Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays

Format: Paperback

Pages: 220 pages

Published: July 1, 2009 (First published 1796)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Classics Continue reading “Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays”

Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Format: Paperback

Pages: 383 pages

Published: May 9, 2017

Publisher: HarperCollins

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Contemporary

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Book Review: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Format: Paperback

Pages: 449 pages

Published: September 30, 1868

Publisher: Bantam Classics

Genre: Classics, Fiction & Literature, Young Adult, Children Continue reading “Book Review: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott”

Winner of Women’s Fiction Prize Announced

The winner of the 2018 Women’s Fiction Prize was announced this evening in the UK. The recipient of the award receives a “Bessie”, limited bronze figurine, and a £30,000 cash prize.

And the winner is… Continue reading “Winner of Women’s Fiction Prize Announced”

Book Review: Mary and The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft

Format: Paperback

Pages: 208 pages

Published: April 1, 2009 (First published 1788)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Genre: Fiction, Women’s Studies  Continue reading “Book Review: Mary and The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft”

Book Review: All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 400 pages

Published: June 26, 2018

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Genre: Fiction & Literature Continue reading “Book Review: All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin”

Book Review: Quicksand by Nella Larsen

Format: Paperback

Pages: 192 pages

Published: 1928

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Genre: Classics, Fiction & Literature Continue reading “Book Review: Quicksand by Nella Larsen”

Book Review: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Format: Paperback

Pages: 410 pages

Published: August 1938

Publisher: HarperCollins

Genre: Fiction, Classics

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Books By Women: Female Writers To Watch Out For

As much as we like to think much has changed, the literary world is still a male-dominated industry.  Women may buy more books than men but that doesn’t account for female writers being overlook in the book world, according to a survey done by VIDA, Women In Literary Arts.  But just because the publishing world refuses to progress, that doesn’t mean readers shouldn’t. So in honor of International Women’s Day, let us take the time recognize the female authors. 2018 looks like it is going to be another great year for book written by women. Just check out these ten books and see what great we can anticipate for the rest of the year: Continue reading “Books By Women: Female Writers To Watch Out For”

Book Review: Still Me by Jojo Moyes

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Format: Hardcover

Pages: 400 pages

Published:  January 30, 2018

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Romance

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