Book Review

YOU CAN’T BE SERIOUS by Kal Penn

I read YOU CAN'T BE SERIOUS by Kal Penn as part of a #NonfictionBookParty buddy read hosted by my friends Jaymi @theocbookgirl and Asha @ashareads on Instagram. Rating: 5 / 5 YOU CAN'T BE SERIOUS is the author's memoir, self-narrated on audio. He speaks about his childhood, his time in entertainment industries and his time… Continue reading YOU CAN’T BE SERIOUS by Kal Penn

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HER HONOR by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell

I received a gifted advanced copy of HER HONOR by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell from Celadon Books! Rating: 5 / 5 HER HONOR is the memoir of retired judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell. The subtitle lays out her goals in the book - to discuss her time on the bench, to look at what works in our… Continue reading HER HONOR by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell

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CARRY by Toni Jensen

I received a complimentary copy of CARRY: A MEMOIR OF SURVIVAL ON STOLEN LAND by Toni Jensen from Ballantine Books / Random House. Rating: 4.5 / 5 CARRY is the author's memoir of growing up a Métis indigenous in America. More specifically, she centers her narrative around her exposure to guns throughout her life. Written… Continue reading CARRY by Toni Jensen

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DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY by Emily Ladau

I received a gifted copy of DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY by Emily Ladau from Random House / Ten Speed Press! Rating: 5 / 5 DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY states it's objective in the subtitle "What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally". This is a short book that delivers a lot of information on what… Continue reading DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY by Emily Ladau

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EMPIRE OF PAIN by Patrick Radden Keefe

Rating: 5 / 5 When I needed a nonfiction / current events read for #bookoplathon, I asked for suggestions. EMPIRE OF PAIN was the one that came with the most recommendations. I had seen some stellar reviews for this book from trusted sources, so I immediately downloaded the audiobook for it and requested a hard… Continue reading EMPIRE OF PAIN by Patrick Radden Keefe

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THE SUN DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton

Rating: 5 / 5 THE SUN DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton is the author's nonfiction account of how he was arrested in 1985 in Alabama, charged with two counts of capital murder for a crime he did not commit. He had faith in the justice system that all would be made right, but the… Continue reading THE SUN DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton

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A WINTER’S PROMISE by Christelle Dabos

Rating: 4 / 5 A WINTER'S PROMISE by Christelle Dabos, translated by Hildegarde Serle, is the first book in The Mirror Visitor Quartet, originally written in French. I had had this series on my radar and then I won a copy of book two in the series last year, so it was high time I… Continue reading A WINTER’S PROMISE by Christelle Dabos