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August Reads 2015

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August reading went a little better than July but still a bit of a mixed bag. I’m hoping to find some game-changer books in September to perk up my reading. Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra This a behemoth of a book. An Indian saga, gangster story and detective story¬†all rolled up into one. I loved… Continue reading August Reads 2015

April reads (in 30 words) 2015

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After a hard reading month in March, I seemed to fly through books in April. So not to make too long a post, I decided to try and sum up my thoughts on each book in 30 words. Here we go… The Story of Britain by Roy Strong Large coffee-table style book with short chapters… Continue reading April reads (in 30 words) 2015

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

Feminst Fridays #1

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One regular feature I’ll be running here on The Bookseller’s Daughter is Feminist Fridays. Feminism and equal rights are something I feel very passionately about and this often crosses over into my love of books as I try to read and absorb a variety of views. Whilst I realise these books won’t be everyone’s up… Continue reading Feminst Fridays #1