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Faro's Daughter by Georgette Heyer

Unlike most of the other Book Foxes, I had never read Georgette Heyer before we planned this week. Though Founder Fox Leena had been recommending her books for years and it was she who suggested I do this novel for our theme week. 479 more words

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These Are the 21 Female Authors You Should Be Reading

On Monday, Donna Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Goldfinch. It was no surprise, really, since the much-anticipated novel made the New York… 1,475 more words

R. reblogged this on en vivo y en directo... and commented:

I can't recall reading too many women authors when I was young. This sucks because I think I might've been missing out on some good writing. I've been trying to catch up on my reading recently and I'm currently going through a really interesting sci-fi book by Ann Leckie, 'Ancillary Justice,' and it happens to be up there with my favorite books this year, 'The Flame Throwers' by Rachel Kushner and 'The Blind Assassin' by Margaret Atwood, who are, in case you didn't notice, also women. It shouldn't be a big deal but considering that the male/female ratio on this planet is around 50/50, it would make sense that half of the stuff we all read is written by women.

Today I came across this is very useful list in the interwebs. I've got a few of these authors already on queue. Now I've got a few more names to add to that list.

Georgette Heyer Week

Because most of the Foxes are fans, we decided to devote an entire week to this author, perusing a number of her novels and subjects connected with her. 275 more words

Fiction: 20th Century

Another Opportunity to Trust Him for What I don't See

How do we know where we are in our faith in the Lord if there’s never difficulties to press through or mountains to climb? We are matured in the furnace, as well as in the high points along our individual journeys. 271 more words

Professional female networks

While women’s movement first organized on issues of women’s rights and suffrage, the movement has since worked for equality in employment opportunity and pay. In 1868, New York City journalist Jane Cunningham Croly was denied admittance to a dinner at an all-male press club, honoring author Charles Dickens based solely upon her sex. 299 more words

Women Authors

Homesteading and Women’s Social Networks

Women mobilized and moved to Kansas in an abolitionist effort to prevent the territory from entering the union as a slave state, and set an important precedent in 1861 when they gained the right to vote in school elections. 258 more words

Women Authors

RIP Dolores Cannon

Dolores Cannon, author of more than 22 books based on past-life regression sessions held with clients over three decades, has made her transition to spirit this past weekend. 266 more words