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Book Review: Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson * Format: Kindle * February 17, 2017 😸😸😸😸½🔵 Rated 4.5/5 happy lap cats Snapshot is a near future neo noir novella about a pair of washed up police detectives who are kept on the force to do court-ordered investigative work inside the Snapshot Project, an on demand, perfect recreation of any recent… Continue reading Book Review: Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

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Books · Politics · Women

Book Review: Hamilton’s Battalion- A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan & Alyssa Cole

Hamilton's Battalion: A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan & Alyssa Cole * Format: Kindle * October 17, 2017 😸😸😸😸½🔵 Rated 4.5 happy lap cats Hamilton's Battalion is a collection of three historical romance novellas, one from each author, each having some connection to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and the siege at Yorktown, VA,… Continue reading Book Review: Hamilton’s Battalion- A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan & Alyssa Cole

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Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

Hiroshima by John Hersey * Format: Paperback Book * 8/31/1946 Not for the faint of heart, this powerful, slim little volume recounts the stories of the survivors of the first atomic bomb attack in history, when the US dropped the bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. The book starts on… Continue reading Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

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Book Review: The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni

The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni * Translated by Anne Milano Appel * Format: Kindle * 12/1/17 😸😸😸½🔵 Rated 3.5 happy lap cats The Night of the Moths, by Riccardo Bruni, translated into English by Anne Milano Appel, is a deceptively quick read. It takes place in a small Italian beach resort town, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni

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Book Review: An Excess Male- A Novel by Maggie Shen King

An Excess Male: A Novel by Maggie Shen King * Format: Kindle * 10//12/17  😸😸😸😸🔵 (Rated 4/5 happy lap cats) Contains Spoilers An Excess Male, by Maggie Shen King is a work of speculative fiction that takes place in Beijing, China in the near future, specifically the year 2030. It's set in a dystopia of sorts… Continue reading Book Review: An Excess Male- A Novel by Maggie Shen King

Books · Film · Health and Disabilities · Women

The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) Review: (Not Spoiler Free) The Glass Castle is a new film based on journalist Jeannette Walls 2005 memoir of the same name. It was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who also wrote the film along with Andrew Lanham, and Marti Noxon. Brie Larson stars as adult Jeannette, Woody Harrelson as her father,… Continue reading The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

Books · Women

Book Review: A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake

This not a spoiler-free review! A Tangled Mercy: A Novel by Joy Jordan-Lake * Format: Kindle * 10/1/2017 * 😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) A Tangled Mercy, by Joy Jordan-Lake, is a good book that's trying hard to be a great book. It's a novel that weaves modern day and historical fact with modern day… Continue reading Book Review: A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake

Books · Media · Women

Forget Hugh Hefner: Helen Gurley Brown and Erica Jong Were the Real Feminist Sexual Revolutionaries

Or, Whatever Happened to the Cosmo Girl and the Zipless F*ck? Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. What you have to do is work with the raw material you have, namely you, and never let up. You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power. One of the paramount reasons… Continue reading Forget Hugh Hefner: Helen Gurley Brown and Erica Jong Were the Real Feminist Sexual Revolutionaries

Media · Politics · Women

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Why, What Have You Heard?

This week's episode of the Washington Post series Constitutional is titled Gender.* It's hosted by Lillian Cunningham, with guests Library of Congress historian Julie Miller and Feminist Majority Foundation president Ellie Smeal.  This episode traces the fight to have women recognized by the US Constitution, allowed to vote, and then to be recognized as equal… Continue reading Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Why, What Have You Heard?