Shakespeare Saved My Life | Hot Take Review

Published: April 2 2013 Pages: 291 Format: Paperback (Library Copy) Tags: Nonfiction, Memoir, Crime, Social Justice | Synopsis from the Publisher | Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr. Laura Bates was trying to break in. She had created the … Continue reading Shakespeare Saved My Life | Hot Take Review

They Called Us Enemy | Mini Review

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei (co-writer), Justin Eisinger (co-writer), Steven Scott (co-writer) & Harmony Becker (artist) Synopsis: From Goodreads: A graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself. Long before George Takei braved … Continue reading They Called Us Enemy | Mini Review

The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong: The Autobiographical Writings of a Crown Princess of Eighteenth-Century Korea translated by JaHyun Kim Haboush Published September 14th, 2013 by University of California PressTags: 18th Century, Family, History, Korean Culture/History, Memoir, Monarch/Royals, Nonfiction, PoC, Political, Reading Women Challenge 2019Pages: 400 | Synopsis from the Publisher | Lady Hyegyong's memoirs, which … Continue reading The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

| Butterfly Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian - My Story of Rescue, Hope, and Triumph by Yusra Mardini Published May 3rd 2018 by Pan MacMillan Tags: Nonfiction, Autobiography/Memoir, Sports/Athletes, SyriaPages: 288 | Synopsis from the Publisher | Yusra Mardini fled her native Syria to the Turkish coast in 2015 and boarded a small dinghy full of refugees … Continue reading | Butterfly Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read