Book Review — Lawbreaking Ladies: 50 Tales of Daring, Defiant, and Dangerous Women from History by Erika Owen

I received an Advanced Reader's Copy from NetGalley and Tiller Press. This review is voluntary. Rating: 4/5 Genre: History, Women's History, Non-Fiction, True Crime Discover 50 fascinating tales of female pirates, fraudsters, gamblers, bootleggers, serial killers, madams, and outlaws in this illustrated book of lawbreaking and legendary women throughout the ages Many of us are …

Book Review — Surviving Home by Katerina Canyon

Rating: 4/5 Genre: Poetry Concisely arresting and challenging the beliefs of family and the fantasies of tradition, the poems in Surviving Home show that home is a place that you endure rather than a place where you are nurtured. With unyielding cadence and unparalleled sadness and warmth, Katerina Canyon contemplates the prejudice and limitations buried …

Book Review — Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Thank you NetGalley and Random House Publishing Group - Ballantine for the advanced reader's copy in exchange for an honest review. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Fiction Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever. Malibu: August 1983. It's …

Book Review — I Always Carry My Bones by Felicia Zamora

Thank you Netgalley and University Of Iowa Press for the advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Poetry I Always Carry My Bones is a complex ideation for many people of color and migrant peoples. Felicia Zamora explores how familial history echoes inside a person and the ghosts of lineage …

Book Review — The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor

Thank you NetGalley and Berrett-Koehler Publishers for an advanced reader copy of the second edition in exchange for an honest review. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Non-fiction, Self-help This pioneering bestseller has become a rallying cry for a movement of radical self-love--the second edition shows readers how to grow the movement from self to systems and includes …