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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+ Announcements
This topic has been closed to new comments. * New Here? Start here
By Louise , Group Founder · 3 posts · 28 views
last updated Feb 05, 2020 02:37AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The big list of group reads! - updated Feb 2020
By Louise , Group Founder · 4 posts · 524 views
last updated Jan 28, 2017 01:48PM
* 2020 Themes - Suggestions welcome
By Louise , Group Founder · 2 posts · 64 views
last updated Oct 07, 2019 09:16AM
April POLL UP - LGBT+
By Louise , Group Founder · 7 posts · 55 views
last updated Feb 16, 2020 09:07AM
April RAtW POLL UP
By Louise , Group Founder · 14 posts · 53 views
last updated Feb 16, 2020 09:04AM
Passing by Nella Larsen
By Louise , Group Founder · 25 posts · 40 views
last updated Feb 17, 2020 09:44AM
Cambodia: First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung
By Louise , Group Founder · 12 posts · 27 views
last updated Feb 15, 2020 05:48PM
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+ Read Women Chat
* Introductions
By Louise , Group Founder · 324 posts · 545 views
last updated Dec 31, 2019 01:26PM
* What are you reading?
By Louise , Group Founder · 458 posts · 688 views
last updated Dec 29, 2019 10:39AM
* What Did You Just Finish?
By Louise , Group Founder · 757 posts · 676 views
last updated 1 hour, 34 min ago
Book Offers and Sales
By Carol · 21 posts · 147 views
last updated Feb 15, 2020 02:52PM
Mysteries, Detective/Crime and Thrillers
By Carol · 53 posts · 113 views
last updated Feb 15, 2020 10:07AM
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+ Challenges
* 2020 Read Women Challenge
By Carol · 45 posts · 59 views
last updated 3 hours, 46 min ago
* The A-Z of Women Authors
By Louise , Group Founder · 43 posts · 288 views
last updated Jan 22, 2020 03:04AM
Author Challenge 2019
By Louise , Group Founder · 85 posts · 172 views
last updated Dec 29, 2019 09:35AM
Author's revisited 2019
By Louise , Group Founder · 13 posts · 47 views
last updated May 02, 2019 07:04PM
Reading the 20th Century
By Louise , Group Founder · 22 posts · 129 views
last updated Nov 06, 2017 10:04AM
* 2020 Women in Translation Challenge
By Carol · 54 posts · 153 views
last updated Feb 14, 2020 02:12PM
oshizu's 2020 Women in Translation Challenge
By oshizu · 6 posts · 32 views
last updated 20 hours, 48 min ago
Sara's 2020 WiT Challenge
By Sara · 11 posts · 30 views
last updated Feb 16, 2020 05:59PM
Cam's 2020 WiT challenge
By Cam · 3 posts · 18 views
last updated Feb 14, 2020 12:04PM
Carol's 2020 Women in Translation Challenge
By Carol · 29 posts · 45 views
last updated Feb 12, 2020 03:59PM
* 2020 Quarterly Challenge Planning
By Carol · 46 posts · 136 views
last updated Jan 17, 2020 03:30PM
oshizu's Q2 Crime Fiction & Thrillers
By oshizu · 2 posts · 18 views
last updated Jan 19, 2020 05:53PM
2019 Fall/Winter Challenge - Graphic Novels and Dystopian Fiction
By Carol · 57 posts · 61 views
last updated Jan 01, 2020 12:48AM
2019 Summer Challenge - Fantasy and Mythology
By Carol · 69 posts · 115 views
last updated Sep 25, 2019 02:20AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Read Around the World Challenge
By Louise , Group Founder · 45 posts · 371 views
last updated Jan 24, 2020 12:23AM
* Read Around The World - Help and Recommendations!
By Louise , Group Founder · 9 posts · 27 views
last updated Feb 15, 2020 07:12PM
Ines' Read Around the World Challenge
By Ines · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Jan 27, 2020 02:20PM
Anita's Read Around the World Challenge
By Anita · 3 posts · 14 views
last updated Jan 25, 2020 10:54AM
Louise's Read Around the World Challenge
By Louise , Group Founder · 3 posts · 13 views
last updated Jan 24, 2020 08:26PM
She Would Be King, by Wayétu Moore
By Louise , Group Founder · 9 posts · 46 views
last updated Jan 31, 2020 06:15PM
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
By Louise , Group Founder · 13 posts · 30 views
last updated Jan 03, 2020 07:30AM
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
By Carol · 25 posts · 49 views
last updated Dec 16, 2019 02:56PM
The Leavers by Lisa Ko
By Anita · 9 posts · 43 views
last updated Nov 06, 2019 06:52AM
Ariel by Sylvia Plath
By Anita · 32 posts · 59 views
last updated Aug 29, 2019 07:05AM
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft
By Louise , Group Founder · 5 posts · 36 views
last updated Jan 11, 2020 01:10PM
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
By Carol · 17 posts · 28 views
last updated Nov 17, 2019 12:28PM
Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel
By Carol · 16 posts · 40 views
last updated Nov 02, 2019 01:03AM
The Word for Woman is Wilderness by Abi Andrews
By Carol · 8 posts · 37 views
last updated Sep 27, 2019 09:10AM
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
By Anita · 21 posts · 47 views
last updated Jul 25, 2019 06:45AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Read Around The World - Countries visited so far
By Louise , Group Founder · 1 post · 263 views
last updated Jan 04, 2017 02:52PM
Canada: Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson
By Louise , Group Founder · 17 posts · 37 views
last updated Dec 23, 2019 06:29AM
Poland: Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
By Anita · 34 posts · 50 views
last updated Oct 31, 2019 07:16PM
Guadeloupe: The Bridge of Beyond by Simone Schwartz-Bart
By Carol · 16 posts · 39 views
last updated Aug 21, 2019 07:53AM
Senegal: So Long a Letter by Mariama Bâ
By Louise , Group Founder · 30 posts · 66 views
last updated Jul 31, 2019 02:46PM
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+ Archive
March Non-Fiction
By Carol · 10 posts · 98 views
last updated Jan 31, 2020 06:05AM
March Fiction Read
By Carol · 15 posts · 44 views
last updated Jan 24, 2020 07:10PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. February Poll Up - Published 1920s
By Louise , Group Founder · 11 posts · 70 views
last updated Dec 13, 2019 02:32PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. February RAtW - Poll up
By Louise , Group Founder · 1 post · 24 views
last updated Dec 06, 2019 09:51AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Group Reads - Ready for December? Runoff for January
By Carol · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Nov 27, 2019 10:22AM
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She Would Be King
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Monkey Beach
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Rebecca
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Men We Reaped
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The Leavers
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What should our April Read Around the World book be?

 
  8 votes, 44.4%

Austria -Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum
 
  6 votes, 33.3%

 
  2 votes, 11.1%

 
  2 votes, 11.1%

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