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No Boys Allowed for Women's History Month

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For today's episode, Jill is joined by Tiffany and Sydney for a "No Boys Allowed" episode celebrating Women's History Month. Books by women, books about women, and all things awesome.

Books mentioned in this episode:

Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Sing Unburied Sing by Jessamyn Ward

You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

Buffering by Hannah Hart

Hunger by Roxane Gay

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby

Shrill by Lindy West

Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About, ed. by Michele Filgate

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

In the Woods by Tana French

The Witch Elm by Tana French

The Likeness by Tana French

The Secret Place by Tana French

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

The Passage by Justin Cronin

The Little Friend by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O'Meara

Reading Behind Bars by Jill Grunenwald

Warcross by Marie Lu

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zenter

Jane Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

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