Rashmila likes to read books by/about women/people of color. She prefers fiction to reality. A dog parent and word ninja, she volunteers for non-profits and is multilingual. Favorite genre- contemporary literary fiction.
Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: Girlhood: Teens Around the World in Their Own Voices by Masuma Ahuja

Girlhood: Teens Around the World in Their Own Voices edited by Masuma Ahuja is the compilation of the lives of thirty teenage girls from twenty-seven countries and six continents. Whenever we think of a country, we often think of its political, social, geographical, or financial contexts. Rarely do we think how a person living in …

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Blog, Book Reviews, Bookish Life

10 Books for Happiness, Courage, and Inspiration

What does self-love/self-care look for you? Candles, a warm relaxing bath, cooking an elaborate meal, mindfulness, or journaling? For me, it is reading, cuddling with my seven-year-old dog who is – objectively – the cutest Golden Retriever in existence, meditation, facing my faults, and changing for the better. I believe that it is important to …

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Blog, Educate and Activate, Social Justice

Educate and Activate: Immigration

Introduction: Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that …

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