Book Review

Reading Wrap-Up for August

Books read: 14 Books by Women: 11 Books by POC: 5 Funniest Book: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Saddest Books: Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead tied with The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Most Interesting Format: Infidels by Abdellah Taïa Places Visited in Books This Month: Vietnam, Lagos, North and South Carolina, Boston, England, the inside… Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up for August

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“The Girls” And why I’m Glad I’m Not One Anymore

We’re a girl society. Girls with pearl earrings or dragon tattoos. Girls on trains and interrupted and gone. Those are really women’s stories. We like to call them girls, but they are women. “Woman” doesn’t ring sexy. “Woman” sounds settled, planted, while “Girl” feels as delicate and reed-like as a cattail. The recent release, Emma… Continue reading “The Girls” And why I’m Glad I’m Not One Anymore