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Calendar Girls March Wrap Up

March is coming to a close, and it’s time to spring in to April! Did you enjoy posting about strong female leads? I know we sure did! Take a look below if you missed the choices for Favorite Book with a Strong Female Lead!

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Katie @ Never Not Reading – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Teri Polen @ Books and Such – To Best the Boys by Mary Weber
Deanna @ Deanna Writes About It – Dread Nation by Justine Ireland Flavia @ Flavia the Bibliophile – A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Lucinda @ Lucinda is Reading – Skyward by Brandon Sanderson Sam @ Modern Witch’s Bookshelf – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Sophie @ Beware the Reader – A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer & The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros Dani @ Mousai Books – Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza
Ashley @ Inside My Minds – I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai Lizzie @ Stellar Kitten Book Reviews – An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Clarissa @ Clarissa Reads It All – Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Adrienne @ Darque Dreamer Reads – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Please let us know if for some reason we missed your post from this month!

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The votes came in, and the Popular Choice for Favorite Book With a Strong Female Lead is:

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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

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March Pick

I have not read this book yet, but the story sounds extremely powerful! And, what better way to celebrate Women’s History Month and Strong Female leads than with the pick of a true story about a courageous woman standing up for what’s right?

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Twitter Chat:

This month’s chat was so fun! We really enjoyed talking about strong female leads and what makes them strong. 

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April Theme:

April is almost here and with it comes a very fun theme:

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April Fools: Favorite Book with a Surprise Ending or Twist

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We are looking forward to hearing all about those twisty books! Even though there are so many books in the world, there are only so many ways a plot line can be written before it starts to feel predictable, so when we find those hidden surprises and twists, they are always welcome and exciting!

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Reminders:

Don’t forget to join us for our new Twitter chat schedule. Instead of chatting for an hour one day of the month, we decided to spread it out over 5 days to allow more of you to be able to participate! Starting the 3rd Monday of the month (April 15th), each week day will have a new question under the hashtag #CGBChat, and you will have the whole week to join in on the fun!

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We hope this helps with those who have never been able to attend the chats before. ❤

And, don’t forget to vote for May’s theme! Voting  will close Sunday, April 7th at midnight EST.

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For those who are new to Calendar Girls, it is a monthly blog event that was inspired by the Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. Just like the song, each month has a specific theme, voted on by the participants, where we get to talk about a particular book we love or think fits the theme the best. The blog event was created to incite fun bookish discussions and to spread the blogger love by introducing us to new bloggers and/or books that we have not come across before.

If this sounds like something you would enjoy, make sure to head to my Calendar Girls info page! Drop a comment and let me know if you are interested in joining us.

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(Images found on google and pinterest. Theme image made by Katie)

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