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: 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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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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Women 2020: Fiercely Female (5/5/20)

This Women 2020 Spotlight brings us a plethora of strong and fierce protagonists–from biblical times, an all-girls college, a sleuth, and a global leader. THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next Pick! “Solomon (LEAVING LUCY PEAR) models this clever, heartfelt triptych on THE HOURS, weaving a retelling of […]

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