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THE MINITHON HAS COMMENCED

So I woke up 20 minutes late for the minithon (which starts at 10 CST, so NO EXCUSE), but I promptly ate a bag of mini muffins and read the first essay in Eileen Power's STELLAR collection, Medieval Women. I have now read excellent things like:
Just as in the nineteenth century the Romantic movement followed on the 'age of reason' and the Revolution it inspired, so in the Middle Ages the turbulence of the Dark Ages was succeeded by the age of chivalry and of the Virgin.

GOOD STUFF.  I also have an assortment of snack things, because that's why we do this.


LOOK AT HOW HEALTHY THAT SHIT IS (aside from the mini muffins)

Quorn is made out of like, soy and dirt. So healthy. Mm.

I'm probably going to read more of Medieval Women, because I think I took it from the home of one of my grandparents and have been meaning to read it for yeeeears, and also I've just been reading a lot of medieval stuff lately. Anyone been noticing that? I certainly have. And yes, I'm counting Game of Thrones

I also have Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi, and Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. And obvs A Feast for Crows, the fourth in the GoT series and a MILLION BOOKS on my Kindle and my Oyster account. So I'm all set over here. MINI ON.



(edit: It's early [not really]. I'm tired. I FORGOT TO JUSTIFY BOOKS. Ok, Medieval Women is 99 pages long, so that does itself. BSB has a title of three things which are all small unless you're talking about like an ostrich and I really don't think Oyeyemi is. Gilead is one chapter, which is a MINI NUMBER OF CHAPTERS, and GoT features Tyrion, who is a little person. Done.)

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