“A deftly crafted and thoroughly fun read … especially and unreservedly recommended for elementary school, middle school, and community library Fantasy Fiction collections.” —MBR Midwest Book Review

women’s studies

The Secret of Blythswood Square

This historical fiction masterpiece seamlessly weaves together an intricate tale of three remarkable female characters: Charlotte Nicholl, Ellory Mann, and Jane Ramsey.

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Untold War Tales: The Lipstick Bureau

A striking historical fiction novel that brings to light the untold tales of women who worked for the OSS (predecessor to the CIA) in World War II. Based on real-life events, this novel illuminates the heroic efforts of women during a time when they were often marginalized and overlooked.

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Lessons in Chemistry

A captivating novel that takes you on a journey back to the 1950s and 60s, a time when women were not encouraged to pursue careers in science. Elizabeth Zott is a fierce and intelligent woman determined to become a chemist despite the societal norms that say otherwise.

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Lady Tan’s Circle of Women

Lisa See’s Lady Tan’s Circle of Women is a mesmerizing tale set in Imperial China during the late 15th and early 16th centuries. The novel explores the themes of women empowerment, medicine, and the mind-body connection.

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