Search Results: "Paulina Chiziane"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FIRST WIFE by Paulina Chiziane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2016

"A brave but heavy-handed work about the plight of women in a patriarchal society.
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A man's five wives band together, against all odds, to demand what's rightfully theirs. Read full book review >

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A MODEL SUMMER by Paulina Porizkova
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2007

"Vivid, cautionary coming-of-age tale."
This fiction debut from iconic early supermodel Porizkova is the story of a wide-eyed teenager who gets a good look at the underbelly of the fashion world when she spends a summer modeling in 1980s Paris. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER CASTLE by Andrew Wheeler
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Feb. 15, 2017

"Quirky, unconventional, and a lot of fun. (Graphic fantasy. 12 & up)"
A royal damsel, finding herself in distress, decides to save the day—and not one, but two kingdoms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEES by Andrea  Quigley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"A solid worker for any library collection, but this wouldn't make it as the queen. (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
A green-themed instructive read, this will have nature enthusiasts buzzing. Read full book review >

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BITCH PLANET AND ANOTHER CASTLE - GRIMOIRE
by Ana Grilo

I recently read two trades that on the surface, could not be more different but which underneath present similar arcs of feminist liberation.

Bitch Planet: President Bitch is the second volume in the ongoing dystopian science fiction saga written by Kelly Sue DeConnick and illustrated by Valentine De Landro. The series is set in a futurist world where the Patriarchy ...


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