Book Review: Brother by Ania Ahlborn

Title: Brother Author: Ania Alhborn Genre: Thriller Story: A family of murderers living in the hills of West Virginia know no limits when it comes to inflicting harm and terror on women in the area. Each family member has a role to play in the horrors, but eventually it becomes apparent that the end agenda for each is conflicting. […]

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Book Review: We Were Feminists Once by Andi Zeisler

Title: We Were Feminists Once Author: Andi Zeisler Genre: Feminism Story: Feminism used to be rebellious. Women who kicked and clawed for the mainstream to hear them out. Now, big companies have adopted fragments of feminism to their advertising, seemingly screaming “WE HEAR YOU!” But is it all good intentions, is it to increase their bottom line, or […]

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Book Review:The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Title: The Five People You Meet in Heaven Author: Mitch Albom Genre: Inspirational/ Fiction Story: Eddie is an 83 year old very ordinary veteran, who has spent his life as an amusement park maintenance man, when he dies during a freak accident. Upon entering heaven, he finds it isn’t exactly what he expected. Heaven begins as a place […]

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You Can Call Me Boss(y)

In 2014, Leanin.org started a campaign called #banbossy. Its aim is to prohibit the use of the word “bossy” to describe out-going, self-assured girls and women. After reading its website, I’m still unsure if they are literally attempting to ban people calling girls and women bossy, or that they just don’t  like it and they […]

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