I had a decent January, not in the least because I got to celebrate my birthday with a trillion new books.
I read almost 30 books this month and I loved most, if not all, of them.
I wanted to see if I could narrow down my favorites to five books.
Though difficult, I managed. Continue reading
My birthday came and went with minimal angst.
I spent a nice weekend with my parents. On the actual day, some friends took me out for dinner and improv.
Oh, and I got a ton of books. Continue reading
It’s my birthday. Continue reading
I found an older post on Beth’s blog chock-full of foods I’ve never heard of.
The idea of a Christmas feast scares me (carrot casserole!?), but I couldn’t resist the tag.
Happy Christmas, Harry.
In a word: cover.
Although, upon further examination, that’s not always true.
I came across a character I’d never heard of the other day that I immediately wanted on my fantasy feminist team.
I would’ve called the post dedicated to her “The 12th (Wo)man: Rounding out the Fantasy Feminist Line-up.”
Then I discovered a whole host of female characters that I love.
My reasons for choosing these characters are less clear-cut and, in some cases, heavily influenced by aesthetics, hence the second-string designation. Still, I found so many great fictional women (some of them BY ACCIDENT) that I didn’t want to leave anyone out.
My fantasy team continues to grow.
No, Hermione Granger is not on this list. Continue reading
I had this grand plan to assemble a Feminist Fantasy League for real women (as in, women who actually exist.)
While compiling the list, I realized a good 90% of the women I admire are writers.
You know…oddly enough.
So I went with that. Continue reading