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 Dragon¬†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.¬†Joan lives… Continue reading February Reads 2015