What I’m Watching – Sense8

Sense8 is a show on Netflix produced by the Wachowski’s (think The Matrix) and focuses around 8 main characters who are all sensates. Essentially sensates are born in clusters of 8 all around the world and they have an intense connection to one another, so much so...

What I’m Reading – Eve The Awakening

Oh my God, you guys! This book is SO good! SciFi is really not my usual jam, but hot damn, do I love this book. The characters are dynamic, the action is well written and it is definitely a page turner. Eve is the debut novel by Jenna Moreci (a gem of a human being...

What I’m Reading – Uglies

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld is a YA dystopian set a few hundred years in the future after the collapse of the “Rusties” (ie. us). In this new world people are separated from their families when they turn 12 and become “Uglies”. They are educated until they turn 16 at...

World Changing Women – Manal al Sharif

You’ve probably heard of and seen Manal al-Sharif even if you don’t remember her name. In 2011 she dared to drive in Saudi Arabia. The video went to YouTube and Facebook and she was subsequently detained for her actions. Manal is an advocate for women’s right to drive...