Book Review

DANCING IN THE NARROWS by Anna Penenberg

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I received a complimentary copy of DANCING IN THE NARROWS by Anna Penenberg from She Writes Press for an honest review. As the subtitle says, DANCING IN THE NARROWS is the author's memoir of her journey with her daughter Dana through her daughter's lengthy battle with chronic illness, in this case… Continue reading DANCING IN THE NARROWS by Anna Penenberg

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ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M. Johnson

Rating: 4 / 5 I had to make my first trek to a work site during normal operating hours (and semi-normal traffic hours) a couple weeks back and the main reason I wasn't too upset is that I needed to finish reading ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE by George M. Johnson! ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE is… Continue reading ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M. Johnson

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THE TONI MORRISON BOOK CLUB by Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Casssandra Jackson, and Piper Kendrix Williams

Rating: 4 / 5 I received a complimentary audiobook copy of THE TONI MORRISON BOOK CLUB by Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Casssandra Jackson, Piper and Kendrix Williams for an honest review. Thank you to Libro FM, Dreamscape Media and the authors for the chance to read and review! I needed a book about a book… Continue reading THE TONI MORRISON BOOK CLUB by Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Casssandra Jackson, and Piper Kendrix Williams

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SAVE ME THE PLUMS by Ruth Reichl

Rating: 4 / 5 I have a fondness and a weakness for food, so when I spotted this foodie memoir at Book Outlet I immediately added it to my cart, especially knowing that there was a book about food reading challenge prompt in my future! SAVE ME THE PLUMS is a memoir by Ruth Reichl,… Continue reading SAVE ME THE PLUMS by Ruth Reichl

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SISSY by Jacob Tobia

Thank you to Putnam Books for the free/gifted book.  Rating: 4.5 / 5 SISSY: A COMING-OF-GENDER STORY is a memoir by Jacob Tobia. Jacob was labeled a male at birth and was raised as a boy, but their childhood wasn't what some might consider a "typical" boyhood. Growing up, Jacob was a sensitive child who… Continue reading SISSY by Jacob Tobia

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SAVE YOURSELF By Cameron Esposito (Out 3/24/2020)

Publication Date: 3/24/2020 Rating: 4 / 5 I received a complimentary advanced listener copy of SAVE YOURSELF by Cameron Esposito for an honest review. Thank you to Libro FM, Hachette Audio, Grand Central Publishing and the author for the chance to read and review! SAVE YOURSELF is a memoir by stand up comic Cameron Esposito.… Continue reading SAVE YOURSELF By Cameron Esposito (Out 3/24/2020)

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LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS by T Kira Madden

Rating: 4 / 5 For the Reading Women Challenge prompt to read a book from their 2019 Reading Women Award Shortlists and Honorable Mentions, I had originally picked out a couple fiction books that I already had on my TBR, but it turned out the waiting list was pretty long for both at the library… Continue reading LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS by T Kira Madden

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THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS by Esmé Weijun Wang

Rating: 5 / 5 I've seen a lot of love for THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS by Esmé Weijun Wang on BookTube and Bookstagram. It was one of the discussion books for The Reading Women Podcast's August Chronic Illness and Mental Health theme and it made their shortlist for the non-fiction Reading Women Award. Being a fan… Continue reading THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS by Esmé Weijun Wang