Tough to Tackle Reads: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Tough to Tackle Reads: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Yep, I’m starting my Tough to Tackle Reads segment with a bang! In May I decided it was finally time to tackle this behemoth, and my first, visceral response is: I LOVE THIS BOOK. Like, 10 out of 5 stars […]

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Do Girly Books Exist? I Don’t Think So

Do Girly Books Exist? I Don’t Think So

Warning, I may go into slight rant mode with this post because a pet peeve has been piqued. A few weeks ago, my Teenreads newsletter hit my inbox. While I no longer qualify as a teen, teen book blogs cover YA […]

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Why Choosing to Read Women Writers is Important

Why Choosing to Read Women Writers is Important

I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again: I’m a third wave feminist, which means there are a few things about the first two waves –really things those waves fought for and won for women– that I occasionally take […]

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Characters and Likability: I Don’t Have to Like You, But…

Characters and Likability: I Don’t Have to Like You, But…

A number of interconnected items have popped up on my radar the past little while. This one here, an article by Kameron Hurley called “In Defense of Unlikeable Women,” has hit the nail on the head for me. I won’t get into […]

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A Quick Glance at Writing Books by Women and Men

A Quick Glance at Writing Books by Women and Men

I have to start off by saying I am woefully generalizing in this post. However, I think my initial thoughts are going to allow me to delve into deeper territory once I start looking into it. Let’s call this post […]

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A Legacy of Female Artists

A Legacy of Female Artists

I promised that I would return to Negotiating with the Dead, didn’t I? It has thoroughly attached itself to my brain and I couldn’t be more pleased as I continue to read. Halfway through, one aspect that the text is […]

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