Sam Maggs

Sam Maggs, author of A FANGIRL’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY: A Handbook for Geek Girls and WONDER WOMEN: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History, talks about her most recent book, GIRL SQUADS, a non-fiction collection of 20 female friendships that changed history. Sam shares the Google search that kicked off the new book, the surprising (and alarming) stories she stumbled on while researching GIRL SQUADS, and deploying her pronunciation skills for the audiobook.

Sam Maggs Show Notes

The Ripped Bodice bookstore in Culver City, CA

Wonder Women by Sam Maggs

Zohra, the all-female orchestra in Afghanistan

1964 Japanese women’s volleyball team


Magical Beatdown by Jen Woodall, illustrator