January: Read or Listened to

book covers for the books mentioned in this post


Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien

First in the series Birthmarked was a pretty thrilling sci-fi that centres a young midwife navigating family, birthing and understanding the complexity of her role (an her families) in the context of states.

Tags: YAlit, Sci-Fi

The World’s Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette’s, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family by Josh Hanagarne

An honest rendition and reflection of living with Tourette’s, navigating personal faith and engaging with family. Includes funny stories that may only be truly understood if you have ever worked in a library.

Tags: Memoir, Non-Fiction

Wildflower by Drew Barrymore 

A simple memoir that speaks to Barrymore’s personal life. I listened to the audio book that is narrated by Drew herself and really enjoyed the honest crassness of it. A good commuter listen.

Tags: Memoir, Non-Fiction