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

The Heart Principle (The Kiss Quotient, #3)
We Are the Brennans
The People We Keep
The Perfect Ruin
The Husbands
Sisters in Arms
So We Meet Again
Battle Royal (Palace Insiders, #1)
The Last Chance Library
If the Shoe Fits (Meant to Be, #1)
The Magic of Found Objects
Damnation Spring
Mrs. Rochester's Ghost
She Wouldn't Change a Thing
What We Carry
The Moonlight Child
The Paper Palace
These Tangled Vines
The Best of Friends
Golden Girl
In Five Years
Write My Name Across the Sky: A Novel
What's Left Unsaid
Seven Perfect Things
The Sixth Wedding (28 Summers #1.5)
The Hope Chest
Reluctantly Home
When We Believed in Mermaids
28 Summers
The Magic of Found Objects
The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHaleThe Help by Kathryn StockettDear Mr. Knightley by Katherine ReayThe Wedding Chapel by Rachel HauckThe Goodbye Bride by Denise Hunter
Best Contemporary Women's Fiction
336 books — 473 voters
Threats by Margaret McGaffey FiskOn A Life's Edge by J.L.  WhitakerThe Garden at the Roof of the World by W.B.J. WilliamsNine Planets by Greg ByrneTrainee by Margaret McGaffey Fisk
Works by OWW Authors
54 books — 4 voters

Little Earthquakes by Jennifer WeinerShopaholic and Baby by Sophie KinsellaMommy Tracked by Whitney GaskellMini Shopaholic by Sophie KinsellaThe Baby Planner by Josie Brown
Chick Lit Motherhood
81 books — 37 voters
The Help by Kathryn StockettThe Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk KiddGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Best Women's Fiction Novels
2,032 books — 1,871 voters

Don't Close Your Eyes by Lynessa LayneComplicated Moonlight by Lynessa LayneStratagem by Christina HagmannThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodCaught by Christina J. Michaels
Women's Fiction by Strong Women
59 books — 52 voters
The Patient by Steena HolmesEVO by Diane  MayMemory Man by David BaldacciFind Her by Lisa GardnerNot a Penny More, Not a Penny Less by Jeffrey Archer
Mysteries to Read in 2019
12 books — 19 voters

Big Little Lies
The Husband's Secret
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
The Help
What Alice Forgot
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)

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