Read Women

A group for readers of all genders who wish to broaden their reading horizons by reading more books by women authors. And more women authors that perhaps people haven't heard of before.


We currently run two group reads each month:

One monthly group read, each following a different theme (e.g. Classics, Sci-Fi, Translated Fiction, LGBT etc.) with the odd 'Open Choice' month.

Our second group read alternates between Non-Fiction book and our 'Read Around the World' challenge where we pick a book from
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The Blue Between Sky and Water
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Start date
February 1, 2021
Finish date
February 28, 2021
Why we're reading this
February 2021 RATW winner, MENA author theme
Gaza/Palestine
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The Cure for Death by Lightning
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Start date
February 1, 2021
Finish date
February 28, 2021
Why we're reading this
February 2021 fiction read, mental health
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+ Announcements
* The big list of group reads! - updated Feb 2020
By Louise , Group Founder · 4 posts · 615 views
last updated Jan 28, 2017 01:48PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * 2021 Monthly Group Read Themes, Quarterly Challenges
By Carol · 1 post · 65 views
last updated Nov 17, 2020 08:56AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * New Here? Start here
By Louise , Group Founder · 3 posts · 208 views
last updated Feb 05, 2020 02:37AM
April Fiction - polls open -
By Anita · 13 posts · 30 views
last updated Feb 14, 2021 11:28PM
April WIT - polls open -
By Anita · 6 posts · 30 views
last updated Feb 14, 2021 11:27PM
February fiction: The Cure for Death by Lightning
By Story · 36 posts · 39 views
last updated Feb 20, 2021 03:34AM
February-The Blue Between Sky and Water
By Kate · 15 posts · 34 views
last updated Feb 15, 2021 01:02PM
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+ Read Women Chat
* Introductions
By Louise , Group Founder · 412 posts · 654 views
last updated Jan 19, 2021 10:27AM
* What are you reading?
By Louise , Group Founder · 553 posts · 776 views
last updated 5 hours, 40 min ago
* What Did You Just Finish?
By Louise , Group Founder · 1249 posts · 817 views
last updated Feb 22, 2021 12:46PM
Long reads, essays, podcasts and other recommended content
By Carol · 50 posts · 75 views
last updated Feb 18, 2021 01:15PM
Non-Fiction
By Carol · 43 posts · 144 views
last updated Feb 08, 2021 12:51PM
* 2021 Authors and Main Characters over 50
By Carol · 48 posts · 81 views
last updated Jan 31, 2021 08:56AM
* 2021 Read Women Challenge
By Carol · 42 posts · 115 views
last updated Feb 06, 2021 02:09PM
Woman Reading's Read Women 2021 Challenge
By Woman Reading · 41 posts · 128 views
last updated Feb 16, 2021 04:03PM
The A-Z of Women Authors
By Louise , Group Founder · 60 posts · 354 views
last updated Jan 17, 2021 03:21AM
2020 Read Women Challenge
By Carol · 123 posts · 175 views
last updated Dec 23, 2020 12:45AM
* 2021 Women in Translation Challenge
By Carol · 33 posts · 75 views
last updated Jan 30, 2021 01:25PM
Hannah's 2021 WiT Challenge
By Hannah · 8 posts · 30 views
last updated 17 hours, 36 min ago
〰️Beth’s〰️WiT Challenge 2021
By 〰️Beth〰️ · 5 posts · 19 views
last updated Feb 22, 2021 01:56PM
Valerie's 2021 WiT Challenge
By Valerie · 10 posts · 33 views
last updated Feb 22, 2021 11:55AM
Alwynne's 2021 WIT challenge
By Alwynne · 17 posts · 35 views
last updated Feb 19, 2021 07:26AM
* 2021 Black Authors Challenge
By Carol · 10 posts · 64 views
last updated Jan 23, 2021 08:59AM
Anita's 2021 Black Authors Challenge
By Anita · 6 posts · 20 views
last updated Feb 04, 2021 04:53PM
Hannah's 2021 Black Authors Challenge
By Hannah · 3 posts · 31 views
last updated Feb 01, 2021 08:34AM
Carol's 2021 Black Authors Challenge
By Carol · 2 posts · 24 views
last updated Jan 19, 2021 08:41PM
Melissa (ladybug)'s 2021 Black Authors challenge
By Melissa (lady… · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Jan 12, 2021 02:45PM
2021 Q1 Challenge - Feminism or Female Sleuths
By Carol · 42 posts · 77 views
last updated Feb 16, 2021 04:01PM
Hannah's 2021 Q1 Feminism Challenge
By Hannah · 3 posts · 27 views
last updated Feb 06, 2021 01:36PM
Valerie Q4 Nonfiction challenge 0r 1800-1860
By Valerie · 17 posts · 28 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 10:38AM
2020 Fall/Winter Quarterly Challenge - Non-Fiction or (1800 - 1860)
By Carol · 96 posts · 84 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 07:21AM
Alwynne Q4 Non-fiction challenge 2020
By Alwynne · 21 posts · 31 views
last updated Dec 21, 2020 06:52AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Read Around the World Challenge
By Louise , Group Founder · 45 posts · 415 views
last updated Jan 24, 2020 12:23AM
* Read Around The World - Help and Recommendations!
By Louise , Group Founder · 10 posts · 57 views
