Tag: heroines

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Traits in Heroes & Heroines in Books

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Traits in Heroes & Heroines in Books

Posted October 8, 2019 / 18 Comments

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is Character Traits I Love (submitted by Hannah @ Books Life and Other Oddities). I decided to split these between some fave traits in heroes and heroines that I love when I encounter them on […]


What Makes a Strong Heroine? (a conversation with Pepper Basham)

What Makes a Strong Heroine? (a conversation with Pepper Basham)

Posted July 11, 2017 / 24 Comments

From the young girls like Hermione Granger to superheroes like Wonder Woman, strong heroines inspire us to “fight like a girl” while still listening to our hearts. But what does it mean to ‘fight like a girl’? Pepper Basham and I discuss some of our favorite strong female heroines as we […]


Bookish Quote: All Shapes & Sizes

Bookish Quote: All Shapes & Sizes

Posted July 21, 2016 / 28 Comments

I found this quote from Erika Johansen on Pinterest – “Books can show us that admirable and interesting women come in all shapes and sizes.” Who are some of your favorite fictional heroines from a variety of body types and not the same old super-skinny & gorgeous?