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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