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The Girl with the Louding Voice

A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future Adunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants an education This, her mother has

Weather

From the author of the nationwide best seller Dept of Speculation one of the New York Times Book Review s Ten Best Books of the Year a shimmering tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis Lizzie Benson slid into her job as a librarian without a traditional degree But this gives her a

The Mercies

After a storm has killed off all the island s men, two women in a 1600s Norwegian coastal village struggle to survive against both natural forces and the men who have been sent to rid the community of alleged witchcraft Finnmark, Norway, 1617 Twenty year old Maren Bergensdatter stands on the

The Antidote For Everything

In this whip smart and timely novel from acclaimed author Kimmery Martin, two doctors travel a surprising path when they must choose between treating their patients and keeping their jobs Georgia Browns profession as a urologist requires her to interact with plenty of naked men, but her romantic

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line

Three friends venture into the most dangerous corners of a sprawling Indian city to find their missing classmate Down market lanes crammed with too many people, dogs, and rickshaws, past stalls that smell of cardamom and sizzling oil, below a smoggy sky that doesnt let through a single blade of

Mercy House

A powerful debut novel of a refuge in Brooklyn for women in troubleand the one woman who will risk all to protect them In the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn stands a century old row house presided over by renegade, silver haired Sister Evelyn Gruff and indomitable on the surface,

The Illness Lesson

A mysterious flock of red birds has descended over Birch Hill Recently reinvented, it is now home to an elite and progressive school designed to shape the minds of young women But Eliza Bell the most inscrutable and defiant of the students has been overwhelmed by an inexplicable illness One by

The Queen's Fortune: A Novel of Desiree, Napoleon, and the Dynasty That Outlasted the Empire

A sweeping novel about the extraordinary woman who captured Napoleons heart, created a dynasty, and changed the course of historyfrom the New York Times bestselling author of The Traitor s Wife, The Accidental Empress, and Sisi As the French revolution ravages the country, Desiree Clary is faced

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

A potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism Today s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American, by an award winning poet and essayist Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity In the

In the Land of Men

A fiercely personal memoir about coming of age in the male dominated literary world of the nineties, becoming the first female literary editor of Esquire, and Miller s personal and working relationship with David Foster Wallace A naive and idealistic twenty two year old from the Midwest, Adrienne

A Black Women's History of the United States

A revealing historyat once sobering and empoweringshowing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to sex