nonfiction november 2020

Nonfiction November: 2020 Year in Review

Nonfiction November week one is hosted by Leann of Shelf Aware. This week, we’re taking a look back at our year of nonfiction and…

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chicken bus

Adventure by Chicken Bus by Janet LoSole

Janet LoSole’s Adventure by Chicken Bus is a memoir/travelogue following the author, her husband Lloyd, and their two young daughters, Jocelyn and Natalie, on…

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kiese laymon

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America by Kiese Laymon

With the exception of his essay in The Fire This Time, I had yet to really sit down and read Kiese Laymon’s writing, until…

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anarchy works

Anarchy Works by Peter Gelderloos

I read Anarchy Works a couple years ago, but apparently only posted my review on Goodreads. There’s been a lot of talk recently, both…

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The Mindful Universe by Mark Westmoquette

The Mindful Universe is a mindfulness book like none other I’ve ever read. Written by astronomer Mark Westmoquette, this book communicates the depth of…

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Raising Them by Kyl Myers

In Raising Them, sociologist Kyl Myers shares how they and their husband Brent are raising their first child, Zoomer, without gender boundaries; with complete…

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tranny

Tranny by Laura Jane Grace

I wasn’t super familiar with Against Me!’s music going into this memoir, but I truly enjoyed Laura Jane Grace’s memoir Tranny. The narrative was…

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transathon

Mini Reviews: Transathon Wrap-Up

All of July was Transathon, hosted by Ocean over on Twitter. This event was about reading and enjoying books by transgender and non-binary authors….

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Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe

Gender Queer is a graphic memoir that follows the author as e questions eir gender and sexual identities (nonbinary and asexual). It’s important to…

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native

Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God by Kaitlin Curtice

In Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God, Kaitlin Curtice shares how she learned she couldn’t get to know God while denying her Potawatomi identity….

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