last updated Mar 18, 2020 02:07PM
Anita's Read Around the World Challenge
By Anita · 7 posts · 39 views
last updated Feb 04, 2021 08:24AM
Hannah's Read Around the World Challenge
By Hannah · 4 posts · 43 views
last updated Dec 26, 2020 04:49AM
Melissa's read around the world challenge
By Melissa (lady… · 2 posts · 74 views
last updated Jun 30, 2020 03:54PM
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+ Buddy Reads
* Jan 15 Breasts and Eggs Discussion
By Carol · 76 posts · 64 views
last updated Feb 14, 2021 09:11PM
2021 - Buddy Read nominations - suggest one here!
By Carol · 12 posts · 50 views
last updated Dec 23, 2020 04:03AM
* 2020 Women in Translation Challenge
By Carol · 92 posts · 295 views
last updated Nov 10, 2020 03:28AM
Sara's 2020 WiT Challenge
By Sara · 39 posts · 63 views
last updated Jan 01, 2021 04:23PM
Hannah's 2020 WiT Challenge
By Hannah · 50 posts · 67 views
last updated Dec 26, 2020 04:13AM
Story❤'s 2020 WiT Challenge
By Story · 21 posts · 51 views
last updated Dec 13, 2020 05:10AM
Sanne's 2020 WIT challenge
By Sanne · 34 posts · 73 views
last updated Nov 20, 2020 12:59PM
Potiki by Patricia Grace
By Anita · 21 posts · 44 views
last updated Jan 30, 2021 09:56AM
How to be Both by Ali Smith
By Carol · 25 posts · 47 views
last updated Nov 29, 2020 05:18AM
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
By Carol · 40 posts · 71 views
last updated Nov 12, 2020 09:10AM
Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
By Anita · 21 posts · 55 views
last updated Oct 24, 2020 11:44AM
Nectar in a Sieve by Kamal Markandaya
By Carol · 14 posts · 28 views
last updated Sep 25, 2020 01:50PM
Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts
By Anita · 9 posts · 36 views
last updated Jan 12, 2021 05:40AM
Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
By Louise , Group Founder · 7 posts · 91 views
last updated Dec 23, 2020 12:52PM
December NF - The White Devil's Daughters
By Carol · 17 posts · 32 views
last updated Dec 18, 2020 11:04AM
Well-Read Black Girl, edited by Glory Edim
By Carol · 11 posts · 32 views
last updated Sep 19, 2020 12:22PM
The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson
By Anita · 18 posts · 40 views
last updated Aug 08, 2020 12:28AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Read Around The World - Countries visited so far
By Louise , Group Founder · 2 posts · 323 views
last updated Aug 04, 2020 08:32PM
#WiT: Delirium by Laura Restrepo
By Carol · 17 posts · 45 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 01:54PM
Chile: Daughter of Fortune
By Carol · 14 posts · 40 views
last updated Nov 24, 2020 10:19AM
Iran: Disoriental by Négar Djavadi
By Anita · 41 posts · 52 views
last updated Nov 01, 2020 03:04AM
Palestine: The Woman From Tantoura by Radwa Ashour
By Anita · 10 posts · 43 views
last updated Sep 18, 2020 12:48PM
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+ Archive
March Nonfiction - Winner Announced -
By Anita · 16 posts · 50 views
last updated Feb 02, 2021 05:54AM
March fiction - Winner Announced -
By Anita · 13 posts · 42 views
last updated Jan 27, 2021 04:34PM
February 2021 fiction nominations
By Anita · 14 posts · 41 views
last updated Dec 19, 2020 01:13PM
February 2021 RAtW nominations
By Anita · 6 posts · 32 views
last updated Dec 19, 2020 11:56AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. January fiction read - Nominations
By Anita · 26 posts · 43 views
last updated Nov 21, 2020 10:41AM
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Potiki
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Jan 31, 2021
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Founding Mothers
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Jan 31, 2021
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Delirium
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Dec 31, 2020
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Daughter of Fortune
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Nov 30, 2020
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How to Be Both
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Nov 30, 2020
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Hamnet
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Oct 31, 2020
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Disoriental
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Oct 31, 2020
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Nectar in a Sieve
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Sep 30, 2020
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Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves
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Sep 30, 2020
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Ceremony
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Aug 31, 2020
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The Woman from Tantoura
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Aug 31, 2020
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