When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt by Kara Cooney

I love books like this, books that remind us of the powerful women who came before us, successful or not, and broke down glass ceilings before the term was ever invented. They remind us that the problems we face today with women and power aren't new or nearly as nuanced as people want to believe.... Continue Reading →

Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead – My Life Story by Cecile Richards

Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain by Abby Norman

An interesting memoir from a woman plagued by pain and the advocacy that came from it.

the mermaid’s voice returns in this one by amanda lovelace

The last of the women are some kind of magic series and the perfect way to finish things off. Amazing things happen when women use our voices.

Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date by Katie Heaney

Memoir Monday!! An adorable memoir on being uncoupled but not alone with some beautifully made feminist points on the importance of coupling.

Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint by Nadia Bolz-Weber

Memoir Monday!! Pastrix is the amazing memoir of theologian and ordained Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. Her outlook on faith and feminism and interacting with the world is just what I need to keep going sometimes.

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Stars: 5 of 5 I love everything about this book. Eloquent Rage succinctly summarizes the beginning of the things that people who are not black women need to understand in order to start to understand the anger and rage that is attributed to them. I've run into a lot of the information here in other places... Continue Reading →

5 Books on Black Feminism

While feminism seeks the political, economic, personal, and social equality of all sexes and/or genders, it also recognizes that these things are also influenced by parts of ourselves that are not gender. Our level of equal treatment with those around us is also influenced by race, color, sexual orientation, age, disability, ethnicity, caste, class or some... Continue Reading →

Shuri and Man-eaters

Here are two exciting new series that focus on women! Both are fantastic in really different ways so far and I look forward to keeping track of them over time.  Shuri is the first, even though it came out after. Everyone loved Black Panther's little sister so much on the big screen, so Marvel rolled... Continue Reading →

Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong—and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story by Angela Saini

Review: I LOVE this book. I've had a bit of a thing for science and research books about women since I read Delusions of Gender back in 2015.  It's interesting but I know enough to take it with a grain of salt too, like the news. Everything has an angle and I know that's true for these... Continue Reading →

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