Book Review: Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope by Albert Woodfox


“Our resistance gave us an identity. Our identity gave us strength. Our strength gave us an unbreakable will.” ― Albert Woodfox Solitary is Albert Woodfox’s heartbreaking memoir of the four decades he spent in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit. After reading Woodfox’s heroic and sometimes excruciating account of how he was framed … Continue reading Book Review: Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope by Albert Woodfox

December Book Review: I am Enough: Mark Your Mirror and Change Your Life by Marissa Peer


A quick, easy but profound read, I am Enough: Mark Your Mirror and Change Your Life by Marissa Peer is a book for those who are willing to heal from their childhood emotional wounds and want a simple, very effective solution with dramatic change. Marissa’s book will help you realize what is holding you back … Continue reading December Book Review: I am Enough: Mark Your Mirror and Change Your Life by Marissa Peer

November Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari


Truly fascinating and unique, Sapiens: A brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, is a detailed, engaging summary of the history of human beings. Harari demonstrates how humans are the only species willing and able to believe what only exists in the imagination such as money, human rights, religion, and states. He brilliantly weaves … Continue reading November Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari

February Book Review: Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer


Did you know there is a very violent group called Boko Haram (meaning “Western education is forbidden”) in Nigeria kidnapping women and girls for the purpose of converting them to radical Islam? The Boko Haram refers to themselves as the “Group of People for Sunnah for the Preaching of Islam and Jihad.” Their goal is … Continue reading February Book Review: Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer

January Book Review: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (And Join the 2018 Women’s March)


I used to think feminists were insane. I actually thought they were overblown, volatile, and superfluous and – get this, “asking for it.” I thought they hated men. I thought they wanted to destroy men. And, as ignorant as a turnip, I thought feminists were Satanists. (Gulp. Did I actually admit that?) It was what … Continue reading January Book Review: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (And Join the 2018 Women’s March)

April Book Review: The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks


An absolutely compelling read, The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks (she does not capitalize her name) urges us to reclaim feminism for men as the result of patriarchy maintaining its power over their lives. I have to admit that this reading left me in awe. I had not thought of … Continue reading April Book Review: The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks