Review: Shrill by Lindy West

Title: Shrill: Notes from a Loud WomanAuthor: Lindy WestRating: ★★★★Summary: Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible, writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered that she didn't fit in. With inimitable good humor, vulnerability, and boundless charm, West boldly shares how to survive in a … Continue reading Review: Shrill by Lindy West

Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Title: The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a MemoirAuthor: Alex Marzano-LesnevichRating: ★★★★Summary: Before Alex Marzano-Lesnevich began working at a law firm, they thought they were staunchly anti-death penalty. But once they heard convicted murderer Ricky Langley speak on his crimes, they realized they wanted him to die. Shocked by the reaction, they dug … Continue reading Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Review: Ask Me About My Uterus by Abby Norman

Title: Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's PainAuthor: Abby NormanRating: ★★★★Summary: In the fall of 2010, Abby Norman was repeatedly hospitalized in excruciating pain, but doctors insisted it was a urinary tract infection and sent her home with antibiotics. Norman ultimately dropped out of college and embarked on what would … Continue reading Review: Ask Me About My Uterus by Abby Norman

Review: What Happened by Hillary Clinton

Title: What HappenedAuthor: Hillary ClintonRating: ★★★★Summary: For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history - the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating … Continue reading Review: What Happened by Hillary Clinton

Buy Borrow Bypass: Kickass Ladies Edition

Book Riot does this great feature called “Buy, Borrow, Bypass” and I like it, so I’m going to do that here. You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day Don’t recognize the name Felicia Day? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. You might be familiar with her face from such Joss Whedon-helmed projects like Buffy, Dr. … Continue reading Buy Borrow Bypass: Kickass Ladies Edition

Review: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman

Title: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding Author: Kristin Newman Rating: ★★★★ Summary: Kristin Newman spent much of her twenties and thirties buying dresses to wear to her friends' weddings and baby showers. Not ready to settle down and in need of an escape from her fast-paced job as a sitcom writer, Kristin instead traveled … Continue reading Review: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman