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Top Ten Tuesday: Nerds!

Every week The Broke and the Bookish  hosts the “Top Ten Tuesdays” a great blog-hop for readers to reflect on their “Top Ten” 65 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

How to be Awesome Like Cimorene

Chelsea H.

One of my favorite things about being an adult is rediscovering beloved books and characters from childhood. Now in my 30s, as I’ve read back through some of my favorite YA books I’ve noticed a penchant for a particular sort of female character: girls and women who were not content to work within the confines society (or men) laid out for them, or girls and women who made a difference to the outcome of the story, not just as the arm candy of some dude, but who saved the day themselves, or were necessary components in the shaping or reshaping of the world they inhabited. 1,423 more words

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Dealing with Dragons, by Patricia C. Wrede

Cimorene makes a delightful princess – smart and self-motivated, with no tolerance for fools. The fact that her parents and her kingdom don’t appreciate these qualities means she’s bored and unhappy. 80 more words

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Dealing with Dragons

Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

Cimorene is headstrong, independent, interested in just about everything (except the mindless drivel a princess is supposed to care about), and utterly likable.   135 more words

Book Review

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Heroines

Every week The Broke and the Bookish  hosts the “Top Ten Tuesdays” a great blog-hop for readers to reflect on their “Top Ten.” 467 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Graceling

I genuinely stayed up all night long reading Graceling by Kristin Cashore so I’m definitely going to have to reread to make sure that I wasn’t completely delirious for the end, but I’m going to just assume I wasn’t and say that this was a fantastic book.   311 more words

Book Review

TBR Challenge: Dealing with Dragons

TBR Pile challenge (from Roof Beam Reader), found at Tasseled Book Blog. It’s time to get through that stack of unread books!

Book for December: 281 more words

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