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Eimear McBride, A girl is a half-formed thing (Review)

I try very hard when writing reviews to avoid clichés and superlatives, like, say, “achingly beautiful” or “masterful”. But I think I’m going to use one for… 1,111 more words

21st Century Literature

When a House is More than a Home

Tighsolas over 100 years ago. The Nicholson’s pose in front of their prized possession.

Tighsolas yesterday. My husband leaves holding a piece of moulding with Norman’s name on it. 409 more words

1910 Women

Dear Sarah Dessen

I remember the first book of yours I read, That Summer, which took me about three summers to finish–not because I didn’t like it, but because it was so different. 306 more words

Women Writers

Twilight Robbery, by Frances Hardinge

(In 2012 I arranged with a site to review the books up for the Fantasy Clarke. Plans changed and the coverage got scrapped, but I still have the reviews, so I’ll put them up.) 1,667 more words

The Healing Gift

In the summer of 1990, we moved to a different house in Napa, and one of the other families at Kyle’s Montessori school lived a couple of blocks up the street from us. 3,400 more words

Creative Non-fiction

Perfect by Rachel Joyce

Bit of a quick write up in this one as it’s Sunday and I’m trying not to go online on Sunday’s but I didn’t get this finished yesterday… 336 more words

30 Women Novelists You Should Know - #15 Andrea Levy

Now that my novel Her Own Vietnam is out in the world, I’m going back to writing about 30 Women Novelists You Should Know. We’ve reached the halfway mark with Britain’s Andrea Levy. 358 more words

Women Writers