Muse | Beginning with an epigraph by Robert Graves, which asserts that “woman is muse or she is nothing,” the poems in Muse explore the concepts of influence, creativity, and gender by evoking the tragic figure of Elizabeth Siddal... In sensual and evocative language, Dawn Marie Kresan shifts voices and perspectives, from Siddal’s loss and heartbreak over her stillborn daughter to the poet’s lighthearted reproach of artist William Holman Hunt’s depiction of the Lady of Shalott. #booksforher
A Vacation on the Island of Ex-Boyfriends | Quirks of fate highlight this debut short story collection whose characters are women of dazzling ironies and introspections, always in motion and trusting in love—even when it remains out of reach.
The Little Book of Feminism | Do you want to know more about the fight for women's rights? From the corseted rabble-rousers of the suffragist movement to the sharp-fingered bloggers of today, this comprehensive little guide will teach you the history, theory and big issues and everything you need to know to become a card-carrying feminist.
How to Find Your (First) Husband by Rosie Blake (@corvus) | @Booklist says "Isobel Graves’ heart has belonged to her first husband for years. The day they married at age eight on the playground was magical, but then his family moved to another town. Fast-forward two decades...Blake’s novel is a delight, full of humor and charming characters, and a perfect escape read." — Patricia Smith
This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart | First published in 1964, this spirited novel will hold Mary Stewart fans breathless as it uncovers a series of mystifying and frightening events, tinging the otherwise sparkling setting of Corfu with dark hues of violence and romance. #MustReadBooks