Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

Goodreads Synopsis: A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, “is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.” The twentieth century was defined by the… Continue reading Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

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The Personality Brokers – By Merve Emre

Goodreads Synopsis: An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter–fiction writers with no formal training in psychology–and how it insinuated itself into our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyond The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. It is used regularly by Fortune… Continue reading The Personality Brokers – By Merve Emre

A Girl Called Echo – By Katherena Vermette

Goodreads Synopsis: Echo Desjardins is adjusting to her new home, finding friends, and learning about Métis history. She just can’t stop slipping back and forth in time. One ordinary afternoon in class, Echo finds herself transported to the banks of the Red River in the summer of 1869. All is not well in the territory… Continue reading A Girl Called Echo – By Katherena Vermette

The Summer of Jordi Perez – By Amy Spalding

Goodreads Synopsis: Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people's lives. While her friends and sister have plunged headfirst into the world of dating and romances, Abby has stayed focused on her plus-size style blog and her dreams of taking the fashion industry by storm. When she… Continue reading The Summer of Jordi Perez – By Amy Spalding

Spying on Whales – By Nick Pyenson

Goodreads Synopsis: Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-like creatures into animals that move like fish, breathe like us, can grow to 300,000 pounds, live 200 years and roam entire ocean basins. Whales fill us with terror, awe, and affection--yet… Continue reading Spying on Whales – By Nick Pyenson