Celebrate International Women's Month with us! Watch well-read women discuss great reads by great women and why reading them matters.
These ladies talk about their influences, their reading journeys, and how women writers have affected their lives. Their lively conversation is filled with book recommendations, flashbacks to childhood reads, and a whole lot of laughs.
Catch this discussion on March 24, 7pm at facebook.com/fullybooked!
Princess is part of the small team behind the emerging independent publishing group, Haliya Publishing and its partner mervstore.com, a digital art and comics marketplace. In her spare time, she writes about books on her blog Princess and Pages.
Her first short story called "Linggo" was included in the all-women anthology In Certain Seasons: Mothers Write In The Time of COVID recently published by the CCP Intertextual Division.
Why Prin thinks it is essential to read books by women
"We can't let another person narrate our lives for us."
Jean is a digital strategist and freelance writer. She grew up surrounded with books, and has a soft spot for science fiction and mystery novels. Her current pop culture obsessions include BTS, Critical Role, and WandaVision.
Why Jean reads books by women writers
"I feel seen, I feel like that's what we like about female authors."
Katya has been a bookworm as long as she can remember. She grew up on fairytales and Disney movies, spent her teenage years obsessed with YA, historical fiction, and fantasy, and dabbled in book blogging during her college years. Katya has worked as an advertising copywriter for over seven years. She became a member of the first batch of Fully Booked's First Look Club in 2017.
On the struggles of reading women writers and why it's important to make it a conscious decision
"Women have never been told to not read books by men, but that's not the case for young boys growing up."
You can find her on Instagram @katerinarara.
Hannah is a reader, a writer, and a big nerd. In the grown-up world, she is the Social Media Manager of Fully Booked, but in her head she’s still just a kid who doesn’t stop talking about books, comics, and musicals. She runs on coffee and wine.
Why Hannah reads books by women writers
"I gravitated towards reading women writers because I like how they tell stories, it's something I can relate to."
You can find her on Instagram @ohhellohannah_.
Browse through our We Read Women collection and find your next great read!