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Recent Reads: Non-Fiction

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One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter - Scaachi Koul

A unique voice, Koul is the first generation Canadian daughter of Kashmiri immigrants whose stories will resonate with everyone. Even this extremely pale Northern European could relate to her piece on body hair. The essay “Mute,” about the online harassment she experienced after encouraging non-white, non-males to submit pieces to her workplace, is reason enough to get this book. It is horrifying and a must-read for all.  The rest of this book is just as fantastic. This is the first of Koul’s work I have read but I’m definitely following her everywhere now (you know, in a non-creepy, admirer of her writing way.)
All The Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers - Alana Massey
I picked up this book after reading a very short blurb which pretty much included the title and said it was one to read this year. Based on the title I was expecting a lighter commentary on pop culture, which i…

March Review/April at a Glance

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March I'm reading. I'm totally reading. But I'm not blogging. I can't do it all people! Between reading the books and selling the books, I'm just not finding the time to blog the books. I'm much more active on Twitter and Instagram so follow me there (@goodbooksandtea) where we can really discuss books. But I do promise that I will be posting a bit more in depth reviews on here in the weeks to come. I think I may have found a way that works for me, we'll see how it goes for the month of April.

Here is what I read during March:

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Dear Ijeawale, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria - Wendy Pearlman

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I Found You - Lisa Jewell
A Blessing and a Curse - ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray
The Blood of Emmett Till - Timothy B. Tyson

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The Lonely Hearts Hotel - Heather O'Neill
In This Moment - Karma Brown
Is Canada Even Real? How a Nation Built o…