Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Like Water for Chocolate with Natalia and Three Beach Reads with Emma


Ready for the beach? Feeling hungry? We’ve got a double header of reviews that will be perfect for you. First Natalia reviews Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, a book she campaigns for on the regular to fellow Feminist Book Club members and thinks should be required reading for everyone. Then Emma briefly reviews (no spoilers) three books she has recently read that she believes make excellent beach reads. 

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Mentioned in this episode:

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Chocolat by Joanne Harris

The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

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This episode was edited and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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