Womens Fiction

Women's fiction is an umbrella term for books that are marketed to female readers, and includes many mainstream novels, romantic fiction, "chick lit,"and other sub genres. It is distinct from Women's writing, which refers to literature written by (rather than promoted to) women. There exists no comparable label in English for works of fiction that are marketed to males.
The Romance Writers of America organization defines women's fiction as, "a commercial novel about a woman on the brink of life change and personal growth. Her journey details emotional reflection and action that transforms her a

The Liar
The Beautiful Daughters
Sisters of Heart and Snow
Haven Lake
The Particular Appeal of Gillian Pugsley
Carry Her Heart
The Balance Project
Take Another Look
One True Heart (Harmony, #8)
The Art of Losing Yourself
Memory House
At the Water's Edge
The Bookseller
The Precious One
Last One Home


  • Beautiful Me by Natasha Jennings
    Beautiful Me

    Talia is seventeen, weighs thirty-one kilos, and has been committed to a psychiatric unit. Ever wo…more View Details »
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  • Monday, Sunday by Fenton Grace
    Monday, Sunday
    Release date: May 04, 2015
    Set in a small town in Colorado, Monday, Sunday tells the enthralling story of Laney Secord, a 32-year-old widow and single mother who inexplicably fi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 04 - Jun 04, 2015
    7 copies available, 243 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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  • The Nephilim Effect by B.C. Crow
    The Nephilim Effect (Nephilim Series, Book 2)
    Release date: Jul 01, 2015
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    Why is an eco-terrorist saving the life of his greatest adversary? Will Lydia forsake her man again or…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 20 - Jul 02, 2015
    5 copies available, 90 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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    The Husband's Secret
    At the Water's Edge
    The Liar
    Leaving Time
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    One Plus One
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    Luckiest Girl Alive
    The Silent Sister
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    Stories from the Soul
    20 books — 19 voters

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