Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Book Related Memories

Today’s Topic: Bookish Memories (Share stories of your reading life as a child, events you’ve gone to, books that made an impression on you, noteworthy experiences with books, authors you’ve met, etc. Reminisce with me!)

Hosted by: That Artsy Reader Girl

Reading has always been one of my favorite things. So, I have some good memories after a life time of reading.  Here are a few of my favorites. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Book Related Memories”

Top Ten Tuesday – Books featuring Female Scientists

Today’s Topic: Freebie

Hosted by: That Artsy Reader Girl

Looking through my Goodreads lists, one thing is clear. Either I don’t read enough books featuring female scientists or there just aren’t enough stories portraying women in STEM fields.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise, since it accurately reflects real life numbers, where these fields are still overwhelmingly filled with men. Perhaps if women could read more stories of female scientists, they might be inspired and be able to envision themselves pursuing careers in these fields. One thing is for sure, it’s much easier in today’s world for a woman to pursue a career in science than it has been in years past. Thankfully. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday – Books featuring Female Scientists”