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AuthorTitleTheme or Sub-TitleMonthYearF/NF
Abbott, KarenLiar, Temptress, Soldier, SpyFour Women Undercover in the Civil War102015NF
Abu-Jaber, DianeCrescent112005F
Ackerman, DianeCultivating DelightA Natural History of My Garden82003NF
Addario, LynseyIt's What I DoA Photographer's Life of Love and War82016NF
Adichie, NgoziAmericanah12015F
Albright, MadelineMadame Secretary82005NF
Albright, MadelinePrague Winter22015NF
Ali, Ayaan HirsiInfidel92008NF
Ali, MonicaBrick Lane52009F
Ali-Karamali, SumbulMuslim Next Door, The22012NF
Allende, IsabelHouse of SpiritsF
Alvarez, JuliaHow the Garcia Girls Lost Their AccentsF
Alvarez, JuliaSaving the World12008F
Alvord, Lori ArvisoScalpel and the Silver Bear, The62002F
Amirrezvani, AnitaBlood of Flowers82012F
Angelou, MayaI know Why the Caged Bird SingsF
Angier, NatalieCanon, TheA Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science112011NF
Angier, NatalieWomanAn Intimate Georgraphy102000NF
Any authorany biographyFirst ladiesNF
Any authorany bookPoetry42009F/NF
Any authorany bookPride & Prejudice themed novel82007F
Any authorany bookAbigail Adams22001NF
Any authorany bookEthics11997NF
Armstrong, KarenSpiral Staircase, TheMy Climb Out of Darkness112012NF
Atkinson, KateGod in Ruins, A22017F
Atwood, MargaretAlias Grace112012F
Atwood, MargaretBlind Assassin, The32002F
Atwood, MargaretCat's Eye11990F
Atwood, MargaretHandmaid's Tale, TheF
Atwood, MargaretOryx and Crake112004F
Atwood, MargaretRobber Bride, TheF
Austen, JanePride & Prejudice82007F
Baingana, DoreenTropical FishTales from Entebbe32009F
Baker, S. JosephineFighting for Life62015NF
Barbery, MurielElegance of the Hedgehog32010F
Barry, BrunoniaLace Reader, The 82010F
Bateson, Mary CatherineComposing a LifeNF
Bauermeister, Erica, Larsen, Jesse, and Smith, Holly, edany book500 Great Books by WomenF
Beach, SylviaShakespeare and Company92014NF
Beals, Melba PatilloWarriors Don't CryA Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central HighNF
Bender, AimeeParticular Sadness of Lemon Cake, The52013F
Benjamin, MelanieSwans of Fifth Avenue, The62017F
Berman, SabinaMe Who Dove into the Heart of the World82014F
Blum, DeborahPoisoner's Handbook, TheMurder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York32017NF
Blunt, JudyBreaking Clean32004NF
Bohrer, Melissa LukemanGlory, Passion, and PrincipleThe Story of 8 Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution82004NF
Boo, KatherineBehind the Beautiful ForeversLife, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity62014NF
Bourke-White, MargaretPortrait of Myself32007NF
Braestrap, KateHere of You Need MeA True Story22010NF
Bronte, AnneTenant of Wildfell Hall, The32013F
Bronte, CharlotteVillette32013F
Brooks, GeraldineMarch22007F
Brooks, GeraldineNine Parts of DesireThe Hidden World of Islamic Women112011NF
Brooks, GeraldinePeople of the Book102009F
Byatt, A.S.PossessionF
Cahalan, SusannahBrain on FireMy Month of Madness62015NF
Cain, SusanQuietThe Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking12017NF
Caldwell, BoDistant Land of My Father, The32008F
Cather, WillaDeath Comes for the ArchbishopF
Cather, WillaMy AntoniaF
Cather, WillaO, Pioneers!F
Chang, JungWild Swans, The121999F
Chast, RozCan't We Talk About Something More Pleasant102015NF
Chau, AngieQuiet as They Come82012F
Clayton, Meg WalteRace for paris, The92018F
Chevalier, TracyGirl with a Pearl Earring52001F
Chopin, KateAwakening, TheF
Chua, AmyBattle Hymn of the Tiger Mother22014NF
Cisneros, SandraHouse on Mango Street, TheF
Coates, KarenThis Way More BetterStories & Photos from Asia's back Roads112014NF
Conway, Jill KerRoad from Coorain, TheNF
Conway, Jill KerWritten by HerselfNF
Coontz, StephanieStrange Stirring, AThe Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s42014NF
