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March 10: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Choose 5 books that feature strong female leads.
I wanted to avoid the choices that I thought were a bit obvious for this week (Hermione, Annabeth, Katniss etc), and I also wanted to avoid the action-hero type of strong woman so this list took me a bit longer to think of.
Denna & Mare – Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
Binti – Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
Jane Grey – My Lady Jane (The Lady Janies #1) by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
Polly, Mal & all the girls – Monstrous Regiment (Discworld #31) by Terry Pratchett
Margaret Hale – North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell