Fiercely Female (8/11/21)

Today we’re taking a look at strong women changing their lives with the story of a mother making tough choices + a girl moving to New York City to find her destiny. SHE WOULDN’T CHANGE A THING by Sarah Adlakha “Adlakha’s debut is a truly compelling read, making the reader consider what they would do […]

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Fiercely Female (7/14/21)

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. […]

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Fiercely Female (5/18/21)

Today we’re spotlighting fiercely female books with a girl on the run with her four-year-old niece, a genre-bending story of a pregnant woman fleeing for the woods, and a richly imagined life of the world’s first feminist. THE NEWCOMER by Mary Kay Andrews An Indie Next pick and a LibraryReads pick! “Andrews (HELLO, SUMMER, 2020) […]

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Strong Female Characters (4/14/21)

Today we’re spotlighting strong female characters with the coming-of-age of a young painter, a family and its matriarch negotiating sharing a home, an epic story of a queen who was all but forgotten, and the conclusion to a trilogy about fierce women in the 19th century American West. PAINTING TIME by Maylis de Kerangal 2 […]

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Fiercely Female Spotlight (3/9/21)

In honor of International Women’s Day yesterday, we are spotlighting books with strong female characters, including a teenage outlaw trying to survive and keep her family together, a family saga revolving around a mother and two teens, and a new kind of feminism through the eyes of an influential Peruvian writer. WE BEGIN AT THE […]

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Women 2020: Fiercely Female (12/8/20)

In this Women 2020 round-up, we spotlight two fiercely female nonfiction titles, including the biography of a political rebel and radical feminist ahead of her time and an inspiring memoir celebrating the female body in all its glory. SYLVIA PANKHURST: Natural Born Rebel by Rachel Holmes “Biographer Holmes (ELEANOR MARX: A Life) captures the full […]

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Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar Recap (10/2/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar, check out all the amazing titles featuring, or written by fierce women! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY: Stories of a Fine and Proper Nuisance by M.J. Rose + Fiona Davis | 9781250241320 | 10/27/2020OUTLAWED […]

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Happy #PubDay and Women 2020 (1/21/20)

It’s #PubDay, and we have some strong women to spotlight: the raw journey of a woman and her son fleeing from Mexico to America + four women across generations living through slavery and racism. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick, a February Indie Next List pick, and four starred reviews! “This extraordinary […]

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Happy #PubDay + Women 2020 (1/7/20)

For today’s #PubDay party, we continue our spotlight on all things female with two women writing very different fiction–dive into a celebration of sisterhood and the strength that women shared on a grueling journey + a new series about loss and taking charge in this modern day. WESTERING WOMEN by Sandra Dallas “Dallas (THE BRIDE’S […]

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