January was my first month reading from my very highly structured TBR and it worked pretty well! Out of the 8 books on my January TBR, I ended up finishing 4 of them, and I’m currently reading a 5th. As always, I deviated slightly from my TBR occasionally this month, but I’m very content with reading 5/8.
I’m slightly nervous for my TBR this month, especially since February is the shortest month, but with so many great challenges this month I’m very excited to read more!
I’ve set this post up with the book, a simplified summary from Goodreads, and a short note about the book. Cover photos are linked to their Goodreads page!
Girls & Sex by Peggy Orenstein (own)
With casual hookups and campus rape relentlessly in the news, parents can be forgiven for feeling anxious about their young daughters. They’re also fearful about opening up a dialog. Not Orenstein. Orenstein spoke to psychologists, academics, and other experts in the field and yes, 70 young women, to offer an in-depth picture of “girls and sex” today.
I bought this at my library’s used booksale without knowing much about it. It has a pretty high rating on Goodreads, but there’s also some disappointing reviews with how Orenstein handles LGBTQ women so I’ve been hesitant to read this. Even if I don’t get around to reading it this month, I’d still be okay if I have to unhaul this one. Continue reading “February TBR, Challenges, and Readathons”