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.


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Ep. 18 | Fifty Shades of Pink

In this episode of Reading Women, Autumn and Kendra discuss HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly and CINDERELLA ATE MY DAUGHTER by Peggy Orenstein. – Books Mentioned HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly http://amzn.to/2mXvz1b

Ep. 17 | Women in Nonfiction

Hello listeners! For Women’s History Month, we’re featuring six nonfiction books by six amazing women. – Books Mentioned in this Episode – The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher http://amzn.to/2lw5K4b Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff http://amzn.

Interview with Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

We’re beyond thrilled to talk with Christine Hyung-Oak Lee about her book TELL ME EVERYTHING YOU DON’T REMEMBER (Ecco). At 33, Christine had a stroke that changed her life. Simple everyday tasks became impossible,

Ep. 16 | Middle Reader Immigrant Stories

Hello listeners! This is our discussion of MOON OVER MANIFEST by Claire Vanderpool and ESPERANZA RISING by Pam Muñoz Ryan. – BOOKS MENTIONED – MOON OVER MANIFEST by Claire Vanderpool ESPERANZA RISING by Pam Muñoz Ryan – CONTACT –

Ep. 15 | Start’em Out Right: Middle Reader Novels

February is all about middle readers. Whether you’re looking for a book for a young person in your life or you just want a delightful book for yourself, we’re here for you! Check out some of our favorite middle reader novels. News Costa Books Awards

Ep. 14 | Most Anticipated New Releases of 2017 Pt. I

We’re back, bookish friends! We kicking off the new year with some our most anticipated new releases for the first half of 2017. News “Poet Emily Dickinson Was A Much Loved Baker” via NPR Reading Women has a brand new website!

Ep. 13 | The Reading Women Awards!!

It’s finally here! The first ever Reading Women Awards! We are thrilled to announce the winners in two categories: nonfiction and fiction. But first! The runners-up. Nonfiction Runner-up: Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peg…

Ep. 12.5 | The Other Einstein and Other Almost Famous Women

A bonus Wednesday in the month means a bonus episode from the Reading Women! This time, we’re discussing THE OTHER EINSTEIN and other books in the “wives of famous people” sub-genre. Books Mentioned – THE PARIS WIFE by Paula McLain

Ep. 12 | The Elegance of My Brilliant Friend

In this episode Autumn and Kendra discuss The Elegance of the Hedgehog and My Brilliant Friend. Do protagonists have to be likable? What role does education play in the lives of Elena and Lina in My Brilliant Friend?

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