Tag: lists

Bookish Survey: Greek Mythology Style Part 2

Flip that Page ran a ‘Bookish Survey: Greek Mythology Style’way back in 2014, but anyone who knows me knows I can’t resist anything with a mythology theme, so I’ve played along anyway.

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Top 3 Older Female Protagonists

I love SFF stories, and one of the most exciting parts is that anything is possible. Talking cats, magic potions, alien invasions – all awesome. Apparently though, growing older, especially if you’re a woman, is frowned upon.

Where are all the older female protagonists? Seriously. And I don’t mean the ‘Hollywood standard’ over-40. Or the even more ridiculous lists and articles claiming over-25’s in literature as ‘older’. I mean women in their fifties, sixties and beyond.

Vampires, elves and other ‘unaffected by actual ageing’ types need not apply.


Top 5 Father-Figures

There’s a whole load of really bad parenting in fiction (and in real life too, of course) but novels featuring really good examples of fathers and father-figures can be hard to find. In honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, here’s a few wonderful dads you should read.