Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads about Women in Movies

Whether you are interested in women in front of the camera or the women commanding the camera, we've got some books to recommend for you! Let us know your favorite books about women in movies in the comments! What They Don’t Teach You at Film School by Camille Landau and Tiara White Penny Marshall: An … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads about Women in Movies

Female Film & TV Directors Book List

September is #DirectedByWomen awareness month where the world celebrates with viewing parties of films old and new. But what if books are more your thing? Well, we have you covered. We've been collecting women's history books (our Executive Director used to be a film director so she's always picking up great titles for the collection). … Continue reading Female Film & TV Directors Book List

30 Books in 30 Days Challenge

We've seen many #30booksin30days challenges over the interwebs but Courtney Rogers' article on Book Riot caught our eye (and our imagination). We combed through our growing collection of women's history books in the Gal's Guide Library and have come up with a list of 30 books each under 300 pages.  But because Gal's Guide celebrates … Continue reading 30 Books in 30 Days Challenge

Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads and Views for Women in Advertising

Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the '60s and Beyond by Jane Maas. Women of Design: Influence And Inspiration from the Original Trailblazer to the new Groundbreakers by Armin Vit Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising by Jean Kilbourne Am I Thin Enough … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads and Views for Women in Advertising

Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads About Women in Music

While there are several wonderful options for books, movies, and that shine a light on women in music we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for July. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend by Karen Bartlett Also, check out the episode of Gal's Guide to … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads About Women in Music

Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads (and Views) About LGBTQ Pride

  While there are several exceptional options for books, movies, and comedy specials that showcase LGBTQ pride we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for June. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Nazimova: A Biography by Gavin Lambert The Color Purple by Alice Walker Hiding My Candy: The Autobiography of the Grand Empress … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads (and Views) About LGBTQ Pride

Gal’s Guide Recommended Books By And About Women Journalists

While there are several exceptional options for books written about and by women who are journalists, we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for May. Each link goes to our Amazon Smile Charity page to support our independent women’s history library. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Books By And About Women Journalists

Our 13 Recommended Reads for Women’s History Month

For one of our favorite months of the year, Women's History Month, we have chosen 13 books that give you the most variety for your time. These are books that showcase many women who share an occupation, time period, geography, or general badassery. Each link goes to our Amazon Smile Charity page to support our independent women’s history … Continue reading Our 13 Recommended Reads for Women’s History Month