Coplin, AmandaOrchardist, The102014F
Davis, BelvaNever in My Wildest Dreams42012NF
Dean, DebraMadonnas of Leningrad, The12013F
Delany, Sarah and ElizabethDelany Sisters’ First 100 Years, TheNF
Demick, BarbaraNothing to Envy92012NF
Denfield, ReneEnchanted, The42016F
Diament, AnitaRed Tent, The12001F
Didion, JoanWhere I Was From12005NF
Didion, JoanYear of Magical Thinking, The102006NF
Diffenbaugh, VanessaLanguage of Flowers, The32014F
Dillard, AnnieAmerican Childhood, An51990NF
Dinkelspiel, FrancesTangled VinesGreed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California52018NF
Divakaruni, Chitra BanerjeeMistress of Spices, The91999F
Donoghue, EmmaRoom102011F
Downey, KristinWoman Behind the New Deal, TheThe Life and Legacy of Francis Perkins32016NF
Druckerman, PamelaBringing Up Bébé22014NF
Du Maurier, DaphneMy Cousin Rachel62016F
Dunbar-Ortiz, RoxanneRed Dirt--Growing Up Okie21999NF
Edson, MargaretWitA Play22018F
Egli, Ida Rate, edNo Rooms of Their OwnWomen Writers of Early California21996NF
Egli, Ida Rate, edNo Rooms of Their OwnWomen Writers of Early California121995NF
Ehrenreich, BarbaraNickel and DimedOn Not Getting By in America102002NF
Eliot, GeorgeMiddlemarch12014F
Erdrich, LouiseLast Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, The62004F
Erdrich, LouiseLove MedicineF
Erdrich, LouiseRound House52014F
Evans, ElizabethBlue House, The31996F
Fadiman, AnneSpirit Catches You and You Fall Down, TheA Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures92011NF
Fadiman, AnneSpirit Catches You and You Fall Down, TheA Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures112001NF
Faludi, SusanBacklashThe Undeclared War Against American WomenNF
Farmaian, Sattareh FarmanDaughter of PersiaA Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution22000NF
Faust, Drew GilpinRepublic of Suffering, ThisDeath and the American Civil War42010NF
Fisher, M.F.K.any book22002NF
Fowler, Theresa AnneZA Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald22016F
Fraser, AntoniaWeaker Vessel, TheWomen's Lot in Seventeenth-Century EnglandNF
Freeman, JudithRed Water42004F
French, TanaFaithful Place52012F
Friedan, Bettyany book52006NF
Fuller, AlexandraDon't Let's Go To the Dogs TonightAn African Childhood22013NF
Fussell, BettyMy Kitchen WarsA Memoir62001NF
Gelman, Rita GoldenTales of a Female NomadLiving at Large in the World42011NF
Geniesse, Jane FletcherPassionate NomadThe Life of Freya Stark102005NF
Genova, LisaStill Alice82011NF
Gerzena, Gretchen HolbrookCarrington: A Life61996F
Gibbons, KayeEllen FosterF
Giles, PauletteNews of the World62018F
Glass, JuliaWidower's Tale, The52013F
Goldberg, MylaBee Season, The122001F
Goldstone, Lawrence and NancyUsed and RareTravels in the Book World42000NF
Goodwin, Doris KearnsBully Pulpit, TheTheodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism82015NF
Goodwin, Doris KearnsNo Ordinary TimeFranklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II92009NF
Goodwin, Doris KearnsTeam of RivalsThe Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln52007NF
Goodwin, GailFlora12015F
Gordon, LindaGreat Arizona Orphan Abduction, The102016NF
Graham, KatherinePersonal History112013NF
Grealy, LucyAutobiography of a Face82006NF
Greenburg, Jan CrawfordSupreme ConflictThe Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court62009NF
Greenlaw, LindaHungry Ocean, TheA Swordboat Captain's Journey102003NF
Greenlaw, LindaLobster Chronicles, TheLife on a Very Small Island102003NF
Gregory, PhillipaOther Boleyn Girl, The92006F
Gruen, SaraWater for Elephants102007F
Gyasi, YaaHomegoing112017F
Hamilton, GabrielleBlood, Bones & ButterThe Inaadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef42015NF
Hamilton, JaneExcellent Lombards, The112017F
Hamilton, JaneShort History of a Prince, The92004F
