Feminist Book Review: Romeo and/or Juliet

Every so often the debate arises: Was Shakespeare a real person? Did he write the plays he is famous for? Or did he collaborate with other writers, or steal their work, or was his name just a pseudonym? Ryan North has the answer–Shakespeare stole his famous tale Romeo and Juliet from Ryan himelf. “How?” you… Read More

The Heaviness of Knowing: F-BOM Book of the Month Review

We are pleased to announce Sharolyn G. Brown’s The Heaviness of Knowing as our Winter 2018 F-BOM Book of the Month. Here’s your spoiler-free review of the novel. Then, download your copy here and start reading. We look forward to hearing your personal reviews in the F-BOM forum! Not offensive to women = 1/1 pt… Read More

Introducing F-BOM! The Feminist Book of the Month

Did you know that the founders of Her Story Arc are starting a new venture? If you’re on our mailing list you’ve already heard the good news. F-BOM (which stands for Feminist Book of the Month) is replacing Her Story Arc’s old Book of the Month feature. F-BOM is more than just a book club… Read More

Feminist Book of the Month: Longbourn’s Songbird

Our February Book of the Month is (drumroll please): Longbourn’s Songbird by Beau North. Longbourn’s Songbird is a retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This version is set in the American South in 1948. North’s Longbourn is one of similarities and differences to Austen’s. The Bennets own a large farm; Darcy ran a munitions… Read More