You Goddess!

Life Lessons from Awesome Immortals

Elizabeth Foley, Beth Coates
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The much-loved authors of What Would Boudicca Do? channel the feminist power of mythical goddesses in this witty, inspirational gift.

'What guts. What attitude! These are the immortals I wish I'd learned about at school.' - Olivia Colman

Channel the feminist power of mythical goddesses in this witty, inspirational gift book.

Want to break free from what's holding you back?
Channel the Norse warrior goddess Freyja
Feeling stressed?
Turn the playful Japanese goddess Uzume for a superheroine superboost
Tired of being nice?
Meet the Irish goddess The Morrigan, a regal renegade who doesn't care what anyone thinks of her.
Why settle for mere mortal excellence when you could be living like a goddess?

E. Foley and B. Coates show how the tales of these deities have been depicted by men over the centuries, revealing the ancient roots of toxic female stereotypes (the damsel in distress, the selfless mother, the tempting harlot). Now it's time to reclaim their female powers for a new generation.

In You Goddess!, the much-loved authors of What Would Boudicca Do? take us on a colourful tour of ancient deities and legends through the prism of female power, sharing the mythical stories of 25 goddesses from every corner of the globe. In this irreverent guide these fierce and fantastic deities will help you to stop apologising, keep your cool, embrace your body and get what you are owed. Divinely illustrated by Georgia Perry, You Goddess! will help you conquer today's world.

Author bio:

E. Foley and B. Coates are editors based in London. They are the bestselling authors ofHomework for Grown-Ups(of which the Daily Telegraph said: 'This is an obvious candidate to take to a desert island, along with Shakespeare and the Bible'), Advanced Homework for Grown-Ups, Shakespeare for Grown-Ups, and the Homework for Grown-Ups Quiz Book. Their most recent book is What Would Boudicca Do?,illustrated by Bijou Karman. For regular inspiration follow @FoleyCoates.

Category: Cultural studies
ISBN: 9780571359974
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Non Fiction
Pub Date: July 2022
Page Extent: 272
Format: Paperback
Subject: Humour collections & anthologies