It’s how you act on assumptions that makes all the difference. Like other bleeding heart liberals, I’m hoping that society in general will continue to become more tolerant and accepting of people’s differences.
This is a story of awakening and discovery as Miss Pettigrew becomes a real-life Cinderella who has been gifted 24 hours to live a life she had never before dreamed of but embraces whole heartedly.
Written as an exploitation film parody, this feminist dystopian comic is sure to make many feel “noncompliant”. Of course, life on the Auxillary Compliance Outpost known as Bitch Planet isn’t easy.
Taking place in the “wilds of Canada” did intrigue me -- so I thought I would pick it up while visiting Ontario (where this book takes place). Plus, the beginnings of a few politically charged discussions can be found in this book along with some lovely scenes in nature.
Part of this book’s message is to preserve a few moments of history, to return a bit of what was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Poetry aided in commemorating this event so that it will remain in the collective memory of this country. It is a service to those whose words were lost and to those who have endured Hurricane Katrina and are now enduring Hurricane Harvey.
Jane Austen died at the young age of 41 about 200 years ago in July. She has influenced writers down the ages and given untold pleasure to readers such as me. In honor of her short — but creative and influential — life, this Weekend Wander is dedicated to all things Austen.
It’s beautifully written and it’s the perfect way to learn more about the people in this great country of ours.
Set in a dystopian future, Bone Machine travels far and wide across the desert with his partner in search of the most valued possession to those with power and weapons: books.