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Bonnie’s Five Recommends

Women and Art: Contested Territory by Judy Chicago and Edward Lucie-Smith Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World by Rachel Swaby 4,000 years of Uppity Women by Vicki Leon Wonder Women by Sam Maggs Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? […]

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Leah’s Five Recommends

The Memoirs of Alice Guy Blaché by Alice Guy, Roberta and Simone Blaché Shout, Sister Shout! The Untold Story of Rock-an-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe by Gayle Wald Beyond Uhura by Nichelle Nichols Conchita Cintrón: Memoirs of a Bullfighter by Conchita Cintrón and an introduction by Orson Welles Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher What 5 […]

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Shana’s Five Recommends

When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove by Laura Scheone The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Appetite for Life: Biography of Julia Child by Noel Riley Fitch Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers by Debra A Shuttuck What 5 Women’s History Books […]

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Kim’s Five Recommends

Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence King Education of a Princess by Marie, Grand Duchess of Russia Women of the Beat Generation by Ann Charters and Brenda Knight Paris Was a Woman: Portraits from the Left Bank by Andrea Weiss My Thirty Year’s War by Margaret Anderson What 5 Women’s History Books Do You […]

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Mona’s Five Recommends

Barbara Jordan, American Hero by Mary Beth Rogers Women Warriors: An Unexpected History by Pamela Toler Unbought & Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm The Book of Women: 300 Notable Women by Lynne Griffin When the Drummers Were Women by Layne Redmond What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? Let us know at info@galsguide.org

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Rad Reader Reviews

You know all that time you spent reading and thought nothing would come of it?  Fear not, intrepid reader – now you can review your reads and help others find a good book. So welcome to our Radical Reader Reviews. Here’s how it works:  Read a book and leave a bodacious review below.  Be honest.  […]

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Short Story Club – July

We’re hosting an online discussion with a hand-picked short story by your fearless leader, Katie Harris. All stories will be by female authors and feature a drink cocktail recipe that pairs with the story. Sunday’s at 8pm on Zoom July 5 – “The Big Blonde” by Dorothy Parker (read here) July 12 – ‘The Female […]

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Free Stories to Stream from Audible

Audible has made nearly 250 books available to stream for free. From Audible: “For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free […]

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Unlimited Access to Ebooks and Audiobooks No Matter Your Location

Tumblebooks has offered Gal’s Guide patrons free access to their library through August 31, 2020. TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Gal’s Guide patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads. Because we’re […]

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Free Audiobooks Available From TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks has offered Gal’s Guide patrons free access to their library through August 31, 2020. Because we’re a women’s history library we’ll help you find some amazing titles that focus on women’s history but you’ll have access to all the books in the TumbleBook Library. Gal’s Guide Patrons will receive an email to log into […]