We Should All be Feminists ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Rating: 4/5 I finally got around to reading this short nonfiction essay to Adichie's daughter, and although it didn't blow me away, it was a beautiful and concise way to discuss feminism with a young woman. I have always admired Adichie's writing style, and her ability to be so clear and choose her words so … Continue reading We Should All be Feminists ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

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The 57 Bus ~ Dashka Slater

Rating: 5/5 Trigger warning for violence towards LGBT kids. This non-fiction story about two teens in Oakland, CA is absolutely heartbreaking and so necessary. This tells the story of Sasha, a transgender teen and senior in High School, middle class and white, who loves wearing skirts. And it also tells the story of Richard, a … Continue reading The 57 Bus ~ Dashka Slater

Top 8 Non-Fiction Titles I Read in 2018

Womanish by Kim McLaren is my favorite non-fiction this year, as it hit me just at that nostalgic feeling where you feel motivated to self-examination and creating resolutions for yourself. A collection of essays, McLaren has a powerful and wise voice, and she shares her understanding of the way the world works with readers freely. … Continue reading Top 8 Non-Fiction Titles I Read in 2018

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir ~ Liz Prince

Rating: 4.5/5 Feminist/queer studies through somebody's personal experiences, this graphic novel is straight up my alley. Prince's honest approach to her story makes reading this graphic memoir so worthwhile. She is open about some of the flaws in her thinking, and honest with her emotions throughout her journey. I felt connected to her various stages, … Continue reading Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir ~ Liz Prince