Friendly and Certified Firearms Training for Women Since 2011

A Girl & A Gun Book Club​

Jump into books that you might not otherwise read and expand your window to the world by discussing important topics with women from around the country! The AG & AG Book Club gives you the chance to expand your literary tastes, gain knowledge from authors and others, and dive deeper into topics about self-defense, mindset, safety, violence, and strength.  Providing opportunities for intellectual growth is another example of how AG & AG is living the motto that “It’s More Than Shooting!”

Self Defense​

Expand your training off of the range with access to world renowned instructors.​


Gain confidence in your decision-making abilities by learning new concepts and contexts.​

Personal Growth​

Join in virtual discussions with AG & AG leaders and/or book authors about the monthly topics.​

Dates & Agenda​

Our Monthly Virtual Book Club Meeting takes place on the last Thursdays of each month at 6pm Central Time.

Book List


  • January 2024 (Accepting): Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman by Gail Evans
  • February 2024 (Gracious): Bastards & Brothers by Roger “Ajax” Trueblood
  • March 2024 (Impactful): Women’s Ways of Knowing by Mary Field Belenky et al
  • April 2024 (Real): The Anatomy of Violence by Adrian Raine
  • May 2024 (Learning): Training at the Speed of Life by Ken Murray
  • June 2024 (Adventurous): The Happiness of Pursuit by Chris Gillebeau
  • July 2024 (Noteworthy): Measure What Matters by John Doerr
  • August 2024 (Determined): Serious Mistakes Gun Owners Make by Claude Werner
  • September 2024 (Adaptable): Survive the Unthinkable by Tim Larkin, Gun Curious by David Yamane
  • October 2024 (Generous): Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  • November 2024 (Unselfish): Fundamental Handgun Mastery by Tyson Kilbey
  • December 2024 (Necessary): The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley

About Book Club

AG & AG Book Club is a way for members to grow intellectually in areas of self-defense, mindset, marksmanship, preparedness, confidence, and more. The Book Club serves as a community in which to participate virtually from your own home for a casual gathering to discuss relevant topics with like-minded women.

Book Club meetings are on the last Thursdays of every month at 6pm Central Time. Occasionally, Book Club will be rescheduled when the last Thursday conflicts with a major holiday, such as Thanksgiving, so watch for announcements. 

Our Monthly Virtual Meeting takes place on the last Thursday of each month at 6pm Central Time. Members can instantly join our discussion group and submit comments to the authors. Please log in to check your status or join today! If you are logged in with an active membership and are unable to see the download links, hit F5 on your keyboard (or cmd+R on a Mac) to refresh the page.

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AG & AG Executive Director Robyn Sandoval selects the books based on reputation, reviews, and recommendations. 

Recorded Meetings

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Previous Book Lists


  • January 2023 (Accepting): The Power of Awareness by Dan Schilling
  • February 2023 (Gracious): How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  • March 2023 (Impactful): The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
  • April 2023 (Real): The Safety Trap by Spencer Coursen
  • May 2023 (Learning): The Anatomy of Motive by John Douglas
  • June 2023 (Adventurous): Courage Is Calling by Ryan Holiday
  • July 2023 (Noteworthy): Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • August 2023 (Determined): The Ranger Way by Kris Paronto
  • September 2023 (Adaptable): Sharp Woman by Kelly Sayre
  • October 2023 (Generous): The Two Hour Difference by Dru Wischhover
  • November 2023 (Unselfish): The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  • December 2023 (Necessary): Sheep No More by Jonathan T. Gilliam
  • January 2022 (Accepting): Spotting Danger Before It Spots You by Gary Dean Quesenberry
  • February 2022 (Gracious): Conflict Communication by Rory Miller
  • March 2022 (Impactful): Escape the Wolf by Clint Emerson
  • April 2022 (Real): The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
  • May 2022 (Learning): What Every Body Is Saying by Joe Navarro
  • June 2022 (Adventurous): Becoming Bulletproof by Evy Poumpouras & Creepology by Anna Valdiserri
  • July 2022 (Noteworthy): Strategies and Standards for Defensive Handgun Training by Karl Rehn & Free of Malice by Liz Lazarus (fiction)
  • August 2022 (Determined): Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • September 2022 (Adaptable): When Violence Is the Answer by Tim Larkin
  • October 2022 (Generous): A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell
  • November 2022 (Unselfish): Selfish to Selfless: 5 Pillars to Fulfillment Through Purpose by Keegan Schaefer
  • December 2022 (Necessary): The Prepper’s Blueprint by Tess Pennington
  • January 2021 (Accepting): Games People Play by Eric Berne
  • February 2021 (Gracious): DryFire Reloaded by Ben Stoeger
  • March 2021 (Impactful): Why Meadow Died by Andrew Pollack
  • April 2021 (Real): The Unthinkable by Amanda Ripley
  • May 2021 (Learning): The Law of Self Defense by Andrew Branca
  • June 2021 (Adventurous): Choose Adventure by Greg Ellifritz
  • July 2021 (Noteworthy): Deadly Force by Massad Ayoob
  • August 2021 (Determined): Deep Survival by Laurence Gonzales
  • September 2021 (Adaptable): Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life by Jason Hanson
  • October 2021 (Generous): The Gun Rights War by Neal Knox
  • November 2021 (Unselfish): Concealed Carry Class by Tom Givens (book review)
  • December 2021 (Necessary): Practical Shooting by Brian Enos
  • August 2020 (Determined): The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker (book review)
  • September 2020 (Adaptable): Left of Bang by Patrick Van Horne (book review)
  • October 2020 (Generous): More Guns Less Crime by John Lott
  • November 2020 (Unselfish): The Cornered Cat by Kathy Jackson
  • December 2020 (Necessary): Violence of Mind by Varg Freeborn