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.

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Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Some people believe Black girls have secret lives, separate from the versions of their lives governed by adults. They aren’t always secret, but sometimes they are sacred, especially when they create them with other Black girls. In the seventh grade, my middle school...

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Book Review: All These Beautiful Strangers

Book Review: All These Beautiful Strangers

Image from https://www.elizabethklehfoth.com/events I need to start this review by saying that I read a lot of mysteries, I watch a lot of police procedural shows and I listen to true crime podcasts while I work. I say this because the mystery element of the book was...

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Book Review: Educated

Book Review: Educated

Junior Girl Emily Scott reviews the stunning 2018 memoir Educated by Tara Westover about growing up in a survivalist cult.

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Game Review: Animal Crossing

Game Review: Animal Crossing

Junior Girl Kat Kavaliova reviews the popular Nintendo Switch game, Animal Crossing, which she argues is even more needed during the pandemic.

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Movie Review: Ella Enchanted

Movie Review: Ella Enchanted

Junior Girl Frances Belt reviews the 2004 classic film Ella Enchanted, starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Dancy, and based on the best-selling book.

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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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