Review: Bleaker House

I’ll admit that an ad convinced me to buy Bleaker House. I’ve definitely got a thing for memoirs about people putting themselves through hardship, and this one’s about writing so I had to go for it. Summary Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel. So when the opportunity to travel… Continue Reading Review: Bleaker House

Review: Letters Lived

I picked up Letters Lived: Radical Reflections, Revolutionary Paths at the Festival of Literary Diversity last year. It’s not the kind of book I would normally pick up, but I’ve been trying to be more aware of social issues and learn about things I can do to make the world a better place.… Continue Reading Review: Letters Lived

Review: Wonder Women

I finally made a NetGalley account a few weeks back and immediately requested a ton of books. I may have overdone it, but it’s so fun to see what’s coming in the book world. Anyway, that’s how I cam across Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs. Summary… Continue Reading Review: Wonder Women

Review: Bad Feminist

I’ve had Bad Feminist on my TBR list since my aunt lent me her copy a year or so ago. It’s probably a sad thing that I only recently got around to it, but better late than never, right? Summary In Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay takes readers on a journey through her experiences… Continue Reading Review: Bad Feminist

Non-fiction Roundup

I’ve talked about getting into non-fiction before, and I’m happy to say that I am still keeping up with it. I’ve read several over the last couple of months and added a few to my TBR list. I’m enjoying seeing real people’s views on the world and getting a glimpse… Continue Reading Non-fiction Roundup

Review: Find a Way

In Find a Way, Diana Nyad passionately tells the story of how she worked toward her dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida. She first attempted the journey in her twenties, after becoming a world champion long-distance swimmer, but was blown off course, ending the swim. It was three decades before… Continue Reading Review: Find a Way