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Book Club

Katie Harris has a knack for picking a great book! A leader (and treasured unicorn) of the Gal’s Guide Book Club Katie will hand pick a book that fits into our research them for the month. Selections might be fiction, they might be non fiction.

We will meet on the last Thursday of every month at 8pm. Because of our wide reach we’re still looking at using Zoom to meet.

We are a no pressure book club, you don’t have to read the full book to participate. You do however have to sign up.


For Book Club

September Book Selection

Activists Gals Month

Meeting date:

Thursday, September 30 at 8pm On Zoom

The Woman’s Hour

by Elaine Weiss

Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have approved the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote; one last state–Tennessee–is needed for women’s voting rights to be the law of the land. The suffragists face vicious opposition from politicians, clergy, corporations, and racists who don’t want black women voting. And then there are the “Antis”–women who oppose their own enfranchisement, fearing suffrage will bring about the nation’s moral collapse. And in one hot summer, they all converge for a confrontation, replete with booze and blackmail, betrayal and courage.

Following a handful of remarkable women who led their respective forces into battle, The Woman’s Hour is the gripping story of how America’s women won their own freedom, and the opening campaign in the great twentieth-century battles for civil rights.

Available at Gal’s Guide Library

October Book Selection

Disney Gals Month

Meeting dates:

Thursday, October 28 at 8pm TBD

Previous Books

January Book Selection

For Rebel Gals month we read Untamed by Glennon Doyle.

March Book Selection

Wartime Women Month we are reading The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

February Book Selection

For Black Gals in STEM we read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

April Book Selection

Environmental Gal Month we are reading The Story of More by Hope Jahren

May Book Selection

For Folk Tales & Myth month we read The House of Pendragon: The Firebrand by Debra A Kemp.

July Book Selection

For Olympic Gals Month we read Babe Conquers the World by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace.

June Book Selection

For Explorer Month we read Gorge: My Journey up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds by Kara Richardson Whitely

August Book Selection

For Photographer Gal Month we read It’s What I Do by Lynsey Addario

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