Women You Should Read.

Just in time for International Womens Day, I’ve compiled a list of books i’d highly recommend for everyone to get into. These are only a few of the great books that are out there right now.

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*Not all listed are pictured*

A.

Audre Lorde – Sister Outsider
April Sinclair – Coffee Will Make You Black
Ama Ata Aidoo – Our Sister Killjoy
Aminatta Forna – The Memory of Love

B.

bell hooks – All About Love
bell hooks – Aint I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism
Buchi Emecheta – The Bride Price

C.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Thing Around Your Neck
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Half of a Yellow Sun
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah
Chika Unigwe – On Black Sisters Street

E.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – This Child Will Be Great

K.

Kopano Matlwa – Coconut

L.

Lola Shoneyin – The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

M.

Malorie Blackman – Noughts & Crosses (trilogy)
Mona Eltahawy – Headscarves and Hymens

N.

Nicola Yoon – The Sun Is Also A Star
Nicola Yoon – Everything Everything

W.

Warsan Shire – Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth

Z.

Zora Neale Hurston – Their Eyes Were Watching God


Happy reading and happy international womens day to all the beautiful people that identify as a woman!

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  1. Pingback: Books Of March: Everything Everything. – Femininja.

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