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A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremisim in Africa by Alexis Okeowo

I have had this book on my book wish list for quite awhile now, and finally ordered it. I was not disappointed. This book is a collection of 4 stories of women and men in different African countries and some of the struggles that they have faced just trying to live their everday lives. From… Continue reading A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremisim in Africa by Alexis Okeowo

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Thirteen by Kelley Armstrong

***SPOILER ALERT*** 13 is the last novel in the Women of the Otherworld series. If you haven't read the other books in the series and want to read them spoiler free, then you'll want to skip over this post. I absolutely loved 13. It was amazing! I felt that it was an excellent conclusion to… Continue reading Thirteen by Kelley Armstrong

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Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace

Oh yes! Break Your Glass Slippers is the newest collection of poetry by Amanda Lovelace and it is divine! ***SPOILER ALERT *** This post is going to contain some of my favourite poems from this collection! Firstly, what I loved about this collection was that there were so many poems in it that I related… Continue reading Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace

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The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One by Amanda Lovelace

Tonight I finished reading the "Women Are Some Kind of Magic" poetry series by Amanda Lovelace. It finishes with this beautiful purple collection called "The Mermaid's Voice Returns In This One". While it was full of wonderful poetry by Amanda, and pieces contributed by other poetresses, it was not my favourite collection. I found with… Continue reading The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One by Amanda Lovelace

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The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace

The second book in the fantastic Women Are Some Kind of Magic series, The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One continues on with more amazing poetry. Again, it deals with themes of abuse, feminism, empowerment, and so much more; these poems really spoke to my heart and soul. They made me want to be stronger,… Continue reading The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace