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

Still Me (Me Before You, #3)
Red Clocks
The Wedding Date
Anatomy of a Scandal
Daughters of the Night Sky
Keep Her Safe
Carnegie's Maid
Between Me and You
Just Between Us
Sisters Like Us (Mischief Bay, #4)
This Love Story Will Self-Destruct
Impossible Saints
All We Knew (The Cabots, #2)
The Sidelined Wife (More Than a Wife, #1)
A Distant Heart
Still Me (Me Before You, #3)
Tips for Living
Big Little Lies
The Last Mrs. Parrish
The Whiskey Sea
The Letter
After You (Me Before You, #2)
Surprise Me
The Hideaway
Now That You Mention It
The Memory of Butterflies
The Story of Arthur Truluv
When I'm Gone
My Not So Perfect Life
In the Light of the Garden
Mother Teresa's Advice for Jilted Lovers by Donna BarkerCaribou Crossing by Susan  FoxSmall Town Secrets by Roxanne SnopekKing of Rain by Michele FogalThe Millionaire Daddy Project by Roxanne Snopek
RWA GVC Authors
67 books — 18 voters
The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHaleCheating to Survive by Christine ArdigoThe Master's Plan by Stephany TullisDreams Come True by Bridgitte LesleyLost In Time by Bridgitte Lesley
Best Contemporary Women's Fiction
213 books — 346 voters

The Royal We by Heather CocksFangirl by Rainbow RowellThe Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionKitty's Countryside Dream by Christie BarlowThe Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
Recs from Hello...Chick Lit
25 books — 13 voters
Little Earthquakes by Jennifer WeinerMommy Tracked by Whitney GaskellShopaholic and Baby by Sophie KinsellaMini Shopaholic by Sophie KinsellaThe Baby Planner by Josie Brown
Chick Lit Motherhood
75 books — 22 voters

Popular Womens Fiction Books

Big Little Lies
The Husband's Secret
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
The Help
My Sister's Keeper
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)
After You (Me Before You, #2)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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