Book Review: The Good Girls Revolt by Lynn Povich

Hello my lovely readers!
Today I want to talk about a novel every woman out there should read. You may know the Amazon show Good Girls Revolt. What you may not know is that it’s based on real events. Lynn Povich experienced it all first hand and shares her insights!

The Good Girls Revolt by Lynn Povich - Goodreads Cover

The Good Girls Revolt by Lynn Povich – Goodreads Cover

 

The Plot:
It’s 1969 and the female employees of Newsweek magazine are about to write history. The women filed a lawsuit against their employers as they were discriminated and treated unequally based on their gender. But the fight is far from over…

 

The Rating:
I hardly ever pick up non-fiction books, but when it comes to The Good Girls Revolt, I felt it was a book I simply had to read.
First of all, I was deeply impressed by the women of Newsweek standing up for their rights in a time when equality was even further away than it is now. They made an important step for all women to come after them. It certainly was a wake-up call for their employers and many others out there. Continue reading

3 Thoughts on Aquarius (TV Show)

Hey Guys!
I am so awfully behind on writing posts it isn’t even funny anymore. Aquarius is american period crime drama show I checked out right after the first season aired – which was May 2015 😛
However, I finally gathered my thoughts on this show!

 

Thought #1 – History!
For those of you who don’t know: The show is set in the late 1960’s and partly deals with real events. The main plot follows the investigations around a girl who gets involved with Charles Manson.
I just love it when a movie or a TV show pick up real bits of history and I always end up researching the stuff for hours. Aquarius really did a great job depicting the atmosphere of the 60’s and seemed rather authentic to me! Continue reading