politicalsexkitten:

I just started reading this book today while I was babysitting some kids at the pool, and for some reason there were an abundance of frat-esque boys (in this very conservative and suburban neighborhood) came to swim
Good heavens do these boys whisper loudly
"…do you think she’s a lesbian?"
"I dare you to talk to her bro"
"Fuck man she might chop my dick off"
I tried so hard not to burst out laughing and I kept pretending to not hear anything and I left with the kids all cleaned up and no frat boy hounding me for my number
This is an effective deterrent holy fucking shit cause you know these guys are repulsed and intimidated by feminism and that’s just a big bag of HELL NOPE.
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my reading list aka #nowhitemen2k14

thisislucreziasand:

for ppl who have been asking, sorry it’s taken me so long to get it out! but first—-brief overview:

i started this year deciding that i would (a) read more books and (b) not read any books written by white men. so the books listed below r either (a) written by an author…

Some old books have hidden messages on the edge of their pages.

didyouknowblog2:

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This was done through a technique called “fore-edge painting,” which is an illustration that is hidden on the edge of the pages of the book. The technique allegedly dates back to the 1650s.

(Source: didyouknowblog.com)

robotcosmonaut:

Bookman’s Corner, Chicago, 2010
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Mr. Boddington’s Penguin Classics
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ablueraft:

Lets talk a lil less about shitty john green is and talk more about how important women ya fic writers and how influential and crucial they are to young girls like damn sarah dessens book Just Listen was about a rape survivor coping with the emotional aftermath in the middle of a…