On the Dragon Riders of Pern: the role of women

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One of the first posts I wrote on this blog was about the role of women in the A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIF) series. When I started reading the Dragon Riders of Pern series, the last thing I thought was that I’d be writing a similar post. But even after the first book,… Continue reading On the Dragon Riders of Pern: the role of women

March Reads 2015

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I didn’t have nearly as much time to enjoy reading in March as I would have liked. I did finish five books which was quite an achievement the way things were going! The White Dragon by Anne McCaffrey The White DragonĀ completes the Dragon Riders of Pern Trilogy within the Pern chronicles. Trust me the order… Continue reading March Reads 2015

New in #1

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I’ve not posted a book haul yet, and I wasn’t sure it was something I was ever going to do. But recently I’ve picked up a few beautiful and interesting books so I thought I’d give it a go. First up are two of the Penguin English Library series which I’m slowly becoming obsessed with.… Continue reading New in #1

Feminist Fridays #3 The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

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The Beauty Myth is one of the most difficult books on feminism and the women’s movement that I have ever read. And by that I mean that I found it difficult to actually read and having read two of Naomi Wolf’s other works I was surprised by this. I’ve wanted to read this book for… Continue reading Feminist Fridays #3 The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

February Reads 2015

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Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood Every Atwood book I read is totally different, you never really know what to expect and this definitely applies to Lady Oracle. It tells the story of a woman Joan from her childhood through to womanhood, from fat to thin, from no one to someone and everything in between.Ā Joan lives… Continue reading February Reads 2015