every fiber of my being to be openly political.”

Then the election happened, and now Thomas has

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