Fierce Reads for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and though most of us are stuck at home, that shouldn’t stop us from celebrating the strength and endurance that women bring to society. And reading great books is a great way to do that! So here are some YA book selections about fierce female characters by strong female (with some male) authors. Continue reading “Fierce Reads for Women’s History Month”

Quote of the Day – March 24, 2020

 

“When a woman is ‘too much’, she is essentially uncontrollable and unashamed. That makes her dangerous.”

― Mariam Khan, It’s Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race

Quote of the Day – March 19, 2020

“I’m beginning to wonder that if, when we call a woman crazy, we should take a look at the man by her side, and guess at what he has done to drive her to insanity”

The Surface Breaks, Louise O’Neill

Quote of the Day – August 15, 2018

Like children, we have dreamt, that what gratifies our desires, or contributes to our convenience to-day, will prove equally useful and satisfactory to-morrow, without reflecting on the growth of the body, the change of humours, the new objects, and the new situations, which every succeeding hour brings in its train.”

-Mary Hays