Wrap Up: Nonfiction

It's the end of women's history month, and our month focusing on nonfiction, but here at Reading Women we celebrate female voices all year long. These are a few titles we've added to our TBRs this month. We can't wait to read these books about amazing women!

Dear Friend, from My LifeI Write You in Your Life 
by Yiyun Li (Random House)

Yet another book I first heard about on Jung Yun's Twitter. If you aren't following her yet, definitely go check out her book recommendations! - K

Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front
by Mary Jennings Hegar (Berkley)

Though not normally a topic I would be interested in, I heard Terry Gross interview the author on Fresh Air and was completely enamored by her story - A


Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (Vintage)

This has been on my TBR for forever. It's examines the oppression of women around the world and shows how the empowerment of women helps communities. - A

Traveling with Ghosts by Shannon Leone Fowler
(Simon & Schuster)

A marine biologist's fiancé is killed by a giant jellyfish, and she must come to terms with losing her partner to the ocean she loves. This book sits on my desk and stares at me everyday. I WILL read it very soon! - K


I am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education andWas Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb (Little, Brown)

I've had this book on my TBR for a few years now, but I've never gotten around to reading it. Then I saw Emma Watson interview Malala and knew I had to bump it up my stack. I can't wait to read about this brave woman. - K

The Social Sex: A History of Female Friendship 
by Marilyn Yalom, Theresa Donovan Brown
(Harper Perennial)

I first heard of this book while reading All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister and am eager to learn more about the power of female frienships. - A

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