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  1. Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb (Hardcover) Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb (Hardcover)
    Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb (Hardcover)

    Roseanne Montillo

    ₱912.00

    Bomb meets Code Girls in this nonfiction narrative about the little-known female scientists who were critical to the invention of the atomic bomb during World War II.

    Get Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb (Hardcover) by Roseanne Montillo and other young adult non-fiction books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  2. Not Playing by the Rules: 21 Female Athletes Who Changed Sports (Hardcover) Not Playing by the Rules: 21 Female Athletes Who Changed Sports (Hardcover)
    Not Playing by the Rules: 21 Female Athletes Who Changed Sports (Hardcover)

    Lesa Cline-Ransome

    ₱912.00

    Before girls wore pants or women were permitted to swim in bathing suits at public beaches, who paved the way for women in sports? And who’s breaking new ground today?

    This anthology introduces 21 trailblazing women who have broken through the boundaries set for female athletes. From basketball slam-dunker Lisa Leslie to tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, whose father had onlookers jeer at and taunt the girls as they practiced, to Paralympian Tatyana McFadden, who was a speed demon even at her Russian orphanage before she was adopted, to Olympic gold medalist Ethelda Bleibtrey, who was led off to jail when she shed her shoes and stockings to swim in public, Not Playing by the Rules inspires, informs, and illustrates the strength, determination, and accomplishments of women athletes both yesterday and today.

    Get Not Playing by the Rules: 21 Female Athletes Who Changed Sports (Hardcover) by Lesa Cline-Ransome and other reference books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  3. Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (Hardcover) Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (Hardcover)
    Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (Hardcover)

    Lauren McGoodwin

    ₱1,392.00

    With her popular website Career Contessa, Lauren McGoodwin built an audience of ambitious, professional, millennial women who thought they did everything right-they got the degree, the internship, and even the promotion-but still wondered why they felt stuck and unfulfilled. The first site of its kind to focus on the unique, complex aspects of women's careers, Career Contessa offers women the smart advice they deserve, in a voice that resonates.

    Drawing on the insights and lessons developed from Career Contessa, Power Moves is the essential handbook that helps professional women truly feel understood so they can bypass perfection and planning and head straight to evolving. 

    Get Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (Hardcover) by Lauren Mcgoodwin and other career books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  4. More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise (Hardcover) More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise (Hardcover)
    More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise (Hardcover)

    Cecilia Munoz

    ₱1,344.00

    Advice and inspiration for women of color seeking new heights of influence, from the top Latinx advisor to President Obama

    Women of color are becoming more visible and more powerful than ever, achieving higher levels of success and blazing new paths for future generations. These women are pioneers, finding their own way in otherwise white-dominated arenas.
    As the first Latinx to direct national domestic policy issues, Cecilia Mu oz knows the difficulties of getting ahead without exemplars to follow. In More than Ready, she offers readers lessons from the challenges she faced and the victories she achieved in the White House, with wise advice like

    Get More than Ready : Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Colour on the Rise (Hardcover) by Cecilia Munoz and other career books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  5. Pocket Coco Chanel Wisdom (Hardcover) Pocket Coco Chanel Wisdom (Hardcover)
    Pocket Coco Chanel Wisdom (Hardcover)

    Hardie Grant

    ₱399.00

    Coco Chanel was one of the most renowned designers of her time, creating timeless pieces such as the little black dress, chic quilted handbags and, of course, Chanel No.5. Known for her strong beliefs and fearless attitude, Pocket Coco Chanel is a collection of some of her best quotes. Inspirational, stylish and fun, this is the perfect gift for the fashionista in your life.

    Get Pocket Coco Chanel Wisdom (Hardcover) by Hardie Grant and other fashion guide books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  6. Girl Decoded : A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology (Export Paperback) Girl Decoded : A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology (Export Paperback)
    Girl Decoded : A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology (Export Paperback)

    Rana El Kaliouby

    ₱912.00

    In a captivating memoir, an Egyptian American visionary and scientist provides an intimate view of her personal transformation as she follows her calling—to humanize our technology and how we connect with one another.

    Girl Decoded chronicles el Kaliouby’s journey from being a “nice Egyptian girl” to becoming a woman, carving her own path as she revolutionizes technology. But decoding herself—learning to express and act on her own emotions—would prove to be the biggest challenge of all.

    Get Girl Decoded : A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology (Export Paperback) by Rana El Kaliouby and other computer and technology Books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  7. Dynamic Dames: 50 Leading Ladies Who Made History (Hardcover) Dynamic Dames: 50 Leading Ladies Who Made History (Hardcover)
    Dynamic Dames: 50 Leading Ladies Who Made History (Hardcover)

    Sloan De Forest

    ₱1,099.00

    Celebrate 50 of the most empowering and unforgettable female characters ever to grace the screen, as well as the artists who brought them to vibrant life! From Scarlett O'Hara to Thelma and Louise to Wonder Woman, strong women have not only lit up the screen, they've inspired and fired our imaginations. Some dynamic women are naughty and some are nice, but all of them buck the narrow confines of their expected gender role -- whether by taking small steps or revolutionary strides. 

    Get Dynamic Dames: 50 Leading Ladies Who Made History (Hardcover) by Sloan De Forest and other biography books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  8. The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work (Hardcover) The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work (Hardcover)
    The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work (Hardcover)

    Michelle King

    ₱1,296.00

    In this fascinating and empowering book, King outlines the invisible barriers that hold women back at all stages of their careers, and provides readers with a clear set of takeaways to thrive despite the sexist workplace, as they fight for change from within.

