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Celebrating powerful stories about real women.

In the lead up to International Women’s Day on March 8, we have compiled a list of stories that educate and inspire. These books provide readers of all ages access to powerful stories about real women who have had a direct impact on our past, present and the way we will face the future.  

More Book Lists

Wonder Women

Heroines of literature we can all look up to.

Girl Gangs

Fiction’s finest female alliances.

Penguin Modern

A celebration of writing from the edge of everything.

LGBTQI Literature

Books that celebrate love, in all its glorious forms.

The Complexities of Love

Stories that fly in the face of the happily-ever-after.