HowWeGetFree by KY Taylor

What I’m Reading – 29 Jan 2018

Unlike many of you, I did not watch the Grammys. I love music but haven’t watched music award shows in years. Instead the gf and I finished binge-watching RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8… I know, I am behind, but trying to catch up. In the meantime, I am recording the latest season of Ru’s all-stars. Read More

Resist or Regret A Review of Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

Resist or regret? A review of Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

What do a polar explorer, a teenage girl, an aging teacher and writer, an unfulfilled wife and mother, and an eccentric healer have in common? A lot, surprisingly enough. Their intertwining experiences are calculatingly uncovered in Red Clocks, the third book by Leni Zumas. I say “calculatingly” because the uncovering of the relationships felt just Read More

February New Books by Women

New Books by Women – February 2018 Releases

Need a new book for February? Here’s a roundup of the new books by women being released in February, with a focus on women from historically underrepresented and underserved communities. If you are curious about which books I focus on, see my Review Policy. These are just guidelines and I reserve the right to include Read More

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

What I’m Reading – 15 January 2018

I want to read ALL THE BOOKS by women. Seriously, it’s becoming a problem. I was able to whittle down my must-read fiction by women in 2018 list to 12 (plus a bonus book by -gasp!- a man) and that was near impossible. Still as I am tooling around on The Twitter I see books Read More

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12 Must-Read Fiction Books by Women – 2018

It’s a new year and that means a whole new host of books to read. And 2018 has no shortage of amazing new books that I can’t wait to get my hands on! Now I must admit that there are many titles left over from the last year (or two, or three…) that I just Read More

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What I’m Reading – 8 Jan 2018

It was hard to get away from news about Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes last night and her possible interest in running for president, but I managed it! Here’s what I’m reading today: The Rise of the Bro Tortoise by Sam Muka on Scientific American. – I love it when science is put into Read More

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CAMINATA Shares the Journeys of Honduran Women, and of the Author

Caminata: A Journey is the story of an American woman’s time in Honduras volunteering at La Casa de los Ninos in 1983, living in a home for young women abandoned by their families and learning to make their way in the world. During her year there, Beth must learn quickly how to navigate the culture, manage the expectations of Read More

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What I’m Reading – 5 Jan 2018

Just a short update for today, that I meant to post yesterday! I’ve finished The Power by Naomi Alderman. Such a great book! If you like A Handmaid’s Tale, you will like this book. I’m now onto Violence Girl by Alice Bag, Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman, and A Unkindness of Ghosts Read More

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What I’m Reading – 2 Jan 2018

Hey, 2018! I am just finishing up The Power by Naomi Alderman and it is so good. I will count it towards my reading goals for 2018! Next on the list for fiction is An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon. I am super excited about this one. Then I’d like to re-read A Wrinkle Read More