Feminism in sci-fi/fantasy has mirrored and predicted our world

This genre has always had a wealth of materials for dreaming and striving. Its portrayal of women has sometimes been demeaning or absurd, but there are also books of wonder and great joy. This list is only the tip of the iceberg. https://theportalist.com/feminism-through-the-ages-10-powerful-sci-fi-and-fantasy-books? Feminism Through the Ages: 11 Powerful Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Spanning decades, … Continue reading Feminism in sci-fi/fantasy has mirrored and predicted our world

If you love Jane Austen, here are some modern day books you might like

Just like movie reviews, the source of a book list matters. Bustle has been a good one. This is definitely not a list of trash. https://www.bustle.com/p/13-new-romantic-comedies-to-read-if-you-love-jane-austen-16964245 13 New Romantic Comedies To Read If You Love Jane Austen By KRISTIAN WILSON a day ago I've got 13 new romantic comedies you should read if you love Jane Austen, … Continue reading If you love Jane Austen, here are some modern day books you might like

If you’ve always wondered how an Amazon Kindle works, here’s your technical article

Fair warning. This is a long and far more detailed than most casual Kindle users will want, but if you're somewhat of a geek and want to look at an early discussion of the choices made and why, have fun. https://computer.howstuffworks.com/tablets/kindle-paperwhite.htm/printable

If you’re in the northeast US, look above for the Northern Lights! They may be there

I saw some pale Northern Lights near Quebec, Canada. They are definitely worth making an effort to see if the skies are clear and they're not obscured by nearby bright lighting. https://people.com/human-interest/northern-lights-visible-in-us/ Breathtaking Northern Lights May Be this link opens in a new tab MARIANA SUAREZ/AFP/Getty The spectacle will occur thanks to a unique geomagnetic storm … Continue reading If you’re in the northeast US, look above for the Northern Lights! They may be there

Louise Penny is putting out another Gamache mystery

Louise Penny is one of my favorite mystery writers. Not only are her characters real, her plots interesting, but the community she writes about feels like a second home where I care about everyone. Her newest book will be out in Kindle format on August 27th. From MacMillan's email to me: The air is thick … Continue reading Louise Penny is putting out another Gamache mystery

Kindles were on sale briefly and have now had a (slight) upgrade

I grabbed the bottom Amazon Kindle for a loaner when priced last week at $49.99 (without special offers) and encouraged a friend to buy an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite at $99.99. Turns out the sale preceded minor improvements to both versions but not enough to regret the purchases. The bottom level Amazon Kindle is receiving the … Continue reading Kindles were on sale briefly and have now had a (slight) upgrade

Do you have first generation AirPods? Here’s how to sell them to get the new version

The surprise (to me) in these suggestions is to sell the case and each ear's Pod separately as Apple's replacement charges are do high. Whoda thought? 9to5Mac.com often has good ideas. https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/20/how-sell-used-airpods/ How to get the most money from selling your used AirPods Michael Potuck - Mar. 20th 2019 12:58 pm PT @michaelpotuck Want to … Continue reading Do you have first generation AirPods? Here’s how to sell them to get the new version