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message 1: by Cassidy (last edited Sep 07, 2020 09:31AM) (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments 15/24

1) A Book by an Author from the Caribbean or India
2) A Book Translated from an Asian Language - Masks
3) A Book about the Environment - Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
4) Picture Book Written/Illustrated by a BIPOC Author - Hush! A Thai Lullaby
5) A Winner of the Stella Prize or the Women’s Prize for Fiction
6) A Nonfiction Title by a Woman Historian - Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
7) A Book Featuring Afrofuturism or Africanfuturism - Binti
8) An Anthology by Multiple Authors
9) A Book Inspired by Folklore - Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
10) A Book About a Woman Artist
11) Read and Watch a Book-to-Movie Adaptation - Little Women
12) A Book About a Woman Who Inspires You - Becoming
13) A Book by an Arab Woman - A Curious Land: Stories from Home
14) A Book Set in Japan or by a Japanese Author
15) A Biography - Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
16) A Book Featuring a Woman with a Disability - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
17) A Book Over 500 Pages
18) A Book Under 100 Pages - Why I Wake Early
19) A Book That’s Frequently Recommended to You - Their Eyes Were Watching God
20) A Feel-Good or Happy Book
21) A Book about Food - Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
22) A Book by Either a Favorite or a New-to-You Publisher - The Solace of Open Spaces
23) A Book by an LGBTQ+ Author - Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
24) A Book from the 2019 Reading Women Award Shortlists and Honorable Mentions - The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays


message 2: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished Little Women by Louisa May Alcott this morning (was listening to an audiobook) and saw the new movie adaptation by Greta Gerwig later on in the day. I had a splendid time with both of them.


message 3: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon on the 22nd. Ruth is such an amazing woman and hearing all that she's done in her life and for our country is truly inspirational.


message 4: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Ehrlich for a book from a favorite publisher (Penguin Books)


message 5: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Listened to the audiobook for The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays, which was read by the author Esmé Weijun Wang. It was on the Reading Women Awards 2019 shortlist for nonfiction.


message 6: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Read Binti by Nnedi Okorafor for a book featuring afrofuturism.


message 7: by Sonia (new)

Sonia Johnson | 53 comments Cassidy wrote: "Read Binti by Nnedi Okorafor for a book featuring afrofuturism."

thank you


message 8: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished Masks by Fumiko Enchi for a book translated from an Asian language. It was originally written in Japanese in 1958 and was translated into English in 1983.


message 9: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde for a book by an LGBTQ+ author


message 10: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston for a book that's been frequently recommended to me.


message 11: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Read A Curious Land: Stories from Home by Susan Muaddi Darraj for a book written by an Arab woman.


message 12: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table by Ruth Reichl on April 4th for a book about food. It was a great read and very entertaining. You could say that I 'devoured' it haha


message 13: by Cassidy (new)

Cassidy | 16 comments Finished the audiobook for Becoming by Michelle Obama read by the author. Really enjoyed this one and there's something so special about being able to listen to Michelle tell her story - it was like listening to a story from a friend.


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