Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon
Books, feminism

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

Books, feminism

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

Sylvia Plath pin
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Feminist Book Fortnight: The Book Which Has Most Inspired Me

For Feminist Book Fortnight I really wanted to write about the female writer, or book written by a woman, which has most inspired me but, truth be told, I struggled. Enid Blyton was the writer who made me fall in love with stories. Jodi Picoult is the writer whose books I always pre-order and eagerly… Continue reading Feminist Book Fortnight: The Book Which Has Most Inspired Me

Celebrating International Women's Day with Abrams + Chronicle
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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Abrams + Chronicle [review + giveaway]

I think I've really grown as a feminist over the last year. I have been inspired by the lives of some truly remarkable women - I've learned about female historical figures who have long been overlooked, watched in awe as women in their thousands have marched for what they believe in and realised that we… Continue reading Celebrating International Women’s Day with Abrams + Chronicle [review + giveaway]

Celebrating World Book Day with Literary Emporium
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Celebrating World Book Day with Literary Emporium [review + giveaway]

I wanted to do something a bit different to celebrate World Book Day on the blog this year. I'm all about wearing my fandom on my sleeve so I've teamed up with Literary Emporium to offer one lucky reader a t-shirt of their choice. I've long swooned over the fabulous range of clothing at Literary… Continue reading Celebrating World Book Day with Literary Emporium [review + giveaway]

HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook the World by Katherine Halligan and Sarah Walsh
Books, feminism

HerStory: A must-read for young women everywhere

Nosy Crow is one of my favourite children's book publishers and I'm so excited about their latest release. Out tomorrow, HerStory is a highly-stylised stunner of a book, featuring the lives of inspiring women. Before we go any further, let's just take a minute to swoon over this beautiful cover and what hides underneath the… Continue reading HerStory: A must-read for young women everywhere

Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World by Mackenzi Lee and Petra Eriksson
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New feminist releases from Abrams + Chronicle

Abrams + Chronicle spoil us with top feminist titles. Over the last year, I've reviewed Why I March, Lumberjanes, The Grown-Ass Women's Club and A Glorious Freedom, plus a wide range of other books and stationery products. They're all for empowering women - and rightly so. Today they added two new books to the list,… Continue reading New feminist releases from Abrams + Chronicle

A girl power wish list
feminism, Lifestyle

A girl power wish list

I've been pinning the shit out of beautiful things I've found on the internet this week - and they've all got a girl power theme. Check out these beauties. T-shirt, £8.99, H&M Vajournal: Feminist Interactions & Interventions, £4.00, Oliver Bonas Notebook, £8.00, Paperchase (scrapbook and pouch also available) Mug, £10.00, Paperchase (shopper bag also available)… Continue reading A girl power wish list