    Get The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work (Hardcover) by Michelle King and other business books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  9. What Would Cleopatra Do? (Hardcover) What Would Cleopatra Do? (Hardcover)
    What Would Cleopatra Do? (Hardcover)

    Elizabeth Foley, Beth Coates

    ₱1,199.00

    Irreverent, inspirational, and a visual delight, What Would Cleopatra Do? shares the wisdom and advice passed down from Cleopatra, Queen Victoria, Dorothy Parker, and forty-seven other heroines from past eras on how to handle an array of common problems women have encountered throughout history and still face today.

    Here are Cleopatra’s thoughts on sibling rivalry, Mae West on positive body image, Frida Kahlo on finding your style, Catherine the Great on dealing with gossip, Agatha Christie on getting dumped, Hedy Lamarr on being underestimated—to list only a few—as well as others who address dilemmas including career-planning, female friendship, loneliness, financial management, and political engagement.

    Get What Would Cleopatra Do? (Hardcover) by Elizabeth Foley, Beth Coates and other history books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  10. You're Mom: A Little Book for Mothers (Hardcover) You're Mom: A Little Book for Mothers (Hardcover)
    You're Mom: A Little Book for Mothers (Hardcover)

    Liz Climo

    ₱1,099.00

    From international bestselling author Liz Climo comes You're Mom, a hilarious and relatable collection of original comics about motherhood.

    Liz Climo brings her trademark wit and adorable drawings to You're Mom: a funny, honest, and sweet homage to motherhood. Detailing the ups and downs of mothering, along with the many paths to becoming a mom and the different types of motherhood, Climo pairs humorous observations with clever illustrations of baby animals and their mothers.

    Get You're Mom: A Little Book for Mothers (Hardcover) by Liz Climo and other humor books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  11. The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World (Hardcover) The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World (Hardcover)
    The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World (Hardcover)

    Janice Kaplan

    ₱1,296.00

    What is genius? How is it recognized, why is it important-and why do 90 percent of Americans believe right now that geniuses are more likely to be men? New York Times bestselling journalist Janice Kaplan dives in, both to explore the question and to celebrate women geniuses past and present.
     
    Even in a time of rethinking women's roles, genius is narrowly defined and understood as being male. When people are asked to name a genius, their answers are predictable-Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Steve Jobs. But in one survey, the only female genius anyone could name was Marie Curie.

    Get The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World (Hardcover) by Janice Kaplan and other Gender Studiesn books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  12. When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens Of Egypt (Paperback) When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens Of Egypt (Paperback)
    When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens Of Egypt (Paperback)

    Kara Cooney

    ₱816.00

    This riveting paperback explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra, and shines a piercing light on perceptions of powerful women today.

    In this captivating narrative, celebrated Egyptologist Kara Cooney delivers a fascinating tale of female power, exploring the reasons why it has seldom been allowed through the ages--and why we should care.

    Get When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney and other history books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  13. D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II (Paperback) D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II (Paperback)
    D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II (Paperback)

    Sarah Rose

    ₱864.00

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The dramatic, untold history of the heroic women recruited by Britain’s elite spy agency to help pave the way for Allied victory in World War II

    In D-Day Girls, Sarah Rose draws on recently de­classified files, diaries, and oral histories to tell the thrilling story of three of these remarkable women. There’s Andrée Borrel, a scrappy and streetwise Parisian who blew up power lines with the Gestapo hot on her heels; Odette Sansom, an unhappily married suburban mother who saw the SOE as her ticket out of domestic life and into a meaningful adventure; and Lise de Baissac, a fiercely independent member of French colonial high society and the SOE’s unflap­pable “queen.” Together, they destroyed train lines, ambushed Nazis, plotted prison breaks, and gathered crucial intelligence—laying the groundwork for the D-Day invasion that proved to be the turning point in the war.

    Get D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II (Paperback) by Sarah Rose and other military history books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  14. Fortune Favors The Brave: An Extraordinary Memoir (Hardcover) Fortune Favors The Brave: An Extraordinary Memoir (Hardcover)
    Fortune Favors The Brave: An Extraordinary Memoir (Hardcover)

    Kiri Westby

    ₱1,296.00

    From inside an interrogation session with the Chinese Secret Police, a young American activist recounts her path into global human rights work-exploring critical lessons on privilege and compassion in the context of war and extreme suffering.

    Get (Fortune Favors The Brave: An Extraordinary Memoir (Hardcover) by Kiri Westby and other autobiography books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  15. Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote (Hardcover) Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote (Hardcover)
    Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote (Hardcover)

    Ellen Carol DuBois

    ₱1,344.00

    Honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, this exciting history explores the full scope of the movement to win the vote for women through portraits of its bold leaders and devoted activists.

    Ellen Carol DuBois begins in the pre-Civil War years with foremothers Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Sojourner Truth as she explores the links of the woman suffrage movement to the abolition of slavery. After the Civil War, Congress granted freed African American men the right to vote but not white and African American women, a crushing disappointment.

    Get Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote (Hardcover) by Ellen Carol DuBois and other gender studies books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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  16. The Illustrated Feminist: 100 Years of Suffrage, Strength, and Sisterhood in America (Hardcover) The Illustrated Feminist: 100 Years of Suffrage, Strength, and Sisterhood in America (Hardcover)
    The Illustrated Feminist: 100 Years of Suffrage, Strength, and Sisterhood in America (Hardcover)

    Aura Lewis

    ₱1,099.00

    Get The Illustrated Feminist: 100 Years of Suffrage, Strength, and Sisterhood in America (Hardcover) by Aura Lewis and other gender studies books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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