Riot Recommendation

Riot Recommendation: Tell Us Your Favorite Stories About Women In WW2

Jamie Canaves

Contributing Editor

Jamie Canavés is the Tailored Book Recommendations coordinator and Unusual Suspects mystery newsletter writer–in case you’re wondering what you do with a Liberal Arts degree. She’s never met a beach she didn’t like, always says yes to dessert, loves ‘80s nostalgia, all forms of entertainment, and can hold a conversation using only gifs. You can definitely talk books with her on Litsy and Goodreads. Depending on social media’s stability maybe also Twitter and Bluesky.

This Riot Recommendation asking for your favorite stories about women in WW2 is sponsored by The Huntress by Kate Quinn.

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From nonfiction gems like Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures to historical fiction like Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy, women’s stories throughout history are finally taking center stage and we can’t get enough. That’s why we’re asking you to share with us your favorite stories about women in WW2. Next week we’ll have a nice list for your history loving heart to purr over. We’ll start with Transcription by Kate Atkinson; now you tell us your favorites in the comments sections below.