February New Books by Women

New Books by Women – February 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

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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 – 29 Dec 2017

Books The Power by Naomi Alderman Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Devotion by Patti Smith Articles Iran and Saudis’ Latest Power Struggle: Expanding Rights for Women by Anne Barnard and Thomas Erdbrink in The NY Times Reviving Palestinian non-violent resistance by Chloé Demoulin in Equal Times Milo Yiannopoulos’ Editor’s Notes are Absurd, Hilarious (and Depressing) Proof Read More

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What I’m Watching – 17 Sep 2017

The Purity Myth (2011) – Jessica Valenti’s documentary (based on her 2009 book of the same name) unraveling the myth that virginity is the ultimate measure of a woman’s character. Not only does abstinence-only education not work but it actually can do some major damage to a girl’s sense of agency and self-worth. The purity movement Read More