Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag that was run by The Broke and the Bookish but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a different bookish theme those deep-seated desires to list! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way.
– Top 10 Rainbow Recommendations –
Yesterday I posted up part 1 of this week’s Top 10 Tuesday’s prompt, Beautiful Blue Books, but as I mentioned I had so many ideas for the prompt (none to do with my favourite colour…) that I had to split the posts into 2. Today’s post will focus on my Rainbow Recommendations as I have so many lovely book covers to share with you all that I just couldn’t help myself ❤
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I got tagged in this Netflix book tag by Kat. A tag that combines both reading and Netflix? How could I say no?!
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I am super pleased that Aurora tagged me in this brilliant tag because firstly, it’s amazing and secondly I wasn’t able to post anything for #IWD yesterday so this will have to suffice as my little contribution! I usually always focus on the same books so for this I’m going to try to bring you something a little different this time with my answers!
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Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag run by The Broke and the Bookish who provide us with a different prompt every week! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way.
– Top 10 New to me Authors that I Read in 2017 –
2017 really was the year of exploration for me and it’s something I definitely want to continue into 2018. Being able to read more meant that I was able to branch out and discover loads of new authors and their wonderful works. I love this week’s T101T topic because we often spend a lot of time celebrating the books we love, sometimes without ever really celebrating the very authors who created those books. So, here are some of my favourite author discoveries of last year!
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TITLE: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women
AUTHOR: Kate Moore
RELEASED: April 2017; Sourcebooks
KEY INFO: Historical biography, feminist history, dialpainters, women under capitalism
CONTENT NOTICES: explicit photographs and descriptions of radium poisoning
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Ever heard of Catherine Donohue, Grace Fryer or Katherine Schaub? No? And yet these women have likely saved you from enduring the same bone-splintering fate from radium poisoning.
Kate Moore’s “Radium Girls” gives us a very personal and up-front account of the labouring women of the early 20th century whose bodies literally crumbled in front of their loved ones, while the denial of radium poisoning by greedy businessmen continued to cost more women’s lives.
Definitely a must-read for everyone but of particular interest to anyone interested in Feminist and Marxist histories.
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