TTT: Top Ten ALL TIME Favorite Women’s Memoirs

This weeks Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is Top Ten ALL TIME Favorite Books Of X Genre (I know, I know. Picking all time faves. I'm MEAN. But I like knowing people's definitive faves). Can also break it down into sub-genre if that helps? My favorite genre is... Continue Reading →

Diverse Books Tag – Memoirs!

I got a little overzealous when the tag first came to me, I wanted to two. One with memoirs and one with superheroes, but I was down one superhero. Okay, only sort of. I didn't have a biracial protagonist but plenty of characters. Maybe I'll find one and share them down the road. For now,... Continue Reading →

TTT: Top Ten Herstory books every new feminist should read

This is my first Top Ten Tuesday! I've always been a bit of a history nerd, but as I became comfortable with calling myself a feminist, I realized I didn't know nearly enough about women in history. Or women's accomplishments in general. Or about people who don't identify as women or men. Or that people... Continue Reading →

Femme Friday – Women who tell another story

In the immortal words of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: When we remember that there is never a single story about any place, we regain a kind of paradise. With this in mind, I wanted to share the authors who's books brought to me another story, another version of a place that I didn't know about. Humaira... Continue Reading →

Femme Friday: Leymah Gbowee

In a time of death and terror, Leymah Gbowee brought Liberia's women together - and together they led a nation to peace.  I first heard Gbowee in the book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. Sheryl Sandberg asks her about what women in American could do to help those who experienced the... Continue Reading →

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