Publisher: Algonquin Books

Waiting on Wednesday: Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

Posted August 9, 2017 by Madalyn / 6 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated reads of the year. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR. madalyn’s waiting on… why i’m waiting I always love books that deal with politics, and this one especially intrigues me because it supposedly addresses the double standards that women face in these situations. I haven’t read anything by Gabrielle Zevin in a while, but I do remember enjoying her writing. Can’t wait to pick this one up in a few weeks! What book are you waiting on this week?

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5 Reasons You Should Read ‘Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World’

Posted February 16, 2017 by Madalyn / 12 Comments
5 Reasons You Should Read ‘Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World’

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World is an absolutely delightful, insightful anthology comprised of essays, poems, illustrations, comics, playlists, and more, all centered around– you guessed it– feminism. I find books like this to be difficult to review, so I thought I’d switch it up and simply list some reasons I think everyone should read this book! five reasons you should read it It’s intersectional AF. Not only does Here We Are address intersectionality and its importance in modern feminism, but the anthology itself just… is intersectional, through and through. From the diverse contributors, to the general stance this book takes on feminist issues, it truly promotes a feminism for all women, not just the exclusionary white feminism we see […]

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