Link Roundup

We've got loads of awesome historical fiction book recs, if you're looking for something to read. Taylor Swift is allowed to have a lot of boyfriends, OK?

Buzzfeed talks about Megan McCarthy's new movie "Identity Thief" and Hollywood's narrow options for non-thin actresses.

FlavorWire has 15 essays by female authors that everyone should read.

Feminspire discusses whitewashing and empowerment in Avatar.

Salon reviews Beautiful Creatures as "a left-secular answer to Twilight."

Note: sorry things have been a bit sparse around here lately. Hopefully, we'll be back to the usual schedule soon!