Nasty Women ~ 404 Ink

Rating:4/5 I loved this collection of essays from women about their experiences of being a woman. Each essay targeted a different part of each woman's identity, and I learned so much. This felt like sitting down for a cup of coffee to have some really intense discussions on what makes being a woman so great … Continue reading Nasty Women ~ 404 Ink

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Queer: A Graphic History ~ Meg John Barker

Rating: 3/5 This Graphic History is exactly what it sounds, a graphic history on what queer is. I suppose if you don't know much about the queer movement, these bite-sized chunks might appeal to you in gaining a better understanding of queer theory. This history explains lots of terminology and gives insight into many famous … Continue reading Queer: A Graphic History ~ Meg John Barker

The Whole Brain Child ~ Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

Rating: 3/5 Short and sweet, this book was a good read for me, as an elementary classroom case manager, and I believe would be a good read for parents who like advice on parenting.Β Siegel and Bryson condense the information into 12 parts; each part describes ways to incorporate different component's of your child's brain into … Continue reading The Whole Brain Child ~ Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

The Line Becomes a River ~ Francisco Cantu

Happy Book Birthday (Feb 6th) to The Line Becomes a River! Rating: 4/5 Francisco Cantu, a grandson of Mexican immigrants himself (who does not feel this gives him any kind of experience of immigration or Border Patrol), decides after graduating with an International Relations degree, that he wanted to become a Border Patrol agent to … Continue reading The Line Becomes a River ~ Francisco Cantu

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ~ Matthew Walker

Happy Book Birthday to Why We Sleep! I'm always looking to learn more about my sleep patterns and how I can improve them, since I spent a good chunk of my life unable to sleep. This book has a lot of information, but a lot of what's there is the common sense kind of stuff … Continue reading Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ~ Matthew Walker