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Siobhan @fiercebadrabbit ?

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  • Siobhan commented on the blog post ‘Brave’ has a gender problem   2 years, 1 month ago · View

    Ahem. she doesn’t postpone arranged marriages. She abolishes them. The agreement is very explicitly that all the younger generation will be free to choose whoever they fall in love with, prince/princess or not. In fact, all the princes seem really excited about the opportunity to marry for love, whether they marry Merida or not.

  • Siobhan commented on the blog post Quick hit: Four fictional heroines walk into a bar…   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    Eh, on this subject I wouldn’t go invoking team Katniss. She’s interesting in a lot of ways, but as regards romantic relationships? She makes a big deal of paying attention to the life and death scenario instead for the first book, but in the second two she spends way too much time and emotional energy [...]

  • Siobhan commented on the blog post Win a copy of So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    I think my favorite thing from 2011 was the conclusion of N.K. Jemisin’s startlingly amazing Inheritance Trilogy. The second and third books weren’t better than the first in any particular way (and actually, the second was probably the weakest, though still quite good), but the complete story just makes it all the more fantastic. It [...]

  • Siobhan became a registered member   2 years, 11 months ago · View

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