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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

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