Getting out of my comfort zone and reading a book I’d normally skip made me overcome a reading slump and find a 2021 favourite in ‘The Lost Apothecary’.
Category Archives: Book Reviews
If Mansplaining Women’s Issues in the Workplace Was a Book
In celebration of Women’s History Month, I ask the question: How can men be better mentors and allies to women in a professional environment? It is in that vein that I provide my critique of this book.
‘Vesper Flights’ by Helen Macdonald Shows Nature’s Magic Lies in It Not Being Human
Cautiously approaching Helen Macdonald’s latest after the deeply personal experience of reading (and re-reading) ‘H is for Hawk’
The ‘Brown Sisters’ Series by Talia Hibbert Spoke to All My Personal Quirks
I found myself in Chloe, Dani, and Eve in different ways, and it felt like the ‘i’-s and ‘t’-s in myself were finally dotted and crossed.
‘The Music of What Happens’: a Queer Love Story on How to Navigate Trauma
Bill Konigsberg’s “The Music of What Happens” is a moving and heart-breaking queer romance about the role of love in navigating trauma. You don’t have to identify with any of the characters to enjoy it and it changes a lot of perspectives on how to support someone who’s struggling.