6 Books Written by Women About Women: Women’s History Month

Happy Women's History Month! I thought I'd write about women writing about other empowering women, whether they're based on facts or fiction. Are there any books you're specifically reading this month for Women's History Month? Are there any you've read and would suggest to other curious readers? This list is curated from my TBR shelf…

Book Review of The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.

The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr. 400 pages Published: 1/5/21 by G.P. Putnam's Sons ISBN: 9780593085684 Genre: Historical fiction ★★★★ B&N | Amazon *Click on photos to view original source. "A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in…

Book Review of The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare 371 pages Published: 2/4/2020 by Dutton Books ISBN: 9781524746025 Genre: Contemporary Fiction ★★★ B&N | Amazon The unforgettable, inspiring story of a teenage girl growing up in a rural Nigerian village who longs to get an education so that she can find her “louding voice” and…

Book Review of Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert

Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert 384 pages Published: 11/5/2019 by Avon ISBN: 9780062941220 Genre: Romance ★★★ Amazon | B&N “Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s come up with seven directives to help her…

Book Review of The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi – New All-Time Favorite!

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi 248 pages Published: 8/4/2020 by Riverhead Books ISBN: 9780525541608 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Amazon | B&N “What does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew?One afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son’s…

Book Review of Writers & Lovers by Lily King

Writers & Lovers by Lily King 320 pages Published: 3/3/20 by Grove Press ISBN: 9780802148537 Genre: Contemporary Fiction ★★★★ Amazon | B&N "Following the breakout success of her critically acclaimed and award-winning novel Euphoria, Lily King returns with an unforgettable portrait of an artist as a young woman. Blindsided by her mother's sudden death, and wrecked…

Book Review of The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War #2) by R.F. Kuang

The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War #2) by R.F. Kuang 654 pages Published: 8/6/19 by Harper Voyager ISBN: 9780062662637 Genre: Adult fantasy ★★★ Amazon | B&N *Click on photos to view original source "In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed…

Reading the Forward Collection Series from Amazon

Hello, friends! I hope you're having a good week. This week, while watching BookTube, I watched BookswithEmilyFox reading this collection of short stories from authors I recognized. I don't typically read science fiction, but I'm trying to branch out. Anyway, I had such high hopes for this collection. It didn't really come through for me…