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Book Review: Feisty and Fiery and Fierce by Mairi Kidd

When people have lived for generations on one piece of land they have quite the memory. Julie Gibson - Orkney Archaeologist The introduction to this book states it best: the women are missing. For centuries women have been erased from historic record or disregarded as merely footnotes, their life achievements quickly forgotten. Celtic women, both… Continue reading Book Review: Feisty and Fiery and Fierce by Mairi Kidd

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Book Review: The Wolf and the Water by Josie Jaffrey

It doesn't matter what I think. That's the point. It's what everyone else thinks that's the problem. Thank you to Josie Jaffrey for providing me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. The Wolf and the Water is the first book in the Deluge Series. The story follows Kala, a… Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf and the Water by Josie Jaffrey

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Book Review: Olive by Emma Gannon

My first question when I meet her will be whether she feels any pressure to be seen to be 'having it all' in a different way: travelling, sex, friendships, hobbies. Having to 'make up for' not having kids in some weird way. Ambition with a capital 'A'. This thought-provoking debut novel asks the big questions… Continue reading Book Review: Olive by Emma Gannon

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Review: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

White men opened doors or gave up their seats on public transport for white women (which was sexist), but not for them (which was racist) This poignant novel follows the lives of twelve different women to tell twelve different stories. Its natural progression entwines that feeling of connection whilst simultaneously shifting our perspective on our… Continue reading Review: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo