A retelling of some classic Greek myths with a feminist twist. I can be a hipster when it comes to books that have this much hype, but I actually really enjoyed this, and it 110% deserves all of the praise it gets. Seeing the misogyny that even a goddess could face was heartbreaking, yet validating. Highly recommend to women and other marginalized genders... Click to continue reading!
Lord of Light by Roger Zelzany (1967), First edition. Cover art by Howard Bernstein. 1968 Hugo Award Winner, the unfinished movie version of which was renamed Argo and used as a cover during the CIA's Canadian Caper operation in 1980! Click to see the full cover!
Slan by A.E. van Vogt (1946), First edition. Cover art by Robert E. Hubbell. Click to see the full cover!
A scrappy band of mercenaries fights an evil corporation on an alien world. All of the main characters are either women or non-binary! Lots of POC and LGBTQ representation! Look no further for your next space adventure... Click to continue reading!
Cyteen by C.J. Cherryh (1988), First edition. Cover art by Don Maitz. Click to see the full cover!
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953), 1972 edition from Ballantine... Click to see the full cover!
The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington (1974), 1996 edition from Exact Change... Click to see the full cover!
Native Tongue by Suzette Haden Elgin, 1984, 1st edition... Click to see the full cover!
A translated book of feminist short stories inspired by Japanese yōkai (ghost) folklore, including sapphic spectres and babes with body hair. This little book was an absolute joy to read... Click to continue reading!
The Female Man by Joanna Russ, 1975, 1st edition... Click to see the full cover! NSFW