5 Books by Funny People Waiting to Tickle Our Funny Bones

It’s National Tell-a-Joke Day (and also National Rum Day...but we’re not just here to keep track of excuses for you to drink…), and with all the serious things going on in the world, we definitely need some reasons to laugh.


Wolf Whistle Politics

My husband presented me with Wolf Whistle Politics and said, “This looked interesting. I thought you’d like it and that it would make you mad.” What can I say? The man knows me.

Red Clocks

Book/Author: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas Reviewer: Jeriann  Age/Genre: Adult Dystopian Fiction Preferred Reading Environment: I thought this was a great bathtub read - this book talks a lot about women’s bodies, so being naked while reading it felt appropriate.  Reading Accoutrements: Your Favorite Chocolate. And maybe some tea/water with a tincture in it if…

Going to Meet the Man

I've been meaning to check out some of James Baldwin’s writing for a long time, but I wasn’t sure where I wanted to start. Luckily, while perusing one of my local used book stores, I saw a couple of his books, and I decided it was time.

The Yellow Wallpaper

I’ve been seeing Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s name and books on a lot of lists lately, and I know a few people who have read “The Yellow Wallpaper,” so I decided it was time to check her out.

This Will Be My Undoing

With the subtitle “Living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America,” I knew this wasn’t going to be a “fun” read. I waited until I was mentally ready to dig into some hard truths.

Book Spine Poetry

We’ve been seeing book spine poetry recently on twitter, so we thought we’d jump in the fray and put together a few book poems of our own!  Jeriann: It helps that I’ve been cataloguing my books (so that I have a list of what I own to consult at bookstores), so I was pretty excited…