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Moominsummer Madness
Tove Jansson, Thomas Warburton
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Tove Jansson, Thomas Warburton
June 2020
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April 2020
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reviewed: The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients (Audio)
Listened to this audiobook prior to starting a degree in counseling. I don't think I have enough of a professional perspectiv...
The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients (Audio) - Irvin D. Yalom
finished reading:
April 2020
19
reviewed: Among Others
This book's protagonist is a big sci-fi/fantasy reader and I am absolutely not. I probably have not read a single one of the ...
Among Others - Jo Walton
finished reading:
April 2020
05
reviewed: Fair Play (New York Review Books Classics)
A small & very precious book. Heartfelt, tender, fiery, inquisitive. For everyone - especially every creative person - who wa...
Fair Play (New York Review Books Classics) - Tove Jansson, Thomas Teal, Ali Smith
finished reading:
March 2020
06
reviewed: Stranger
Couldn't remember if I read this in one of my undergrad philosophy classes. I hadn't, but now I can say that I have. I'm sure...
Stranger - Albert Camus, Matthew    Ward
finished reading:
February 2020
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finished reading:
January 2020
17
reviewed: Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty
At times this book made me feel so angry I felt like my blood was literally boiling. I'm definitely interested in finding out...
Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty - Dorothy Roberts
finished reading:
January 2020
13
reviewed: Her Body and Other Parties
This would be a 5 star if not for the SVU story which I really didn't care for.
Her Body and Other Parties - Carmen Maria Machado
finished reading:
December 2019
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finished reading:
November 2019
22
reviewed: The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington
If you're in the mood to get weird, this is a perfect read. I read a story a night before bed for awhile.
The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington - Leonora Carrington, Kathryn Davis
finished reading:
September 2019
23
reviewed: Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive
Read this in one sitting, & by the end, I was mostly skimming it.Not sure who this book is for - it's a survey, but most of t...
Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive - Kristen J. Sollee
September 2019
15
reviewed: Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Probably this is more like a 3.5 or 4 star read but I am deducting a star because I feel strongly that white people shouldn't...
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith - Anne Lamott
September 2019
4
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August 2019
18
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June 2019
14
reviewed: Witch Baby
Revisiting a problematic fav from my youth.
Witch Baby  - Francesca Lia Block
finished reading:
March 2019
28
reviewed: The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family
This one was homework from therapy. I actually would recommend against reading it if you are not actually in therapy if you b...
The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists: Coping with the One-Way Relationship in Work, Love, and Family - Eleanor Payson
finished reading:
February 2019
10
finished reading:
February 2019
01
reviewed: Men, Women & Worthiness: The Experience of Shame and the Power of Being Enough
This is a 2 part audio lecture from Brene for Sounds True. I thought it was fantastic. If you think Brene's work is irredeema...
Men, Women & Worthiness: The Experience of Shame and the Power of Being Enough - Brené Brown
finished reading:
January 2019
27
reviewed: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
The ideas here are solid but there are way too many lengthy examples about "impressive" people that left me cold. Read this w...
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - Carol S. Dweck
finished reading:
January 2019
13
reviewed: Heavy: An American Memoir
Kiese Laymon is one of the best contemporary writers that I know of.It was a challenge to stay present for this narrative & t...
Heavy: An American Memoir - Kiese Laymon