Best "Strong Female" Fantasy Novels
List of fantasy novels featuring strong women.
This includes: general fantasy, urban fantasy, young adult fantasy, fairy tale retellings, etc.

This DOES NOT include: Sci-Fi (including dystopian).
Which means it DOES NOT include The Host, or any of The Hunger Games books.
If you're looking for Sci-Fi, check out this one:
http://tinyurl.com/scifi-goodreads

If you're confused about the difference between Sci-Fi and Fantasy:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantasy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_...

Even more important than the Fantasy aspect: Please think about the "strong" female aspect of this list before adding a book! These women kick ass! These women are not victims! They have personality! Their names are not Bella, so please stop adding the Twilight series!

Challenge: Can you, or have you, read the top 25?

Edits: If you see a book that does not fit this criteria, please comment with the number of its current rating so I can remove it (that is, if you are not a librarian).
1 Graceling (Graceling Realm,...
by
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 205,748 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
2 Vampire Academy (Vampire Ac...
by
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 298,531 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
3 Alanna: The First Adventure...
by
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 65,364 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
4 Poison Study (Study, #1)
by
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 69,779 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
5 Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
by
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 87,318 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
6 Moon Called (Mercy Thompson...
by
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 92,365 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
7 Sabriel (Abhorsen,  #1)
by
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 97,617 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
8 City of Bones (The Mortal I...
by
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 721,441 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
9 Howl's Moving Castle (Howl'...
by
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 91,497 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
10 His Dark Materials (His Dar...
by
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 77,587 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
11 Harry Potter and the Sorcer...
by
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 2,828,090 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
12 Wild Magic (Immortals, #1)
by
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 39,337 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
13 Halfway to the Grave (Night...
by
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 79,626 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
14 Kushiel's Dart (Phèdre's Tr...
by
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 38,419 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
15 First Test (Protector of th...
by
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 30,705 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
16 Mistborn: The Final Empire ...
by
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 121,256 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
17 The Mists of Avalon (Avalon...
by
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 128,955 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
18 Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
by
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 44,861 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
19 The Blue Sword (Damar, #2)
by
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 35,736 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
20 Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academ...
by
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 185,805 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
21 Blood Promise (Vampire Acad...
by
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 174,422 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
22 Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
by
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 33,167 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
23 Frostbite (Vampire Academy,...
by
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 194,676 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
24 Matilda
by
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 303,217 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
25 Spirit Bound (Vampire Acade...
by
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 181,128 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
26 Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson...
by
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 62,994 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
27 Trickster's Choice (Daughte...
by
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 31,335 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
28 A Great and Terrible Beauty...
by
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 148,228 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
29 City of Glass (The Mortal I...
by
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 410,789 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
30 Last Sacrifice (Vampire Aca...
by
4.48 of 5 stars 4.48 avg rating — 138,534 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
31 Throne of Glass (Throne of ...
by
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 73,285 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
32 Bitten (Women of the Otherw...
by
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 57,165 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
33 Ella Enchanted
by
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 251,865 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
34 Daughter of the Forest  (Se...
by
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 29,639 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
35 Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson...
by
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 62,943 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
36 Lady Knight (Protector of t...
by
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 28,427 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
37 In the Hand of the Goddess ...
by
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 52,170 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
38 Lirael (Abhorsen, #2)
by
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 58,427 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
39 Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
by
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 32,056 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
40 The Hero and the Crown (Dam...
by
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 32,237 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
41 Guilty Pleasures (Anita Bla...
by
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 87,735 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
42 City of Ashes (The Mortal I...
by
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 391,213 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
43 Dealing with Dragons (Encha...
by
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 48,486 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
44 Dead Witch Walking (The Hol...
by
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 74,578 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
45 Coraline
by
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 215,200 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
46 Wicked: The Life and Times ...
by
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 406,270 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
47 Trickster's Queen (Daughter...
by
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 36,094 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
48 The Summoning (Darkest Powe...
by
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 102,317 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
49 Harry Potter and the Deathl...
by
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 1,249,344 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
50 Green Rider (Green Rider, #1)
by
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 17,812 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
51 A Game of Thrones (A Song o...
by
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 817,956 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
52 Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels...
by
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 33,705 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
53 The Woman Who Rides Like a ...
by
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 39,989 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
54 Abhorsen (Abhorsen, #3)
by
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 65,014 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
55 The Black Jewels Trilogy: D...
by
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 8,190 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
56 Clockwork Angel (The Infern...
by
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 302,928 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
57 Darkfever (Fever, #1)
by
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 83,232 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
58 Marked (House of Night #1)
by
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 274,984 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
59 Sunshine
by
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 23,443 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
60 Crown Duel (Crown & Court #...
by
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 15,155 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
61 Strange Angels (Strange Ang...
by
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 28,691 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
62 The Wee Free Men (Discworld...
by
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 46,703 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
63 Blood and Chocolate
by
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 28,992 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
64 Dreamfever (Fever, #4)
by
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 54,496 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
65 Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels,...
by
4.49 of 5 stars 4.49 avg rating — 33,246 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
66 The Novice (The Black Magic...
by
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 23,789 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
67 Silver Borne (Mercy Thompso...
by
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 54,723 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
68 Some Girls Bite (Chicagolan...
by
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 35,114 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
69 Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter...
by
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 35,550 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
70 The Deed of Paksenarrion (T...
by
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 7,431 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
71 Dead and Gone (Sookie Stack...
by
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 131,564 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
72 The Golden Compass (His Dar...
by
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 698,919 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
73 Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1)
by
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 52,753 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
74 Kushiel's Avatar (Phèdre's ...
by
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 20,700 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
75 The Naming (The Books of Pe...
by
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 15,546 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
76 Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy...
by
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 255,629 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
77 Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's ...
by
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 22,822 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
78 The Magicians' Guild (The B...
by
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 32,432 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
79 Betrayed (House of Night #2)
by
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 176,022 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
80 Soulless (Parasol Protector...
by
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 52,799 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
81 The High Lord (The Black Ma...
by
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 24,810 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
82 The Reckoning (Darkest Powe...
by
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 75,822 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
83 Glass Houses (The Morganvil...
by
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 65,880 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
84 Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock...
by
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 15,621 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
85 At Grave's End (Night Huntr...
by
4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 47,888 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
86 Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompso...
by
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 56,861 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
87 Storm Born (Dark Swan #1)
by
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 20,674 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
88 Club Dead (Sookie Stackhous...
by
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 165,333 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
89 Son of the Shadows (Sevenwa...
by
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 17,086 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
90 The Awakening (Darkest Powe...
by
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 76,586 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
91 Stray (Shifters, #1)
by
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 23,408 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
92 On the Edge (The Edge, #1)
by
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 17,396 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
93 By the Sword (Valdemar: Ker...
by
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 13,952 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
94 Dead Until Dark (Sookie Sta...
by
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 354,581 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
95 Bloodfever (Fever, #2)
by
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 54,587 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
96 Deerskin
by
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 13,267 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
97 Talking to Dragons (Enchant...
by
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 20,899 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
98 Witches Abroad (Discworld, ...
by
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 35,491 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
99 Obsidian Butterfly (Anita B...
by
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 43,928 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
100 The Witching Hour (Lives of...
by
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 68,374 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
flag this list (?)
3,642 books · 8,998 voters · list created October 31st, 2008 by Amy (votes) .
681 likes · like
Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.


Amy
Amy
808 books
110 friends
Jennifer
Jennifer
1509 books
50 friends
Rora
Rora
1157 books
41 friends
Adam
Adam
1137 books
62 friends
I am Bastet
I am Bastet
1893 books
150 friends
Jon
Jon
1718 books
114 friends
Flora
Flora
1760 books
14 friends
Zarakoda
Zarakoda
911 books
17 friends

More voters…


Comments (showing 1-50 of 178) (178 new)


message 1: by arianna (new)

arianna wow, i need to find more of these books... and read more.


message 2: by Mary (new)

Mary Martin Can't wait to read some of these that I haven't yet gotten around to, and it was really nice to see some old favorites too.


Christa (is on top of the world!) Why is only one of Tamora Pierces books on this list?


message 4: by Amy (new)

Amy Christa (call me Chris) wrote: "Why is only one of Tamora Pierces books on this list? "

Two are - Wild Magic and Alanna: The First Adventure. You can add more if you'd like, it's user driven.


message 5: by Marianna (new)

Marianna I've only read a few of these books, I am dying to read the others. Interesting list.


message 6: by Lucille (new)

Lucille I think that Tamora Pierce is perhaps the best author i've read for 'strong heroine' novels.
Graceling was also a really good book with an incredibly strong female lead.
i want to read all of these :)


message 7: by Laura (new)

Laura Christa (is a sleepy kitty...) wrote: "Why is only one of Tamora Pierces books on this list? "

There's actually more than one, I saw a few different ones in the series about Keladry- can't remember the series name currently... lol
Oh, nevermind! The Protector of the Small Quartet. :) And the Alanna books.


message 8: by Laura (new)

Laura Amy wrote: "Christa (call me Chris) wrote: "Why is only one of Tamora Pierces books on this list? "

Two are - Wild Magic and Alanna: The First Adventure. You can add more if you'd like, it's user driven."