Harris, JoanneChocolat32001F
Harvey, BrettFiftiesA Woman's Oral History51997NF
Hathaway, Katharine ButlerLittle Locksmith, TheA Memoir42002NF
Hegland, JeanInto the Forest12002F
Heilbrunn, Carolyn G.Writing a Woman's LifeNF
Henriquez, CristinaBook of Unknown Americans, The32015F
Hillenbrand, Laura SeabiscuitAn American Legend42003NF
Hillenbrand, Laura UnbrokenA World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption62012NF
Hirshman, LindaSisters In LawHow Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World102017NF
Hoffman, AliceSeventh Heaven32015F
Hood, AnnObituary Writer, The42018F
Horan, NancyLoving Frank82008F
Houston, Jeanne Watsuki & James D.Farewell to Manzanar22006NF
Hunter-Gault, CharlyneIn My Place121996NF
Hurston, Zora NealTheir Eyes Were Watching God92016F
Isenberg, NancyWhite TrashThe 400-Year Untold Story of Class in America52018NF
Ivins, MollyMolly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?82000NF
James, P.D.any book112000F
James, P.D.Taste For Death, A52012F
Jen, GishTypical AmericanF
Jewitt, Sarah OrneCountry of the Pointed Firs, The32012F
Jhabval, Ruth PrawerHeat and Dust62018F
Johnson, TracyShooting the BohA Woman's Voyage Down the Wildest River in Borneo112014NF
Johnson-Sirleaf, EllenThis Child Will be GreatMemoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President62010NF
Joyce, RachelLove Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, The42017F
Joyce, RachelUnlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, The42017F
Kahn, MaraVegan BetrayalLove, lies, and hunger in a plants-only world12018NF
Kallos, StephanieBroken For You42006F
Karr, MaryLiar's Club, TheA Memoir61999NF
Kennedy, Caroline and Alderman, EllenIn Our DefenseThe Bill of Rights in ActionNF
Kent, HannahBurial Rites42016F
Kidd, Sue MonkInvention of Wings, The62016F
Kidd, Sue MonkSecret Life of Bees, The22004F
Kiernan, DeniseGirls of Atomic CityThe Untold Story of the Women who Helped Win WWII42014NF
King, FlorenceConfessions of a Failed Southern Lady82001NF
King, FlorenceWhen Sisterhood Was in Flower111996NF
King, Laurie R.Beekeeper's Apprentice, TheF
King, LilyEuphoria112016F
Kingsolver, BarbaraAnimal DreamsF
Kingsolver, BarbaraAnimal, Vegetable, MiracleA Year of Food Life112008NF
Kingsolver, BarbaraFlight Behavior102013F
Kingsolver, BarbaraPoisonwood Bible, The32000F
Kingston, Maxine HongWoman Warrior, TheMemoirs of a Girlhood Among GhostsNF
Klein, NaomiShock Doctrine, TheThe Rise of Disaster Capitalism92013NF
Kline, Christina BakerOrphan Train92015F
Kolbert, ElizabethField Notes from a CatastropheMan, Nature, and Climate Change42013NF
Kolbert, ElizabethSixth Extinction, TheAn Unnatural History82016NF
Kondo, MarieLife Changing Magic of Tidying Up, TheThe Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing12016NF
Krauss, NicoleGreat House12012F
Krauss, NicoleHistory of Love, The42007F
Kristof, Nicholas and Wudunn, SherylHalf the SkyTurning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide22012NF
Kumin, MaxineWhere I LiveNew & Selected Poems 1990-201022018F/NF
Kusz, NatalieRoad SongNF
Lahiri, JhumpaNamesake, The92005F
Lahren, HopeLab Girl82017NF
Lansens, LoriGirls, The92016F
LaPlante, EveMarmee and LouisaThe Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother22014NF
Lawson, MaryCrow Lake92003F
Lee, HarperTo Kill a Mockingbird12011F
Leffland, EllaRumors of PeaceNF
Leveen, LoisSecrets of Mary Bowser, The22017F
Levine, JudityNot Buying ItMy Year Without Shopping92007NF
Lippi, RosinaHomestead52000F
Lisle, LauriePortrait of an ArtistA Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe122000NF
Lovell, MarySisters, TheThe Saga of the Mitford Family62008NF
Lovell, MaryStraight on Till MorningThe Biography of Beryl Markham82017NF
Macdonald, HelenH is for Hawk52017NF
MacKeen, Dawn AnahidHundred Year Walk, TheAn Armenian Odyssey32018NF
