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The prey of gods by

I added this book to my TBR pile a whole year ago, when it was rec’d by Kameron Hurley. And then it was one of the books discussed on Fangirl Happy...

Women & power by

Hearing the latest sex abuse scandal or the latest supposedly feminist man revealed as a jerk using his power and position for sexual gain can sometimes make consuming the news feel...

Birdsong by

The French trilogy ; 2 Set before, during, and after World War 1 Birdsong tells the story of a young Englishman. Staring before the war in France where he starts a...

Mount TBR Jan 2018

I’d fallen behind on my additions to Mount TBR, but, you know, new year, new start. And all that. This month’s additions are : Williams, Jan – The Bitter twins Eddo-Lodge,...

Prevenge dir. by

Ruth is a murderer. Seven months pregnant she believes her unborn child is telling her, forcing her, to murder people. She has her targets, arranges meetings or dresses up to entice...

Why dinosaurs matter by

I was never one of those children who was majorly into dinosaurs, but I do remember a reading a few books as a kid. I can still remember the illustrations in...

from Why dinosaurs matter by

That sounds crazy, you might be thinking. Indeed it does, but that’s why we have science. As history demonstrates, common sense is a poor guide to understanding the structure and complexity...

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The most damning misconception about dinosaurs is the idea that their extinction, except for the birds (more on that later), represents their own failure to adapt to changing conditions. Until relatively...