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July Reads 2015

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I haven’t been able to devote much time to blogging this month, which has been a real shame for me. My reading has also been a little odd as I’ve only finished four books, although I’ve had a few more on the go that I’m still reading. So whilst it hasn’t been a bad reading… Continue reading July Reads 2015

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

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

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I have been to and fro in my mind thinking whether to write about this book. I’m not sure I can do it, or my feelings about it justice. But I’m going to give it ago. Before I started To the Lighthouse this month I had read three of Woolf’s works before – Mrs Dalloway, Mrs… Continue reading To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

Feminist Fridays #2 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte

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As with most avid readers who have a penchant for the classics, I’m very familiar with Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. Both have been re-read, listened to as audio books and watched in various adaptation. I’ve also listened to Vilette as an audio book- which took its time to grab me I’ll admit. But recently… Continue reading Feminist Fridays #2 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte