The Monk of Mokha ~ Dave Eggers

Rating: 5/5 I jumped into this book knowing nothing about it other than that it had a pretty cover and was by an author I've read before. My most recent Dave Eggers read is What is the What, a story about the Sudanese civil war that documented one of the lost boys experience, telling a … Continue reading The Monk of Mokha ~ Dave Eggers

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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

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

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ~ Maya Angelou

Date Completed: 1/29/2017 Rating:10/10 How do I even find the words to explain Maya Angelou's memoir? She's so beautifully well-versed and eloquent. At once sad and uplifting, Angelou's memoir rings true to her person, filled with stories that make up who she is. She broaches every subject from religion to growing up Southern and black, … Continue reading I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ~ Maya Angelou