Celebrate Women’s History as part of The Year of Reading Challenge!

In March, you have a chance to win a gift card if your read a book written by a woman or about women’s history. Below are some suggested titles put together by staff and using the NoveList database, which you can use as well here. Your selection for the drawing doesn’t need to come from this list—it’s just some suggestions if you want help picking a book.

To find out more about The Year of Reading Challenge, check out my blog here. Ready to dive in? Sign up on Beanstack here. It’s never too late to register!


Afterlife by Julia Alvarez

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Emma by Jane Austen

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brönte

If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha

A House of My Own by Sandra Cisneros

When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney

She Came to Slay by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

The Bright Side of Going Dark by Kelly Harms

Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan Henry

The Price of Salt (Carol) by Patricia Highsmith

In Extremis by Lindsey Hilsum

Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

Sargent’s Women by Donna M. Lucey

Irena’s Children by Tilar J . Mazzeo

Dust Bowl Girls by Lydia Reeder

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy by Anne Boyd Rioux

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

A Well-Read Woman by Kate Stewart

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

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