The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

I'm pretty sure Helen Hoang is my favorite romance author of all time. Ok, I don't read a lot of romance or maybe any other romance, but when another one appeared on the Read Harder list this year, she's the first author I thought of. Even better, she actually had a book that fit the... Continue Reading →

Nursery Crimes by Ayelet Waldman

I have to admit, this was a ridiculous amount of fun. It hit a few little guilty pleasure nerves that made this mystery much more fun than normal. I have to admit, the genre is kind of growing on me over the last few years. It's this one along with The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Ashley’s War

Every Veteran's Day in the US, we remember the men and women who fight for the country. Last year I had read this book about the women who turned the tide for us to be able to serve in all areas of the Armed Forces. This is as good a time as any to check... Continue Reading →

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Review:  I have to admit that the title is what initially caught my attention, as I'm sure it was intended to do. The New Jim Crow presents a compelling case for how the war on drugs, among others things, has created an undercaste in the United States. It sounds a little crazy at first but when... Continue Reading →

Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Review: I first heard about this amazing story from TED. I absolutely love that site and all the women they have brought into my view. The author of this book does a talk about it and the women that are mentioned within it. I listened to the audiobook version, read by Kathe Mazur. I'd normally prefer to... Continue Reading →

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