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August 2020 Book Reviews

An informal solo series reviewing everything FBC founder Renee reads each month. Listen to this podcast using the player above! Mentioned in this episode: Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier Genres: Contemporary literary fiction Read if you like: unusual pizza toppings, protagonists with complicated relationships, witnessing people make questionable choices like drinking while pregnant. Also …

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Retelling Fairytales: Feminist, Alternative, and Encouraging

We have all read fairy tales and seen Disney versions where the main character, the princess, the girl, the mermaid, or someone else, has an adventure or a problem and is usually saved by a man. Thankfully, some recent Disney films show the main female characters saving herself. Fairytales have been rightly criticized for showing …

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The Sober Lush by Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire

The Sober Lush by Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire is “A Hedonist’s Guide to Living a Decadent, Adventurous, Soulful Life–Alcohol Free.”   The Sober Lush describes various ways to lead a fulfilling, delightful, and meaningful life without alcohol. The main idea is “to redefine lushness and reclaim it.” For the authors, sober lushness is …

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