Hill Women ~ Cassie Chambers

Rating: 5/5 I fell in love with this book in the first few pages. I picked up Hill Women as an ARC because it claimed to tell the tale of Appalachian women. I was not disappointed. Cassie Chambers writes of coming home to Owsley County in West Virginia after working as a rural lawyer. She … Continue reading Hill Women ~ Cassie Chambers

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

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

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape ~ Sohaila Abdulali

Happy Book Birthday to What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape! Rating 4/5 Trigger warning: rape, sexual violence, assault This collection of essays covers a wide range of topics under the umbrella of talking about rape. Abdulali jumps back and forth between political opinion, factual evidence, and personal narratives. This three way look … Continue reading What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape ~ Sohaila Abdulali