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Jess Reads

Feminist library assistant. Music enthusiast, tea & coffee addict. Sherlockian & casual gamer.

 

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The House of Impossible Beauties
Joseph Cassara
The Book of Joan
Lidia Yuknavitch
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: Jess Reads wants to read 52 books in 2017.
Jess Reads has read 38 book(s) out of 52 books in
2017 Reading Challenge
October 2017
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October 2017
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October 2017
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October 2017
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October 2017
02
reviewed: We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER revisits the best of Coates's writing in The Atlantic from the past 8 years - one for every year...
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy - Ta-Nehisi Coates
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September 2017
29
reviewed: George
A heartwarming story of a girl who just wants to be accepted as one.
George - Alex Gino, Jamie Clayton
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September 2017
18
reviewed: Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America
I received an eGalley of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review."Nasty Woman" became a feminist rallyi...
Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America - Rebecca Solnit, Katha Pollitt, Randa Jarrar, Kate Harding, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Sarah Jaffe, Samantha Irby, Sarah Hepola, Jill Filipovic, Nicole Chung, Sarah Hollenbeck, Meredith Talusan
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September 2017
4
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September 2017
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September 2017
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reviewed: The End We Start From
I received an eGalley of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.The world (as far as we are made aware...
The End We Start From - Megan  Hunter
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September 2017
01
reviewed: Moxie: A Novel
This is the book I wish I'd read as a teenager. I was unapologetically feminist growing up, but had no idea what a Riot Grrrl...
Moxie: A Novel - Jennifer Mathieu
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August 2017
30
reviewed: The Resurrection of Joan Ashby: A Novel
UPDATED REVIEW 9/26/17:This is a brilliantly written (debut!) literary novel at 500+ pages that reads both like an intimate m...
The Resurrection of Joan Ashby: A Novel - Cherise Wolas
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August 2017
07
reviewed: Autoboyography
I received an eGalley of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Have you ever seen that tumblr post (N...
Autoboyography - Christina Lauren
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August 2017
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August 2017
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July 2017
1
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June 2017
19
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June 2017
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June 2017
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June 2017
12
reviewed: Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks
Dear Annie,You have saved me from my book slump. You understand what it’s like to dedicate your life to the library, and have...
Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks - Annie Spence
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June 2017
7
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May 2017
23
reviewed: The Gene: An Intimate History
I am in utter awe of this book. Truly. It's fascinating and troubling and I wanted to start reading it all over again once I ...
The Gene: An Intimate History - Siddhartha Mukherjee
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May 2017
18
reviewed: Rewind
I, sadly, am no longer the target audience for this book. I decided to read it after growing nostalgic for the early books o...
Rewind - Marilyn Kaye
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May 2017
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April 2017
21
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April 2017
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April 2017
07
reviewed: With or Without You
WITH OR WITHOUT YOU by Zane Riley is the second book in the “Go Your Own Way” series. It continues the story of a developing ...
With or Without You - Zane Riley
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March 2017
24
reviewed: On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
This little book packs a punch. If you’re feeling uneasy about the state of the world, this may not alleviate your fears, but...
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century - Timothy Snyder
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March 2017
13
reviewed: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
This was, to put it simply, fun. While I'm sure the book's novelty choose your own adventure element was great, I think NPH's...
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography - Neil Patrick Harris, Neil Patrick Harris
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