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Nonfiction By Women in STEM – Hidden Histories

Introduction This is, obviously, a non-exhaustive list, and there are many more areas of STEM for which a similar list can be made, but as a broad topic, hidden histories or often ignored contributions of women to science seemed like a good place to start. What other fields would you like to see a memoir… Continue reading Nonfiction By Women in STEM – Hidden Histories

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STEM in Fiction

Introduction This particular list is mostly just for fun, but showcases women in STEM represented in recent works of fiction. The following are all adult and new adult romances, as that seems to be the dominate genre for STEM-in-fiction. Official Synopsis: Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up… Continue reading STEM in Fiction

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Memoirs by Women In STEM – Mortuary Science

Introduction This is, obviously, a non-exhaustive list, and there are many more areas of STEM for which a similar list can be made, but mortuary science is often a taboo field to discuss, and is often associated with men in the profession, so it seemed an interesting theme to start with. What other fields would… Continue reading Memoirs by Women In STEM – Mortuary Science

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A Guide To The Rick Riordan Presents Books

Rick Riordan is an author best known for his bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians. His series are known for a humorous tone, and focusing on mythology (Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian) with the characters focusing on gods and heroes. The Rick Riordan Presents Imprint through Disney Hyperion publishes Middle Grade (and some Young… Continue reading A Guide To The Rick Riordan Presents Books

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Diversity in STEM – Picture + Chapter Books

Introduction This was a surprisingly difficult list to put together. I assumed I would be flooded with books fitting the theme and I would have to break it into multiple lists, and while I’m sure I missed some if not many books that exist, in terms of books I was able to find when searching… Continue reading Diversity in STEM – Picture + Chapter Books

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Book Recommendations for Fans of WandaVision

Reality, it turns out, is often not what you perceive it to be—sometimes, there really is someone out to get you. Made You Up tells the story of Alex, a high school senior unable to tell the difference between real life and delusion. Alex fights a daily battle to figure out the difference between reality and… Continue reading Book Recommendations for Fans of WandaVision

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Latinx Book Bingo 2022

The Latinx book bingo will take place from September 15 to October 15, which is when we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. The goal of the readathon is to highlight books written by Latinx authors. The aim of the bingo is to read as many Latinx books as you can, guided by the prompts on the bingo… Continue reading Latinx Book Bingo 2022

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Cassandra Cain (aka Batgirl aka Black Bat aka Orphan)

Cassandra Cain, teenage assassin, isn't exactly Batgirl material...not yet, at least. But when Batgirl goes missing from Gotham, can Cassandra defy her destiny and take on a heroic mantle of her very own?Cassandra Cain is the daughter of super-villains and a living weapon trained from birth to be the ultimate assassin. But that doesn't mean… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Cassandra Cain (aka Batgirl aka Black Bat aka Orphan)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Damian Wayne (aka Robin)

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series gives us hope for the future.It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into myth… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Damian Wayne (aka Robin)

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Stephanie Brown (aka Robin aka Spoiler)

Being a superheroine is hard. Working for one is even harder.Evie Tanaka is the put-upon personal assistant to Aveda Jupiter, her childhood best friend and San Francisco's most beloved superheroine. She's great at her job—blending into the background, handling her boss's epic diva tantrums, and getting demon blood out of leather pants.Unfortunately, she's not nearly… Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Batman Kid: Stephanie Brown (aka Robin aka Spoiler)