About the TeamBitches With Books is run by Nikki & Claire, where we blog about our literary loves and geeky affections. We tend to talk about diversity in fiction and Claire has an obsession with fantasy (or Harry Potter).
Hello! This is Claire- I'm a big reader but I have a serious affection for fantasy, YA and kick-ass female protagonists. This blog has something from every genre, though.
I mix a lot of my personal interests into this blog and occasionally write about events, living in London and films. My only aim for the blog is this: You must have attitude.
My name is Nicole! I am an illustrator. I hail from The Bahamas where it is mostly warm & sunny. I now live in Leeds (UK) where it is mostly cold & rainy.Twitter View our Book Review List
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At the beginning of the year, I started my book buying semi-ban where I have to read 5 books before I buy 1 new one and, sadly, this month I’ve faltered… Basically, I “earned” the right (from myself) to buy … Continue reading
2017 So what’s the plan for 2017? This year I want to be as feminist as fuck. The past has been a bit rough on me, 2014 was the year of graduating with my MSc and not flunking, 2015 to finding … Continue reading
My Year In Books • • • Goodreads Challenge Goodreads goal of 50: I read 58 books. • • • My resolutions: Read at least 96 books, novellas, short stories, manga and graphic novels. Failed Read up to 5 translated works. Failed … Continue reading
My Year In Books • • • Goodreads Challenge Goodreads goal of 75: I read 82 books. • • • My resolutions: Read at least 50 75 books [exceeded] Read at least 15 books from my TBR [exceeded] Read at least 50% women … Continue reading
I’m usually really bad at following themed months but this year I have happily found that I’ve unknowingly read a fair few non-fiction books this November. Let’s take a closer look! • • • The first book I tackled in November (or rather ‘finished’ … Continue reading
I know we (every post-high-school human being) always say this, but the year sure does zoom by! I think it’s especially so when you make goals for yourself. I think school is filled with such an abundance of little goals–every … Continue reading
It has come to my attention that two of my bookish goals for this year are at war: Read Your Own Damn Books (reading books I already own) Read more diversely (in terms of race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, etc) … Continue reading