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Weaponxgirl

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I haven‘t done a #scribdpicks for ages and I‘m wanting to get to this book for my #readingwomen2019 challenge under the prompt book by a Nigerian author.
I think it was you @mhillis who used to be tagged when I did these in the past?
Anyone else wants to know when I find something amazing looking on scribd let me know and I‘ll try to remember to tag you!

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TheSpineView 💜💜 1h
Weaponxgirl @TheSpineView thankyou for giving me the push to read and post more poetry. Your and @mhillis posts are wonderful 1h
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First up is someone I had never heard about Carlota Lucumí.
She led a slave rebellion in Cuba against the Spanish slaveholders in the 19th century. Unfortunately it did not succeed and we don‘t know a huge amount about her.
I‘ll post links to her Wikipedia page and another article I liked about her. I couldn‘t find any books about her so if you know of any let me know please!

Weaponxgirl https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlota_(rebel_leader) her Wikipedia page 11h
Weaponxgirl https://afropunk.com/2019/03/whm-the-yoruba-woman-who-led-a-cuban-slave-revolt/ just discovered this site and I‘m enjoying digging around 11h
Emilymdxn This sounds like an amazing book! 9h
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn all four in the series are great! I‘m discovering loads of new women to look up to. 2h
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And this is why I read so many books like this. I will be talking about the women from this series very soon!

Christine Love that! 24h
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By Liz Lochhead
#poetrymatters
I really like the rhythm in this one

TheSpineView Yes, it does have a nice rhythm. i also like the images it conjures. Reminds me of reading to my kids and grand kids. 1d
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I just recently got the whole series of these books and love them! Expect to see some profiles on amazing women from these soon.

batsy Love those covers! 1d
Weaponxgirl @batsy yes! On the inside they show the actual picture they used too. 1d
UwannaPublishme Cool! 🙌🏻 1d
AKinderman This sounds awesome!
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Skin Folk | Nalo Hopkinson
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Ok something to hitch meat to. I loved this one, it was so perfectly creepy and the ending wasn‘t what I expected necessarily.
I found it interesting with the spider character being referred to as a trickster as that isn‘t something I‘ve seen in folklore before and now I want to explore Jamaican folklore more!

GingerAntics The spider character is referred to as a trickster in American Gods and it‘s companion, Anansi Boys. I think it comes from African folk lore. 1d
Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics thanks for the info! It‘s always interesting to me how similar and different folklore is around the world. I‘ve obviously got to do some more research in this area 1d
GingerAntics I liked the stories, but I‘ve got a serious fear of spiders so I‘ve avoided going into any of the background info on it. I did get into background info on some of the Scandinavian stuff, though. The three sisters and the two brothers that are really a goddess and a god at different parts of the day. That was cool. I love folklore from around the world. 1d
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Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics that will make looking into it further harder. Have you seen the peacock spider from one of David Attenborough program? They put it to music and it‘s kinda like watching a fancy pants spider version of Gomez Addams trying to seduce a mate. If anything is gonna make a person like them a little bit more that clip will. But obviously I won‘t force it as phobias are real! 1d
GingerAntics Just thinking of all those creepy little legs is making me squirm. I think me and my phobia will stay over here. Spiders made me cry until I was well into puberty and even the emoji is a creepy to me. I have a serious problem. 1d
Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics I get it. Sorry for that it was just one instance where I thought it was cute but I completely get why others find them creepy. 1d
GingerAntics They are the scariest creatures on the planet!!! 1d
suzisteffen SO MANY THOUGHTS About this one and so curious about Anansi and folktales and legends brought to the US and the Caribbean (and Brazil, one assumes) from the Ashanti and other people enslaved in the Americas. I thought I knew some stuff about Anansi, but I really didn't - here's a Wiki page with more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anansi
In this story, Anansi seems to also have some qualities of Papa Legba, the crossroads loa. ⬇️
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suzisteffen So I have questions about the girl being Anansi's daughter - I have not heard of his daughter before, or is it also just himself? Or is Anansi non-gendered and humans just make him, or her, so?

I have questions about what the main character will do with his ability to change things. WIll it be honored, will he need to hide it, will the power disappear after some undetermined time? I want him to get a better job!

Disappointed in his coworkers. 😡
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Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen I‘ll have to look at the link later as unfortunately I‘m at work tonight. But oh yeah, his coworkers were awful! It would be an interesting gift to have, I imagine it could get very depressing seeing things as they really are. 1d
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Its heart this time.
I didn‘t really know them much before but scored 3 of their albums at the car boot on Sunday and have been listening to them happily since.
They must have been an inspiration to so many people who wanted to be in a band.

readordierachel Great image! Love them. 2d
MaureenMc Love Heart! Ann Wilson‘s voice is perfection. 2d
SW-T Ann and Nancy are awesome 😎 So glad you found three of their albums to enjoy! 2d
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Weaponxgirl @readordierachel I‘m a big fan now! 1d
Weaponxgirl @MaureenMc it is! ❤️ 1d
Weaponxgirl @SW-T I have a new vinyl dealer and he is the best. He saw that I was going crazy on the female artists and helped me pick out some other stuff I‘d never heard before and thoroughly approved of these as part of my choices. 1d
SW-T Happy happy joy joy! Your vinyl dealer sounds amazing! It‘s nice when you have someone who knows your tastes because they‘ll keep an eye out for stuff you like and can make great recommendations as they get to know you. Plus you have a trusted source. Win-win! 20h
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Skin Folk | Nalo Hopkinson
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Finished the first story today riding the red.
I‘ve read so many interpretations of red riding hood and the wolf where it‘s linked to sexuality and periods.
I liked this, I always like the dark kind of storytelling of fairytales.
I‘m not sure this particular story added more to the interpretations I‘ve already read of this but if it‘s a taste of the feel of stories to come I think I will love it.
What did you think?

