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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┬ácompletes the Dragon Riders of Pern Trilogy within the Pern chronicles. Trust me the order… Continue reading March 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

A new obsession…the world of Pern

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If it’s not already well established on my blog, let’s make something clear. I love stories about dragons, really can’t get enough of them. So when someone recommended Anne Mccaffrey’s Dragon Riders of Pern series, it wasn’t exactly a hard sell. I was really ready for a new epic series and thought this might fit… Continue reading A new obsession…the world of Pern

Ahead of my own time

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This week, I decided to pick up Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. It has been sitting in my pile of unread classics since I first tried to read it as a teenager many years ago. I picked it up with a sense of dread, remembering it is a real slog, difficult to understand and one… Continue reading Ahead of my own time