Feminist · Speculative

The Power

Alright this book sounded like the perfect one for me right from the start, for a number of reasons. Essentially it's a feminist fantasy/scifi sort of situation – pretty much my two favorite genres rolled into one. So immediately it was on my TBR list. And then it won the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction,… Continue reading The Power

Feminist · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction · Retellings · Short Stories

Rejected Princesses

If anyone follows me closely (either on the blog or on Goodreads), you’ll notice that this book has been listed under my “currently reading” since the summer. Well the reason why is a super cute story, so buckle up. I saw a few photos of pages from this book and absolutely fell in love with… Continue reading Rejected Princesses

Feminist · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography

My Life on the Road

I picked up this book, well actually, audiobook, because a couple of the “feminist” pieces I’ve read this year referenced Steinem, her writing and her work. I had heard of her, of course, and had some inkling of what she has done, but decided that perhaps I should know more. It’s always a richer contemporary… Continue reading My Life on the Road

Feminist · Nonfiction

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

All I can say is that I regret that it took me this long read anything by Adichie. And now that I have started, I won't be stopping any time soon. I think her ability to express herself and her feminism in words is unparalleled (in my limited, but growing, feminist reading experience). I envy… Continue reading Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions