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It’s the Great Catch-up Round-up of June/July 2017, Charlie Brown!

So you may have noticed that I’ve been a bit AWOL lately, and that’s because I just haven’t been in the right head space for a few weeks.  But now I’m back in action, okay?  Am I forgiven?

Because of this, I’m really behind on reviews.  What I’ve decided to do is combine all of my remaining June and July reviews into this one post.  It shouldn’t be toooo long because I’m going to make the reviews short, but we’ll see.  (Spoiler: It’s kinda long.) Continue reading “It’s the Great Catch-up Round-up of June/July 2017, Charlie Brown!”

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Book Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

Title: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Author: Alison Bechdel
Year: 2006
Pages: 232
Dates Read: May 16–27, 2017
Format: Hardcover
Genres: B, GN, NF
Rating: ★★★★
Summary: A graphic novel exploration of some difficult issues in Alison Bechdel’s childhood.  “Fun Home” is her family’s nickname for the funeral home they ran. Continue reading “Book Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel”

B Review Category · B- Reviews · Book Reviews · Books · Nonfiction

Book Review: How to Be a Bawse by Lilly Singh

Title: How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
Author: Lilly Singh
Year: 2017
Pages: 272
Dates Read: May 18-23, 2017
Format: Kindle
Genres: NF
Rating: ★★★
Summary: On the surface, lots of quick, helpful advice for taking charge of your life, in both your professional and personal lives.

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A Review Category · A Reviews · Book Reviews · Books · Nonfiction

Book Review: Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Title: Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
Year: 2017
Pages: 63
Date Read: April 19, 2017
Format: Hardcover
Genres: NF
Rating: ★★★★★
Summary: In short, Adichie was asked how to raise a daughter to be a feminist.  This is her answer.
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