July 2017 | Norma Hinkens

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YA Recommendations for Handmaid’s Tale Fans

  • July 26, 2017

Have you binge watched Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic Handmaid’s Tale yet? This startling TV miniseries, starring Elisabeth Moss as the heroine Offred, is a deeply unsettling look at life in a religious extremist patriarchal society that only values women for childbearing. Published in 1985, The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most famous and earliest dystopian novels […]

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Quiz: Which “Game of Thrones” Character Are You?

  • July 13, 2017

Game of Thrones season 7 returns on Sunday, July 16th, and I am pumped! Aside from the pressing questions we are all dying to know the answers to, I will be especially excited to get reunited with some of my favorite characters. The Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire universe is bursting with […]

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Five Challenges for a Bookish Staycation

  • July 8, 2017

Sometimes you just need a vacation even if you can’t go anywhere. Introducing the bookish staycation! When your Instagram feed is continually refreshing with pictures from your friends of exotic landscapes, passport stamps, and the open road, you know it’s summer, and if you don’t have hotel reservations for a nice getaway, it’s easy to feel left […]

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