Markham, BerylWest With the Night82017NF
Markham, BerylWest With the NightNF
Marshall, MeganMargaret Fuller32018NF
Marshall, MeganPeabody Sisters, TheThree Women Who Ignited Americn Romanticism82018NF
Martin, WednesdayPrimates of Park Avenue, The52016NF
Mattison, AliceBook Borrower, The62005F
Mayes, FrancesUnder the Tuscan SunAt Home in ItalyNF
McCullers, CarsonHeart is a Lonely Hunter, The52015F
McDonald, SarahHoly Cow!An Indian Adventure62013NF
McLain, PaulaCircling the Sun82017F
McLain, PaulaParis Wife, The82013F
McMillan, TracieAmerican Way of Eating, TheUndercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table62014NF
Meads, KatBorn Southern and Restless52002F
Meads, KatNot Waving52002NF
Meloy, EllenAnthropology of TurquoiseReflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky112010NF
Michaels, AnneFugitive Pieces72002F
Milford, NancySavage BeautyThe Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay112013NF
Millard, CandiceRiver of Doubt, TheTheodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey42008NF
Min, AncheeBecoming Madame Mao92001F
Morrison, ToniBelovedF
Morrison, ToniParadiseF
Mukherjee, BharatiJasmineF
Munro, AliceRunaway32013F
Murdoch, Irisany book12003F
Murdoch, IrisBlack Prince, The12014F
Murgatroyd, SarahDig Tree, TheA True Story of Bravery, Insanity, and the Race to Discover Australia's Wild Frontier32017NF
Nafisi, Azarreading Lolita in TerhanA Memoir in Books52004NF
Naslund, Sena JeterAhab's Wife or The Star Gazer72001F
Nawaz, ZarqaLaughing All the Way to the Mosque102016NF
Nemirovsky, IreneSuite Française32011F
Ng, CelesteEverything I Never Told You112015F
Niffenegger, AudreyTime Traveler's Wife, The42005F
Noonan, C.J.House on Harrigan's Hill, The32012F
Norris, KathleenCloister Walk, TheNF
Novic, SaraGirl at War22016F
Oates, Joyce CarolMissing Mom112006F
O'Faolain, NualaAre You Somebody?The Accidential Memoir of a Dublin Woman101999NF
O'Faolain, NualaMy Dream of You32003F
Orenstein, PeggySchoolgirlsYoung Women, Self Esteem, and the Confidence GapNF
Otsuko, JulieWhen the Emperor was Divine22006F
Packer, AnnDive from Clausen's Pier, The62003F
Patchett, AnnBel Canto92002F
Patchett, AnnState of Wonder12013F
Patchett, AnnTruth and Beauty82006NF
Paternostro, SilvanaIn the Land of God and ManA Latin Woman's Journey112007NF
Paul, CarolineFighting Fire81999NF
Peacock, NancyHome Across the Road102001F
Pelletier, CathieFuneral Makers, The51999F
Perle, LizMoneyA Memoir92007NF
Perry, SarahEssex Serpent, The92018F
Phillips, Jayne AnneLark and Termite102011F
Pipher, MaryAnother CountryNavigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders62000NF
Pipher, MaryReviving OpheliaSaving the Selves of Adolescent GirlsNF
Power, SamanthaProblem From Hell, AAmerica in the Age of Genocide102004NF
Proulz, E. AnniePostcardsF
Proulz, E. AnnieShipping News, The91996F
Quindlen, AnnaHow Reading Changed My Life41999NF
Quindlen, AnnaLots of Candles, Plenty of Cake62013NF
Quindlen, AnnaRise and Shine52008F
Roach, MaryPacking for MarsThe Curious Science of Life in the Void42012NF
Roach, MaryStiffThe Curious Life of Human Cadavers12006NF
Roberts, CokieFounding MothersThe Women Who Raised Our Nation52005NF
Robinson, JoEating on the Wild SideThe Missing Link to Optimal Health12016NF
Robinson, MarilynneGilead52010F
Robinson, MarilynneHome52010F
Rose, PhyllisParallel Lives5 Victorian Marriages41996NF
Rosen, RuthWorld Split Open, TheHow the Modern Women's Movement Changed America42001NF
Rosenfeld, JordanForged in Grace82014F
Roy, ArundhatiWalking With the Comrades22015NF
Russell, Mary DoriaSparrow, The12000F
Russell, Mary DoriaThread of Grace, A62006F
Ryan, TerryPrize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, TheHow My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less22003NF
Sagan, FrancoiseBonjour TristesseF
