the ultimate Heroine

Her inner beauty shines, she makes us proud to be a women (or makes us wish we were a women); or maybe we cringe in her fictional presence, but we can not look away from her imperfections. Either way we are in agreement: she is the ultimate heroine, and we can't get enough of her.
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message 1: by Catherine (new)

Catherine Ayla, Lucy Snow, Elizabeth Bennet, Edna Pontellier, Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser, Sayuri



message 2: by Gail (new)

Gail What about Jane Eyre?


message 3: by Catherine (new)

Catherine Gail wrote: "What about Jane Eyre?"

You can add her. I haven't read Jane Eyre...I'm thinking I may need to remedy that. What else you got?


message 4: by Gail (new)

Gail Wuthering Heights, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Last of the Mohicans, Cold Sassy Tree (character in this)--So many fabulous books I have to go to the library tomorrow.


message 5: by Catherine (new)

Catherine Hey! I hope people add some fav heroines of their own.


message 6: by MNelson (new)

MNelson This was a great list for me. There were enough books that I recognized to suggest that I'd also like the others. Thanks for putting it together Catherine.


message 7: by Danna (new)

Danna Great list!!!


message 8: by RPatel (new)

RPatel Provocateur is an amazing read! Very different from the typical story.


message 9: by Jill (new)

Jill Great women characters in all these. I especially like Nadia in the novel, Provocateur


message 10: by BookLovingLady (last edited Nov 06, 2016 08:00AM) (new)

BookLovingLady The Diary of a Young Girl (#4) should not be on this list, in my opinion. It's a diary. not fiction and "heroine" implies a fictional character. At least for me it does.


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