Feminist · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Unbound

This nonfiction has been on my TBR since I first saw it on the "new books" shelf at the library a few months ago. As with all things, it took me some time to get to it. Though especially in this case, knowing how intense of a read it was likely to be, I also… Continue reading Unbound

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Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Retellings

Kaikeyi

I love a good retelling, so I'm here for the overall boom in feminist classic mythology retellings. The Witch's Heart and The Silence of the Girls are both great, and of course Circe is an all-time favorite of mine. So I was super excited to delve into this feminist retelling of a non-Western epic, the Ramayana. Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel “Before… Continue reading Kaikeyi

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Humor · Romance

The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels

This is one of those books where the title is the reason and that's all there is to it. I just couldn't pass up the opportunity to read such a fabulously titled book, and in this monumentally horrific time to be a person with a uterus in the United States, this kind of whimsy was exactly… Continue reading The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels

Feminist · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Hidden Figures

I've been meaning to pick this book up for awhile. And my recent read of The Tenth Muse got me all inspired to read more about female mathematicians, so it seemed like the time to finally read this piece of nonfiction on that exact topic. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly “That even Katherine Johnson’s remarkable achievements can’t quite… Continue reading Hidden Figures