Femme Friday – Debasmita Dasgupta

I was originally going to do a post concerning all female illustrators, but I came across  Debasmita Dasgupta and just had to dedicate a post to her alone. She has illustrated some children's books (I started a list below and hope to grow it). She also has an AMAZING set of illustrations available on her... Continue Reading →

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

Review: The work of Brene Brown has been inspiring me since I first listened to her TEDtalks. I read Daring Greatly back in December and loved it too. Suffice it to say, that I knew I was in for good things when I opened this book and I was not disappointed. In The Gifts of Imperfection, Dr. Brown... Continue Reading →

Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Fundamentalism by Karima Bennoune

Review: This book is a needed reminder that the people who live under the rule of fundamentalists don't get near the support they need. They are the first line of defense against fundamentalism, the first people who suffer on account of it and the last to be freed from its horrors. These are the people this... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week from If I Should Have a Daughter by Sarah Kay

She’s gonna learn that this life will hit you, hard, in the face, wait for you to get back up so it can kick you in the stomach. But getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air. There is hurt,... Continue Reading →

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