Celebrate Women

March is Women’s History month.  Celebrate with these awesome titles by and about amazing women.

Stealing the Show: How Women are Revolutionizing Television by Joy PressStealing the Show: How Women are Revolutionizing Television by Joy Press
From a leading cultural journalist, a definitive look at the rise of the female showrunner–and a new golden era of television. Drawing on deep research and interviews with the key players, this is the exhilarating behind-the-scenes story of a truly groundbreaking revolution in television.

downloadBlack Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic, Rocking Our Truth edited by Beverly Bond
From the award-winning entrepreneur, culture leader, and creator of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! movement comes an inspiring and beautifully designed book that pays tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world.

In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules by Karen KarboIn Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules by Karen Karbo
From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.

What Would She Do?: 25 True Stories of Trailblazing Rebel Women by Kay WoodwardWhat Would She Do?: 25 True Stories of Trailblazing Rebel Women by Kay Woodward
From historic world leaders to brilliant scientists, artists, and modern-day pioneers, What Would She Do? shares twenty-five incredible women’s stories that educate and empower.

Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality by Sarah McBrideTomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality by Sarah McBride
Informative, heartbreaking, and profoundly empowering, Tomorrow Will Be Different is McBride’s story of love and loss and a powerful entry point into the LGBTQ community’s battle for equal rights and what it means to be openly transgender.

Bad Feminist by Roxane GayBad Feminist by Roxane Gay
A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation. Bad Feminist is a sharp, funny, and spot-on look at the ways in which the culture we consume becomes who we are, and an inspiring call-to-arms of all the ways we still need to do better.

Faithfully Feminist by Gina Messina-Dysert

Faithfully Feminist by Gina Messina-Dysert
“”Why do you stay?” It is a common question women are asked in relation to their faith. Faithfully Feminist is the sharing of stories, encouraging other women, and acknowledging that being feminist doesn’t mean giving up on your faith.

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History by Chelsea Clinton, illustrated by Alexandra BoigerShe Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History by Chelsea Clinton, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
She Persisted Around the World is a book for everyone who has ever aimed high and been told to step down, for everyone who has ever raised their voice and been told to quiet down, and for everyone who has ever felt small, unimportant or unworthy.

 

What My Mother Gave Me: Thirty-one Women on the Gifts that Mattered Most edited by Elizabeth BenedictWhat My Mother Gave Me: Thirty-one Women on the Gifts that Mattered Most edited by Elizabeth Benedict
Essays by women of gifts from their mothers that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life. Individually, the stories get to the heart of their mother-daughter relationship. Collectively, the pieces have a force that feels as elemental as the tides.