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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Women 2020: So You Want to Change the World? (4/20/20)

Today’s Women 2020 spotlight is all about how women’s empowerment could change the world for the better. This examination of women’s economic empowerment comes from a leading mind in entrepreneurship, global businesses, and programming to present an entirely new conceptual schema for women’s rights based on economic liberty. THE DOUBLE X ECONOMY: The Epic Potential […]

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Women 2020: Memoirs and Biographies (4/13/20)

This Women 2020 Spotlight brings us four memoirs and biographies of strong women finding their way in politics, Hollywood, identity, and through recipes and love. PELOSI by Molly Ball “A cradle-to-today portrait of a master politician who ‘shattered the ‘marble ceiling’ and blazed a new trail for women’…A top-notch political biography.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review MISS […]

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Women 2020: Creativity and Success (3/23/20)

Today’s spotlight is on two women and their creative success: beloved artist Frida Kahlo on her American journey, and a memoir from one of the most celebrated musicians in the world, Alicia Keyes. FRIDA IN AMERICA: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia Stahr “By mining Kahlo’s letters and the invaluable diary of […]

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Women 2020: Under Cover and Changing the World (2/24/20)

This thrilling Women 2020 spotlight goes undercover with sorority girl-turned-CIA and FBI agent, Tracy Walder. Tracking terrorists and searching the world for weapons of mass destruction, she led and influenced women and changed the world. THE UNEXPECTED SPY: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World’s Most Notorious […]

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Women 2020: Philanthropy and Politics (2/10/20)

Today’s Women 2020 spotlight is a blast from the past with the biography of a defiant tobacco heiress turned modern philanthropist and an autobiography from the female lawyer at the center of the Watergate scandal. THE SILVER SWAN: In Search of Doris Duke by Sallie Bingham “Fiercely private and skilled in conducting her extraordinary philanthropic […]

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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 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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Women 2020 (1/13/20)

Today’s spotlight kicks off the week with some fierce women who took the business world by storm. UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener From stuck, broke, and looking for meaning, to working at a big-data startup in Silicon Valley, Anna Wiener now tells her story as a woman in Silicon Valley’s startup culture. “Equal […]

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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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