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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir
3.63
Beth Ditto has been an inspiration to me for the better part of a decade. As a teenager I loved her band The Gossip, her positive body image, and her...more
Nov 14, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
 
51
Luna
3.91
So this is one of the few YA books out there with a trans character and it naturally piqued my interest. I enjoyed it, but it's not without flaws. I f...more
Sep 15, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
50
Expletive Deleted: A Good Look at Bad Language
3.46
This was a bit more dry and academic than I expected, but I still enjoyed it. I thought it would be more of a history of swearing, or a sociological s...more
Aug 14, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today
3.91
I've been somewhat familiar with Kate Bornstein's life and work since studying sections of Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us in a colleg...more
Jul 04, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
6
The Left Hand Of Darkness
4.02
Genly Ai, Terran Envoy, is on a mission to the isolated planet of Gethen in hopes of forming an alliance for trade and diplomatic relations. But Gethe...more
May 19, 2011
Oct 22, 2010
 
47
Valley of the Dolls
3.64
I've been meaning to read this book for ages. I first heard about it in my early teenage years, probably in a biography of Courtney Love or something...more
May 17, 2012
May 12, 2011
 
49
XVI (XVI, #1)
3.43
I was hoping for an explicitly feminist young adult dystopia here, maybe an updated The Handmaid's Tale for the younger crowd. Something empowering, t...more
Jul 08, 2012
Apr 08, 2011
 
37
Alias Grace
3.94
I don't read historical fiction very often anymore, but I really enjoyed this. I'm sure it helps that it was written by Margaret Atwood, who I love de...more
Feb 11, 2012
Apr 03, 2011
 
48
Annabel
3.81
Wow. What a fantastic, unique novel. There's a blurb on the back of my library copy that recommends Annabel to "fans of Jeffrey Eugenides's Middlesex"...more
Jun 04, 2012
Apr 20, 2011
 
40
Sex and Bacon: Why I Love Things That Are Very, Very Bad for Me
3.77
I wanted to love this, especially after really enjoying the author's sex work memoir, Indecent: How I Make It and Fake It as a Girl for Hire, but it w...more
Apr 08, 2012
Apr 18, 2011
 
36
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.96
Ugh, I hate cliffhanger endings.

My opinion of this book changed a few times as I was reading it. I absolutely loved the first half, but started to get...more
Dec 28, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
34
The Unit
3.72
I really wanted to love this book, but it just wasn’t happening. This has been on my to-read list for ages, and from the description sounded right up...more
Sep 28, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
 
22
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories
3.97
Creepy and utterly gripping, as all good stories about the descent into madness should be. This story about a woman who is kept in a "nursery" with ba...more
Aug 14, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
53
Brooklyn, Burning
3.68
I wanted to read this for two reasons: 1) I'd heard a lot about theme of androgyny in this novel, and how the protagonist is never identified as male...more
Dec 27, 2012
Apr 29, 2011
 
35
The Stepford Wives
3.63
The suburbs are creepy, man.

I actually enjoyed this book a lot more than I thought I would. Levin's prose is very simple and the book is quite short (...more
Nov 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2010
 
5
The Handmaid's Tale
3.98
A week ago I got "Nolite te bastardes carborundorum" tattooed along my rib cage just underneath my right breast. That's how important this book is to...more
Apr 03, 2011
Oct 22, 2010
 
56
Cat's Eye
3.89
I had almost forgotten how horrible kids can be to each other, especially girls. Completely heartbreaking; completely identifiable.
Jun 29, 2013
Apr 03, 2011
 
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The Barbie Chronicles: A Living Doll Turns Forty
3.60
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Apr 23, 2011
 
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Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women
3.30
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Oct 25, 2010
 
32
I Don't: A Contrarian History of Marriage
3.41
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Oct 25, 2010
 
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Indecent: How I Make It and Fake It as a Girl for Hire
3.90
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Dec 27, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
 
30
The Second Sex
4.01
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Oct 25, 2010
 
10
Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue
3.95
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Oct 25, 2010
 
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Middlesex
3.93
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Apr 08, 2011
Oct 25, 2010
 
33
Whores and Other Feminists
4.12
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Oct 25, 2010
 
4
The History of Sexuality 1: An Introduction
4.03
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Dec 01, 2010
 
54
Woman on the Edge of Time
3.93
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Feb 08, 2013
Jan 04, 2011
 
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Sex Tips For Girls: Lust, Love, and Romance from the Lives of Single Women
4.09
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Jan 04, 2011
 
29
The Traffic in Women and Other Essays on Feminism
3.89
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Oct 25, 2010
 
28
Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
4.21
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Oct 25, 2010
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