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Tag: Biography

“Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living with War” by: M. Evelina Galang

The author of this took years to gather her research and to interview 16 Lolas/”Comfort Women”. The name “Comfort Women” is a subterfuge-y type of misnomer because there was nothing “comforting” about what they went through. During World War II the Japanese soldiers came into their homes, injured and or brutally murdered their fathers, mothers, siblings, husbands, and kidnapped these women to their camps. The suffering they endured was nothing […]

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“Odd Birds” by: Ian Harding

As soon as I read the description, I knew I had to put in a request to review this one right away! Pretty Little Liars is a show that I have stuck with since the beginning and it has been like a “guilty pleasure” show. I liked Ezra as a character and thought Ian portrayed the character well. I also thought it interesting that Ezra writes a book in the […]

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“Radium Girls” by: Kate Moore

“Despite the harrowing implications, why do you feel this story hasn’t been widely explored?” is asked at the back of this book as part of a discussion guide and that my dears, is exactly what I would like to know! This novel explores not only the story itself, not only the clinical and factual side, but focused on the LIVES of these women. What they went through, how they were […]

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“Bossypants” by: Tina Fey

I was a bit hesitant to read this as I had read very mixed reviews about it. Some loved, some hated, some said meh. HOWEVER, I usually tend to not agree with a lot of people when they don’t even know what I like, they can’t judge for me! Ahem, anyways, I really enjoyed this. I didn’t think it was laugh out loud funny, but it was intelligent and well […]

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“Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)” by: Mindy Kaling

This book was okay. I have never seen The Office or The Mindy Project though so maybe that’s why I didn’t really enjoy it as much as maybe others have. I wanted to read a funny memoir. I have read other memoirs by women without being familiar with their work prior to their writings and those have inspired me to check out their work…but as previously written, this was just […]

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“Year of No Clutter: A Memoir” by Eve Schaub

I am posting this review as written. I wrote it in chunks as I was reading the book, so hopefully it is not repetitive. I decided to take a different approach while reading. I usually take notes, or make small notes on Goodreads when I post current reading status updates, but this one I typed my updates in small batches. In reading the description: “From Hoarders to The Life- Changing […]

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