NetGalley Mini Review: International Day of the Girl

The International Day of the Girl by Jessica Dee HumphreysPublisher: Kids Can PressGenre: Children’s FictionAcquired through NetGalleyRelease Date: September 1, 2020 **I received The International Day of the Girl through NetGalley and Kids Can Press, in exchange for an honest review** The International Day of the Girl is a thoughtful compilation of inspirational stories ofContinue reading “NetGalley Mini Review: International Day of the Girl”

‘The Riot Grrrl Thing’ by Sara Larsen/A Review

The Riot Grrrl Thing by Sara LarsenPublisher: Roof BooksLength: 112 pagesGenre: PoetryRelease Date: March 30, 2019 My Thoughts The Riot Grrrl Thing by Sara Larsen reflects back to time of punk rock and female empowerment. Reading her poetry collection brought me back to my high school years in the 1990s, when Bikini Kill and NirvanaContinue reading “‘The Riot Grrrl Thing’ by Sara Larsen/A Review”

Books on Feminism that I Enjoy

While watching Steve Donoghue’s channel on BookTube, I learned that Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is being re-released, along with a new cover. I loved reading ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ in college. It was for a Women’s Studies course (I minored in Women’s Studies at Seton Hall…a long time ago). I didn’t read the bookContinue reading “Books on Feminism that I Enjoy”

February 12, 2019: Book Of The Month unboxing

I recently received my Book Of The Month selection for February: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum. It’s a story set in Pakistan and Brooklyn, NY, spanning three generations of women dealing with strife and traditional constructs. Synopsis: Palestine, 1990. Seventeen-year-old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining the suitors her father has chosenContinue reading “February 12, 2019: Book Of The Month unboxing”