Book Review

WHAT MY BONES KNOW by Stephanie Foo

I received a gifted copy of WHAT MY BONES KNOW: A MEMOIR OF HEALING FROM COMPLEX TRAUMA by Stephanie Foo from Ballantine Books / Random House for an honest review. Rating: 5 / 5 WHAT MY BONES KNOW is the author's memoir about her path to healing following her diagnosis of Complex PTSD which stems… Continue reading WHAT MY BONES KNOW by Stephanie Foo

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HYSTERICAL by Elissa Bassist (Out 9/13/2022)

I received a complimentary advanced listener copy of HYSTERICAL by Elissa Bassist - thank you to the author and Hachette Books for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 9/13/2022 HYSTERICAL is the author's memoir and an exploration of the voice of women in this world. The book begins with the exploration of her… Continue reading HYSTERICAL by Elissa Bassist (Out 9/13/2022)

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UNMASKED by Paul Holes

Rating: 4 / 5 UNMASKED by Paul Holes is a nonfiction memoir about the author's work solving crimes, particularly cold cases, through investigation, lab work, and other forensics. He has made a career out of working alongside police and taking on extra work (both sanctioned and not) to look into cases long gone dormant. The… Continue reading UNMASKED by Paul Holes

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BURN THE PAGE by Danica Roem

I received a gifted audiobook of BURN THE PAGE by Danica Roem for an honest review. Thank you to Penguin Random House Audio! BURN THE PAGE is the author's memoir, a transgender woman with a past in metal music and a successful campaign to beat out a conservative as state delegate which made headlines. The… Continue reading BURN THE PAGE by Danica Roem

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RELISH: MY LIFE IN THE KITCHEN by Lucy Knisley

Rating: 4.5 / 5 RELISH: MY LIFE IN THE KITCHEN by Lucy Knisley is a graphic memoir about the author's life and her relation to food. She was raised by two foodie parents. Her mother who is featured most highly in the book was a chef and her father also has a passion for food.… Continue reading RELISH: MY LIFE IN THE KITCHEN by Lucy Knisley

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CULTISH by Amanda Montell

Rating: 4 / 5 CULTISH by Amanda Montell takes a look at the influence of cults on language and culture. She looks at entities like Scientology most commonly associated with the term "cult" to things like MLMs, exercise and diet empires, and the world of social influencers on platforms like Instagram. She interviews those who… Continue reading CULTISH by Amanda Montell

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INTO EVERY GENERATION A SLAYER IS BORN by Evan Ross Katz (Out 3/15/2022)

I received a complimentary advanced listener copy of INTO EVERY GENERATION A SLAYER IS BORN: HOW BUFFY STAKED OUR HEARTS by Evan Ross Katz from Hachette Books. As a fan of the TV show, I was eager to read this one! Publication Date: 3/15/2022 Rating: 4.5 / 5 INTO EVERY GENERATION A SLAYER IS BORN… Continue reading INTO EVERY GENERATION A SLAYER IS BORN by Evan Ross Katz (Out 3/15/2022)

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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