On the Auto-Fictional Novel, Motherhood, by Sheila Heti

While my LiveTrue book collection focuses on nonfiction, given my background as a writer and author on childfree and parenthood decision-related topics, the subject matter of this novel makes it an exception! Check out book review team member Brittany Brolley’s review of Motherhood: A Novel:

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

by Brittany Brolley Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling doesn’t take itself too seriously, much like Kaling herself. Kaling’s debut collection of essays is light, fun, and, of course, undeniably hilarious. With titles like “Don’t Peak in High School” and “In Defense of Chest Hair,” you’ll feel like you’re […]

The New “I Do”: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists, and Rebels

Review by Brittany Brolley The aptly titled book, The New “I Do”: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists, and Rebels by Susan Pease Gadoua and Vicki Larson, challenges our preconceived notions about marriage. While The New “I Do” is geared toward those currently contemplating marriage, those who have already said their vows will still find it […]

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

While I have had more of a summary of the book, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts in my LiveTrue Book collection, I am delighted to now have a personal review by Brittany Brolley of my book review team:

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Review by Brittany Brolley Luke Dittrich’s New York Times bestseller, Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets is exactly that. Part biography and part memoir, Dittrich tells the unforgettable life story of how a young factory worker named Henry Molaison (Patient H.M.) became the most studied person in the history of neuroscience.

Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays, by Durga Chew-Bose

Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays, a collection of essays by Durga Chew-Bose, reads like poetry. Much longer than the essays in the rest of the book, the opening essay, “Heart Museum,” acclimates readers to the tone and language Chew-Bose uses throughout the rest of the book. It also aptly fits the title of […]

Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story

by Brittany Brolley Are women inferior to men? Angela Saini looks to modern science to answer this age-old question. In her book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story, readers can uncover the truth. However, this question still lingers in science and the answer you receive will often depend […]

Bad Feminist: Essays, by Roxane Gay

by Brittany Brolley In the introduction of Bad Feminist: Essays Roxane Gay writes, “I openly embrace the label of bad feminist. I do so because I am flawed and human.”

Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”

by Brittany Brolley In her first book, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned,” Lena Dunham fearlessly tackles a variety of topics with the candor and self-deprecation of a best friend. From her Obsessive Compulsive diagnosis to the lingering effects that being raped has on the psyche, her collection […]

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

I have wanted this great book to be reviewed in my Nonfiction Book Corner~Thank you to my newest book review team member, Brittany Brolley! The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Brittany Brolley Reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by […]