Sandburg, SherylLean InWomen, Work, and the Will to Lead42015NF
Sanders, LisaEvery Patient Tells a StoryMedical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis22011NF
Satrapi, MarjanePersepolisThe Story of a Childhood92010NF
Schlissel, LillianWomen's Diaries of the Westward JourneyNF
Schnall, MarianneWhat Will it Take to Make a Woman PresidentConversations About Women, Leadership and Power52016NF
Scottoline, LisaWhy My 3rd Husband Will Be a DogThe Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman62012NF
See, LisaShanghai Girls102010F
Semple, MariaWhere'd You Go, Bernadette?102013F
Setterfield, DianeThirteenth Tale, The102008F
Shapiro, B.A.Muralist, The22018F
Shields, CarolLarry's Party92000F
Shields, CarolStone Diaries, TheF
Shields, CarolUnless12012F
Shields, CarolUnless112003F
Shriver, LionelBig Brother52014F
Simonson, HelenSummer Before the War, The92017F
Sittenfeld, CurtisEligibleA Modern Retelling of Pride & Prejudice112016F
Skloot, RebeccaImmortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The92011NF
Slater, DashkaThe 57 BusA True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives82018NF
Smiley, JaneAll True Adventures of Miss Liddy Newton, The31999F
Smiley, JaneMoo51996F
Smiley, JaneThousand Acres, AF
Smith, DianeLetters from Yellowstone52003F
Smith, DodieI Capture the Castle12009F
Smith, PattiJust Kids22013NF
Sobel, DavaLongitudeThe True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His TimeNF
Soli, TatjanaLotus Eaters, The82016F
Sontag, Susanany book32005NF
Sotomayor, SonyaMy Beloved World92014NF
Stedman, M.L.Light Between Oceans, The92015F
Stein, GertrudeAutobiography of Alice B. Toklas, The82015F
Steinbach, AliceWithout ReservationsThe Travels of an Independent Woman12004NF
Steinem, GloriaMy Life on the Road12017NF
Stewart, AmyGirl Waits With Gun62017F
Stockett, KathrynHelp, The52011F
Stowe, Harriet BeecherUncle Tom's Cabin22009F
Strauch, BarbaraSecret Life of the Grown-up Brain, TheThe Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind62011NF
Strayed, CherylWildFrom Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail42013NF
Strout, ElizabethBurgess Boys, The102014F
Sullivan, J. CourtneyMaine102012F
Tan, AmyJoy Luck Club, The41990F
Tannen, DeborahYou Just Don't UnderstandNF
Tanner, HaleyVaclav and Lena82013F
Tart, DonnaLittle Friend, The22005F
Tart, DonnaSecret History, TheF
Taylor, Jill BolteMy Stroke of InsightA Brain Scientist's Personal Journey112009NF
Tepper, SheriGate to Women's Country, TheNF
Tomain, ClaireSamuel PepysThe Unequalled Self92013NF
Tyler, AnneBack When We Were Grownups112002F
Tyler, AnnePatchwork Planet71999F
Ung, LoungFirst They Killed My FatherA Daughter of Cambodia Remembers52017NF
Virginia WoolfMrs. Dalloway52015F
Vreeland, SusanGirl in Hyacinth Blue52001F
Wallach, JanetDesert QueenThe Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell92012NF
Walls, JeannetteGlass Castle, TheA Memoir32006NF
Ward, JesmynSalvage the Bones102012F
Warren, ElizabethFighting Chance, A32016NF
Wecker, HeleneGolem and the Jinni, The112015F
Wein, ElizabethCode Name Verity32014F
Wells, RebeccaDivine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, TheF
Welty, EudoraLosing BattlesF
Wesley, MaryVacilations of Poppy Carew, TheF
Wharton, EdithAge of Innocence, The12010F
Wharton, EdithHouse of Mirth, TheF
Wiggins, MarianneEvidence of Things Unseen82009F
Wilkerson, IsabelWarmth of Other Suns, TheThe Epic Story of America's Great Migration102017NF
Williams, MarjorieWomen at the Washington ZooWritings on Politics, Family, and Fate22008NF
Williams, Terry TempestRefugeAn Unnatural History of Family and PlaceNF
Winspear, JacquelineMaise Dobbs92017F
Wulf, AndreaInvention of Nature, TheAlexander von Humboldt's New World12018NF
Zeppa, JamieBeyond the Sky and the EarthA Journey into Bhutan12007NF