Reading Women

Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Ep. 25 | Reading Adventures in Fictional Universes

For July, we’re discussing fictional universes. From fantasy to books about books, we’re stretching this theme as far as it will go.

Books Mentioned

  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
  • A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
  • Mikhail and Margarita by Julie Lekstrom Himes
  • The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
  • Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
  • The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
  • The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden
  • The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
  • Himself by Jess Kidd
  • Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny

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