Traveling Sisters Book Reviews

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” ― Henry David Thoreau

Lindsay’s review Heartbreaking and hopeful. “You’re an alcoholic,” grandma would tell me, even when I was very young. “You just haven’t had your first drink.” Danielle Geller tells her personal story through this heart wrenching and touching memoir. She is trying to find a trace of meaning in her mother’s life of alcohol and men. …

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Brenda’s review The Exiles explores a part of history I had no idea about. Christina Baker Kline brings us a well-researched powerful, emotional story that weaves history, real-life people, and fiction as she captures the hardship of four women set in 19 century Australia. The story centers around three English female convicts being transported to …

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Part Two What I love about Roxane Gay’s essays in Bad Feminist is that it feels like she is exploring imperfections and flaws with each subject matter. As she explores the subject matter, she questions the flaws while giving her argument and opinions. She allows herself to be imperfect while questioning the world around her …

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