This year’s Golden Globes ceremony shined a light on the power of women, and this week we were inspired to feature books that will make your patrons want to read like a girl.
Alternate Side by Anna QuindlenMy American Dream by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood—and a seemingly happy marriage—are exposed by an unexpected act of violence in this provocative new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Miller’s Valley andStill Life with Bread Crumbs.
My American Dream by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
From the bestselling cookbook author, beloved and award-winning television personality, and hugely successful restaurateur—a heartwarming, emotional, revelatory memoir told with all her hallmark warmth and gusto.
Perfect Is Boring by Tyra Banks and Carolyn London
Tyra Banks and her mother, Carolyn London, share the life lessons Carolyn has taught—and continues to teach—Tyra that have shaped her into the strong, megasuccessful woman she is.
In Praise of Difficult Women by Karen Karbo
From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron and Carrie Fisher, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.
The Language of Kindness by Christine Watson
A moving, lyrical, beautifully-written portrait of a nurse and the lives she has touched. In this age of fear, hate, and division, Christie Watson has written a book that reminds us of all that we share, and of the urgency of compassion.
There Are No Grown-Ups by Pamela Druckerman
The bestselling author of Bringing Up Bébéinvestigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. A witty dispatch from the front lines of the forties, There Are No Grown-ups is a (midlife) coming-of-age story, and a book for anyone trying to find their place in the world.