Favorites of 2010: Nonfiction/Memoir

Given the name of my blog, is it any surprise that all of my favorite nonfiction/memoir reads in 2010 are by and (almost) all about women? I majored in Women’s History in grad school, so I get all geeked out over anything feminism/women’s history-related. Another thing all these books have in common: I could notContinue reading “Favorites of 2010: Nonfiction/Memoir”

In My Mailbox: 12/12/10

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. This is going up a day late because my brother borrowed by camera for the weekend. But I’m super excited to share what came in my mailbox this week because…my Secret Santa package came in the mail on Saturday!  And I immediately put oneContinue reading “In My Mailbox: 12/12/10”

Wrapping Up: Women Unbound

Women Unbound was one of my favorite challenges this year. The goal was to read women’s studies-related fiction and nonfiction (a very broad term), and the the number you had to read depended on the level you signed up for. Even though I started the challenge late, I’m a women’s history nerd and went for level 3; IContinue reading “Wrapping Up: Women Unbound”

The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance

The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance may be a mouthful to say (my shorthand for it is The Mormon Halloween Book), but it’s a pleasure to read. Written by Elna Baker, the book is a memoir with three major themes: falling in love, becoming comfortable with your body, and figuring out your relationship withContinue reading “The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance”