What Are You Doing, Benny? [Cary Fagan]

I requested What Are You Doing, Benny by Cary Fagan because, I'm sure you guessed it, the book had foxes. And for the most part, that was well worth it. I enjoyed the artwork, I loved the main character--who appears to be nameless--and most of all I loved the fact that they were foxes. I found…

Destiny [Jackie Smith]

The unfortunate thing about Destiny by Jackie Smith is that it’s just massively boring. The story follows the fairly average lives of a young writer and an artist. Nothing about the two characters really stood out in any real way and they were more annoying in their averageness than anything else. Elizabeth was alright until…

Stuff You Need to Know; A Guide for Young Adults with Autism [Patricia Weaver]

The problem with Stuff You Need to Know; A Guide for Young Adults with Autism by Patricia Weaver is that it felt somewhat patronizing through the entire reading experience. While certainly all useful information, much of what is presented could be construed as common sense and is very likely to have been taught by their parents in…

Yes, I’m Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab [Huda Fahmy]

At times quite humorous and at times rather dejecting, Yes, I'm Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab by Huda Fahmy is an insightful account of the various every day encounters Muslim women face as a result of the attire they wear for their religion. The truth is, many of these people are…

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic [Michael McCreary]

"...comedy's all about breaking the ice on topics that people are too scared to talk about..." Funny, You Don't Look Autistic by Michael McCreary is a memoir about a young comedian who was diagnosed at an early age with Autism and it is brilliant. I think the best thing about this book is how utterly…