Tag Archives: women

Song of a Captive Bird by Jazmin Darznik

My Review: The beautiful cover of this powerful debut caught my eye and after perusing the summary on the book jacket I was compelled to read and recommend this to one of my book groups.  We wanted to focus on … Continue reading

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The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall

My Review: It is not often where I pick up a book that has everything I’m looking for at that moment and The Subways Girls by Susie Orman Schnall delivered.  I started out in my early 20s in NYC at … Continue reading

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The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

My Review: The Weight Of Ink tells the story of Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who becomes a scribe for a blind rabbi in London in the 1600s right before the plague.  At the same time we learn about Helen … Continue reading

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*SPECIAL GIVEAWAY* UPDATE: Hum if You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais WINNERS are Linda J. and Book Gypsy!

This is one of my favorites (my review is here) and I have 2 copies to give away to lucky winners!  How to enter: 1. Like Book Nation by Jen Facebook page 2. Like and Share this post 3. Tag a … Continue reading

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The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy

My Review: The Rules Do Not Apply is a well written memoir about real life, disappointments, successes, grief and joy.  Ariel Levy has a compulsion for adventure, drawn to  untraditional relationships and the need to become “the kind of woman … Continue reading

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Nasty Women Project: Voices from the Resistance Edited by Erin Passons

As seen on Goodreads: American Women. Their Stories. Their Resistance. The despot is perched in his tower, threatening democracy with every tweet. Vultures of big business occupy his cabinet seats, while empty-headed puppets tie the Senate to a string. With … Continue reading

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Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

As stated in Goodreads: Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, … Continue reading

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The Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner

  As stated in Goodreads: The discovery of long-buried secrets brings three generations of women together to Cape Cod for the summer homecoming of a lifetime. Marin Bishop has always played by the rules, and it’s paid off: on the … Continue reading

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Nadia Hashimi – Author Obsession

It is very exciting to discover an author who’s novels are so compelling, educational and engrossing that I want to read everything they have written. Nadia Hashimi is one of those brilliant and heartfelt authors. Her writing is smart and rich … Continue reading

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