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A female perspective on gender, femininity, and sexuality.
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Compiled by bestselling author and cultural critic Roxane Gay, this deeply personal and unflinchingly honest anthology exposes the subjucation of women: from a rape epidemic in a refuge crisis to accounts of childhood molestation. ‘Not that bad’ must no longer be good enough.
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How can privileged, white feminists claim solidarity as a movement when so many minority groups are still oppressed by women?

In this incendiary indictment of the modern movement, Mikki Kendall lights a fire under feminist elitism and explodes the roles that classism, racism, ableism and transmisogyny play in destabilizing the feminist cause.
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Motherlode is in the grip of the goldrush. Makeshift settlements are springing up as an influx of outsiders attempts to cash in. Here amongst the moonshine and madness is Alex, disguised as a boy, evading her troubled past...and the first to strike gold.
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Studying the science and folklore of plants historically used for birth control, the speaker in this ecopoetic collection nurtures ethnobotanical portraits of common herbs whilst cultivating lyrical biographies of pioneering women ecologists.
Rue, Kathryn Nuernberger
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Crossing the globe-girdling Montagnes du Monde with sarcastic witch Strix, Lizbet Lenz yearns to free her dungeon-dwelling father through the seemingly impossible retrieval of a mysterious book.
Half-Witch, John Schoffstall
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Banished after birthing a boy out of wedlock, bereft and broken-hearted Netta finds solace in the quiet pleasure of sewing. Dressmaking repairs Netta’s self-respect but can it restitch the frayed fabric of her mother-child bond?
The Wedding Dress Maker, Leah Fleming
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Sailboat and skiff; missionary and bluff; cannery and subsistence… a generational saga and an Alaskan cultural divide, when Anne and John collide.
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Four women. One rebellion. Split loyalties. A need to make history.
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Two dozen recipes from the hit show, Girls:
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Romance still has a chance even — when the world seems to be spinning out of control.
Sad Girls, Lang Leav
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She wasn't just a weather woman — she could actually affect changes in atmospheric pressure.
Weather Woman, Cai Emmons
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He came to finish her story, only to find his was just about to begin.
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One woman's account of her extraordinary escape from an abusive marriage to a successful creative entrepreneur.
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An intriguing, duplicitous tale of women in the wake of two world wars.
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Your body is a temple! So treat it with the love, care, and respect it deserves. Don't punish it.
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An unflinching and often desolate account of a young woman overcoming abuse at the hands of her celebrity father.
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When a nameless woman is killed by a terrorist bomb at a Jerusalem market, her employer, wracked with guilt is determined to find out exactly who she was.
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Growing up gay in Catholic school comes with its challenges…
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Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfLeading Ladies2 years ago
Euripides’ seminal play cuts to the heart of gender politics and asks what it means to be a woman and a wife.
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No-one knows you exist: until a local musician hits the big time with a song about you.
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