Women 2020 (12/22/20)

For our last Women 2020 spotlight, we’re celebrating a courtroom thriller that will keep you at the edge of your seat and an Alaskan mystery that will chill your bones. TAKE IT BACK by Kia Abdullah 2 starred reviews and a LibraryReads pick! “In the courtroom, shifting testimony and constant new revelations reveal the humanity—good […]

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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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Women 2020 (10/29/20)

Today’s women 2020 round-up spotlights the fierce Catherine the First + a passionate memoir about a woman’s love for her children. TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten An Indie Next pick! “Illuminating the realities of life in premodern Russia and the growth and changes brought about in the Petrine Era, this is a fascinating and extraordinary ride […]

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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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