December Wrap Up

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England by Sharon Marcus - 4 stars I read this as research for my Feminist Theory paper. It was a great read that combined history and literary studies to explore the various relationships between women in the 19th-century. I learned a lot, and it was incredibly helpful for… Continue reading December Wrap Up

November Wrap Up

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee - 4 stars This was for my Feminist Theory course. McGhee looks at how racism affects everyone in the USA. I thought it was well-done, readable, and quite interesting. Jill by Amy Dillwyn - 4 stars This forgotten… Continue reading November Wrap Up

September & October Wrap Up

September A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf - 3 stars I reread this for my Feminist Theory course, and it actually went down a star for me. It's an important piece of women's literature, but Woolf's blatant classism put me off. Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines edited by Alexis Gumbs, China… Continue reading September & October Wrap Up

March Wrap Up

The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne - 4 stars I read this for my 19th-century American literature class and really enjoyed it. It's probably my favorite work by Hawthorne, and Zenobia is such a fantastic character. Full Review Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë - 4 stars This was a reread for my Victorian women novelists… Continue reading March Wrap Up

February Wrap Up

Hester by Margaret Oliphant - 4 stars This was for my Victorian women novelists independent study, and I enjoyed it. It's not as funny as Oliphant's Miss Marjoribanks, but I really enjoyed the plot and Catherine Vernon as a character. The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner - 4 stars This adorable middle grade graphic novel… Continue reading February Wrap Up