Category Archives: Author from British Columbia

Girls Need Not Apply by Kelly S. Thompson (32)

This is a sad book about the Armed Forces. I had no idea that things were still so oppressive for women. Patriarchy is still taking a hold in different careers. Yet, this is an inspiring story about a female captain … Continue reading

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Whatever Gets You Through By Stacey May Fowles and Jen Sookfong Lee (192)

This is a book about 12 survivors on life after sexual assault. This is a hard topic to write about. But it is hopeful, despite our cultural secretiveness about this topic. Sadly, sexual assault is very prevalent in our society–at … Continue reading

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The Memory Illusion by Dr. Julia Shaw (184)

This is an eye-opening and startling book. None of us want to think that we may not be who we think we are. That is a surprising thesis one that we don’t want to accept. However, after reading the book, … Continue reading

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#Not Your Princess: Voices of Native Women by Mary Beth Leatherdale (128)

This book is a raw and honest portrayal of the life of Indigenous women. The book showcases different authors who express the complexities and triumphs of their lives as Indigenous women. Some Native Women have endured abuse and both mind … Continue reading

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