What We’re Reading This Week

Rage Becomes HerRage Becomes Her by Soraya Chemaly

Rage becomes ME as I continue to make my way through Soraya’s inspirational call for equality. Anger from women has become a taboo emotion in our society today. Personally, I often struggle showing my anger. Soraya urges her readers to not feel shame from their anger, but to use it as a tool for progress within their lives. Soraya blazes a new path for women everywhere. Rage is not always a useless emotion, sometimes it can be the spark you need for change.

—Raven

Sky in the deep

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young explores the lengths two warring tribes will go for survival, for their Gods, and most importantly, for love. Our protagonist Eelyn is a warrior through and through. Trained in combat all her life, this badass is forced to contend with her life of violence and reevaluate her mission when someone special comes out of hiding. If you’re looking for axe-weilding warrior women, snow capped mountains, sexy boys with a lot of baggage, and wonderful female friendships; this book is for you!

—Walden

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Alright, alright, I know, I know. I am now AT LEAST the third bookperson to mention this book, but I got sucked right onto the bandwagon with all of the hype my coworkers (and everyone else) have created around this book. It’s got mystery, intrigue, terrible small town drama, and heads up, a lot of imagery of self-harm. I’ve got to get to the end of this who-done-it mystery and see how life inside of Wind Gap, and life for our protagonist Camille, evolves when the mystery is solved!

—Hanna

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