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Homeward Bound by Emily Matchar
"Instead of a review for this book, let me share the drinking game I made up for it while I read it:
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I didn't actually finish this book because I lost interest about 2/3 of the way through. The author doesn't seem very well acquainted with her subject--a fact that she actually admits (she seems more familiar with looking at things on blogs than actu ...more
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Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1)
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This such a great, important book. Bobel does an excellent job of contextualizing her subject and examining it from all angles. I appreciate that she confronted transgender and race issues and how they fit into menstrual activism (and feminism more b ...more
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