suzisteffen I was interested in the way she hinted at the grandmother being the skin folk! That maybe the wolf is the same as the person, that maybe when one rides the red, one has desire, one enjoys sex - one masturbated, perhaps! But what does this wolf/grandmother want with her own granddaughter? (More below) 4d
suzisteffen Thank you, btw! 4d
Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen I liked that too, I think as part as a collection it will add up to a great whole. 4d
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suzisteffen This sentence had my own ears prick up: “Just as well they went home early that time, her and the little one.” Just as well??? BECAUSE? 🐺 4d
Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen I missed that particular bit! That makes so much sense though. 4d
Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen or I didn‘t make that connection 4d
suzisteffen @Weaponxgirl Or maybe I'm just a little too obsessive - I just thought ... WAIT A SECOND. Partly that's because in my copy, the author's note discussion of “Skin folk“ is right at the beginning of “Riding the Red.“ Shoot, the author and I follow each other on Twitter - I MIGHT ASK HER. LOL. 4d
Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen mine had that too but I thought the wolf was the skin walker and she was, well.....riding him 4d
suzisteffen @Weaponxgirl yes, but “riding” has several senses here, I think, including (I‘m using pluralism.org here) spirits riding or mounting people, particularly ppl devoted to that spirit. I‘m thinking about Hopkinson‘s other books that I‘ve read - Midnight Robber and Brown Girl in the Ring - that really emphasize that. I love love LOVE 4d
Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen I haven‘t read anything else by her yet. When you said it I saw it! I obviously only have a dirty mind when left to my own devices. 4d
suzisteffen @Weaponxgirl oh no, the reading encourages that too! It‘s wonderfully complex for a like 5-page story. 4d
Bertha_Mason That's one of my favorite horror short story collections! I reread it every October. 3d
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9 Lessons in Brexit | Ivan Rogers
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So I read this at work the other night and was expecting to be posting a lot of angry quotes from it but I just don‘t have it in me right now.
It‘s a short book based on a lecture he gave and covers some of the main problems we will have with the actual process of leaving. I found this quite neutral on politics although I doubt many leavers would think think so and I saw this in a few reviews on Amazon.

Weaponxgirl I need to be honest and say I‘m not someone who understands economics so some of what he is talking about goes straight over my head. I‘m just someone who thinks that if someone is saying something that sounds to good to be true (like all the magical trade deals we will suddenly get when we leave the eu) then it probably is. I will generally trust professionals in their opinion when the general consensus seems to be something is a bad idea. (edited) 5d
Weaponxgirl He talks about the fallacy of brexit means brexit which has always been a sticking point for me. People didn‘t necessarily vote for a no deal brexit and this is a dishonest representation of the referendum and how other countries are also sovereign states and will look out for their best interests too. They aren‘t suddenly going to be bending over backwards for us like some people seem to be making out. 5d
Weaponxgirl Mostly I‘m just tired and upset and I can‘t imagine how it must look to someone like the author who has a great deal of knowledge on the subject. Mostly he does a good job at showing how this isn‘t a simple thing to do or talk about and that has been how I wish talks about this whole debacle could have been carried out throughout. Rather than the shouting match we seem to have atm with some people shouting they are right, the will of the people 5d
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Weaponxgirl And how anyone saying anything else is just being pessimistic and traitorous to democracy. 5d
CarolynM Re your 2nd comment - Exactly. (edited) 5d
Weaponxgirl @CarolynM it‘s scary how toxic even talking about it has become. I kinda feel bad posting it on here tbh as I know this is a place others use to get away from politics and how stressful they are in the world right now. 5d
GingerAntics It‘s amazing how quickly so many things have become so very decisive. It‘s like every major, first world country has something and the whole bloody world knows about it, too. 5d
Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics yes! And just how badly we are all handling these things. 5d
GingerAntics Right? It‘s a miracle the whole western world hasn‘t had a collective aneurism or coronary or something. So much freakin stress, and walking on egg shells to make sure you don‘t say the wrong thing to the wrong person because you know all hell will break loose if you do. 🙄 It‘s exhausting. 5d
sisilia I‘m trading the currencies and have long given up any hope for any positive developments 😅 5d
Emilymdxn I‘m with you on all of that. Having any kind of conversation about brexit has just got so exhausting and frightening. I‘m so afraid of ending up in conversation with leavers cause I‘m just miserable and exhausted 4d
Weaponxgirl @sisilia so have I! 4d
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn same, it‘s impossible to talk to people when we can‘t all agree on facts and the truth that we are even starting on. 4d
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Poem by Hollie mcnish
I loved this poem. I got so much I imagery in my head of a tired mum and the delirium that can go with it.
#poetrymatters

LapReader I think it would make a beautiful kids book. I‘m reading the same book for #poemsbeforephones. 5d
Weaponxgirl @LapReader yes, I wanted to draw the poem when I read it. It would make a lovely book. I hadn‘t noticed the poems before phones. Thanks 😊 5d
suzisteffen Wow!! 5d
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Weaponxgirl @suzisteffen it‘s a good one right? I found it both sweet and slightly sinister at the same time 5d
TheSpineView Love it! I agree on the imagery! 💝 4d
Severnmeadows This is an amazing collection and an amazing poem. It‘s got such a rhythm, I could hear Dylan singing it😊 4d
Severnmeadows Beautiful line- The cats‘ eyes light the path of the outside world 🌟😊 4d
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Wasn‘t around yesterday due to Eurovision and I‘ll say getting up for a carboot this morning was hellish but I have had the biggest vinyl haul today.
The other day I said I would be looking out for Donna summer because of the tagged book and look what I found!
I couldn‘t take a picture of everything but I also got Rita Coolidge, heart, Grace Jones, Grace slick, Cher, heart, Whitney Houston plus more.

