One of the best things about having nieces is the chance to buy books for them, be it something like Anne of Green Gables or the collected works of E. Lockhart, who writes with a distinctly feminist viewpoint in the young adult genre. There’s something thrilling about reading books when you’re young and looking for how to be in the world; here are 15 feminist-leaning books that could inspire girls — and grown women — to take over the world.
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Frankie Landau-Banks, a sophomore at a fancy-pants prep school, takes on the patriarchy and her boyfriend’s male-only secret society in this brilliant book, filled with feminism, pranks, and jokes. Give it to every young woman in your life.