Presumed Incompetent is not just a book for women of color; it is a volume about women of color but one that is for men and women of all races and ethnicities. It provides rare insights for those of us who are not women of color into the experiences, perspectives, goals, and realities of a significant constituency in academia. --John F. Dovidio
Book: Milk & Honey by Rupi Kaur Genre: Poetry Readability: 5/5 Length: 208 pages Cost: ~$9.00 on Amazon Overall: 5/5 So I probably haven't read a poetry book since my mom bought me Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends way back in the day. I remember really enjoying reading poetry, too! But I must admit that… Continue reading Ashlei’s Bookshelf: Milk & Honey
I wasn't a huge Gabrielle Union fan before I read this book -- But now I am!
Everyone who has female reproductive organs should read this book, as well as everyone who does not have female reproductive organs, but cares about someone who does. So basically, everyone should read this book.
Book: Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach Genre: financial planning, self-help Readability: 4/5 Length: 352 pages Cost: ~$10.00 on Amazon Overall: 4/5 I don't know about you, but when it comes to the financials, I feel like a baby deer trying to walk for the first time. Although my mother has a degree in… Continue reading Ashlei’s Bookshelf: Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach
Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Genre: quest, adventure fiction, fantasy fiction Readability: 5/5 Length: 197 pages Cost: <$10.00 on Amazon Overall: 5/5 My boyfriend gifted me with this modern classic for my 24th birthday, citing that he predicted I'd enjoy it... And he was right! The Alchemist easily joined my collection of favorites… Continue reading Ashlei’s Bookshelf: The Alchemist