Weaponxgirl Seriously this book is very damaging to your wallet but it‘s amazing to read whilst listening to all these amazing female singers. 5d
DivineDiana How fantastic! 👏🏻🎼📚 5d
Weaponxgirl @DivineDiana it‘s my fave thing to do on a Sunday now, going through Litsy with amazing music on 5d
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa Definitely stacking this book! 5d
Weaponxgirl @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I love it so much! It‘s a bad influence on me though 5d
JanuarieTimewalker13 Haha! I (or my sister, don‘t remember who‘s it was) had A Love Trilogy, back in the day!! Great album! Enjoy! (edited) 5d
Weaponxgirl @JanuarieTimewalker13 just listened to it and yup, loved it! 5d
Leftcoastzen Nice! 5d
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9 Lessons in Brexit | Ivan Rogers
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Look what just became available from my libraries overdrive account. You all ready for some rage and sadness from me?

Lynnsoprano We‘ve had some interesting conversations with people we‘ve met during our trips to England the last couple of years. Looking forward to reading your posts about this. 1w
TrishB Makes me so angry 😡 7d
Weaponxgirl @Lynnsoprano it‘s a hard situation, mainly from the disinformation and false promises that are being made. I‘m very much a remainer but would like to be able to actually discuss it properly rather than just stand there slack jawed going “you believe that?” 7d
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Weaponxgirl @TrishB you and me both! I feel it‘s time to sharpen my knowledge 7d
Lynnsoprano @Weaponxgirl Most of the people we spoke with were remain, as well. From my perspective, leaving doesn‘t make sense. It sounds like it‘s trying to talk to a Trump supporter. Not good for my blood pressure 😂 7d
Herschelian Hello, another Remainer here! I dread the effect leaving will have, but as you both say, trying to have a reasoned discussion with a Leaver is well nigh impossible - it‘s like they are brainwashed members of a cult.☹️☹️☹️ 7d
kathedron It's a horrible, painful situation. My next door neighbour and my dearest friend are both leavers: I can't bear talking about it anymore. 7d
GingerAntics Let‘s do this thing!!! 7d
AlaMich Everything that you UK folks say about Brexit and the divide in your country are exactly the things we here in the US say about those who voted for Trump and those who are terrified of the direction we are going in. Sorry for the run-on sentence there. 7d
SW-T 😢How can anyone not be angry? Look forward to your posts. 7d
CarolynM From the outside, the arguments for Brexit look like delusion. I can't understand how anyone thinks they'll be better off. 7d
Weaponxgirl @Lynnsoprano it‘s hard when someone is throwing false facts and opinions out. You can‘t reason with someone who doesn‘t believe the experts but does believe farage. Who trump has praised in the past so that kinda tells you what you need to know really. 6d
Weaponxgirl @Herschelian tell me about it! I was in a conversation with one the other day who doesn‘t think that climate change is a big deal either. Threw in the older than me so I should listen to them too. Kinda frustrating as I‘m in my 30s now and I haven‘t heard that one in a while 😫 6d
Weaponxgirl @AlaMich no worries on that. It‘s how it feels to me, I have so much sympathy for you guys too. It has exposed a dark underbelly to this country that left me rocked to my core. I was never a nationalistic kind of person but I did used to be proud of how multicultural and mostly tolerant we were (not without problems obviously) now I just feel sad. 6d
Weaponxgirl @SW-T everyone is angry, just all for different reasons unfortunately. 6d
Weaponxgirl @kathedron I understand, my dad is on the leave side and unfortunately we have had rows about it. He tries to use the daily mail as a source sometimes and it never ends well. 6d
Weaponxgirl @CarolynM it‘s as deluded as building a wall and making Mexico pay for it methinks. 6d
SW-T @Weaponxgirl Sadly, yes 😢 6d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @AlaMich I honestly think when the dust clears, probably long from now, there will be significant evidence that Russia manipulated both of those votes to cause chaos. The lengths they went to here, which only a few who read the report know, are scary... but the propagated disinformation and disbelief of the other side, organized actual rallies against, massive social media campaigns, etc... 5d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa ...I think it‘s why Trumpers and Leavers seem to be showing the same entrenchment to discussion. They were all prey to the same manipulation machine. And considering how effective it was, and how little blowback they‘ve gotten, they‘ll be back with more cyber warfare in the future too. 5d
AlaMich @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I think you‘re absolutely right. I have a coworker, a trump supporter, who considers all of it to be a “difference in political views.” No, that‘s what you have when everyone is working with the same set of facts. Our current situation is so far beyond that, she just can‘t comprehend. 5d
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Patti Smith! A personal obsession here, she is just so effortlessly cool.
Her memoirs are amazing and she‘s kind of someone I love so much I find it hard to talk about, I kinda just gush and grin inanely instead.

Theaelizabet Love her! M Train was a best read for me. Just Kids is still on my TBR. 1w
Weaponxgirl The audiobook of just kids is read by her and amazing! 1w
SW-T Confession time. My husband is the Patti fan. Every album, every book, and he‘s seen her perform live as well. He keeps trying to get me to read her so perhaps someday. He also likes 7d
Weaponxgirl @SW-T if you like poetry I‘d say you would like her book. It comes through in the writing style and I felt was better written than a lot of memoirs by celebrities. I liked that Kim Gordon book too. Some harsh burns directed towards Courtney love I remember. 6d
SW-T @Weaponxgirl Hmmm. I do like poetry. Perhaps I‘ll give Patti a try. Currently reading and enjoying 6d
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Notes on Camp | Susan Sontag
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I saw that both the tagged littens recommend this book recently and I love their taste in books so knew I had to get to this.
I read the first essay in London before a show staring drag queens and it felt like the stars aligning. I‘ve never read any Sontag before and I wish I‘d gotten to her sooner now.
Just one of those minds that comes at things from a angle you aren‘t expecting and leads you down a path you didn‘t know existed. Liked a lot.

