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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

This was a book club selection so I had no idea what it would be about. This will be a short review because I do not want to spoil any of the surprises for anyone. Our protagonist lives with her … Continue reading

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Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

This is a collection of essays, if I did not know the title of the book and if someone had asked me what the unifying theme of the collections was, I may have struggled to tell them. This book is … Continue reading

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler

I listened to the audiobook for this one, and yay! Poehler reads it herself. I really disapprove of people who do not read their own audiobooks. She is a comedy actress who many might know from Saturday Night Live (I … Continue reading

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The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue

This story is set in Victorian London, but the characters are timeless. Donoghue read of a real-life scandalous divorce that happened at this time, just divorces were starting to become more common. The wife who was to be divorced had … Continue reading

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Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine

The purpose of this book is to prove that men are not in fact from Mars and women are not from Venus. Fine suggests that all of the scientific studies done by neuroscientists and the like are biased to begin … Continue reading

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How To Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

I read the “translated” American version of this book. I’m not too “down with the kids” so I do not really know how famous Moran is in the UK, but, I think that she writes for mostly UK newspapers and … Continue reading

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