Women 2020: Finding Your Voice (1/28/20)

Today’s spotlight is on three women who found their voices…in fiction: a feminist tale about finding the freedom to live as one desires + a coming-of-age novel featuring a mother-daughter bond + a Victorian woman making decisions on marriage. INDELICACY by Amina Cain “Cain’s bewitching first novel is so deeply internalized that the reader knows neither what […]

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Happy #PubDay + Historical Spotlight (1/14/20)

Princesses seeking safety during WWII + the story of a young feminist a century ahead of her time (with some Jane Austen mixed in) = today’s historical #pubday party! THE SECRET GUESTS by Benjamin Black “Black’s lucid prose is the perfect foil for tangled politics, old hatreds, unsolved crimes, the threat to Irish neutrality, and […]

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Happy #PubDay (11/12/19)

Happy #PubDay (11/12/19)

The joys and struggles of a delightful Irish village + a hilarious, feminist graphic novel = today’s #pubday party! AN IRISH COUNTRY FAMILY by Patrick Taylor “Chockful of charm, colorful characters, and earthy wisdom, this gentle read is the perfect antidote for whatever ails you; urge readers to pour a cup of tea and cozy […]

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Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

It’s #PubDay, and we are celebrating with feminist time travel, a graphic novel exploration of life and marriage, and finding love and acceptance in the most unexpected places. THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE by Annalee Newitz 4 starred reviews! “This riot of a book will have readers delighting both in the thrilling battle over timelines […]

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Kirkus’s 30 Most Anticipated Fiction Books for Fall

Kirkus’s 30 Most Anticipated Fiction Books for Fall

Watch out for Kirkus’s most anticipated Fall fiction! DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz A September Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews! A novel about a Dominican teenager’s arranged marriage and immigration to New York City, set in the 1960s and inspired by the author’s mother. THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE by Annalee Newitz FOUR starred […]

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Day’s YA – THE GRACE YEAR

Happy Friday, YA pals! You won’t be able to put down this chilling feminist dystopian. THE GRACE YEAR by Kim Liggett9781250145444Available October 8, 2019 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 to 18E-galley available to download on Edelweiss Tierney James grew up in Garner County where young women are rumored to possess mysterious magic enabling them to manipulate […]

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FOUR Stars for THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE

FOUR Stars for THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE

Annalee Newitz follows award winner + 2017 Best Book AUTONOMOUS with THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE–a story of time travel, murder, and the lengths we’ll go to protect the ones we love–that just received its FOURTH starred review! “This riot of a book will have readers delighting both in the thrilling battle over timelines in […]

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Women’s History Month 2019

Women’s History Month 2019

March is Women’s History Month, and today we celebrate their powerful voices with these fierce reads: PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser DIVIDED WE STAND: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics by Marjorie Spruill A WARRIOR OF THE PEOPLE: How Susan La Flesche […]

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Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

March is Women’s History Month and today we celebrate International Women’s Day! Get inspired by our 2018 ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Book List titles (best feminist books): GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS by Melissa Bashardoust DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming […]

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Friday Reads: Superstars!

Friday Reads: Superstars!

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are forthcoming books with several starred reviews! THE MERRY SPINSTER by Mallory Ortberg “Unlike most modern versions of fairy tales, Ortberg’s sly, scathing renditions avoid clichés and self-referential edginess, and instead strike directly at the heart. The book brings the shock of the new and the shock of recognition into play at […]

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