Blog, FBC Box, Podcast Shownotes

November Box Reveal + Book Recommendations with Phalin & Jordyn

In today’s episode, Renee reveals the book of the month and the special collaboration for November’s box! After the reveal, Phalin brings on a very special guest today! Drum roll please….her daughter, Jordyn! Jordyn is a bright, sometimes shy, 11 year old that loves to read. She’s currently fascinated with graphic novels and *any* manga …

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Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Books to read if you love Ted Lasso + Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow review

Are you a Ted Lasso fan? You’re not alone. Renee shares five books that will give you the same warm fuzzy feelings and also discusses why it’s a feminist show. Then Mariquita reviews Christina Henry’s new book, Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow, a reimagining of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Books …

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Blog, Podcast Shownotes

What You Don’t Want to Know About America

Niba and Emma sit down to talk about immigration and what you don’t want to know (but might already know) about America. **CW: Racism, Immigration Books mentioned: (already affiliate links) Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During The Crisis (and the Next), Dean Spade Orgs that help The Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health Immigrants Rising Mental Health …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Discussion with Ruth Ozeki

Mariquita talks with Ruth Ozeki about her new novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness, published September 21, 2021 by Viking. Ozeki’s new book touches on loss, grief, childhood mental health issues, and the role objects have in our lives.  Follow and support our host: Mariquita: Instagram Follow and support our guest: Ruth Ozeki: Website …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

With Pleasure: An Interview with Jamila Dawson and August McLaughlin

Happy publication day to August McLaughlin and Jamila Dawson! Renee chats with the authors about their book With Pleasure: Managing Trauma Triggers for More Vibrant Sex and Relationship. Their conversation ranges from pleasure, trauma, and healing to race and collaboration, with lots of laughter and warm fuzzy feelings in between.  Follow and support our host: …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Emergency Management is a Feminist Issue

Natalia interviews Dr. Samantha Montano, disasterologist and professor at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy about her newest book DISASTEROLOGY: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis. They discuss why emergency management, something traditionally seen as “wonky” is actually hella feminist, how to battle fatigue when hearing the news, why flood plain maps are important and …

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