“What I love about this book is that Anais is inciting women to write. She wants to help others to find their voice and practice it, to learn to take up space without self-doubt or guilt.”
The Last Girl is a clarion call to demand the war criminals are brought to justice and for restitution of Kocho and Sinjar to the Yazidi community. It is inspiring as much as it is troubling. It will change your view on the world overnight.
Owner of The Secret Bookshelf (an independent book shop in Northern Ireland) tells us why to buy books locally.
Why move from interacting with us on social media to becoming one of our members? The answer lies not only in gaining access to more events, but also in our sense of community.
“I could not help but draw parallels between the experiences of women fighting to thrive and survive in a man’s world, then, as now.”
Alison Langhorn tells us why she joined Women’s Writes.
Penny Batchelor, author of My Perfect Sister, talks about why books are so important to her and her experiences.
We had the amazing opportunity to interview that author of The Education of Ivy Edwards, and the answers DID NOT disappoint.
Queenie portrays a true feminist message: as a woman, you are the person to save yourself.
Are books always better than the TV show? Here are some series based on books that are an interesting watch.
In light of current events, it is important to reflect upon how integral writers are to their works.
“I am at my calmest when I am sprawled across the sofa or tucked up in bed, a cup of tea (milk, no sugar please) on the table beside me and my head buried deep into my latest book of choice.”
Books combine enjoyment and education, a magical mix that allows us to both escape our world and learn about it.
Women’s Writes had the chance to interview Kate Weston, author of Diary of a Confused Feminist. We learnt a LOT about feminism, the writing process and Kate’s perfect reading conditions.
Mollie (from the successful Moonbloombooks Instagram account) details the books that got her into feminism.
This blog is a personal account of how books helped Evee battle through grief, looking to novels both as places to remember and also as forms of escapism.
Romance novels are fun, smart, inclusive and they guarantee a good read; so let’s stop deeming them as ‘trashy’.
Reading this book is a great (and quick) way to start thinking about your own personal biases and how to combat them, as well as putting you in a position to start a conversation with others about changes that need to be made
Three Women is an exploration of how women’s sex lives are influenced by and controlled by men. This review looks at a certain aspect of feminism: how women should have the freedom to control her own sexual interactions and desires.
While emotionally draining at times, this is a frightening novel that calls for us to acknowledge the pain we have had to endure in the past and to acknowledge the potential for this to continue.