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Today on twitter, the bookworm nerd in me geeked out to see #3BooksThatChangedMyLife was a trending topic! Asking me to narrow my favorites down to THREE (what?) seemed silly and I thought about doing multiple posts, but I eventually decided on: 484 more words

Margaret Atwood's 'Angel Catbird' Says Too Much

Renowned author Margaret Atwood begins her first graphic novel Angel Catbird with a question: “Why is a nice literary old lady like me—an award-winning nice literary old lady…being dignified and iconic—why is such a nice old lady messing around with flying cat-owl superheroes and nightclubs for cat people, not to mention giant rat men?” 876 more words


The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Spoiler Free Review

Goodreads Summary: Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 604 more words

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'Alias Grace' by Margaret Atwood

Murderess, murderess, he whispers to himself. It has an allure, a scent almost. Hothouse gardenias. Lurid, but also furtive. He imagines himself breathing it as he draws Grace towards him, pressing his mouth against her. 

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The Stories of Eva Luna, Isabel Allende 

(trans. Margaret Sayers Peden)

South America is a continent of which I know woefully little. I’ve watched the odd documentary about Inca temples, but that’s about the extent of my knowledge. 722 more words

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Bookish Tatiana Maslany

Last weekend was big for #CloneClub because actress Tatiana Maslany won the Emmy for Best Actress for playing multiple characters on Orphan Black. She’s won other awards, but I felt the Emmy somehow made up for all the times Tatiana was ignored. 406 more words


Happy Favourites of the Week - mint green phone and feminism

My new phone cover

I know my phone is new and to keep it in good condition I like to use a phone cover. I didn’t realise I would like using one, but actually I prefer using it this way. 212 more words

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