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Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields - Wendy Lower - The Summary and Review of a Good Book

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A short summary of Hitler's Furies: How Nazi women kept busy during the war.

Questions to ponder while reading Hitler's Furies:
Are women just as capable of evil as men?
Could you have maintained your values during that time?
My thoughts about Hitler's Furies: It made my heart hurt.
WWII was such a horrible time.
Feminism includes acknowledging that women can also be accomplished in evil.

A Book to Read and Love: Trainwreck:The Women we Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear....and Why - Sady Doyle - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book Trainwreck: The life and times of history's craziest women.

Questions to ponder while reading Trainwreck: Are women inherently crazy? (careful men that is a loaded question)
What is the difference between brilliance and insanity?
My thoughts about Trainwreck: A fav on the feminist shelf.
Crazy is as crazy does.
I am on #TeamWollstonecraft.


A Book to Read and Love: The Color Purple by Alice Walker - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book The Color Purple: The tragedy of Miss Celie.

Questions to ponder while reading The Color Purple: Is God inside you?
Can you truly curse someone?
My thoughts about The Color Purple:
Celie is one of my heroes.
The power dynamics of that time made me sick.
A must-read for everyone



A Book to Read and Love: Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book Dear Ijeawele: How to raise a feminist.

Questions I pondered while reading Dear Ijeawele: Will true equality really ease resentments?
Can feminism and femininity co-exist?
My Thoughts about Dear Ijeawele: Good advice for raising little children.
Good advice for raising big children.
Something for everyone who believes in equality.



A Book to Read and Love: I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book I Remember Nothing: Ephron's Essays.


Questions I pondered while reading I Remember Nothing:
Why do we all expect perfection from our parents?
What surprises me?
My thoughts about I Remember Nothing: Clear language.
Agreeable opinions.
Butter anyone?


A Book to Read and Love: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book Their Eyes Were Watching God: These are my skeletons, inquiring minds want to know.

Questions I pondered while reading Their Eyes Were Watching God:
Why do people always assume the worst?
Does everyone feel compelled to tell their tale when faced with judgment?
My thoughts about Their Eyes Were Watching God:
Stay true to yourself.
Stay true to your happiness.
Stay true to your story.