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Review: I Call Myself A Feminist by Victoria Pepe

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Hey guys! I’m really sorry, I haven’t posted for a while here, I’m a bad blogger. The truth is that I’ve been reading a lot these last weeks and even though I didn’t have time to post about my readings, I am now full of ideas for future blog posts and that’s a very nice feeling.

I recently joined my first Book Club. It’s an online book club called The Feminist Orchestra Book Club and it was created by the booktuber and blogger Jean from Jean Bookishthoughts (one of my favourite BookTubers, remember?). As you have probably already guessed, this is a feminist book club (yes, very surprising, I know) which involves reading one book related to feminism every month. Almost all – if not all – the genres will be dealt with in this book club, from non-fiction to poetry and graphic novels. The first book that Jean submitted to the book club was I Call Myself A Feminist: The view from twenty-five women under thirty, edited by Victoria Pepe, Rachel Holmes and a few more. This first feminist reading was a great experience and this is why I feel like reviewing this book here. Continue Reading

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Review: The Cyprus Problem by James Ker-Lindsay

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Hi everyone!

It’s finally time for my review of the first non-fiction book I haveread this year: The Cyprus Problem: What everyone needs to know by James Ker-Lindsay. I really liked this book, and this has nothing to do with the fact that it was offered to me by my boyfriend, I promise! To tell you the full story of how I came to read this book, my boyfriend is Cypriot and he wanted me to learn a bit about the history of his country – hence this book. So yes, this is because my boyfriend is from Cyprus that I read this book and am generally interested in anything related to Cyprus, of course. But at the same time, Cyprus’s history is very complicated and, probably because it is so complicated, it is also truly fascinating. Therefore, even if you have not heard much about Cyprus and do not really care about this country, I would advise you to read this book if you have an interest for geopolitics and current affairs, and some historic topics such as colonisation, for instance. Continue Reading