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The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Married and Found Freedom on the American Frontier | April White | Book Review

The Divorce Colony is a historical overview of the process of divorce in America. Historically most states made it impossible to get a divorce regardless of the reason. That is except for Sioux Falls, South Dakota where if a woman followed the process a divorce could be obtained. Divorce in Sioux Falls was expensive andContinue reading “The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Married and Found Freedom on the American Frontier | April White | Book Review”

I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts: Mini Meditations For Saints, Sinners, And The Rest Of Us | Kristin Chenoweth | Book Review

I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts is a shot of laughter and a shot of wisdom mixed together. Written by Broadway powerhouse Kristin Chenoweth it is filled with stories about her career and life. It is also filled with things that inspire her and keep her going. As a Broadway aficionado, I devoured thisContinue reading “I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts: Mini Meditations For Saints, Sinners, And The Rest Of Us | Kristin Chenoweth | Book Review”

The Cat Behavior Answer Book: Practical Insights & Proven Solutions For Your Feline Questions | Arden Moore | Book Review

The Cat Behavior Answer Book is exactly what the name implies. The author Arden Moore has gather some of the most popular cat facts and questions. The goal is to help cat owners better understand their cats. If that is even possible I mean. As a long time owner, I was interested to see whatContinue reading “The Cat Behavior Answer Book: Practical Insights & Proven Solutions For Your Feline Questions | Arden Moore | Book Review”

Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry | Bob Harig | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry? My boyfriend is a golfer. Honestly that is probably an understatement but I don’t have time to get into all that. Over the past almost two years of us being together, I have slowly started to understand bits and pieces of the game.Continue reading “Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry | Bob Harig | Audiobook Review”

Why The Titanic Was Doomed | Bryan Jackson | Book Review

Why The Titanic Was Doomed is a critical evaluation of the reason(s) why Titanic met the fate that it did in April 15th, 1912. If you ask someone why the Titanic sank, more times than not you will be told it was because of an iceberg. While this is true,researcher Bryan Jackson argues that thereContinue reading “Why The Titanic Was Doomed | Bryan Jackson | Book Review”

This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism? I was recently introduced to Ashton Applewhite when she was a guest on the We Can Do Hard Things podcast. I was immediately drawn to her and the way she spoke about aging within a Western and patriarchal society. For those who mayContinue reading “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism | Audiobook Review”

Losing Our Minds: The Challenge of Defining Mental Illness | Lucy Foulkes | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Losing Our Minds? Losing Our Minds was available on Netgalley as an audiobook. With my background in psychology, I was intrigued by the topic at hand. As I have also been taking care of my own mental health, I was curious for that reason as well. I was curious toContinue reading “Losing Our Minds: The Challenge of Defining Mental Illness | Lucy Foulkes | Audiobook Review”

Drive: Stories From Somewhere In The Middle Of Nowhere | Sharon Wheatley | Book Review

If you have spent any time on my Twitter or this blog in general you will know that Come From Away is my favorite Broadway musical. I have seen the show eight times; the last time being in November 2019. I was all set to see it again on March 12th, 2019 to help celebrateContinue reading “Drive: Stories From Somewhere In The Middle Of Nowhere | Sharon Wheatley | Book Review”

You Are Your Best Thing Anthology | Book Review

You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilence, and the Black Experience is an anthology that was put together by Tarana Burke and Dr. Brene Brown. The goal of the anthology was to bring together a unique group of Black writers, artists, academics, organizers, and cultural figures to discuss the topic of vulnerability and shameContinue reading “You Are Your Best Thing Anthology | Book Review”

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