Books

Geek Girls Don’t Cry they Survive

Geek Girls Don't Cry

Geek Girls Don’t Cry

By: Andrea Towers

I actually picked Geek Girls up awhile back when all the Dany-related GOT furor was going on. It ticks a lot of my boxes- female characters, mental health representation in culture and how both are perceived.

Geek Girls looks at why we relate so strongly to these characters as well.

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Books, Movies

What Makes an Evil Queen Tale Work?

charlize theron in snow white and the huntsman

I read Forest of a Thousand Lanterns recently because I am always in the mood for an Evil Queen story. So I was a little surprised by how much I disliked Xifeng and not in a hate to love way either. Or even in a well obviously she’s going to be the evil Queen way.

I think it’s a fine line to walk with unlikeable characters Evil Queen or not. But I have some ideas on what works and what, for me, didn’t work for this particular would be Evil Queen.

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Books, Other

Friendsgiving Invitations: Top 5 Wednesday

the avengers team up for friendsgiving

So this weeks Top 5 Wednesday Topic is the Top 5 Characters You’d Invite for Friendsgiving and this really depends on what kind of Friendsgiving do you want to have.

Do you want a party? Peace and quiet? Someone else to do all the work while you spend the day reading? (Yes.) All my book boyfriends?  To many decisions! This is why I never host dinner!

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