Ashley’s War by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Ashley’s War? Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon really appealed to me because it has such a strong focus on the role of women in the US military. I had not heard of the cultural support teams, but […]

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik | Book Review

Notorious RBG: The Life And Times Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik is the inaugural book I chose to check out with my new library card. I had initially heard of this book via Audible and added it to my wishlist there, but if we are being honest with each other […]

The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? Sometimes people in my life outside of the internet will recommend me books. Usually, I smile and nod and am polite — it is important to me to not be a dick to other people. Chances are though, the recommendation is something that is not to my taste. […]

Allison: The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age | Myra MacPherson | Book Review

My first introduction to Victoria Woodhull came when I was responsible for helping TA an undergraduate class. I had to pre-screen the DVD which we were going to show in class so that I could come up with questions for the quiz. I was immediately captivated by this woman and couldn’t help but wonder why […]

Tomboy by Liz Prince | Graphic Memoir Review

I read Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince because I am such a huge fan of graphic novel memoirs. I used to really be into reading memoirs, but don’t seem to have the time for them anymore, and so graphic novels are a nice way to be able to fit them in. Furthermore, I like it when books deal with things like gender constructs and society’s expectations of people. So, the subject matter of Prince’s memoir seemed really interesting. It sounded like a smart and thoughtful graphic memoir.

brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson | Audiobook Review

I think ultimately Woodsons brown girl dreaming is a great read no matter the format that you decide to experience it whether through print or audio.