Book Review: Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves, and Other Female Villians

This past year, I’ve really been getting into graphic novels. It’s something I never read before I worked in the library, but the more I explore the category the more I enjoy it. I’m not super-into middle grade fiction, but I’ve really enjoyed a few GNs for this age range and hope to discover more. I… Continue reading Book Review: Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves, and Other Female Villians

Top Ten Road Trip Books on My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogging prompt hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I don’t participate every week, but I join in when I find the prompt interesting. This week’s prompt is books that are travel related, but I’ve narrowed it down further to road trip books, and not just any road trip books,… Continue reading Top Ten Road Trip Books on My TBR List

Top Ten Words That Make Me Pick Up a Book

Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogging prompt hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I don’t participate every week, but I join in when I find the prompt interesting. This week’s topic is words or topics that instantly make you pick up a book. Now, I’m not gonna lie. I’m a very eclectic reader, so these… Continue reading Top Ten Words That Make Me Pick Up a Book

Feminist Fridays: A Review of Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

This week I’m discussing Self-Made Man: One Woman’s Journey into Manhood and Back Again by Norah Vincent, published in 2006 by Penguin. I purchased a copy of this for one of my graduate classes (Anthropology 750: Cross-Cultural Perspective on Masculinity) but we only read an excerpt. I recently reread the entire book and was surprised by… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: A Review of Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

Top Ten Books I Read Before Blogging

So, I kinda like reading people’s Top Ten Tuesday [a book blogging prompt hosted by The Broke and the Bookish] posts every once in a while, even though I’ve never participated myself. I don’t think I’ll make it a regular thing, but I noted a few that I thought were fun topics so every once in a… Continue reading Top Ten Books I Read Before Blogging