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Cilka's Journey (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #2)

In this follow up to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, the author tells the story, based on a true one, of a woman who survives Auschwitz, only to find herself locked away again Cilka Klein is 18 years old when Auschwitz Birkenau is liberated by Soviet soldiers But Cilka is one of the many women who is

The Fountains of Silence

A portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship Madrid, 1957 Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine Among them is

Olive, Again

The iconic Olive struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but also the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine Whether with a teenager coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman about to give birth during a hilariously inopportune moment, a nurse who

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hellbent on covering up the truth, at any cost.In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whi

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life

Ali Wong s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero , covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad In her hi

The Grace Year

A speculative thriller in the vein of The Handmaid s Tale and The Power Optioned by Universal and Elizabeth Banks to be a major motion picture SURVIVE THE YEAR No one speaks of the grace year It s forbidden In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds,

Christmas Shopaholic

Celebrate Christmas with the ultimate Shopaholic The brilliant laugh out loud festive novel from the Number One bestselling author Becky Brandon n e Bloomwood adores Christmas It s always the same Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next

Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution

Six bestselling and award winning authors bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative eve

No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America

A lively, fascinating, eye opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist You re not getting older, you re getting better, or so promised the famous 1970 s ad for women s hair dye Americans have always had a complicated relationship with aging embrace it, de

Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it s like to report on their changing homelands in this first of its kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane AmanpourInternational media coverage of the Arab world is dominated by the work of West

Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger

A rich, nuanced exploration of women s anger from a diverse group of writers Women are angry, and from the MeToo movement to the record number of women running for political office, they re finally expressing it But all rage isn t created equal Who gets to be angry If there s now space for cis

This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

An eye opening book that reveals crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control should know This groundbreaking book sheds light on how hormonal birth control affects women and the world around them in ways we are just now beginning to understand By allowing women to control their

Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now

An indispensable guide to abortion access in America, and a necessary argument for building a fighting feminist movement to protect women s rights Anti abortion justice Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court A misogynist in the White House Abortion inaccessible to women in 85% of American counties The st

Brave with Beauty: A Story of Afghanistan

This is the extraordinary story of Queen Goharshad, a 15th century monarch, who many historians now believe was the most powerful woman in world history Ruling from the Timurid artistic and cultural center of Herat in western Afghanistan, Queen Goharshad ushered in a remarkable, rare period when po

The Testaments

In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid s Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades When the van door slammed on Offred s future at the end of The Handmaid s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her freedom, prison or d

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker and difficult to get out of the carpet than water When Korede s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what s expected of her bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of

Olive, Again

The iconic Olive struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but also the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine Whether with a teenager coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman about to give birth during a hilariously inopportune moment, a nurse who

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life

Ali Wong s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero , covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad In her hi

City of Girls

From the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don t have to be a good girl to be a good person Life is both fleeting and dangerous, and there is no point i