Did you love The Handmaid’s Tale? Check out this read-alike list featuring feminist dystopias and real women’s voices. Join us to talk books (and eat snacks!) at Read-Alike Book Lounge, Wednesdays at 2pm all summer long!
Set in a United States in which half the population has been silenced, Vox is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter.
Five women struggle with changes in a near-future America where abortion and assisted fertility have been outlawed and where the homeopath is targeted by a modern-day witch hunt.
Gather the Daughters
A smoldering debut about an insular community on an island at the end of the world and the girls who start to question the rules that bind them.
What would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new power?
Hazards of Time Travel
A recklessly idealistic girl tests the limits of her oppressively controlled, dystopian world and is punished by being sent back in time , only to fall fatefully in love with a fellow exile.
Ensconced within a retreat where expectant birth mothers are given luxurious accommodations and lucrative rewards to produce perfect babies, a Filipino immigrant is forced to choose between a life-changing payment and the outside world.
Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
Dear Ijeawele goes right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century. It can start a conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space
An indispensable guide for how to be a woke modern woman who's ready to raise hell.
Brittney Cooper reminds us that anger is a powerful source of energy that can give us the strength to keep on fighting.
Anthology of Amazing Women
From Aud the Deep-Minded to Malala Yousafzai, this beautifully illustrated collection introduces 50 diverse women who have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavor to a new generation.
Bringing Down the Colonel
Using newspaper articles, personal journals, previously unpublished autobiographies, and letters, this book tells the story of one of the earliest women to publicly fight back.
Era of Ignition
A passionate manifesto with personal stories, anecdotes, and opinions from the front lines of modern American womanhood from an actor, filmmaker, and activist.