6 Feminist Reads for Trump’s Term

I took the image above in Nashville, TN during the Women’s March Saturday, January 21st. As always, when something bothers me, I read. And write. So here are 6 recommendations for feminist books to read during Trump’s term. Read, talk, argue, and be heard! 1. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood A dystopian novel where … Read more6 Feminist Reads for Trump’s Term

2016 Favorite Novels and Reading Stats

I exceeded my expectations in 2016 and read a total of 105 books (goal was 100). Yay! Before I list my favorites, here are some stats, for those interested: 70% women writers, 35% men writers (overlap due to some collections having multiple editors) 25% people of color writers (aiming for 33%) Longest book Middlemarch by George … Read more2016 Favorite Novels and Reading Stats

Reading Railroad: August’s Reading

Everything I read in August. Novels A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan. Published in 2013. Dragons! ROAR. Sorry, just wanted to roar right there. This book takes place in a country much like England, during a time much like the Victorian era. Lady Trent describes her beginnings as a dragon naturalist, and her … Read moreReading Railroad: August’s Reading

Reading Railroad: July’s Reading

Everything I read in July.  Novels Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin. Published in 2009. A pretty darn adorable middle grade novel that’s also illustrated by the author. It would be perfect for reading aloud to 6-10 year olds, but it’s also a lot of fun to read as an adult. It’s … Read moreReading Railroad: July’s Reading

Response to Censorship, and a Joint Book Review of Between the World and Me and Kindred

Title & Author: Kindred by Octavia Butler Publication Date: 1979 Genre: Science Fiction How I got it: Bought used from McKay’s   Review: “The nigger, the fag, the bitch illuminate the border, illuminate what we ostensibly are not, illuminate the Dream of being white, of being a Man.” This line from Between the World and Me … Read moreResponse to Censorship, and a Joint Book Review of Between the World and Me and Kindred

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