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United States of Japan -Peter Tieryas

Title: United States of Japan Author: Peter Tieryas Publisher: Angry Robot Books Type: ARC ebook (Netgalley) Keywords: alternate history, mecha, WWII,  videogames, anime Possible trigger warnings: torture This weekend marked the Day of Rememberance for the Japanese and Japanese descent that were forced to internment camps during WWII. It was a crazy coincidence I finished this… Continue reading United States of Japan -Peter Tieryas

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A Must Read: We Should All Be Feminists

Besides geeky things, throughout 2015, I have been devouring all things feminism, especially intersectional feminism (what a good year to start being a feminist too!). I read articles on how books, the media, and the actresses and role models we look up to affect the women who idolize them. There are so many articles and… Continue reading A Must Read: We Should All Be Feminists

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Peculiar read: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Method: e-book Keywords: creepy kids, creepy pictures, mystery, wartime, X-Men (yes, I thought of them when I decided to read this book) Books that give creepy slightly horror vibes aren’t usually my cup of tea, but the premise of “peculiar” children with different abilities (almost X-Men like) caught… Continue reading Peculiar read: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children