Women's History Month Titles - 20% Off!

March is National Women's History Month--or should we say Herstory? (Yes, we know the pun's played out, but the Matriarchy demands it. Scratch that, the Matriarchy politely requests that you indulge a mom joke, as it were.)

To celebrate, we're discount books by and about some cool ladies throughout our past--some of whom are more well known than others.

Check in every week this month to see a new slew of discounted books by awesome women, and feel free to let us know on social media (@belmontbooks on Twitter and Instagram)
about some of your favorite lady writers!

My Life, My Love, My Legacy Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781627795982
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 17th, 2017

The life story of Coretta Scott King wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), and singular twentieth-century American civil and human rights activist as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds.


Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062363602
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Published: William Morrow & Company - December 6th, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner.


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$13.60
ISBN: 9780812980028
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Published: Random House Trade - April 21st, 2009

Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS's American Masters.


Living for Change: An Autobiography Cover Image
$15.96
ISBN: 9781517901486
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Published: University of Minnesota Press - July 27th, 2016

"No one can tell in advance what form a movement will take. "Grace Lee Boggs's fascinating autobiography traces the story of a woman who transcended class and racial boundaries to pursue her passionate belief in a better society. Now with a new foreword by Robin D. G. Kelley, "Living for Change" is a sweeping account of a legendary human rights activist whose network included Malcolm X and C.


A Fighting Chance Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781250062253
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Published: Picador USA - March 31st, 2015


A "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works and really doesn't


Women of Will: The Remarkable Evolution of Shakespeare's Female Characters Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780307745347
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Published: Vintage - March 8th, 2016

Women of Will is a fierce and funny exploration of Shakespeare's understanding of the feminine. Tina Packer, one of our foremost Shakespeare experts, shows that Shakespeare began, in his early comedies, by writing women as shrews to be tamed or as sweet little things with no independence of thought. The women of the history plays are much more interesting, beginning with Joan of Arc.


Girl in a Band: A Memoir Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062295903
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Published: Dey Street Books - December 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story--a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith's Just Kids.


An Untamed State Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780802122513
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - May 6th, 2014

Once you start this book, you will not be able to put it down. "An Untamed State" is a novel of hope intermingled with fear, a book about possibilities mixed with horror and despair. It is written at a pace that will match your racing heart, and while you find yourself shocked, amazed, devastated, you also dare to hope for the best, for all involved.


Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781476709130
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Published: Atria Books - December 2nd, 2014

New York Times Bestseller - Winner of the 2015 WOMEN'S WAY Book Prize - Goodreads Best of 2014 Semi-Finalist - Books for a Better Life Award Finalist - Lambda Literary Award Finalist - Time Magazine -30 Most Influential People on the Internet- - American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book


Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women Cover Image
By Wilma Mankiller, Gloria Steinem (Introduction by)
$15.16
ISBN: 9781555916916
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Published: Fulcrum Group - May 2011

A rare and often intimate glimpse at the resilience and perserverance of Native women who face each day positively and see the richnes in their lives.


Men Explain Things to Me Cover Image
$10.36
ISBN: 9781608464661
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 2015

-This slim book--seven essays, punctuated by enigmatic, haunting paintings by Ana Teresa Fernandez--hums with power and wit.---Boston Globe

-The antidote to mansplaining.---The Stranger

-Feminist, frequently funny, unflinchingly honest and often scathing in its conclusions.---Salon


Americanah Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor Books - March 4th, 2014

The bestselling novel--a love story of race and identity--from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.


The Bell Jar Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780060837020
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 2nd, 2005

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies.


#Girlboss Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781591847939
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Published: Portfolio - September 29th, 2015

* Coming in 2017 as a Netflix Original Series, starring Britt Robertson.
In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called "Lean In for misfits," Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.


Shrill Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780316348461
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Published: Hachette Books - February 28th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:
NPR,
ESQUIRE, The LA Times, and NEWSWEEK
WINNER OF THE STRANGER GENIUS AWARD


Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$18.39
ISBN: 9780062415837
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 27th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it asks to be read seriously. . . . That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to its] storytelling and panache."-- Jennifer Senior, New York Times


Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$11.96
ISBN: 9780872866836
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Published: City Lights Books - April 7th, 2015

The New York Times Bestseller

"This is The Most Inspiring Children's Book We've Ever Seen."--Refinery29.com


The Eternal Wonder Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781480439702
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Published: Open Road Media E-Riginal - October 22nd, 2013

A recently discovered novel written by Pearl S. Buck at the end of her life in 1973, "The Eternal Wonder" tells the coming-of-age story of Randolph Colfax (Rann for short), an extraordinarily gifted young man whose search for meaning and purpose leads him to New York, England, Paris, on a mission patrolling the DMZ in Korea that will change his life forever--and, ultimately, to love.


My Life on the Road Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780345408167
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Published: Random House Trade - August 23rd, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - ONE OF O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE'S TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Harper's Bazaar - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Publishers Weekly


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Broadway Books - March 8th, 2011

Soon to be an HBO(R) Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain Cover Image
By Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams (Foreword by)
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143129202
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Published: Plume Books - October 4th, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - "A must-read...Phoebe Robinson discusses race and feminism in such a funny, real, and specific way, it penetrates your brain and stays with you." -Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star of Broad City


Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781524733131
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 7th, 2017

New York Times Best Seller
From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as a letter to a friend.


Housekeeping Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780312424091
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Published: Picador USA - November 2004

A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and remote aunt.


The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780812967470
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Published: Random House Trade - April 13th, 2004

In this remarkable book, a national bestseller in hardcover, Sandra Day O'Connor explores the law, her life as a Supreme Court Justice, and how the Court has evolved and continues to function, grow, and change as an American institution.


My Beloved World Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780345804839
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Published: Vintage Books - January 7th, 2014

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon.


Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$12.79
ISBN: 9780399578861
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 27th, 2016

Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe.


Upstream: Selected Essays Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781594206702
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Published: Penguin Press - October 11th, 2016

One of O, The Oprah Magazine's Ten Best Books of the Year
The New York Times bestselling collection of essays from beloved poet, Mary Oliver
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Faithful and Virtuous Night: Poems Cover Image
$11.20
ISBN: 9780374535773
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 1st, 2015

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry
A luminous, seductive new collection from the "fearless" ("The New York Times") Pulitzer Prize winning poet


Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9781250115119
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Published: Square Fish - January 3rd, 2017

For young people who are just beginning to be interested in politics, or any of us who want a better understanding of Hillary Clinton, this book is an excellent place to start. Bob Schieffer, CBS News