Emilymdxn So glad you loved it too!! 1w
squirrelbrain Ooh I shall get to this one soon... I‘m working my way through the full set of 50 Penguin Moderns, one a week. This is number 29 and I‘m on 21... 1w
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn thanks for giving me the push to get to it! 1w
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Weaponxgirl @squirrelbrain I‘m reading so out of order atm! Will be great to hear what you think. 1w
batsy The last paragraph 👌🏽 Well said. I'm kind of in love with the way Sontag thinks. 1w
Weaponxgirl @batsy its such a skill to be able to convey to someone else a new way of thinking. I always think writers like this make me a better reader and thinker as I‘m really having to pay attention in a good way. 1w
batsy Absolutely. I have a volume of her journals that I need to get to. Even just casually paging through it, her random observations blow my mind. 1w
UwannaPublishme It‘s been ages since I‘ve opened one of her books. Thanks for reminding me of her brilliance. 👏🏻 1w
Weaponxgirl @UwannaPublishme I love when that happens on here. Someone reminds you of something you adore and off you go. 1w
ephemeralwaltz Woohoo!! Glad you liked it. This read felt like a revelation to me. 7d
ephemeralwaltz Btw, I'm about to get my hands on a copy of this. Do you feel like reading it next month? 7d
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz I‘ll be honest , yours is one of the feeds I pay close attention too for the book recs. hopefully that doesn‘t sound too stalkerish! I swear it‘s just for the books! 6d
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz yes! I‘m up for that, they have it on scribd so I can have a look at it later this weekend if you want to see how many chapters or parts there are? And just let me know about any of the others and when you get them 😁 6d
ephemeralwaltz @Weaponxgirl I don't mind the stalking 💁💁💁 I stalk yours too! You've been on fire lately! I wish I could get around to more books. 6d
ephemeralwaltz Yes! That sounds great. I might take a while to get any others, I think I'll order some used copies online. I'll be reading Drive Your Plow... in Spanish, I'll have it Tuesday! 6d
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz it‘s never the amount that matters but instead what they bring you 😁 5d
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz ohh in Spanish! That sounds awesome, I wish I could read in another language. And take your time with getting books, just lemme know when you have something and are ready to go. 5d
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz I had a quick look at the book, how do you feel about four chapters roughly a week? I do t know how long each chapter is mind but thought it might be a easy way to break it down? Then read the last five in the last week? 1d
ephemeralwaltz @Weaponxgirl that sounds good to me! I'll take a look later this afternoon. 👍👍 1d
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MySharonaK Beautiful. Probably my favourite of Sylvia Plath‘s poems (edited) 1w
TheSpineView Lovely! 💜 1w
Weaponxgirl @MySharonaK she is wonderful ❤️ 1w
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This is a perfect slice of life manga all about inclusion and diversity.
I haven‘t read a manga in ages and this was a wonderful way to dive back in. One part made me want to cry and go and hug anyone who is closeted out of fear and let them know there are people out there who will not reject them.
Part of my #readharder challenge for the year.

TieDyeDude I'm not a fan of manga, but this series was delightful! 18h
Weaponxgirl @TieDyeDude I can‘t wait to get to the second one! Manga is one of those that can be hard to navigate for me. If it‘s too fan serviced then I will switch off but I do find some stuff I absolutely love! (edited) 11h
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I recently got this book. Just wanted to post about it because how cool does it look?!
The year of reading women in music continues in style.

Emilymdxn Looks incredible! 1w
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn it is exactly my book weakness topic. 1w
TrishB Hubby has this, he‘s a big punk! 1w
Weaponxgirl @TrishB ahh, I love punk! 1w
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Firstly this illustration is just so damn beautiful!
Today it‘s Donna summer and this book enlightened me to the fact that she was way more than just disco. Something that I‘ve noticed that happens to women musicians is they get pigeonholed into “less serious” genres like pop or in this case disco. That‘s what they are known for and the rest of their output is outright ignored and they don‘t get taken seriously as artists.

Weaponxgirl I had no idea that Donna didn‘t just make disco music and wrote and co wrote her own songs. Tbh, I‘m pissed that I have to search out this sort of information from books like this whilst male artists are lauded for their creativity and ability to be chameleons all the damn time. 1w
Weaponxgirl Anyway, feminist rant for the day over and obviously I‘m gonna search out more music from her and hope for a find at a carboot sale. 1w
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Through the Wall | Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
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I really love this author and these tiny books.
If dark fairy tales are your thing then she is someone to check out. All I would say is the stories in this particular collection are on the happier side of what she writes so if you moved on to her collection s expect some darker stories.

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Just got back from London and seeing the show everyone‘s talking about Jamie.
It was a excellent show and one of my favourite queens Bianca del Rio was in the cast. For you drag race fans she sang and she danced and I loved every moment of it.

faelinwolf She is one of my favorites too! ❤👑❤ 2w
RavenLovelyReads She is my fave!! 2w
readordierachel Love her! 2w
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I‘m away this weekend with friends and I‘ve decided to have a internet free weekend. So no iPad and my phone shall only be used for emergencies.
I‘ll miss all your posts this weekend but look forward to catching up with them all soon.

Dorianna Have a good time! 2w
Cortg Have fun!
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youneverarrived Have fun 🧡 2w
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SarahHarts_books 💖😍 2w
Cathythoughts ♥️♥️♥️ 2w
Severnmeadows This instantly focuses you, and hits home. Thankyou. (edited) 1w
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Hello Stevie nicks I knew I‘d meet you in this book at some point.
Fleetwood Mac are one of those bands that people always put on whenever I tell them to play what they want from my record collection and it‘s always guaranteed to get people singing along.
Her voice, those lyrics I love it all.
Also didn‘t we all have a witchy dressing like Stevie phase? (I still indulge in it occasionally)

SW-T 😊😊😊 2w
UwannaPublishme I loved her Bella Donna album. Got to see Fleetwood Mac in concert when I was in college. 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 2w
Weaponxgirl @UwannaPublishme you lucky sod! I bet that was amazing! 1w
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This is a collection of essays, interviews and speeches by the author. A lot of the emphasise here is on intersectionality on a global scale and seeing how our struggles across the world have a lot of similarities and how we can work together and help each other.
Whilst because of the scope of the book she doesn‘t go into great detail about a lot of things there is a lot here to learn about and from.

Weaponxgirl She made this point hit home with me when talking about g4s being the worlds third biggest employer after Walmart. I recognised the name from news stories in the uk about how “illegal “ immigrants have been treated badly in their facilities here in the uk. Prison industrial complex indeed, it makes me feel sick that someone is making so much money off others misery and will actively want people to be locked up 2w
Weaponxgirl The only criticism of this book I might have is that because there are a lot of her speeches that some points get made again and again. But that is the nature of speeches and she still dropped something new into each one. To get the best from this I think you may need to know some basic events and theories or you may be googling quite a lot. I had to about the Cuban 5 but this is a good read with lots of things to think about and learn from. 2w
Weaponxgirl I‘ll be searching more out from her particularly this one 2w
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rohit-sawant Terrific review! 2w
Weaponxgirl @rohit-sawant thankyou 😊 2w
batsy Thank you for this excellent review. I must read it; felt like a light bulb being turned on when I read this one 2w
Weaponxgirl @batsy Thankyou 😊 ive been wanting to read that one for absolutely ever. Just saw that it‘s on preorder for kindle for October at last so will give myself a memo to get to it then. 2w
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Yes! We can‘t just think in individual what will this do for me terms. We need to think as a group to include all of society including the future.
I‘d love to see her speak in person.

Aimeesue "One person can make a difference, and everyone should try” -John F. Kennedy 2w
Weaponxgirl @Aimeesue I think my wording was a bit off above. I meant as in we have to think of everyone not just ourselves when it comes to activism. Hope that came across. I do love that quote and completely agree. 2w
Aimeesue @Weaponxgirl I get it. A lot of people get hung up on the Big Change thing or the Personal Benefit thing, when in reality, if you look at how real social change occurs, it's always Small Changes Over Time. But it's a lot of people making a lot of small changes, and a LOT of small voices changing public discourse in a LOT of venues. So it's kind of a combo of both: think beyond yourself + your time, and change discourse wherever you can. 2w
Weaponxgirl @Aimeesue I think it was because I read this book recently and I couldn‘t help thinking about people who limit activism to just say getting women in boardrooms which isn‘t bad but doesn‘t look at the bigger picture. I agree it‘s a combo completely, it‘s good to have a bigger picture in mind whilst making the smaller steps and working together to get to a place that works for everyone. Working on single issues can be super effective but it‘s 2w
Weaponxgirl @Aimeesue good to see how they often interconnect with others and this only makes us all more effective when we work together. 2w
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Poem by Sue Hardy-Dawson.
#poetrymatters
Saw this book and thought yup this is my kind of thing. Don‘t know why I‘m reading so many books I will just dip in and out of at the moment though. Means I do t focus on one and take forever to finish anything

WomanistBibliophile I‘ve been similarly reading several books at once and making slow progress with each... 2w
Weaponxgirl @WomanistBibliophile I have to keep reminding myself it doesn‘t matter how many books I read or how quickly as long as I‘m getting something out of it. 2w
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#booksandvinyl this album has zombie on it which is a type of monster so good enough for me.
This isn‘t a straight up biography, we get the author talking about her search for information for Millicent and her reaction to the things she finds out.
I found this a brilliant thing to do as she is giving me the fully interactive experience of why I read biographies of women like this. Continues in comments

Weaponxgirl As a kid if I heard about a strong independent woman doing her own thing I wanted to know more. I looked up to these people, they gave me a role model outside of the norm. Let me know it is possible to be different and I related them to my own life. This is exactly what the author has done with Millicent. She lets you know from the start what a inspiration she was to her as a woman working in horror movies 2w
Weaponxgirl She talks about the sexism that Millicent faced and how it is all too familiar to her today. This might make it not a book for everyone since I know some people want their biographies strictly to the point about the person and don‘t want the authors opinions but I personally loved this take. 2w
Weaponxgirl She talks about moments where she was disappointed in Millicent as she was once of the only people she had to look up to when younger but then Examines these thoughts and what it means to her. A really unique book about a really unique and wonderful woman. I‘d highly recommend 2w
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SW-T I‘ve been wanting to read this since I first heard about it. May have to move it up my TBR! 2w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T it was one of the holds that suddenly came in from the library that threw off my reading last month but I‘m glad it did. I forgot to say just how funny and snarky the author is too. I did laugh out loud a few times too. 2w
TieDyeDude My favorite book I've read/listened to this year! She narrates it herself 2w
Weaponxgirl @TieDyeDude I bet this was great on audio. It‘s definitely been a highlight so far. 2w
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Someone I know today! Emmylou harris.
I didn‘t hear about her properly until I heard about the supergroup she was in with Dolly Parton called trio ages ago. This resulted in me searching her out.
Another good pick from this book but this particular essay didn‘t leave me dying to know more like some of the others did. I will of course still search out more information than I already know

Kaye https://youtu.be/Hi5A9OCAyIk. Beautiful song in tribute to Emmy Lou, in case you haven‘t seen it yet. 3w
CarolynM Love her stuff with Gram Parsons and I'm mad about Bright Eyes' I'm Wide Awake It's Morning that she sang on. (edited) 3w
SW-T Old school country, folk, and bluegrass 😊 Think she founded an animal shelter too. 3w
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Weaponxgirl @Kaye thankyou! 2w
Weaponxgirl @CarolynM she is great 😊 2w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T ohhh, that‘s interesting to hear! Thanks as always 2w
UwannaPublishme I love all of these posts. You keep reminding me of the many concerts I‘ve been to way back when...including Emmylou‘s! 🙌🏻 2w
Weaponxgirl @UwannaPublishme yay, I‘m so glad people are still liking these! I bet that was a great concert! 2w
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I‘m going to be in London next weekend for a show and I may have a bit of time to putter around Stratford on the Sunday.
Anything you littens can recommend I do if I do get the time?

Susannah Is it too late? In Stratford, I really recommend the house where Shakespeare was born on Henley Street, and the church where he and his family are buried, Church of the Holy Trinity. Have a wonderful time! (edited) 2w
Weaponxgirl @Susannah that‘s perfect! Thankyou 😊 I go down tomorrow and hopefully I‘ll get some time on the Sunday to do this. 2w
Susannah Wonderful! I did want to add that there is a charge for entry at both places. The house is associated with the Birthplace Trust, and the church is its own entity because it‘s an active parish. Both have websites if you want to look in advance. 2w
Weaponxgirl I never mind a fee as long as they aren‘t excessive. It obviously takes time and money to preserve these places. Thankyou again 2w
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Lust, caution and other stories | Eileen Chang, Ailing Zhang
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The title story starts off as a kind of noir thriller and blew me away when I got into the rhythm of it. The rest of these stories are so of a time and place I know nothing about and just kept me enthralled. These don‘t deal outright with the politics of Shanghai during the war but of the people living there. The modern and the old grate against each other whilst people just try to go about their lives as usual. Continued in comments

Weaponxgirl Since I don‘t know much about the time period in Shanghai or certain Chinese customs, traditions or proper etiquette I did feel like sometimes I was missing on the subtlety of what some of these stories were telling me but I loved just being transported to a world I don‘t know well at all. 3w
Weaponxgirl She is also a writer who describes the physical world around in quite a lot of detail which adds to the sense of place. Things such as gold chains on a cloak so as not to appear vulgar. I will be searching out more from this author and maybe trying to do some research on what life was like then 3w
Weaponxgirl A #womenintranslation book and part of my #readingwomenchallenge2019 in the thriller by a woc prompt 3w
Emilymdxn Sounds amazing! Stacked 3w
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn I forgot to say it also has a pronunciation guide in the back and the afterword is really useful and interesting too. Made me appreciate the stories even more. (edited) 3w
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Chaka Khan today.
Someone where I know some of her songs but knew absolutely nothing about her life or any of her lesser well known songs.
Yup, yet another artist I have to look into a bit more closely. My vinyl collection is growing at a ridiculous pace because of this book

SW-T “I feel for you.” Chaka‘s AWESOME! “We can work it out” because it would be “disrespectful” not to see “eye to eye” on this one😉😊💕 3w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T well played! 😆 3w
SW-T Thanks! Tips 🎩😄 3w
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The Member of the Wedding | Carson McCullers
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This month was full of amazing books for me and I can‘t pick a favourite.
Doing a buddy read of the tagged book with @ephemeralwaltz was a highlight as I‘ve been having trouble with fiction recently and this book was amazing!
Other highlights were in extremis and becoming.
Next month I‘m going to have to sneak in an extra book in translation as I like to have one in the mix each month.

Severnmeadows The Carson McCullers and Audre Lorde books- new to me, thankyou!😊 3w
ephemeralwaltz I'm so glad you enjoyed our buddyread!! Although I haven't been the best buddy hehe. Would you be up for reading this one? It works for translated fiction and it sounds incredible. I might read it in Spanish, though. We can plan it for June if we don't have the time this month. I'd love to share the experience with you! 3w
ephemeralwaltz But let's do Flannery O'Connor soon pleaseeee!
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Some great reading! 📖💖 3w
Weaponxgirl @Severnmeadows you are very welcome! Hope you like them as much as I did 3w
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz yes! That book has been on my radar too! The flannery one doesn‘t have chapters and looks hard to break into pieces so should we do that one first? Then if we finish early we can make a plan for the other one? 3w
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz lemme know when you‘re ready to start a good man is hard to find and if you want to also do a short story buddy read anytime. 😊 3w
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Life on Mars: Poems | Tracy K. Smith
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Do you like poetry, sci-fi and David Bowie?
If you do then you want to read this collection by a Pulitzer Prize winner.
I was so entranced by it on audio last night I wasn‘t paying attention and grabbed the hot side of a iron at work. (I‘m a idiot)
Wonderful audio but I also want to get a physical copy to see it all written down and take my time with the words.

Weaponxgirl Tagging you @Bookwomble as I know you are a huge Bowie fan like myself and thought you might be interested if you haven‘t read already 3w
Bookwomble Thanks! 😊❤ This one went under my radar, so I'm chuffed that you've recommended it to me. Stacked, and I'll be on the lookout for it 😁 3w
Weaponxgirl @Bookwomble yay! It‘s weird but now sometimes when I‘m reading something I wonder if a Litsy person has read it as I‘m sure it‘s their thing. 3w
Bookwomble @Weaponxgirl Virtual community 😊 3w
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Suzi Quatro! Didn‘t realise until reading the essay that she was better know in Europe than America for a while.
I love her music, will just put in for a solo loud sing along.
I found a signed copy of her memoir in a charity shop ages ago so I suppose I should read that soon along with the other books on my ever growing list.

SW-T I only know her name because my husband used to have one of her albums. Think it was given to a friend when we moved. She‘s got pipes! 3w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T wait, I know someone better than you? 😳😝 3w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T she‘s good fun to listen and sing along to, I remember my mum liked her and as a kid I was quite happy to sing and dance along. My mum would not though let me have a leather catsuit and I wasn‘t sure why. 3w
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SW-T @Weaponxgirl Yep! You‘re the expert 😆 Not sure why your mum wouldn‘t let you have a leather catsuit🤣🤣🤣 3w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T nope, I thought I‘d look like both a super hero and Quatro and really couldn‘t understand her thinking 😆 3w
SW-T @Weaponxgirl 🤣🤣🤣 3w
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I love this series from penguin.
Audre Lorde is a classic black feminist writer for a reason and this would be a great way to tip your toes into her writing and thoughts. She was so ahead of her time, intersectionality is so important when it comes to feminism and she was way ahead of the game when it came to talking about this. It is both inspiring and depressing how on point she is. LOVE this and will be rereading and reading everything by her.

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Woah, this is exactly why I read these books.
I have never heard of Betty Davis before but she sounds amazing!
Defiantly being herself in her music and on stage and always refusing to turn it down when asked by her rock label.
I think I‘ve found a new person to be obsessed with.

SW-T One of my cousins used to play Anti-Love Song nonstop! And that artwork is so her! 4w
Weaponxgirl @SW-T I feel like I need you to come round and play me music. You seem to know them all 😁 4w
SW-T 🤣🤣🤣My family and friends are all into music so I was lucky to be exposed to a lot of different styles and artists. You never knew if you‘d be listening to salsa, bossa nova, polka, rap, folk, or bluegrass. Plus, pretty sure I‘m older than you, so I‘ve had more time to to be exposed. 😊 4w
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Black Queer Hoe | Britteney Black Rose Kapri
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This collection is raw, rude and crude.
If you don‘t like swearing or a lot of sex then really don‘t bother, you will hate this!
I found some of this really challenging to read and that‘s kinda the point, she doesn‘t care and is all about her own worldview which isn‘t seen that often.
I often didn‘t like what I was reading but then when something hit the right spot it was great.
Not for everyone but I liked it overall

Weaponxgirl Going to say what I didn‘t like in spoiler below me 1mo
Weaponxgirl I didn‘t like when she talked about sleeping with other people‘s boyfriends in her poems. I love someone normally that doesn‘t give a shit but a lot of how she spoke about it really made me personally uncomfortable. Like a poem where she calls out a guy who says he doesn‘t like fat people whilst getting nudes from her behind his girlfriends back. That sort of stuff just isn‘t for me. 1mo
SW-T Good review and the spoiler was very helpful. 1mo
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I liked this, we will get no cookies from her for reading her book. It wasn‘t written for me and I‘m glad.

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What started as a fairly amusing poem hit me at the bottom.

Suet624 Ouch. 4w
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The last of my library holds that all came in at once and ruined my reading plans for the month! I am excited to read this but I think I‘m going to have to step away from the memoirs and biographies for a bit after this one.

mreads The watercolor book looks cool@ 1mo
Weaponxgirl @mreads I‘m having a real crafting, I wanna be more creative again moment and this one looked really fun. I‘ll try and remember to post some of the stuff inside when I look at it properly 1mo
mreads @Weaponxgirl or what you make 😁 1mo
Weaponxgirl @mreads if I ever make something I like then it‘s a deal! 😁 1mo
TieDyeDude I just finished Black Lagoon. You picked a great one to end on 4w
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Yet another artist where I know the name but not the music very well. Bonnie Raitte, and yet again I want to know more and will keep my eyes open during carboot season.

AlaMich I love Bonnie Raitt! “I Can‘t Make You Love Me” is one of the saddest songs I know. 😢 1mo
SW-T Something to Talk About is still my favorite Bonnie Raitt song 😊 1mo
readordierachel I grew up listening to Bonnie. One of my mom's favorites 💕 1mo
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Weaponxgirl @AlaMich @SW-T @readordierachel she‘s high up the list of stuff I‘m keeping a eye out for with such great recommendations 1mo
TieDyeDude She's amazing! Check out Slipstream (new) or Luck of the Draw (classic) 4w
Suet624 A wonderful artist. 4w
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Feminism for the 99% | Nancy Fraser, Tithi Bhattacharya, Cinzia Arruzza
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Sorry about the earlier spamming, I was at work with no WiFi so unable to post as I came to the passages I just posted. This book has a lot inside it, kinda preaching to the converted with me and I‘m not sure a complete beginner (ie that one relative you really disagree with) would get all the concepts inside. But it talks about how a lot of issues are interconnected such as climate justice, racism and other injustices are all linked.

Weaponxgirl This is a great little book to think about afterwards and what our collective goals should be. Thanks to @batsy for bringing it to my attention. 1mo
Weaponxgirl It‘s also available on #scribd in the uk for anyone who has it. 1mo
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Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn I did think this would be right up your alley 😊 1mo
Emilymdxn You were RIGHT 1mo
batsy Great, succinct review. With me too it was preaching to the converted, but I just hope this book finds its audience and makes people think. Glad you found it worthwhile! 1mo
Weaponxgirl @batsy thanks so much for bringing it to may attention. I also really hope it finds its audience as I think with things such as climate change we have now missed the window where we could have done things gradually. We need big change now and unfortunately we have people in power who aren‘t willing to make a stand so it‘s up to us to push the agenda to the front as a matter of both survival and human rights. 1mo
batsy I absolutely agree. We're headed towards a pretty bad place and it's terrifying. 1mo
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I cannot stand a bigot who uses this as their excuse for why they are islamaphobic! Throw in them also suddenly caring about working class girls being raped when it‘s a Muslim who did it when you know for a fact they don‘t care about these issues at any other time. (For any Americans who may not know I am talking about a horrific case of sexual exploitation that took place in Rotherham in the uk and has been used by right wing assholes)

Emilymdxn Yes to everything you said SO much. I feel sick to my stomach when I hear people talk about some of this shit 1mo
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn it‘s done in such bad faith! Do we really think that young girls were never sexually exploited before? It‘s a problem that needs to be addressed and something I feel strongly about but I will not stand by and be quiet when someone uses it as a front for racism or bigotry 1mo
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This has always bothered me about a certain type of mainstream lean in feminism.
Getting women to the top is great except the system is wrong. I do have a chip on my shoulder about the fact that my job is coded as traditionally feminine and is chronically underpaid and people think of it as “unskilled”.
This needs to change!

Emilymdxn Damn straight! Hard to root for women becoming tech CEOs when those same women don‘t support rights and raises for ‘less skilled‘ nurses and primary school teachers. I know which group the country would stop functioning without 😒😒😒 1mo
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn yes! (Sorry I‘m going to rant) I‘ve had years of financial insecurity because it‘s really hard to find a job in my sector that pays enough to live on. Especially as a single woman. I do my job because I love it but that shouldn‘t be assumed that‘s enough. I would also like some security too. Nothing fancy just more than platitudes from politicians about how my job is important to society. 1mo
Emilymdxn I feel so strongly about it too, I‘m just starting out in a career I feel incredibly passionate about but I also have to make peace with always making way less than all my friends, family and partner with no possibility of ever being well paid. 1mo
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn from where I am I say stick with it. Even though it can be stressful I‘ve found it much better for my mental health than going into a job day in day out to a job that hurts your soul. Before this job I‘ve had days where I literally had panic attacks and been unable to go in because I hated a job so much. I have the odd day now where I have a general I don‘t want to go work feeling but never a stomach churning dread and for me thats 1mo
Weaponxgirl @Emilymdxn worth it. 1mo
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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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There‘s no praise I can give that hasn‘t been given on here already. I love Michelle Obama even more after reading this and I feel this would be even more inspiring if you are a mum. I admired how she talked about balancing work and family without ever passing judgment on how others live their lives. How she works to instal values in her children without giving up her own identity for either them or her husband whilst being supportive of all.

Weaponxgirl A truly inspiring woman in so many ways who has a grace I can only dream of having. Of course this was a pick and worth dropping all other books for when it came in from the library. 1mo
Weaponxgirl On that not I have one more book that‘s come in from the library and it‘s another bloody biography, no more library holds for me after this one! None 1mo
GingerAntics I dropped everything for this book when it came in from the library, too. Totally worth it. 1mo
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Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics yup, had a plan this month and then this and the Marie Colvin one came in and I had to read those as other people had reserves after me. Both were totally amazing but I‘m almost bio and memoired out this month now 1mo
GingerAntics Yeah, they can definitely be too much, especially if they are really dense. 1mo
Sarahreadstoomuch I‘ve been waiting almost patiently for this audio from the library! Nearly there now.... 1mo
Weaponxgirl @Sarahreadstoomuch hang in there! It is worth the wait 1mo
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I keep getting inspired by all you crafty littens so I decided to pick up crossstitch again. Loved the designs from the tagged book and decided to make this my first project.
I personally love experts and science and this will get pride of place somewhere in my flat.

GingerAntics 🤣😂🤣 how did I know this was you? Can‘t wait to see this finished!!! 1mo
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Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics 🤣 am I that predictable now? 1mo
Weaponxgirl @Oryx @Aimeesue I thought this would be appreciated on here 😁🖤 1mo
GingerAntics No, just that sense of humour. If I took up cross stitch again it would be something like this, too. 🤣😂🤣 1mo
JoyBlue OMG—thanks for letting me know this was a thing. I just put it on hold at my library. I should have it in my hot little hands by Saturday. I haven't cross-stitched in years; but, maybe I'll be inspired to do it again occasionally. 😂
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Weaponxgirl @GingerAntics it had some great ones in it! I‘ll share them with you sometime. I just love the mix of very nice stereotypical feminine activity combined with lets f%ck shit up. I love reclaiming stuff like this from people who think it‘s what we should be doing. 1mo
Weaponxgirl @JoyBlue I haven‘t either but I used to enjoy it. But I got to a point where a lot of designs didn‘t feel like me so seeing this book made me very happy. There‘s quite a lot out there now including this one gifted to me which will get utilised afterwards if all goes well with this. 1mo
GingerAntics I feel like maybe we should all cross stitch middle fingers for those folks. 😏 1mo
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The Member of the Wedding | Carson McCullers
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#booksandvinyl this book takes place over summer and I felt summertime sadness was a good choice for this book.
This is my kind of fiction, it‘s mostly internal so not for someone hugely plot driven but the characters are just so wonderfully drawn. Not always likeable but that‘s how people are. There are wonderful parts in this that just drag you back into remembering that the main protagonist is a child. #mccullersbuddyread

Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz how did you find this?. I realised when I nearly finished that the atmosphere felt like a muggy summer day all the way through. That pressure on top that makes you tired and cranky. I feel like McCullers is just a author I can rave about all day as the more I think about this book the more I notice. Feelings I had, the artistry of how she hardly told me anything in a lot of ways but conveyed everything. 1mo
arubabookwoman I thought the book was amazing in how accurately it conveyed what it felt like to be a 13 year old girl. 1mo
Weaponxgirl @arubabookwoman yes! There were so many moments that perfectly portrayed someone trying to act like a grownup and then doing something that just showed how they weren‘t as mature as they were trying to be. 1mo
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ephemeralwaltz Yes Shirley! Your comparison to a long sluggish summer day is spot-on. I just finished reading the forward by Ali Smith (included in this same edition) and oh boy, the more I think about it the more I realize how brilliant this book actually is. She conveys a lot with so little.
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ephemeralwaltz The third part of this was so interesting. I feel like the author gave us so much to think about in part 2 and then suddenly, in part 3 we have to accept that F. Jasmine's fantasies were just that, fantasies, and she relegates back to “Frances“ status (a sign of coming of age?). Plus, what is up with John Henry's passing? My heart broke in two. If that isn't the most blatant statement about the fragility of the world, then I don't know what is. 4w
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz omg I was so upset! It was like that part of her childhood literally died as she then got a new friend and was excited about moving. I found her reaction really interesting, it was that distance from reality that is still quite childlike. That ability to just move forward and not completely understand what you have lost. Like her relationship with Berenice, leaving the things that have propped you up for so long. 3w
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz and how she seemed so confused about them Berenice saying she didn‘t understand why he had to suffer so 😭. 3w
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June millington from the band fanny. One of the first all female rock groups who are not well known enough imo.