Happy Monday, everyone! Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic (also Monthly Recommendations has been a bit dead lately so). Today I'm doing recommendations for books if you liked The Handmaid’s Tale. With the TV series being back … Continue reading Recommendations for… books if you liked the Handmaid’s Tale
Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today, in honour of Women's History Month, I'm doing recommendations for feminist fiction books. These are books that either directly explore some aspect of feminism or are feminist in their portrayal … Continue reading Recommendations for… feminist fiction books
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie From Goodreads Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped … Continue reading Book review: Americanah
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!!!!!!!!!!! To celebrate, I thought I'd make a list of feminist books. These are books that are explicitly feminist, subtly feminist, have good female representation, books I think all feminists should read, etc. Most of these I've talked at length about before, so I'll link to relevant posts! If you have any … Continue reading Feminist books!
We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Paraphrased from Goodreads What does “feminism” mean today? With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century—one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that … Continue reading Mini review: We Should All Be Feminists
The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant 3.5/5 stars Paraphrased from Goodreads: Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine - a world of … Continue reading Book review: the Boston Girl
Happy International Women's Day!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m feminist trash. Just putting it out there. So of course, that means that sometimes when I read books I think about their impact on the world and the readers. I don’t always do this, but my little sister has been really into reading lately and there are some things that … Continue reading Feminist Books
Poison Study is the story of Yelena, a young woman who kills the son of a general. She is on death row but is instead offered the position of food taster for the commander in chief. She accepts, which means she lives, which angers the general. The story follows Yelena as she navigates life in … Continue reading Book review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder