feminist book blog

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  • What Sirius Readers thought of ‘Deathly Hallows’

    8th June 2016 0
    We finished! It may have taken us a little longer than planned, but the #SiriusReaders made it through all seven of the Harry Potter books—and well and truly converted me from a cynic to being [...]
  • Buying a Bride: a brand-new approach to mail-order marriage ⭐⭐⭐☆☆

    7th June 2016 1
    When I started reading Marcia A. Zug’s intro to Buying a Bride, in which she states her intentions to prove the positive aspects of mail-order marriage, I was pretty sceptical. Amazingly, by the end of the book, Zug [...]
  • Books I didn’t like (but you might)

    5th June 2016 0
    My local tube station has set up a free book swap library, which seemed like a perfect excuse finally to get rid of all the books cluttering up my shelves that I didn’t really like. After [...]
  • Desert island books

    3rd June 2016 0
    We felt like Desert Island Discs needed a bit of a revamp. Who wants to bring Shakespeare and the Bible to a desert island anyway?! In our second episode of Books & Boobs, we’re playing [...]
  • The Girls: a slow build to a shocking ending ⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

    2nd June 2016 0
    If you’ve managed to make it this far without even hearing about The Girls, you must have been living underneath a rock (or, y’know, you just don’t obsessively follow book release news, you big weirdo)—because this [...]
  • Books or wine?

    2nd June 2016 0
    For the rest of your life, you’re only allowed to pick one: books or wine? Kelsey and I set up Books & Boobs to tackle life’s hardest questions—like which fictional character would you take with [...]
  • Can we celebrate the sexiness of older women more?

    31st May 2016 2
    A couple of months ago, I tweeted out this: “Um. This is a weird thing to say but, like, can we celebrate the sexiness of older women more?” Whenever an older woman does anything remotely sexually suggestive, you [...]

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    Hey there! I’m Emma Oulton and I sometimes think I might be the eggplant emoji.  I’m a feminist, book-obsessed writer for sites like Bustle, HelloGiggles and Femsplain—and here! [...]
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