The Radium Girls by Kate Moore // Insightful, Compelling Social History

Title: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women

Author: Kate Moore

Pub: May 2017

Genre: Non fiction, History

I received an eARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

Incredible. In so many shapes and forms. The Radium Girls is a very true story of the resilience, tenacity, and perseverance of the women (and their families) who faced insurmountable odds, defeats, and ill-treatment for the sake of profits.

If there’s one book you’ll read this year (non fiction or otherwise) make it this one. The Radium Girls is downright fascinating as much as it is informative and frustrating.

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The Love Interest // Fast Paced, Funny Voice but Lacking Some

Title: The Love Interest

Author: Cale Dietrich

Pub: May 2017

Genre: Sci-Fi, Contemporary

I received an eARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

Caden has been training for this moment for years – leave The Love Interest Company, get the girl, live. But the plan hits a snag when his competitor is BAD boy Dylan. Caden, a NICE, finds himself falling for him. What to do? Love or live?

The Love Interest is fast paced, with a distinctive voice, and with some swoony and angsty moments. It does a fun job at deconstructing and then rebuilding the competing love interests to match up with their respective tropes and formulas so familiar in other books and media.

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