Previous Boxes

February 2021

Theme: Fat Liberation
Book: The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
Featured Businesses: The Curvy Canvas // Fatty Sundays // Citizen Ruth // Itty Bits Designs
Charity Beneficiary: The Body is Not an Apology

January 2021

Theme: Courage
Book: Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
Featured Businesses: Papersushi // Peach Mindfulness // Tiny Deer Studio // Organic Bath Co. // Karmalize.Me
Charity Beneficiary: Rights4Girls

December 2020

Theme: Afro-Futurism
Book: Kindred by Octavia Butler
Featured Businesses: TranquiliTea House // Support Black Authors // XOX Handmade Journals // Aspiring Co.
Charity Beneficiary: Vermillion Ink 

November 2020

Theme: Native/Indigenous Voices
Book: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Featured Businesses: Sequoia Soaps // Dawnte Stikker Prints // Bedré Chocolates // Sakari Botanicals
Charity Beneficiary: Native Women’s Wilderness

October 2020

Theme: Thriller
Book: The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson
Featured Businesses: Rhino Parade // Pretty Peacock Paperie // Writer’s Atelier // Girl of All Work // Minneapolis Craft Market
Charity Beneficiary: March of Dimes

September 2020

Theme: Latinx Voices
Book: Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor
Featured Businesses: Reina Rebelde // Swaye Tea // Candy’s Kloset // Gleam Eyewear
Charity Beneficiary: Mujeristas Collective

August 2020

Theme: Reimagining the Feminist Canon
Book: Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
Featured Businesses: Lotus and Luna // Gigi’s Flair Emporium // Kafe Candy
Charity Beneficiary: The Loveland Foundation

July 2020

Theme: Food
Book: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Featured Businesses: Small Moments // Coconut Whisk // Take a Little Whiff // This Is Us
Charity Beneficiary: Soul Fire Farm

June 2020

Theme: Humor
Book: Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby
Featured Businesses: Fiction Reshaped // Erebus Coffee // Fly Paper Products
Charity Beneficiary: The Cupcake Girls

May 2020

Theme: Parenthood
Book: Good Talk by Mira Jacob
Featured Businesses: SoulKu // Lauren Strom // Larabar // Bim Bam Boo
Charity Beneficiary: The Letter Project

April 2020

Theme: Women and Nature
Book: These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling
Featured Businesses: Sweet Girl Farm // Go Sili Products // Elysian Cedar // Alessi // Marble + Vine
Charity Beneficiary: WEDO

March 2020

Theme: Women’s History
Book: We Were Feminists Once: From RiotGrrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement by Andi Zeisler
Featured Businesses: Espionage Cosmetics // Trix Magazine // Molarà
Charity Beneficiary: National Collaboration for Women’s History Sites

 

February 2020

Theme: Romance
Book: The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith
Featured Businesses: Les Chocolateries Askanya // A Shop of Things // We Sparkle // Empowdered Sugar // Heidi Bennett
Charity Beneficiary: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

January 2020

Theme: Immigration
Book: The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya
Featured Businesses: All Are Welcome Here // Leonetti Confetti // Eat Chic Chocolates // Epically Embroidered
Charity Beneficiary: Welcoming America

December 2019

Book: The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls by Mona Eltahawy
Featured Businesses: Funky Monkey Fashion Accessories // These Are Things // Cup and Kettle Tea
Charity Beneficiary: The Well Project

November 2019

Book: Know My Name by Chanel Miller
Featured Businesses: Vixed Baking Company // Soak It Up Cloths // Oh It’s Natural // Cultivate Counseling and Wellness
Charity Beneficiary: Abortion Access Front

October 2019

Book: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Featured Businesses: The Card Bureau // Matzo Project // Virgo Voodoo // HerStry
Charity Beneficiary: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Feminist Book Club September box

September 2019

Book: Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space by Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin
Featured Businesses: Unladylike // LOLLiDALE // CaribBrew // Fabulously Feminist // Mesic Movement
Charity Beneficiary: #HappyPeriod

August 2019

Book: Lead From the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change by Stacey Abrams
Featured Businesses: Fourth Wave Apparel // The Yes Bar // Confident Girls // Little Seed Farm
Charity Beneficiary: Nalgona Positivity Pride

 

July 2019

Book: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Featured Businesses: Primal Noms // Homespun Trades // Silk Road Wellness // AndieandErin // Unearth Women
Charity Beneficiary: INCITE!

June 2019

Book: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
Featured Businesses: Benevolence Farm // Emily McDowell & Friends // LUNA Bar // Crime Crazy Podcast
Charity Beneficiary: Benevolence Farm

May 2019

Book: Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman by Lindy West
Featured Businesses: Parchment Nail Polish // Book Art Bookmarks // Glee Gum // Planned Parenthood
Charity Beneficiary: Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio

April 2019

Book: Everything’s Trash But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson
Featured Businesses: Unearth Women // Lil Bucks // Sweet B Design // MAIA Community // Women Drinking Beer
Charity Beneficiary: Animal Experience International

March 2019

Book: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Featured Businesses: Flip’em the Bird // Thumbs Cookies // ECOBAGS // Pursey Handbags // Maggie Germano
Charity Beneficiary: Young Minds Advocacy

February 2019

Book: F-Bomb: Dispatches from the War on Feminism by Lauren McKeon
Featured Businesses: Fast Mary’s // Smitten Kitten // Sprinkles & Confetti // Claws Out // Dressing Room 8 // Style For It
Charity Beneficiary: WEWIN

January 2019

Book: Women and Madness by Phyllis Chesler
Featured Businesses: Human Is Human // Siena Soap Company // Luxe Lathers Boutique // Compass Spanish // Boobies & Noobies
Charity Beneficiary: RAD Remedy

December 2018

Book: Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher
Featured Businesses: Isadore Nut Company // Nicole Piar // Dirty Lamb // Wise Ink // The Country Muffin // Rosemary’s Ladies
Charity Beneficiary: AnitaB.org

November 2018

Book: Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture edited by Roxane Gay
Featured Businesses: Kei & Molly Textiles // THIS FEM // Fabulously Feminist // Timber & Tulip
Charity Beneficiary: Safe BAE

October 2018

Book: Circe by Madeline Miller
Featured Businesses: Happy Hearts Tees // Evelyn Roger Beauty + Skincare // Bewitched Boneyard
Charity Beneficiary: Girls For a Change

September 2018

Book: Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis*
Featured Businesses: City Girl Coffee // Bewitched Boneyard
Charity Beneficiary: Cafe Femenino
*Not all our books are explicitly feminist but we do read them through a feminist lens. We chose this book so we could better critique the anti-feminist sentiments in it.

August 2018

Book: Austenistan edited by Laaleen Sukhera
Featured Businesses: Wood + Weiher // Arza Jewelry
Charity Beneficiary: Peaceful Families Project

July 2018

Book: This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins
Featured Businesses: Melissa C. Mark Jewelry // Pretty Prints and Paper by Jessica Chung
Charity Beneficiary: Trans Women of Color Collective

June 2018

Book: The Power by Naomi Alderman
Featured Business: Peney Cakes

May 2018

Book: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
Featured Businesses: Sweet B Design // Feminist Sticker Club

April 2018

Book: Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World by Kelly Jensen
Featured Business: Fabulously Feminist

March 2018

Book: Witches Sluts Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive by Kristen J. Sollee