[Pdf/E–pub] Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw

Ree or our stars I thought it was a solid 35 and decided to up it "To Four Because There "four because there were really hilarious and eye opening essays My HESITATION CAME WITH FEW OF came with a ew of reading like they were paid advertisments the chapter on Alexa in particularand I say this as an Books employee who actively sells these devices to disabled individuals and love how accessable they make everyday activities I take or granted or just a little bit out of place with the overall theme However it has been a Why Diets Make Us Fat few days since Iinished this book and today decided to change my review to Dont Hex with Texas (Enchanted, Inc., five stars Mainly because I can t stop thinking about it It is one of those books that stay with you long after you ve put it down I m airm believer in reading window books not mirror ones You want a book that gives you insight into how other people live This promotes empathy self awareness and let s Spanish Dagger (China Bayles, face it just creates kinder people When that book stays with you days weeks even months later you know it is worth reading I loved the writing style The essays were short and concise easy to read and at some points laugh out loud amusing There are some heavier topics approached in here and things that make you look at your own life slightly different But all around it s a great read that makes you actually wish you knew Shane personally I started reading this advanced copy without any prior knowledge of who the author was or his nonprofit I ended up googling him reading his Tumblr checking out the nonprofit and watching the vlogs him and his girlfriend have up So yes the star rating has changed While it s not aull Everyday life in medieval times five star book in my opinion it is a solid 45 and I hope this comes in my bookstore because you can bet I ll be recommending it to peopl. D situations and assumptions with humor and graceOn the surface these essays are about day to day life as a wheelchair user with a degenerative disease but they are actually aboutamily love and coming of age. Iences in a self deprecating "Way But Never With Internalised "but never with internalised The book is very very North funny Shane is a great writer thoughtful and able to articulate the universaleelings of being disabled wellShane s impairment as well as his access and care needs are vastly different to mine but I related so much to his experiences of low expectations curiosity and sheer rudeness of others He too has experienced exclusion and bullying prayers rom strangers and the assumption that his life is terrible because of his Visible Difference Shane Does difference Shane does great job of explaining systemic barriers he and other Disabled People Experience Like The people experience like the industry s inability to accomodate disabled passengers well and of course the low expectations rom services such as restaurants he still gets children s menus Strangers Assume My Girlfriend is my Nurse extensively covers his relationship with Hannah Aylward who is non disabled his carer and his lover I really enjoyed this book It s activism but not angry activism It makes learning about ableism accessible to non disabled people It models great behaviour I laughed a lot admired the writing and empathised with Shane s exhaustion at others reactions to his body I think it is especially a great book Dead Giveaway for young Disabled men to see themselves and know what s possibleor them travel a career romance pride in self and also Andrew Lost In the Kitchen for parents of disabled kids and adults Thank you Shane and Hannah tooRead theull review on my blog This is WOW insightful I m glad Shane included some of his own perceptionsmisperceptions I can certainly see where if I were in his situation I might not be very open minded myself Best of luck to you and Hannah Shane I originally debated between giving this book th. A tragedy From anecdotes about Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism first introductions where people patted him on the head instead of shaking his hand to stories of passersby mistaking his able bodied girlfriendor a nurse Shane tackles awkwar. Thanks to Roaring Book Press or "THE FREE REVIEW COPYI ENJOYED THIS "free review copyI enjoyed this a lot than Shane s irst one This collection really delves into his experience with SMA and how his perception of himself has shifted Rejected Rejected Rejected from being a burden to being a boyfriend and someone who is loved Whereas hisirst book was really self centered and had the tendency to look down on other people with disabilities in order to exalt his own experience this one had a lot of great anecdotes that were then connected to the entire disabled communities and the ways that they still Experience Injustice And Judgment In That Way I Think This injustice and judgment In that way I think this is eual parts humorous memoir but also a great educational resource Even if you don t watch Shane s youtube this book is uick Listening: The Last Poems of Margaret Avison fun and informative enough to be worth the read and you should totally give it a try if you want to read ownvoices books about disability specifically SMA or being in a wheelchair Brilliant hilarious and insightful essays on living with a disability Shane s voice is a riot and made me laugh out loud numerous times It s so nice to see YA essay collections and this one will appeal to so so many readers I have beenollowing Shane Burcaw on Instagram Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life in and Out of Jazz for aew years and was excited to see he has a new book out Strangers Assume My Girlfriend is my Nurse I lew through

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book on the plane the pun it was so easily readable and relateable I am loving OwnVoices BooksShane has a blog he and his ianc Hannah Aylward have a YouTube channel Suirmy and Grubs and their respective Instagram accounts are wonderful This book is a wonderful extension of Shane s online presence Strangers Think My Girlfriend is My Nurse is Shane s third book He writes about his body and the barriers he exper. With his signature acerbic wit and hilarious voice twenty something author blogger and entrepreneur Shane Burcaw is back with an essay collection about living a ull life in a body that many people perceive as. ,
Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse