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Review: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

I was fortunate that my library has been able to provide a lot of books through their online catalog, and I decided to pick this gem up. Growing up in Canada, while racism is a prevalent topic that affect us, it wasn't something that was studied in depth or thoroughly at school. I recognized it… Continue reading Review: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

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Review: Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

Title: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Author: Yuval Noah Harari Genre: Nonfiction, Sociology Publisher: Harper Date published: February 21st 2017 Page Count: 450 Rating: 4/5 Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains… Continue reading Review: Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

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Review: Complete Guide to Self-Care by Kiki Ely

Title: Complete Guide to Self-Care: Best Practices for a Healthier and Happier You Author: Kiki Ely Genre: Self Improvement Publisher: Chartwell Books Date published: April 28th 2020 Page Count: 168 Rating: 4/5 Caring for yourself is far from selfish and self-care is far from a new phenomenon, but it’s recently been in the popular vernacular.… Continue reading Review: Complete Guide to Self-Care by Kiki Ely

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Review: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

Title: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup Author: John Carreyrou Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group Date published: May 21st 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 339 Rating: 2.5/5 The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story… Continue reading Review: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

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Review: 30-Second Literature by Ella Berthoud

Title: 30-Second Literature: The 50 most important forms, genres and styles, each explained in half a minute Author: Ella Berthoud Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Ivy Press Date published: March 3rd, 2020 Format: eBook Page Count: 160 Rating: 4/5 Thank you NetGalley and Ivy Press for this ARC in exchange for an honest review! 30-Second Literature, in short, is… Continue reading Review: 30-Second Literature by Ella Berthoud

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Review: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

Title: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Author: Jane Mount Genre: Nonfiction, Art Publisher: Chronicle Books Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 224 Rating: 5/5 ** Thank you so much Christina for this gift. Couldn't have asked for anything better ** Bibliophile is a collection of novel lists, literary facts, and essentially everything bookish.… Continue reading Review: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

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Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi Genre: Memoir Publisher: Random House Date published: January 19th 2016 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4.5/5 Trigger warnings: cancer, death At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.… Continue reading Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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Review: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Title: Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind Author: Yuval Noah Harari Genre: Non-fiction, Science, History Publisher: Harvill Secker Date published: 2014 Format: Paperback Page Count: 443 Rating: 4.5/5 100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance?… Continue reading Review: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

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Review: Albert Einstein: The Poetry of Real by Marwan Kahil

Title: Albert Einstein: The Poetry of Real Author: Marwan Kahil, Manuel Garcia Iglesias (Illustrations) Genre: Graphic Novel, Biography Publisher: NBM Publishing Date published: August 15th 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 128 Rating: 4/5 A father offered his son, a five-year-old Albert Einstein, a compass that triggered an irrepressible need to understand the laws of the universe… Continue reading Review: Albert Einstein: The Poetry of Real by Marwan Kahil

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Review: Mindfulness for Students by Natasha Kaufman

Title: Mindfulness for Students Author: Natasha Kaufman Genre: Nonfiction, Self Help Publisher: Leaping Hare Press Date published: July 2nd 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 144 Rating: 5/5 Life can be tough. With so many decisions to make at such a critical time, it’s easy to feel weighed down. What’s more, there is the pressure to… Continue reading Review: Mindfulness for Students by Natasha Kaufman