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In Troubled Times

It’s been another while since I’ve blogged – partly because I’ve been moving house and that takes All The Time, and partly because the world is nothing but emotionally draining at the moment. The horrific events in Charlottesville and Barcelona … Continue reading

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My Favourite Places: Thirsty Meeples

Living in Oxford is a pain in some respects (incredibly high rents for not-exactly-stellar-and-let’s-be-honest-literally-mouldy rooms being one of the major bugbears I have with this city), but there are still many things I love about the place. One of these … Continue reading

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Fiction’s Greatest Grumpy Women

I love grumpy women. Grumpy is so often used as a negative term, but to me, being a grumpy woman is in large part about seeing the problems in a society that’s full of them – being mad as hell, … Continue reading

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My Five Fave Fictional Female Friendships

I’m a fan of lots of things (unbelievably unoriginal and absolutely awful alliteration, for example), but one of my favourite things in literature – and media in general – is a good depiction of female friendships. There’s been a lot … Continue reading

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Robots vs. Mermaids: A Phoenix books review

I’ve been slacking off a bit (okay, a lot) on my reviews lately – but I’ve decided that’s a good thing, because it means I get to review the two latest books sent to me by The Phoenix as a spectacular double bill! … Continue reading

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Evil Emperor Penguin: A review

I’m so behind with my reading. The latest Phoenix Presents book I received was sent to me last year, and I’ve only just managed to pick it up. But I’m so glad I finally did, because it deals with one of … Continue reading

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Feather and Ink: A review of Under My Skin

Note: This blog post contains about a billion spoilers for Under My Skin I’ve been slacking a bit on keeping up with my YA reading lately (no real regrets, I’ve been chomping my way through Agatha Christie instead. Not literally. That would … Continue reading

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