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Taking Charge by Bridgitte LesleyUnthinkable Consequences by Bob RectorThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonThe Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Strong Female Heroines!
171 books — 230 voters
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. MaasThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingCracked by Eliza CreweLegend by Marie Lu
YA Books With Awesome Female Characters
250 books — 225 voters

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryCleopatra's Daughter by Michelle MoranThe White Queen by Philippa GregoryThe Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa GregoryThe Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran
Remarkable Historical Women in Fiction
281 books — 163 voters
The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThe Second Sex by Simone de BeauvoirThe House of the Spirits by Isabel AllendeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe Summer Book by Tove Jansson
Women Around the World
724 books — 151 voters

Taking Charge by Bridgitte LesleyThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsMiranda Bay by Susan TarrCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Women Who Kick Butt
149 books — 133 voters
Adulting by Kelly Williams BrownYes Please by Amy Poehler#GIRLBOSS by Sophia AmorusoTiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl StrayedNot That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
Non-Fiction for Women in their Twenties
110 books — 132 voters

Belly Laughs by Jenny McCarthyAutistic blessings and Bipolar me. by E.J. PlowsIt Sucked and Then I Cried by Heather B. ArmstrongWhat's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective ... by Martha Char LoveSippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor
Motherhood
118 books — 128 voters

Bossypants by Tina FeyWishful Drinking by Carrie FisherThe Funny Thing Is... by Ellen DeGeneresIs Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy KalingHere We Go Again by Betty White
Female Celebrity Books
155 books — 125 voters
Fun Home by Alison BechdelLe bleu est une couleur chaude by Julie MarohThe Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison BechdelAre You My Mother? by Alison BechdelBatwoman by Greg Rucka
Best Lesbian Graphic Novels
138 books — 122 voters

The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison WeirThe Children of Henry VIII by Alison WeirThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirNicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. MassieThe Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
Of Kings and Queens
328 books — 111 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankA Writer's Diary by Virginia WoolfThe Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith HoldenThe Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia PlathThe Diary of Frida Kahlo by Frida Kahlo
Women's Journals and Diaries in History
232 books — 107 voters

The Summer Book by Tove JanssonPippi Longstocking by Astrid LindgrenMemoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite YourcenarBonjour tristesse by Françoise SaganOut of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Europe Minus Men and English
484 books — 102 voters

Of Poseidon by Anna BanksThe Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle HodkinWake by Amanda HockingForgive My Fins by Tera Lynn ChildsLies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown
Seaweed Hair - Drowning Girls on Covers
157 books — 91 voters
Delusions of Gender by Cordelia FineThe Purity Myth by Jessica ValentiCinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy OrensteinFeminism is for Everybody by Bell HooksThe Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
Women & Gender Studies
334 books — 91 voters

Lean In by Sheryl SandbergThe Magic of Thinking Big by David J. SchwartzEmotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis BradberryCrucial Conversations by Kerry PattersonDrive by Daniel H. Pink
Best Books for Working Women
72 books — 90 voters
Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneMacbeth by William ShakespeareThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryThe Crucible by Arthur Miller
Bad Girls and Femmes Fatales
171 books — 86 voters

Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra JanmohamedThe Face Behind The Veil by Donna Gehrke-WhiteThe Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow WilsonFrom My Sisters' Lips by Na'ima B. RobertThe Quran / القرآن الكريم by Anonymous
About Muslim Women
153 books — 73 voters

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