They have Lady Knight by Tamora Peirce as well, though



message 9: by Amy (new)

Amy @Laura - yea, this list changes pretty consistently.


message 10: by Ari (new)

Ari I dont understand why you people keep taking Fawcetta out when the voting is legit...Seems to me someone is getting paid to do it..or..there are some real jealous people on this site..eiter way it is wrong and cruel...


message 11: by Amy (new)

Amy @Ari I can't take any of these off the list, or there's a few I'd remove myself. If it's coming off, it's because the people don't agree. (the creator of the list)


message 12: by Pete (new)

Pete Blain Christa (is a sleepy kitty...) wrote: "Why is only one of Tamora Pierces books on this list? "....I don't know...but my friends and other people have voted on Fawcetta as well as I have...and when Fawcetta is up on the top 5...they completly take it out of the list...this has happened three times...this is not fair...maybe they are getting paid...




message 13: by Pete (new)

Pete Blain Lucille wrote: "I think that Tamora Pierce is perhaps the best author i've read for 'strong heroine' novels.
Graceling was also a really good book with an incredibly strong female lead.
i want to read all of t..."
......You should read Fawcetta as well...you want strong female leads...read Fawcetta....promise..you'll enjoy it...




message 14: by Pete (new)

Pete Blain Amy wrote: "@Ari I can't take any of these off the list, or there's a few I'd remove myself. If it's coming off, it's because the people don't agree. (the creator of the list)"....or maybe they are just getting paid to keep the top sellers at front...




message 15: by Amy (new)

Amy @Davlyon I seriously doubt that anyone cares enough about this list to keep the top sellers at the front. If anyone has any problems with the list they can *vote*. Sheesh. It's a fun list designed to help people find other strong-female-fantasy reads out there. Folks need to stop taking it so seriously.


message 16: by Eris (new)

Eris Ari wrote: "I dont understand why you people keep taking Fawcetta out when the voting is legit...Seems to me someone is getting paid to do it..or..there are some real jealous people on this site..eiter way it ..."

I don't think the voting is legit if you are spamming the lists with a book with tons of fake accounts. From what I understand Listopia is for the Readers at Goodreads to get recommendations from their fellow Readers; not for Authors to try to promote their new book.


message 17: by saferia (new)

saferia I'm surprised "Elske" isn't on the list. If you haven't read it, it's a great read (one of my faves). While I don't feel that "Book of a Thousand Days" is in the genre of fantasy, it definitely has a strong female protagonist. =)


message 18: by Kathy (new)

Kathy If you want an incredible cast of characters led by the most incredibly strong woman character ever, read Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel books. You can't find a stronger character (male or female) than Phedre.


message 19: by W.J. (new)

W.J. Howard Huh? I've only read two of the books in the top 100.


message 20: by pop (new)

pop My book, Trouble Starts, Pane Follows, isn't on this list, so it's not a fair listing. My Ash Pane is stronger, tougher, meaner than all these characters put together, if you're on her bad side.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Then why don't you add it? The form to add books to the list is at the right-hand side of the page.


message 22: by Hayes (new)

Hayes Pride and Prejudice (sans Zombies)?


message 24: by Hayes (new)

Hayes #105


message 26: by Hayes (new)

Hayes I guess they were confusing it with the Zombie version, but I think it should go...


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Removed for not being fantasy:

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen


message 28: by Patrick (new)

Patrick Good, but no Blood Lily Chronicles? No Buffy?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Why don't you add them?


message 30: by Kate (new)

Kate I love the fact that there are a ton of Tamora Pierce books on this list. I just finished the fourth book in The Immortals series, and I must say that Alanna, Daine, and Keladry are three of my favorite characters ever written about.


message 31: by Sarah (new)

Sarah I love most of the books on here Tamora Pierce is the best! I have probably read the Song of the Lioness so many times I can quote it.


Mrs.Vishous-Kattalakis-Belikov :::Para Itch Reviews::: I can't believe the Night Huntress series isnt on here...Cat totally kicks ass!!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You could add it.


message 34: by Brittany (new)

Brittany Hey everyone I would love it if you voted for the Maximum Ride books. Max is a very strong female character. She's not like all these other girls who whine and mope around. She takes action and stays on top of her game. She tries to stay strong for her flock. She cares for her flock like a big sister/mother. She's always there for everyone and is a great role model.


message 35: by Carolyn (new)

Carolyn Brittany wrote: "Hey everyone I would love it if you voted for the Maximum Ride books. Max is a very strong female character. She's not like all these other girls who whine and mope around. She takes action and sta..."

But the Maximum Ride series is Science Fiction, not Fantasy, and this list is for Fantasy only. The flying children are genetically engineered and in the original book they are bred and raised in a top secret government compound to be experimented on. When the Wind Blows


message 36: by cacinta (new)

cacinta I added 'Ship of Magic' by Robin Hobb. What's more bad-ass than a leading lady captain who goes a sailing on a magical ship over troubled waters? One of my favourite characters ever


message 37: by Suz (new)

Suz I was a bit confused at some of the entries for "strong female" and found myself wondering how many of these were just popular votes. "Oh! I read and loved that!" without much thought to whether the heroine was strong or not. I saw among some of the most popular (at the time of my voting) selections a lot of insipid heroines that needed to be saved, or silly heroines that use denial/ avoidance as their rule of thumb to blunder into the next harrowing experience. But I also saw a lot of great selections and some I am really looking forward to reading. Good list.


message 38: by Suz (new)

Suz Oh yeah, I added three or four selections from the Dragonriders of Pern series. Specifically the ones where Lessa, Moreta, and Nerilka were the leading females (because they all rock).


message 39: by Jamie (new)

Jamie Hmm... I've only read a few. I adore the Vampire Academy and Graceling series books but I think I'm the only person who finds something annoying about the Mortal Instruments books. Otherwise, I have a lot of catching up to do!


message 40: by Donna (new)

Donna I've read a few books in this list and I am dying to read The Graceling series there said to be really good :)


message 41: by Piyochama (new)

Piyochama Awesome list - I've read quite a few books and am overjoyed to discover the rest :)


message 42: by Farrah (new)

Farrah what a fantastic list! im loving that the authors are male and female. ive really been struggling to get suggestions for anything past the vampire meets girl stories. BRILLIANT!! so many books for me to try out!


message 43: by Lucille (new)

Lucille Jamie wrote: "Hmm... I've only read a few. I adore the Vampire Academy and Graceling series books but I think I'm the only person who finds something annoying about the Mortal Instruments books. Otherwise, I hav..."

I'm not a fan of the 'heroine' of the Mortal Instruments series. She just can't compete with the strong characters written by authors like Tamora Pierce or Kristin Cashore


message 44: by Dolly (new)

Dolly I'm so glad this list exists! Can't wait to read some of these...


message 45: by Dahlia (new)

Dahlia The girl from Evermore is a strong female character? Someone please explain this to me.


message 46: by Lucille (new)

Lucille Dahlia wrote: "The girl from Evermore is a strong female character? Someone please explain this to me."

bleh. as far as inner strength goes she would probably get a beatdown by Bella Swan. Where does Evermore appear on the list? Hopefully there are just a few people who voted for it.....


message 47: by Lazy (new)

Lazy Seagull All of Tamora Pierce's main characters, obviously. Tamir from the Tamir Triad (Lynn Flewelling) is a definite automatic upvote; I'm surprised it's gotten so little recognition. Graceling, Sabriel, The Hunger Games, His Dark Materials, and Liveship traders were where the rest of my votes went.


message 48: by Deena (new)

Deena Carolyn wrote: "Brittany wrote: "Hey everyone I would love it if you voted for the Maximum Ride books. Max is a very strong female character. She's not like all these other girls who whine and mope around. She tak..."

That sounds like an awesome book, though.


message 49: by Deena (new)

Deena How about we add some WoC to the list? I vote for The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. VERY much worth reading.


message 50: by Molly (new)

Molly Great list! I would also suggest adding Rhapsody by Elizabeth Hayden to this list.


« previous 1 3 4
back to top



Anyone can add books to this list.