The subtle case of “body-shaming” in books

A take on how books body-shame women

2 mini Book Reviews (“not-super-mini-but-I-tried” part-2)

  Book: This is Where I leave You Author: Jonathan Tropper Genre: Fiction, Humor, Contemporary Excerpt from Goodreads Summary: The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family—including Judd’s mother, brothers, and sister—have been together in years.... Judd joins the rest of the Foxmans as they reluctantly submit to … Continue reading 2 mini Book Reviews (“not-super-mini-but-I-tried” part-2)

5 reasons you should read “The Sisters Brothers (& +2 you shouldn’t)

Book: The Sisters Brothers Author: Patrick deWitt Genre: Historical fiction, Western. Year: 2011 Excerpt from the Goodreads summary: Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his … Continue reading 5 reasons you should read “The Sisters Brothers (& +2 you shouldn’t)