Book Reviews

{ Review } The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

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“So that’s how I spend Sunny Apu’s engagement, trying to construct the perfect coming out moment, and wondering if that even exists. I try to think back to every movie, TV show, and book that I’ve ever seen or read with gay protagonists. Even gay side characters. Each coming out was tragically painful. And they were all white!”

Read in May 2020

My Rating: 4.2 

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Book Reviews

{ Review } Becoming by Michelle Obama

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Since stepping reluctantly into public life, I’ve been held up as the most powerful woman in the world and taken down as an ‘angry black woman’. I’ve wanted to ask my detractors which part of that phrase matters to them the most – is it ‘angry’ or ‘black’ or ‘woman’?

Read in May 2020

My Rating: 3.8 

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