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A few of my favourite things #107

I didn't publish one of these posts last week so prepare yourself for a fortnight's worth of papery goodies, as well as a bit of a life update. Books That Matter My dad let me have my birthday present early - the November Books That Matter box. It's the 'write yourself feminist' box and includes… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #107

How to Cure a Ghost and Being in Your body by Fariha Roisin and Monica Ramos - review
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Book review: How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín

I was sent copies of these titles for review purposes. All thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links Over the summer, I saw a few Bookstagram accounts raving about early review copies of Fariha Róisín's How to Cure a Ghost. I didn't pay too much attention to it, other than to briefly swoon… Continue reading Book review: How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín

what I've been reading lately
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What I’ve been reading lately #16

This post features affiliate links and a book which was sent for review purposes. All thoughts are my own. I try not to read two books from the same genre back to back, so my Goodreads list is pretty varied. My latest run of books includes chick lit, non-fiction and poetry - a very mixed… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #16

Roar by Cecelia Ahern
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Book review: Roar by Cecelia Ahern

This post features affiliate links Cecelia Ahern is one of my favourite writers. P.S. I Love You was the first book to make me cry and I've read almost everything she's written since (that damn TBR keeps growing!). I'm not too great at suspending my disbelief when it comes to novels, so I prefer the… Continue reading Book review: Roar by Cecelia Ahern

That Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
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What I’ve been reading lately #10

When I reactivated my library card earlier this year I immediately reserved all of the feminist non-fiction books I'd wanted to read recently. After renewing them multiple times I finally made time to read them this month. Plus the book which currently holds the title of 'favourite book of the year'. I didn't know anything… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #10

What Would Boudicca Do?: Life Lessons from History's Most Remarkable Women
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Book review: What Would Boudicca Do?

I don't know if you've noticed but I can't get enough of these books about awesome women often forgotten by the history books. From Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls to A Glorious Freedom, and everything in between, there's something for feminists of all ages. My latest favourite is What Would Boudicca Do?: Everyday Problems… Continue reading Book review: What Would Boudicca Do?

Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon
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Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

If there's one thing that's got me through the last few years of working mum life, it's the power of female friendships - and I flippin' love seeing them celebrated. In a time where women are often portrayed as bitchy and jealous, it's great to see a supportive sisterhood, especially in a pretty yet powerful… Continue reading Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

Nevertheless, She Persisted (Elizabeth Warren) by Susan Wood and Sarah Green
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Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Is it just me or are books especially awesome these days? There are so many fantastic books for all ages about truly inspiring women. Young girls are growing up with positive female role models - and it's about time. The latest book to add to your collection is Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted. Written by… Continue reading Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Book review: Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I'm finishing my Feminist Book Fortnight posts with a review of Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It's a great follow-up to We Should All Be Feminists and is probably going to be my go-to gift for everyone this year. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received… Continue reading Book review: Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Book review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

I don't want to brag here (much!) but I'm doing so well with my book choices lately. I'm on a streak of titles which are nothing short of eye-opening, inspiring and empowering. The latest is Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own*. I know what you're thinking: but, Emma, you studied English at GCSE and… Continue reading Book review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf