Author Archives: Pippa Adams

Thinking about Women in the Public Eye and Saying the word “Feminism”

I’ve been thinking a lot about what we expect of the people who we’ve chosen as role models. When Shailene Woodley recently said she was not a feminist, many in the feminist blogosphere were upset. Was I saddened? Yes. But … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Fight the Haters Over Ms. Marvel

I’m waiting to meet up with my friends at the end of the work day today to head to our Local Comic Store (LCS) to pick up (among all the other comics I need to pick up from the last … Continue reading

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To the Dudebros of Hall H

This year was my third San Diego Comic Con (SDCC), and it held with the tradition of being an amazing weekend filled with fun and friends and sunshine that once again left me with a feeling that I was almost … Continue reading

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On My Memories of Teenage Phone Calls

I was shocked today to see a news story about a mom who gave her son a new phone for Christmas but did so along with an 18-point “contract” about how he’ll be allowed to use it. Much of the … Continue reading

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TV Tuesday – Doctor Who

I have some exciting news about a new endeavour I’m taking on. A few weeks ago on Twitter I responded to a post inquiring about interest in a feminist blog about Doctor Who, intrigued I volunteered to be one of … Continue reading

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Friday Reads: Mastiff

Book: Mastiff Author: Tamora Pierce Published: 2011 Pages: 581 Category: fiction: Young Adult I was really looking forward to the final book in Tamora Pierce’s Beka Cooper trilogy, but Mastiff did not end up being exactly what I was hoping … Continue reading

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Friday Reads: Matched and Crossed

Book Titles: Matched & Crossed Author: Ally Condie Published: 2010 & 2011 Pages:  366 & 367 Category: fiction: young adult Ally Condie’s books, Matched and Crossed explore a dystopian world where citizen movement is tracked, culture is regulated, and your partners … Continue reading

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Why I Never Know What To Say To Authors

Last night was the last stop on John Green’s The Fault In Our Stars book tourand also the first stop in Canada! It was great to have both John and his brother Hank in Vancouver, as the Green brothers said, … Continue reading

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Friday Reads: The Name of The Star

Title: The Name of the Star Author: Maureen Johnson Published: 2011 Pages: 372 Category: Fiction: Young Adult The Name of the Star is a bit of a departure for Maureen Johnson. While Maureen consistently writes about awesome, independent, intelligent teens, … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars [no spoilers]

Title: The Fault in Our Stars Author: John Green Published: 2012 Pages: 313 Category: fiction: young adult When I finished John Green’s first novel, Looking For Alaska, I vividly remember  getting out of bed and writing at my desk for … Continue reading

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