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

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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl ~ Issa Rae

Rating: 4/5 I have watched most of Issa Rae's show Insecure over the years, and love her sense of humor and insight. So when I saw she had a book, I knew I wanted to hear it on audio. I was not disappointed. This is a fun essay collection, designed to get people to think … Continue reading The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl ~ Issa Rae

Fly Girls ~ Keith O’Brien

Rating: 3/5 This history novel mainly follows the story of five brave women and their journeys with flying in the early to mid-1900’s. Included is Amelia Earhart’s story, one of the most famous female pilots to date. Surprisingly, I found their story more interesting than I’d anticipated. O’Brien’s writing style lends itself well to this … Continue reading Fly Girls ~ Keith O’Brien