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

Nine Perfect Strangers
A Spark of Light
One Day in December
The Dream Daughter
The Proposal
Winter in Paradise (Paradise, #1)
The Witch of Willow Hall
Marilla of Green Gables
The Royal Runaway
Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners
The Memory of You (Sanctuary Sound, #1)
Miles from Where We Started
The Witch's Portal
The Clockmaker's Daughter
The Dinner List
Nine Perfect Strangers
A Spark of Light
One Day in December
Winter in Paradise (Paradise, #1)
A Curve in the Road
Small Town Rumors
Whisper Me This
Big Little Lies
Still Me (Me Before You, #3)
Sea of Memories
The Memory of You (Sanctuary Sound, #1)
The Beekeeper's Promise
The Last Mrs. Parrish
The Lilac Bouquet
Evidence of the Affair
The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHaleDear Mr. Knightley by Katherine ReayThe Wedding Chapel by Rachel HauckThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Goodbye Bride by Denise Hunter
Best Contemporary Women's Fiction
238 books — 373 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeAnimal Farm by George Orwell
goodreads Book Compatibility Test
83 books — 10 voters

The Riding School by C.P. MandaraThe Enlightenment of Alexander by B.Q. HansonThe Gorgeous Girls by Marie  WilsonThe Portable Anais Nin by Anaïs NinStony Creek Hero by Taylor Berke
Best Erotic Sensual Writing
94 books — 44 voters
Little Pink Taxi by Marie LavalDoctor January by Rhoda BaxterLiving in the Past by Jane LoveringNever Marry a Politician by Sarah WaightsBefore You by Kathryn  Freeman
Best Choc Lit Novels
9 books — 3 voters

Buck by M.K. AsanteBeen So Long by Adrienne ThompsonBeen So Long 2 by Adrienne ThompsonPerfect Peace by Daniel     BlackSugar by Bernice L. McFadden
Stories from the Soul
45 books — 42 voters
Letters to Eloise by Emily  WilliamsLittle Earthquakes by Jennifer WeinerMommy Tracked by Whitney GaskellShopaholic and Baby by Sophie KinsellaMini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Chick Lit Motherhood
77 books — 32 voters

Popular Womens Fiction Books

Big Little Lies
The Husband's Secret
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
The Help
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)
What Alice Forgot
My Sister's Keeper
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
After You (Me Before You, #2)

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