Happy Monday, everyone! Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic (also Monthly Recommendations has been a bit dead lately so). Today I'm doing recommendations for books if you liked The Handmaid’s Tale. With the TV series being back … Continue reading Recommendations for… books if you liked the Handmaid’s Tale
Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today, in honour of Women's History Month, I'm doing recommendations for feminist fiction books. These are books that either directly explore some aspect of feminism or are feminist in their portrayal … Continue reading Recommendations for… feminist fiction books
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder Paraphrased from Goodreads About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary reprieve. She'll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace—and risk assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia. And so Yelena chooses to become a food taster. But the chief of … Continue reading Underrated books: Poison Study
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!!!!!!!!!!! To celebrate, I thought I'd make a list of feminist books. These are books that are explicitly feminist, subtly feminist, have good female representation, books I think all feminists should read, etc. Most of these I've talked at length about before, so I'll link to relevant posts! If you have any … Continue reading Feminist books!
We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Paraphrased from Goodreads What does “feminism” mean today? With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century—one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that … Continue reading Mini review: We Should All Be Feminists
Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every few weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. This month I'm doing books for young or new activists. These are books that I think everyone who considers themselves an activist and wants to be better read in … Continue reading Book recommendations for: young or new activists
WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s very simple: answer the three questions and leave a link to Sam’s post! The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? I'm … Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 23
Happy International Women's Day!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m feminist trash. Just putting it out there. So of course, that means that sometimes when I read books I think about their impact on the world and the readers. I don’t always do this, but my little sister has been really into reading lately and there are some things that … Continue reading Feminist Books