An informal solo series reviewing everything FBC founder Renee reads each month.
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Mentioned in this episode:
What Can I Do? My Path from Climate Despair to Action by Jane Fonda
Genres: Non-fiction, current events
Read if you like: actionable ways to save our planet from climate change, civil disobedience, celebrities wielding their privilege for good
Also of note: We had the opportunity to speak with Jane Fonda about this book. Read the recap here!
FBC rating: 5 stars
Sorrow by Tiffanie DeBartolo
Genres: Literary fiction
Read if you like: books with a strong sense of place, complicated love stories, performance art and artists
Also of note: The author will be on the podcast next week!
FBC rating: 3.5 stars
Ties That Tether by Jane Igharo
Read if you like: interracial romances, protagonists with encyclopedic knowledge of rom coms, love triangles
Also of note: Content warning for surprise pregnancy.
FBC rating: 3 stars
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Genres: Non-fiction, nature/science, Indigenous lit
Read if you like: non-religious devotionals, essays that make you look at the world differently, plants
Also of note: Send this book and a snack to yourself or a friend through the Feminist Book Club shop!
FBC rating: 4.5 stars
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma Wallis
Genres: Indigenous fiction
Read if you like: stories about folks with a strong will to live, stories that have been passed down from generation to generation, satisfying quick reads
Also of note: Check out all of the amazing Indigenous books that folks doing the #Indigathon read! (and make a plan to join this reading challenge next year!)
FBC rating: 5 stars
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