Complex, nuanced and yes, sometimes struggling—the women we love most in books are the women that are able to show their vulnerable side and their warrior side; women in complicated situations who have the audacity, strength and tenacity to overcome adversity while keeping it real. From a mother willing to do anything to protect her… Read More »
Tags: #strongwomenread, Benjamin Ludwig, Christopher Meades, Ginny Moon, Hanna Who Fell From the Sky, Here We Lie, Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers, Marissa Stapley, pam jenoff, Paula Treick DeBoard, Sara Ackerman, The Orphan's Tale, Things to Do When it's Raining
Our favorite non-official holiday is coming up, and while the day for “ladies celebrating ladies” may have begun as a sitcom joke (thank you for all you have given us, Leslie Knope), February 13 has become Valentine’s Day’s antithetical sister holiday; a day that every gal can enjoy whether or not she’ll be receiving flowers… Read More »
Tags: #strongwomenread, Andrea Smith, As You Wish, Brit Bennett, Helen Warner, Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers, Jude Deveraux, karma brown, pam jenoff, Sara Ackerman, Sisters Like Us, Susan Mallery, The Choices We Make, The Mothers, The Orphan's Tale, The Sisterhood of Blackberry Corner, The Story of Our Lives
A family fractured by addiction; children torn from their parents and sold to other homes; a surprising tale of friendship during World War II—these are just some of the must-reads for those who want a good, cathartic cry with their literature this season. Like a moody, grey day punctuated by a beam of sun, these… Read More »
Tags: Adam Silvera, Before We Were Yours, Brianna Wolfson, Jojo Moyes, Lisa Wingate, Luke Allnutt, Min Jin Lee, Pachinko, pam jenoff, Rosie Colored Glasses, Still Me, The Orphan's Tale, They Both Die at the End, We Own the Sky
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