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Badass Female Leads!

This list is to discover books featuring strong female characters. They don't have to be kick ass but they do have to have a backbone.
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1,441 books · 1,544 voters · list created January 10th, 2013 by T.A. White (votes) .
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T.A. 1231 books
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Julie 1103 books
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Lila 462 books
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Laina 318 books
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Lucy Qhuay 1446 books
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Rebekah 616 books
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Zohal 1954 books
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Charlotte 7503 books
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message 1: by Sherko (new)

Sherko Akram جمال محمد احمد سليمان


message 2: by Raph♛ (new)

Raph♛ what on earth is zoey redbird doing in this list!?????? o.O


message 3: by Bart (new)

Bart Boge Would participants/mods of this list consider the title Regarding Tiberius for inclusion? The novel is narrated by its main female protagonist, Helena, who is as strong, as cunning, and as formidable as any other heroine on this list.


message 4: by Elisa (new)

Elisa M. Harry Potter has a lot of strong female characters (from McGonagall to Luna), but the protagonist is a boy.


message 5: by Mae (new)

Mae Dilen THE Bloody Jack SERIES BY L.A. Meyer SHOULD BE ON HERE JACKY IS SOOO BADASS


message 6: by May (new)

May 舞 Elisa wrote: "Harry Potter has a lot of strong female characters (from McGonagall to Luna), but the protagonist is a boy."

What about Hermione Granger? I think she's one of the main characters and so it counts, no?


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