Memoir Monday: Nobel Women Read

Today begins announcements for the 2017 Nobel Prizes! Last year, I decided to read at least one book by every woman who had been awarded the Nobel Prize. I had initially wanted to do it in a year but that reading schedule proved a little too daunting. Instead, I've sprinkled them in with other challenges.... Continue Reading →

Femme Friday: Nobel Laureates

Thus far, I have only read three books by Nobel Laureates. I've read other books that have included the accomplishments of Nobel Laureates, but only penned by them. I'm pretty sure the number wouldn't greatly increase if I dug through the anthologies of women that I've read either. Click here for a full list of... Continue Reading →

TTT: Top Ten ALL TIME Favorite Women’s Memoirs

This weeks Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is Top Ten ALL TIME Favorite Books Of X Genre (I know, I know. Picking all time faves. I'm MEAN. But I like knowing people's definitive faves). Can also break it down into sub-genre if that helps? My favorite genre is... Continue Reading →

Diverse Books Tag – Memoirs!

I got a little overzealous when the tag first came to me, I wanted to two. One with memoirs and one with superheroes, but I was down one superhero. Okay, only sort of. I didn't have a biracial protagonist but plenty of characters. Maybe I'll find one and share them down the road. For now,... Continue Reading →

Femme Friday – Women who tell another story

In the immortal words of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: When we remember that there is never a single story about any place, we regain a kind of paradise. With this in mind, I wanted to share the authors who's books brought to me another story, another version of a place that I didn't know about. Humaira... Continue Reading →

Femme Friday: Leymah Gbowee

In a time of death and terror, Leymah Gbowee brought Liberia's women together - and together they led a nation to peace.  I first heard Gbowee in the book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. Sheryl Sandberg asks her about what women in American could do to help those who experienced the... Continue Reading →

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