lgbt · Non-Fiction · review

The Bi-Ble – Edited by Lauren Nickodemus & Ellen Desmond

“We have always been there – lost in either side of history, almost always hidden away as straight or gay – but we were there and we are here now, even if you don’t see us.”   Blurb: “Bisexuals inhabit a liminal space between cultures, often misunderstood or dismissed by the straight and LGBTQ+ communities… Continue reading The Bi-Ble – Edited by Lauren Nickodemus & Ellen Desmond

Non-Fiction · review

When They Call You A Terrorist – Patrisse Khan-Cullors

“We are not terrorists. I am not a terrorist. I am Patrisse Marie Khan-Cullors Brignac. I am a survivor. I am stardust.” Blurb: “A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America—and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free.”… Continue reading When They Call You A Terrorist – Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Audiobook Of The Month · Non-Fiction · Uncategorized

Audiobook Of The Month | When They Call You A Terrorist

If you're wondering "but wait, Charlotte, you've already posted your audiobook of the month!" Then you are absolutely right. It turns out that I should stop pushing myself to try other genres out when I know I don't like them. So I refunded The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet and set about finding a new book… Continue reading Audiobook Of The Month | When They Call You A Terrorist

Non-Fiction · review

Scrappy Little Nobody – Anna Kendrick

“It’s possible that in ten years, every word in here will send me into fits of humiliated paralysis. But the crazy wants out. Let’s do this.” Blurb: “Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Twilight, and Into the Woods, Anna Kendrick was unusually small,… Continue reading Scrappy Little Nobody – Anna Kendrick

Non-Fiction · review

The Good Immigrant – (Edited by) Nikesh Shukla

“There is no one way to be black. Our worst performance is entertaining the idea that there is.” Blurb: “How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport? Or be told that, as an actress, the part you’re most fitted to play is ‘wife of a terrorist’? How… Continue reading The Good Immigrant – (Edited by) Nikesh Shukla

contemporary · Non-Fiction · review

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed – Jon Ronson

  Blurb: “A great renaissance of public shaming is sweeping our land. Justice has been democratized. The silent majority are getting a voice. But what are we doing with our voice? We are mercilessly finding people’s faults. We are ruining the lives of those outside it. We are using shame as a form of social… Continue reading So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed – Jon Ronson