Book Review

LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren

Rating: 4 / 5 I received LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren in a recent subscription box, so it was an easy pick to add to my #nonfictionnovember TBR while trying to focus on some backlist titles this month as well. LAB GIRL is the memoir of scientist Hope Jahren. Her memoir goes into her origin… Continue reading LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren

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I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I picked up I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai last year thinking I would need it for a reading challenge, but never then proceeded to read something else. #NonfictionNovember made the perfect excuse to finally get to it! I AM MALALA tells the story of a young girl who has faced… Continue reading I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai

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THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS by Michael Finkel

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I decided to kick off #NonfictionNovember by combing my shelves for all of my nonfiction titles. THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS by Michael Finkel is a book I received in a subscription box and it isn't one that I had heard of prior to receiving it. Still, the story of a… Continue reading THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS by Michael Finkel

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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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NOTORIOUS RGB by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

Rating: 3.5 / 5 When I knew that the Reading Women Challenge for this year included a biography, I immediately thought about Ruth Bader Ginsburg as someone I would like to know more about. I was glad to be able to pick up a copy of NOTORIOUS RGB by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik! NOTORIOUS… Continue reading NOTORIOUS RGB by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

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YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU by Janelle Shane

Rating: 4 / 5 I am definitely one that is drawn in by a fun title, so I saw a friend with a giveaway for some fun books and I entered for this one: YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder… Continue reading YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU by Janelle Shane

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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 THINGS WE CANNOT SAY by Kelly Rimmer

Rating: 5/ 5 I've seen a lot of wonderful reviews singing the praises of THE THINGS WE CANNOT SAY by Kelly Rimmer and it made it onto my TBR. When I pulled the challenge prompt for a history or historical fiction, this was the title that came up in suggestions, so I downloaded the audiobook.… Continue reading THE THINGS WE CANNOT SAY by Kelly Rimmer

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THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff

Rating: 5/ 5 THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY by Garrett M. Graff has been a highly anticipated read for me. At the same time, I've also been kind of dreading it because I knew that it would be an emotional roller coaster ride of a read. I decided that this was one that I… Continue reading THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff