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Mini-Review: Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood

Atwood has always been hit or miss for me. I find her futuristic, fantastical, sci-fi novels tedious at best. But when I enjoy her, I really enjoy her, so I’m always willing to give her a try. 117 more words

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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood completely terrified me.  It is an exploration of a possible reality that is so well written that I couldn’t read too much of it at once because it was too upsetting. 420 more words

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The Handmaid's Tale

I am reviewing the science fiction novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood which is a very good book that I bought from Amazon. This is a post-apocalyptic novel set after a nuclear war when people live in communes with dangerous radiation outside. 208 more words

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Rape Fantasies, by Margaret Atwood

The consensus nowadays is that daydreams and fantasies are designed to compensate for things we lack in our lives. But as tonight’s story suggests, fantasies – or at least the sharing of fantasies – sometimes serve to prevent things that we wish to avoid at all costs. 13 more words

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50 Book Pledge - 14% fulfilled

Because participating in just one ‘complete a specific quantity within a given time-frame’ project was simply insufficient.

2 months in, 7 enjoyable books down!

My only minor gripe with the 50bookpledge site is the lack of a 1/2 or 1/4 or fraction of a star rating of any kind. 115 more words

Just a quick update on my progress with The Year of the Flood, and a correction to my previous post.

I have been reading quite a lot this weekend, and I have progressed well with the book. 118 more words

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The Untidy Activist

Activism is my rent for living on the planet.

–Alice Walker

This is my first post on Biblirregular. It’s about the book I’m currently reading, which is the second in a trilogy.  

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