The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings, Read by Angel Pean
A Chilling Alternative Future
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Angel Pean delivers a thrilling performance of a story set in a dystopian alternative future. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Kendra Winchester discuss this suspenseful story, The Women Could Fly, where unmarried women must register with the government at age 28 and are assumed to be witches until they marry. Protagonist Jo is faced with even more suspicion as a Black woman, and as her 28th birthday looms, she learns that her mother left her something in her will—but she must travel far to claim it. Pean skillfully captures the suspenseful story and creates the perfect chilling mood.