International Women’s Day 2019 // Favourite Fictional Females

It’s that time of year again! Becky and I always make sure to post on this day and this year, we have decided to share some of our favourite female characters in books and games.

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| Lara Croft,
Tomb Raider |

If you talk to me for longer than ten minutes, then I will probably bring Lara Croft up at least once. I grew up with this character and she really changed the game (har har) for female characters in video games. The Tomb Raider games have always focussed around Lara and her abilities, rather than introducing love interests and having other people save the day. She’s flawed but she’s excellent and there’s a reason she’s still as popular today as she was 20 years ago.

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#Blogoween // Halloween Reads (that aren’t classic horror)

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For this post, we are looking at some Halloween reads that aren’t classic horror. Instead of thinking Dracula and Frankenstein (but still go and read those), we’ve chosen some books that are quietly creepy, that are atmospheric and have aspects of darkness and fear in them. Does that sound fun? Yep. We hope you find something you like and feel free to answer the question we’ve left at the end. Continue reading “#Blogoween // Halloween Reads (that aren’t classic horror)”