What I’m Reading in 2021


Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas

Women Don’t Owe You Pretty by Florence Givens

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg 


My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem

Better Sex Through Mindfulness: How Women Can Cultivate Desire by Lori A. Brotto

The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor (second edition)

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz (re-read)


tiny beautiful things: advice on love and life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou 

The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women by Renee Engeln

What a Time to Be Alone: The Slumflower’s Guide to Why You Are Already Enough by Chidera Eggerue


Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters–And How to Get It by Laurie Mintz

The Come As You Are Workbook: A Practical Guide to the Science of Sex by Emily Nagoski

Living Beautifully: With Uncertainty and Change by Pema Chödrön