Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Heart Berries

This is one of those books that I had on my radar as a book to help me get more diversity of perspective in my reading, but it wasn’t necessarily at the top of the list. Probably because it’s nonfiction…and I’ve just always preferred fiction. But then I was at my local bookstore a few… Continue reading Heart Berries

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Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

[The Complete] Persepolis

This one had been on my TBR for quite a long time. And in order to make it happen, I went ahead and listed in as one of my Beat the Backlist reads for this year. Although the year is quickly drawing to a close (and I’m realizing how far behind I am on that… Continue reading [The Complete] Persepolis

Feminist · Magical Realism · Short Stories

Her Body and Other Parties

I’m not always a short story person. I don’t read a lot of them, so when I do decide to pick up a book like this, you know there’s a good reason. In this case, a collection of stories billed as genre-defying representations of the female experience. Honestly, that’s an almost impossible description for me… Continue reading Her Body and Other Parties

ARC · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Tomorrow Will Be Different

I’ve never been particularly into politics – it just does not interest me. I mean don’t get me wrong, I have my opinions and morals and I vote according to them (and to that point – I vote consistently and informedly), but I have never been overly into the processes of bills becoming laws, campaigning,… Continue reading Tomorrow Will Be Different