Reviews

Tricia Dower: Silent Girl

I used to think the Virginia Slim tag line “We’ve come a long way, Baby!” was empowering and celebrated the achievements women have made in the last hundred years in gaining equality.  Women can own property, women can vote; women can be working mothers or stay at home mothers without society telling them which path […]

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Karen Armstrong: The Spiral Staircase

Karen Armstrong was a nun. She was in the convent as a novice for seven years or so. And then, she left. No, that makes it sound like it was an easy decision. It wasn’t. It was no easier than leaving any other institutional occupation that you’ve believed in and invested your whole life into, […]

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Janet Mock: Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

You know how sometimes you read a book that you aren’t really sure you will relate to, but you think there’s something about it that might touch you? Well, that’s how I felt about Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More. I saw Janet Mock on “Real Time with Bill […]

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Anne Rice: Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana

I am an Anne Rice fan that fell by the wayside. I have loved the sensuality of her writing, before I knew what sensuality meant. It’s not necessarily the words, but the feelings she invokes with her use of language and descriptions. At one point in my life, I pre-ordered Anne Rice books, as I […]

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