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 Half Moon
The Collected Regrets of Clover
The Secret Book of Flora Lea
No Two Persons
Love Buzz
The Comeback Summer
When the Rain Ends
The Daydreams
Summer Reading
Someone Else's Bucket List
Mrs. Nash's Ashes
Where Waters Meet
The Second Ending
One Day With You
Someone Else's Shoes
The Echo of Old Books
When the Rain Ends
Beyond That, the Sea
The Wedding Planner
The Bookstore Sisters
The Keeper of Stories
The Homewreckers
The Lost Notebook
Beyond the Moonlit Sea
Only Love Can Hurt Like This
Really Good, Actually
The Daydream Cabin
The Witch's Heart by Genevieve GornichecWaiting for the Night Song by Julie Carrick DaltonThe Lost Apothecary by Sarah PennerThe Kindest Lie by Nancy    JohnsonHall of Smoke by H.M. Long
2021 Debuts - Adult
278 books — 506 voters
The Whistling Season by Ivan DoigGreat Expectations by Charles DickensMy Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim PotokThe Three Musketeers by Alexandre DumasLife Among the Savages by Shirley Jackson
Best SA-Free Historical Fiction
40 books — 8 voters

The Riding School by C.P. MandaraThe Gorgeous Girls by Marie  WilsonThe Portable Anais Nin by Anaïs NinTropic of Cancer by Henry MillerStony Creek Hero by Taylor Berke
Best Erotic Sensual Writing
96 books — 42 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
2,076 books — 1,787 voters

Big Little Lies
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
The Husband's Secret
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
The Help
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
What Alice Forgot
Beach Read
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)

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I have romanticised you to the point where the knives you pressed into my skin began to look like cupids arrows.
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