Girl Reviews

Our Girl Reviews showscases blogs that discuss how girls are portrayed in and impacted by books, movies, television shows, live performances, museums and exhibits, games, and products.

Feel free to comment and share your thoughts about these reviews.  If you would like to submit a review, send us an email with your name, country, and a 250-750 word review discussing how that media, museum exhibit, or product portrays and impacts girls.

TV Review: The X-Files

TV Review: The X-Files

Junior Girl Emily Rawle reviews The X-Files and discusses main character Dana Scully’s character arc throughout the 11-season arc.

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TV Review: Sex Education

TV Review: Sex Education

Junior Girl Beth Dockery reviews the hit Netflix show Sex Education, and an impactful, important storyline involving main character Aimee.

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Book Review: Dare Me, by Megan Abbott

Book Review: Dare Me, by Megan Abbott

In recent years there have been a litany of articles, books and TV shows that all celebrate female friendships. This is incredibly important as I am a firm believer in women supporting women. For many years a popular trope in entertainment was to pit women against...

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TV Review: Hilda

TV Review: Hilda

Junior Girl Rebecca Davis reviews animated Netflix show, “Hilda,” featuring a brave girl protagonist and her adventures in nature.

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Book Review: Two Can Keep a Secret

Book Review: Two Can Keep a Secret

Two Can Keep a Secret is the second book by author Karen M. McManus. Her first book, One of Us is Lying, is one of the best YA books I’ve read so I was very excited to read this one. Two Can Keep a Secret is set in a small town in America which has suffered a number...

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Book Review: Go Girl

Book Review: Go Girl

Junior Girl Rosalie Elliffe reviews Go Girl, a collection of important women throughout the history of New Zealand and why they are deserving of an entry.

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Girls with Glasses: Daria

Girls with Glasses: Daria

Junior Girl Eliz Bilal writes about the cult classic TV show, Daria, and its strong, unique protagonist, Daria Morgendorffer.

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Review: Derry Girls

Review: Derry Girls

Derry Girls. Fair Use. Derry Girls is centered around the lives of four teenage girls (and one boy) in the early 90s in Derry, Northern Ireland. They deal with the same issues that all teenagers around the world have to deal with. What makes this show different is...

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Review: This Way Up

Review: This Way Up

Aisling Bea as Aine in This Way Up. This Way Up is a comedy-drama series available to stream on Channel 4 catch up or Hulu. The storyline focuses on the struggles of Aine (Aisling Bea) after a “teeny tiny breakdown”, which places her in a rehab facility. Aine is a...

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Book Review: One of Us is Lying

Book Review: One of Us is Lying

One of Us is Lying has been described as The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars. It’s not hard to see why. The story starts with five students in detention. Only four students leave the room alive. Simon Kelleher was not a popular person; he had created the...

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