Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World by Mackenzi Lee

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Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World Read Online Free - Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC and continuing to the present, the book takes a closer look at bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside the traditional gender roles of their time. Coupled with riveting illustrations and Lee’s humorous and conversational storytelling style, this book is an outright celebration of the badass women who paved the way for the rest of us.

Title : Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World
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ISBN : 141972925X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 176 pages


Nat rated it ★★★★☆

March 15, 2018

Though I was struggling a bit at the start of this book with the super casual language used for chronicling each historic woman, I realized (rather quickly, thankfully!) that the modern take on these badass broads is exactly what makes this read that more approachable and original. My issue with p...

Inge rated it ★★★★★

February 21, 2018

If someone ever tells you that you "fight like a girl", you better believe that's a damn compliment. These ladies were fierce. Not just physically, but politically, socially, intellectually. Badass broads indeed. What a great and interesting read.

royaevereads rated it ★★★★★

February 20, 2018

This book absolutely fascinated me - it accounts the incredible lives of a hugely diverse range of women. The art is beautiful and, just as I anticipated, Lee’s writing style is so witty and fun, making these women stand out as characters who I can’t get enough of. Full review to come on my chann...

Christine rated it ★★★★☆

March 14, 2018

I've been excited about this book since Lee announced it and it definitely didn't disappoint. I don't ever recall hearing about any of these 52 wonderful women before reading this book, so I learned a lot! I think Lee did a good job at picking women from around the world to write about, it was al...

Ashleigh (a frolic through fiction) rated it ★★★★☆

March 05, 2018

*Rated 4.5/5 stars

Ana rated it ★★★★★

February 28, 2018

This book was so inspiring, and included so many of my fave historical figures and many more that I’ve never heard of. Working in a bookshop means I’ve seen so many of these beautiful new books that highlight the achievements of historical women, and I love the trend, but this has been my favouri...

april rated it ★★★★★

March 05, 2018

Damn. Women are great.

Meg - A Bookish Affair rated it ★★★★★

March 15, 2018

Here's another great pick for Women's History Month: "Bygone Badass Broads." Not only does this book have a fabulous title but it has a great premise. Author Mackenzi Lee started a feature on Twitter to talk about all of these fantastic women from history that many don't know much (or anything!!!...

Jai rated it ★★★☆☆

March 06, 2018

The women featured in this book truly did change society and impact feminism. Many of the women in this book are homosexual, one is a transgender woman, many are women of colour, indigenous women, educated women, women from poor economic backgrounds. There is a role model for everyone, whether yo...

Aoife rated it ★★★★★

March 02, 2018

I received a free copy of this book from Abrams Books in exchange for an honest review. Bygone Badass Broads is a wonderful picture book full of witty, interesting stories about amazing women that have (for some annoying reason) being left out of history books. From the Empress who discovered silk...

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