Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: Muddy People by Sara El Sayed

This post contains affiliate links, contributing a small commission to Feminist Book Club for any sales. This support enables us to compensate our contributors, fostering independent media! Muddy People initially seized my attention with its title. Being Middle Eastern with Muslim family members, I reacted viscerally: “MUDDY People??! Excuse me?!” However, upon noticing its subtitle, Memoir, […]

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Alternative Realities of Grief; the covers of Beautyland by Marie-Helene Bertino; Grief is for People by Sloane Crosley, and Death Valley by Melissa Broder superimposed on tombstones.
Blog, Book Reviews

Grief’s Alternative Realities: Books Where Loss Shapes the World

This post may include affiliate links, which means we make a small commission on any sales. This commission helps Feminist Book Club pay our contributors, so thanks for supporting small, independent media! Loss stops us in our tracks. It can alter our perception of time, and interrupt or change the course of our lives. Grief’s

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The book Micro Activism on top of a green shirt that says "Bans Off Our Bodies"
Blog, Book Reviews, Social Justice

Micro Activism: How You Can Make a Difference in the World (Without a Bullhorn)

This post was sponsored by Storey Press. All opinions are my own. Our sponsors help us to pay our staff and to keep feminist media independent! My schedule has gotten exceptionally full lately and I know I’m not alone in this. Once summer is over, it feels like we’re all in a sprint towards the

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the book Vampires of El Norte by Isabel Canas with a fall background
Blog, Bookish Life, Podcast Shownotes

Vampires of El Norte & the Horrors of History

Join Mariquita, Mhairie, and Sam for a discussion about Isabel Cañas’s genre-defying new release, Vampires of El Norte. Cañas’s work seamlessly blends the chilling elements of horror, the tender allure of romance, and the rich tapestry of historical fiction into a single captivating narrative. In this episode, our hosts take a deep dive into this

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cover of Young and Restless
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Book Review: Young and Restless: The Girls Who Sparked America’s Revolutions

This post may include affiliate links, which means we make a small commission on any sales. This commission helps Feminist Book Club pay our contributors, so thanks for supporting small, independent media! Mattie Kahn begins Young and Restless: The Girls Who Sparked America’s Revolutions by recalling a realization that she just hadn’t read about that

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Femme presenting person picking up Under the Tamarind Tree by Nigar Alam. She also has a stack of books filled with her favorite literary cons!
Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Cultural Preservation & Literary Con Artists

Join us as we delve into two distinct yet enthralling segments that celebrate cultural heritage and explore the fascinating world of literary con-artists. From the preservation of Pakistani culture to the allure of charming tricksters, this episode promises insights, reflections, and a dash of intrigue. The Preservation of Pakistani Culture with Nigar Alam (00:23) Ashley

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Educator Reads to Add to Your Bookshelf

Welcome to Feminist Book Club: The Podcast! In this insightful episode, Nox and Caroline share their personal experiences as educators, discussing the books that have profoundly impacted their teaching journeys. As a new and seasoned educator, they exchange ideas and insights while examining the flaws within our education system. Books mentioned:  Positive Discipline in the

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