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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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Favorite Characters: Gender-Bending

I’m going to go ahead and blame Tamora Pierce for my love of cross-dressing characters. I discovered the Song of the Lioness Quartet by age seven and have reread them them at least once a year every year since. For […]

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Gendered Actions

Gendered Actions

Before I even start, I want to reiterate that I don’t really believe in the constructs of gender beyond the roles society does its best to force us into. Delineations of boys-only or girls-only anything is stupid. However, social constructs, when […]

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Annihilating the Everywoman

Annihilating the Everywoman

If you caught my post about my When Words Collide attendance this year, you’ll have seen that one of my favourite panels was Strong Female Characters. Since I’ve been attending the conference, there have always been panels devoted to female […]

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