The Pull of the Stars

04 May 2017 | By Emma Donoghue | Filed in: womens.

In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have come down with the terrible new Flu are quarantined together Into Julia s regimented world step two outsiders Doctor Kathleen Lynn, a rumoured

Cinderella Is Dead

11 July 2017 | By Kalynn Bayron | Filed in: womens.

It s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl s display of finery If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from again n nS


03 December 2019 | By Lynn Steger Strong | Filed in: womens.

Grappling with motherhood, economic anxiety, rage, and the limits of language, Want is a fiercely personal novel that vibrates with anger, insight, and love n nElizabeth is tired Years after coming to New York to try to build a life, she has found herself with two kids, a husband, two jobs, a PhD an

The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir

10 March 2017 | By Michele Harper | Filed in: womens.

An emergency room physician explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself n nMichele Harper is a female, African American emergency room physician in a profession that is overwhelmingly male and white Brought up in Washington, DC, in an abusive family, she went to Harvard,

Notes on a Silencing

12 February 2017 | By Lacy Crawford | Filed in: womens.

A riveting, lucid memoir of a young woman s struggle to regain her sense of self after trauma, and the efforts by a powerful New England boarding school to silence her at any cost n nWhen the elite St Paul s School recently came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual abuse on ca

Mother Daughter Widow Wife

24 September 2019 | By Robin Wasserman | Filed in: womens.

From the author of Girls on Fire comes a psychologically riveting novel centered around a woman with no memory, the scientists invested in studying her, and the daughter who longs to understand.Who is Wendy Doe The woman, found on a Peter Pan Bus to Philadelphia, has no money, no ID, and no memory

The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut #3)

18 August 2019 | By Mary Robinette Kowal | Filed in: womens.

Mary Robinette Kowal continues her award winning Lady Astronaut series, which began with The Calculating Stars and The Fated Sky, with The Relentless Moon n nThe Earth is coming to the boiling point as the climate disaster of the Meteor strike becomes and clear, but the political situation

A Burning

06 November 2019 | By Megha Majumdar | Filed in: womens.

For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India n nJivan is a M

Mexican Gothic

01 December 2017 | By Silvia Moreno-Garcia | Filed in: womens.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An isolated mansion A chillingly charismatic aristocrat And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets n nFrom the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror Kirkus Reviews set in glamorous 1950s Mexico