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A Strange and Stubborn Endurance (The Tithenai Chronicles #1) By Foz Meadows Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250829290
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Published: Tor Books - September 19th, 2023

Full of great world-building and a compelling queer romance, I had a hard time putting this one down! Follow Vel and Cae as they navigate court intrigue, societal norms, and new-found love.

Good Morning, Midnight: A Novel By Lily Brooks-Dalton Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812988192
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 4th, 2017

This is a story about a man trapped in the arctic, trying to get back to civilization. Catch is, he's also taking care of a young girl as well... I describe this as sentimental survival. The ending will leave you wanting to reread!

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Baking Yesteryear: The Best Recipes from the 1900s to the 1980s By B. Dylan Hollis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780744080049
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Published: DK - July 25th, 2023

He's prolific on social media, since that's where he started making these vintage recipes. He has a distinct, sassy voice and is continuing to keep these iconic foods of the 1900s on people's radars in the 21st century!

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A poignant book that asks you to read slow to soak up the info. Kimmerer creates a dialogue between plant bodies, people bodies, and Earth. How do we honor the land and ourselves?

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Poet Warrior: A Memoir By Joy Harjo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324022015
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 9th, 2022

I really enjoyed the genre-bending in this memoir. Harjo uses ode-like poems of Native American mythology to connect her experiences together, weaving a beautiful narrative of pain, joy and rage. Harjo continues to be one of my favs!

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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood By Trevor Noah Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

Well-known comedian Trevor Noah brings readers in close to show them his experience of growing up in South Africa during apartheid as a mixed race youth. Very eye-opening. I watch his stand up shows a little differently now!