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February’s Book Picnic Recommendations

Here are this month’s Book Picnic suggestions including a young adult novel, some historical fiction books and a climate change book by Mary Robinson.

My Women in Politics Book Picks

Check out this selection of books from the politics section, handpicked by Maisie who is doing her school placement with us this week.

Interview with a female Speedway rider: Taya

Here is an interview with Taya, a young Speedway rider in a male-dominated sport.

My Experience at the Glasgow Women’s Library

In this post, volunteer Ella describes her time at the GWL.

A book called Blether from the Scottish Book Trust

Blether

It’s Book Week Scotland!

List of Books by Theme for Young Women

A selection of books from our library young women might like to read.

Cover of The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. The cover is stark black, with a stylised figure of a woman dressed in red with a white bonnet.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

One of our volunteers gives a brief review on a book she read recently.

Cover of Peluda by Melissa Lozada-Oliva. The book cover is yellow with repeated illustrations of a woman with short dark hair who seems to be entangled in a snaking dark cloud

New books you can borrow this month

Looking for something new to read? We’ve got you covered. Check out the new books we have in this month, and pop on by to borrow one. From poetry to graphic novels, I’m sure you will find something that takes your fancy.

Cover of The Art Of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson. The book cover is dark blue, with a stylised female figure in pink emerging from a male figure that has been split in two like a chrysalis.

YA Recommendations

These books are a must-read for Young Adult fiction lovers. Whether you like being transported to the streets of New York battling mythical creatures, or travelling to far away lands where magic is everywhere, or even just going to high school, befriending an outsider, there is something here for everyone. 

New books to borrow

New books to borrow from the GWL bookshelves.