Today we’re spotlighting books featuring strong and unique women with a class mom taking on parenting one hilarious obstacle at a time, a groundbreaking account of female firefighters, a delightful family story about sisters and their mother, a dazzling tale of a young woman finding herself, and a scholar’s exploration of the power of reading.
YOGA PANT NATION by Laurie Gelman
“Readers will be changing from their ‘house’ yoga pants into their ‘dressy’ yoga pants—each pair with its own specific use—and all of those in between, and laughing all the way.”–Library Journal
BREATHING FIRE: Female Inmate Firefighters on the Front Lines of California’s Wildfires by Jaime Lowe
“Readers who want a comprehensive understanding of political agendas and the effects of racism in the U.S. justice system will appreciate this book and will want to share their new knowledge with others. A powerful, well researched work for justice-minded readers.”–Library Journal
THE LIGHTS OF SUGARBERRY COVE by Heather Webber
“Webber’s latest features the quirky characters and small-town setting her fans have come to expect, along with a comforting story where everyone gets their happy ending, thanks to lake magic.”–Booklist
SHOULDER SEASON by Christina Clancy
“Spanning decades and ranging from the Midwest to California, Clancy’s second novel (after THE SECOND HOME) is an elegiac ode to a place that might feel at once familiar and lost to time.”–Library Journal
BOOKS PROMISCUOUSLY READ: Reading as a Way of Life by Heather Cass White
“This book is a good reminder that reading is meant to be enjoyed; it is itself a refreshing, freeing, and inspiring read. Recommended for public libraries.”–Library Journal
YOGA PANT NATION by Laurie Gelman; 9781250777577; available now.
BREATHING FIRE: Female Inmate Firefighters on the Front Lines of California’s Wildfires by Jaime Lowe; 9780374116187; 7/27/21.
THE LIGHTS OF SUGARBERRY COVE by Heather Webber; 9781250774620; 7/20/21.
SHOULDER SEASON by Christina Clancy; 9781250239631; available now.
BOOKS PROMISCUOUSLY READ: Reading as a Way of Life by Heather Cass White; 9780374115265; available now.