Entries by Jenni Elyse

Book Club Picks 2020-2021

Every March my book club submits books we want to read for the next “book club year.” We have two voting rounds. The first voting round narrows our list of 30 or 40 books down to 15-20ish books. In the first round, we each vote for 12 books we want to read. The books with […]

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Review: Resistance

Even though Resistance centers around Chaya, who’s fictional, she encounters many historical figures who were part of the Akiva Resistance outside of Krakow and ZOB in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Through her fictional story, I witnessed several historical events showcasing the courage and bravery of the Jewish people during WWII. What a powerful story it […]

Favorite Reads of the Last Decade

Normally, I’d post this list either at the end of the year or at the beginning of the year. However, because I wasn’t blogging at the time, I missed the opportunity to share my favorite books from the last decade, between 2010 and 2019. I couldn’t narrow the list down to a top ten so […]

“I’m Back, Baby!”

Hi there! It’s been a while. I’m still struggling with depression and other mental health issues like I was when I stopped blogging a year and a half ago. But, I find myself longing to put myself out there via blogging again. I tried mental health blogging (again) and I just couldn’t keep it going. […]