What to Read For Women’s History Month

March is a great month for many reasons. First, it’s National Book Month and second, it’s Women’s History Month. Because I am definitely picking up my reading for National Book Month, I want to include some books are that ideal to celebrate Women’s History Month! There are many extraordinary lives to be honored this month, take a look at the reading selection and see if anything fits your fancy. Happy Book and Women’s Month to you all!

  1. 1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

HeLa-Cells-GalleyCat2. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

americanah3. Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart by Claire Harman


4. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

untitled5. Florynce “Flo” Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical by Sherie M. Randolph

56d728dd1e0000b3007033036.Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

tehran7. Women Race and Class-Angela Y. Davis.

6356358. Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space by Lynn Sherr

sally-ride-9781476725772_hr9.  A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf


10. Beloved by Toni Morrison


Of course, there are many book out there that celebrate women and their impact on the world, these are just a few of suggestions to get you started. New York Public library has complied a wonderful archive of literary things that are specifically for Women’s History Day. You can find it here. How are you celebrating Women’s History Month?

Happy Reading!


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