December 3, 2020 – By Racheal Bola-Keji
Our Book Club is back! *crowd cheers*… Yes yes yes, I know you’ve all been dying to see what our KeiSei editors have been reading this month. So don’t worry, I won’t waste anymore of your time.
You’ve just got to find what you are interested in and start from there. Luckily, you are in the right place because this month’s book club is full of very exciting reads.
Book 1: What’s Up With The Fig Leaves? by Heather Thieneman
Racheal’s pick – Lifestyle Editor Contributor
What’s Up With The Fig Leaves is a book about the principles and purposes of modesty uncovered. Delving into topics such as the cultural perceptions of modesty, writer Heather Thieneman focuses on modesty from a biblical, historical and practical perspective.
Paperback version: What’s Up With The Fig Leaves? by Heather Thieneman
House Made of Dawn is a tragic but hopeful tale about a young native American rediscovering all that is familiar and sacred in his home land. The narrative of this book is one that pulls on the emotions of the readers without losing out on authenticity.
This book is often celebrated for being a Pulitzer Prize-winning classic that is set against the landscape of the American Southwest.
Kindle version: House Made of Dawn by N.Scott Momaday
In this ‘what if’ novel, Curtis Sittenfield imagines what Hillary Clinton’s life might have been if she hadn’t married Bill Clinton. In the real world, we all know that Hillary Rodham eventually becomes Hillary Clinton.
But in this book Hillary Clinton is more than just a shadow of her husband’s figure but she is a brilliant badass who has found her voice and knows how to use it.
Kindle version: Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld
Book 4: Girl, Stop Passing Out in Your Makeup by Zara Barrie.
Kacie’s pick – Lifestyle Editor Contributor
If you are a millennial girl looking for a self help book that is both relatable and realistic, this is totally it! But this is not your traditional self help memoir, this book includes real life issues such as physical insecurities and the traumas of drinking and sex. Good reads describes Zara Barrie as ‘the cool older sister you wish you had’. This book is a reflection of that and more.
Kindle version: Girl, Stop Passing Out in Your Makeup by Zara Barrie
Fast fashion is that toxic relationship that you know you should get out of but can’t find a way to leave. If you are looking for an escape, look no further than this book. It is the ultimate fast fashion break up guide. Full of refreshing honesty and guilt free advice, Laura provides a guide to changing the way you shop for good.
Kindle version: How To Break Up With Fast Fashion by Laura Bravo
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I hope this month’s book club has inspired you to pick up a book and read more. If it has, let us know in the comments what your favourite book genre is!
But like I said earlier, there is a book for everyone, you’ve just got to find what works for you. If you find any of the books above interesting, don’t hesitate to read them!
Reading is a healthy escapism that everyone has access to. Make use of it! If you are interested in reading and want to share your reads just like our editorial contributors, join our book club. We would love to hear about all your exciting reads.
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