Top Ten Tuesday – Rainy Day Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is rainy day reads, which is very apt for me because I live in Oregon which is constantly rainy in the winter and spring. This year has been particularly rainy (thankfully!) and so I'm excited to share some books… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Rainy Day Reads

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The Space Barons – By Christian Davenport

Goodreads Synopsis: The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes into the epic resurrection of the American space program. Nearly a half-century after Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, these Space Barons-most notably Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, along with Richard Branson and Paul Allen-are using Silicon… Continue reading The Space Barons – By Christian Davenport

Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism, Leadership and Starting a Revolution – By KaeLyn Rich

Goodreads Synopsis: Take on the world and make some serious change with this handbook to everything activism, social justice, and resistance. With in-depth guides to everything from picking a cause, planning a protest, and raising money to running dispute-free meetings, promoting awareness on social media, and being an effective ally, Girls Resist! will show you… Continue reading Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism, Leadership and Starting a Revolution – By KaeLyn Rich

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

The Woman’s Hour – By Elaine Weiss

Goodreads Synopsis: Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, twelve have rejected or refused to vote. One last state is needed. After a seven-decade suffragist crusade, it all comes down to Tennessee. Following the remarkable women who led their forces into battle, The Woman's Hour is an inspiring story of activists winning… Continue reading The Woman’s Hour – By Elaine Weiss

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