Friendship and Family Stories (9/16/20)

Today we’re spotlighting stories of family and friendship with a transporting historical novel about two vastly different women thrown together and a captivating tale of love and discovery between two sisters. THE GLASS HOUSE by Beatrice Colin “Late Scottish writer Colin (TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP) highlights bonds between women in this alluring tale…Colin’s […]

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Sign Up Now: Booklist’s Strong Women and Girls Webinar

Are you ready for some GIRL POWER?! Register now for Booklist‘s “Strong Women and Girls” webinar to learn about forthcoming titles with some seriously kick-butt heroines. Friday, October 21:00pm CT | 2:00pm ET Register here! […]

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Women 2020: Mothers and Motherhood (8/11/20)

From riveting memoirs to explosive thrillers, today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features all things mothers and motherhood. INFERNO: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness by Catherine Cho “This piercing narrative about motherhood and a fraying human mind will slowly and creepily pull the reader in and leave a chill.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review UNTIL I FIND YOU […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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Short Stories Round-Up (7/28/20)

Today we celebrate the art of the short story with a collection of women on the verge + a glimpse into the debauched kinship of boys and girls straddling adolescence and adulthood behind the doors of a fraternity house. I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS: Stories by Laura van den Berg 2 starred reviews […]

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Women 2020: Strong Characters (7/23/20)

This week we’re spotlighting strong characters with a female agent who is called to investigate a girl’s body, a mother grappling with desire, an ambitious book editor with an obsession, and two women fighting for what they truly want in life. CUT TO THE BONE by Ellison Cooper 2 starred reviews! “In this third in […]

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Women 2020: The Summer of Debuts (7/13/20)

Today we spotlight female debut authors with a psychological thriller set in the beautiful French countryside, twelve stories mixing tragedy and comedy, and a sci-fi alternate history set in the early 2000s–check it all out here. THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes An Indie Next pick! “Emily Proudman has just lost her temp job, bombed […]

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Women 2020: Female Empowerment (7/8/20)

Today we spotlight the feminine divine with a detailed guide to a female-empowering religion: witchcraft. MODERN WITCHCRAFT: Goddess Empowerment for the Kick-Ass Woman by Deborah Blake There are many different Witchcraft paths and a multitude of approaches to its practice. This book from a Wiccan high priestess will guide the reader on the journey to […]

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Women 2020: Thrilling Women (6/30/20)

For this Women 2020 spotlight, we are featuring a haunting and disturbing journey of motherhood and obsession, a psychological suspense following three women and their deepest secrets, and a true crime podcast host who finds herself involved in a devastating trial. THE SEDUCTION by Joanna Briscoe “London artist Beth Penn, the protagonist of this elegant […]

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Women 2020: Defy Expectations (6/9/20)

In today’s Women 2020 spotlight, we’re defying norms and critiquing expectations with a Bride and an unlikely duo at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. PARAKEET by Marie-Helene Bertino 2 starred reviews! “Bertino playfully, precisely builds a big world in these pages, somehow making the case that there’s too much love, pain, and magic to […]

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