Audiobook, Fantasy, Fiction, History, Humor, Latinx, Non-Fiction, Novel, Queer, Romance, Self-Help, Trans, Travel, YA

Happy Book Birthday to YA fantasy/romance Together We Burn (Isabel Ibañez), nonfiction self-help Disconnected (Emma Gannon), and spooky guidebook A Haunted Road Atlas (Christine Schiefer & Em Schulz)

Just a quickie today to hype three fabulous book birthdays! Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez(post may contain affiliate links) Together We Burn is a stand-alone YA fantasy with romantic elements by Isabel Ibañez. The world is super cool and is inspired by medieval Spain. Zarela Zalvidar is the daughter of two of the most… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to YA fantasy/romance Together We Burn (Isabel Ibañez), nonfiction self-help Disconnected (Emma Gannon), and spooky guidebook A Haunted Road Atlas (Christine Schiefer & Em Schulz)

Audiobook, Books, History, Humor, Non-Fiction, Queer, Trans, Travel

A Haunted Road Atlas is a spooky travel guide from Christine Schiefer and Em Schulz

A Haunted Road Atlas: Sinister Stops, Dangerous Destinations, and True Crime Tales by Christine Schiefer & Em Schulz(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsA Haunted Road Atlas: Sinister Stops, Dangerous Destinations, and True Crime Tales is a spooky travel guide by Christine Schiefer and Em Schulz. The ebook version is 304… Continue reading A Haunted Road Atlas is a spooky travel guide from Christine Schiefer and Em Schulz

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Feminism, History, Non-Fiction, Politics, Social Justice

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo is an interesting read that gives you exactly what you expect from it and more

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsMediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo is a wonderful read that gives you exactly what you expect from it and more. The eBook version is 336 pages. I listened to… Continue reading Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo is an interesting read that gives you exactly what you expect from it and more

Audiobook, Books, History, Indigenous Author, Non-Fiction, Science

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer is a lyrical and beautiful book on ecology

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsBraiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer is first and foremost beautifully written. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at hours and is narrated wonderfully by the author. The physical… Continue reading Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer is a lyrical and beautiful book on ecology

Books, eBook, Food, History, Non-Fiction

Jazz Age Cocktails by Cecelia Tichi delves deeply into the history of cocktails (and includes recipes so you can try them too!)

Jazz Age Cocktails by Cecelia Tichi(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsJazz Age Cocktails: History, Love, and Recipes from America's Roaring Twenties by Cecelia Tichi delves deeply into the history of cocktails. The book was published by New York University Press and is 168 pages, which includes some illustrations. I read… Continue reading Jazz Age Cocktails by Cecelia Tichi delves deeply into the history of cocktails (and includes recipes so you can try them too!)

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, History, Non-Fiction, Politics, Social Justice

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson is a great read for someone who’s trying to dip their toes into race politics and social justice

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (4.5, rounded down)Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is a nonfiction book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson that describes racism in the United States as an aspect of a caste system (like those found in… Continue reading Caste by Isabel Wilkerson is a great read for someone who’s trying to dip their toes into race politics and social justice

Audiobook, Books, Feminism, History, Medicine, Non-Fiction, Science

Unwell Women by Elinor Cleghorn is a well-researched feminist history of women’s health

Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn My rating: 5 of 5 starsUnwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn, the author's debut, is an in-depth history of women's health published earlier this year by Dutton Books. I was happy to see that in the introduction,… Continue reading Unwell Women by Elinor Cleghorn is a well-researched feminist history of women’s health