Empowering Female Biographies For Women’s History Month

Empowering Female Biographies For Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month! This month, we take the time to celebrate all the fierce women of history and recognize their outstanding lives of achievement and legacy. To start off this month, here are five must-read biographies of women that have certainly shaped history. I AM MALALA– MALALA YOUSAFZAI Image via amazon You have most likely heard of this inspiring young woman. In October of 2012 when Malala’s story garnered worldwide attention, watchers from all parts of the globe avidly tuned in as this courageous young woman fought for the rights of girls everywhere. Courage radiates off the pages of …

Fairytale Retellings You’ll Wish You Wrote

Fairytale Retellings You’ll Wish You Wrote

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It’s National Tell a Fairytale Day! We here at Bookstr absolutely love classic fairytales. They remind us of simpler times when all we had to worry about was what we wanted to eat for lunch and who we wanted to play with on the playground. But as we grow, we expand our *very sophisticated* taste for literature, and we find ourselves fascinated with fantastical worlds with modern elements. So, to satisfy your thirst for classic tales with modern twists, we’ve compiled a list of magical fairytale retellings that will make you wish you wrote them. CInderella- ‘cinder’ by Marissa Meyer …

These Cookbooks Bring Your Favorite Stories To Life

These Cookbooks Bring Your Favorite Stories To Life

If there’s one thing we love as much as books, it’s food! There’s nothing better than eating some good food while you dive into your favorite literary world. But, are you ever sitting there, happy as can be, when suddenly your whole world is turned upside down because the characters are eating some delicious food, and now all you can think about is eating the exact food they’re eating, no matter how far-fetched? Reading experience ruined. Well, the day has finally come. No longer will you be tortured by fantastical cabbage soup or just plain old chicken nuggets. We look …

Alice Walker Quotes To Inspire Your Wednesday

Alice Walker Quotes To Inspire Your Wednesday

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Alice Walker, the critically acclaimed author of The Color Purple, is certainly an inspiring presence in the literary world. Her moving stories speak to the fragility of the human experience and her colorful writing encourages us to find the beauty in every moment. This Black History Month, we celebrate the men and women who have greatly shaped history by providing indispensable contributions to countless dimensions of society; Alice Walker’s literary talents and accomplishments are nothing less than extraordinary. Here are seven of her poignant quotes that will inspire you this Wednesday. image via the new yorker “No person is your …

Galentine’s Book Picks To Share With Your BFF

Galentine’s Book Picks To Share With Your BFF

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to spoil your significant other, but its also the perfect day to spoil your BFF! Everyone has their favorite things to do for Galentine’s Day, so why not add some awesome books into the mix? Here are five recommendations to share with your bestie!   Little Women- Louisa May Alcott image via amazon An undisputed classic, Little Women tells a story with incredibly strong women and timeless themes. A perfect addition to this Galentine’s Day! Since You’ve been gone- Morgan matson image via Goodreads Since You’ve Been Gone tells the story of best friends …