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Book Review: How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe

Summary In How Moon Fuente Fell in Love with the Universe, Moon Fuentez is a seventeen year old Mexican-American photographer who embarks on a cross-country road trip over the summer with a bunch of Fotogram influencers, including her twin sister Star. While she is accustomed to living in her sister’s shadow and under her mother’s …

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Review: Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be by Nichole Perkins

CW: Sexual assault, abusive parental relationship, stalking Depending on your music listening style, you will almost immediately recognize the title, Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be. It is a lyric from “If I Was Your Girlfriend” by Prince, which is the author Nichole Perkins’ favorite song by the royal purple one. Beyonce …

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Book Review: Between the Bliss and Me by Lizzy Mason

Between the Bliss and Me by Lizzy Mason is a young adult novel focusing on mental illness, romance, and how family history can affect the plans of a teen. Eighteen-year-old Sidney Holman has decided to attend New York University (NYU), instead of her mother’s preferred Rutgers University, as a way to rebel and move out of the apartment that she …

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Book Review: Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby

Feminist Book Club does not shy away from discussing difficult topics, as evident not only from our business model but also from our numerous blog posts on social justice and our Educate and Activate series. Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby (also known for her online persona Jillsiblack) is a collection of …

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Feminist Book Club Book Review: Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer by Jamie Figueroa

Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer is the debut novel of Jamie Figueroa. Her bio on her website states that she is “Boricua (Afro-Taíno) by way of Ohio and long-time resident of northern New Mexico.” Boricua is a person from Puerto Rico by birth or descent and the Taíno “were an Arawak people who were the indigenous …

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Healing, Pleasure Activism, and Tearjerkers

Emma talks a little about adrienne maree brown’s Pleasure Activism and how adrienne maree brown writes about healing, pleasure activism, and transformative justice. Then Renee shares five books that made her (otherwise stone cold) heart break. Follow and support our hosts: Emma: Instagram Renee: Instagram Mentioned in today’s episode: Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling …

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