200 Awesome books for women

The list was compiled based on votes from the Goodreads community


1. Possession of My Soul (The Three Immortal Blades, #1) by Kia Carrington-Russell (58 people voted)


2. Cheating to Survive (Fix It or Get Out, #1) by Christine Ardigo (41 people voted)


3. My Lady Love by Bridgitte Lesley (39 people voted)


4. Every Five Years (Fix It or Get Out #2) by Christine Ardigo (36 people voted)


5. The Ruby Brooch (Celtic Brooch #1) by Katherine Lowry Logan (28 people voted)


6. Never Let You Go by Sabrina Devonshire (27 people voted)


7. The Clay Lion (The Clay Lion, #1) by Amalie Jahn (26 people voted)


8. The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins (26 people voted)


9. The Steward (Weald Fae Journals, #1) by Christopher Shields (23 people voted)


10. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (22 people voted)


11. Dream Weaver (Dream Weaver, #1) by Su Williams (21 people voted)


12. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (20 people voted)


13. The Notebook (The Notebook, #1) by Nicholas Sparks (19 people voted)


14. Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James (19 people voted)


15. The Changeling (Weald Fae Journals, #2) by Christopher Shields (18 people voted)


16. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (18 people voted)


17. Love, Lex (The Undergrad Years, #1) by Avery Aster (15 people voted)


18. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (15 people voted)


19. Soul to Take by Helen Bateman (14 people voted)


20. Yours Truly, Taddy (The Undergrad Years, #2; Invitation to Eden, #1) by Avery Aster (14 people voted)


21. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (14 people voted)


22. The Younger Man by Dermot Davis (13 people voted)


23. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (13 people voted)


24. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (13 people voted)


25. Outlander (Outlander #1) by Diana Gabaldon (12 people voted)


26. Little Women (Little Women, #1) by Louisa May Alcott (11 people voted)


27. City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare (11 people voted)


28. Kerri’s War (The King Trilogy #3) by Stephen Douglass (10 people voted)


29. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë (9 people voted)


30. A House Without Windows by Stevie Turner (9 people voted)


31. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant (9 people voted)


32. The Stolen: Two Short Stories by Michelle Browne (9 people voted)


33. Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead (9 people voted)


34. Electrified (The Electric Tunnel, #1) by Rachel Blaufeld (8 people voted)


35. …And the Stars Will Sing by Michelle Browne (8 people voted)


36. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (8 people voted)


37. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (8 people voted)


38. Beautiful Affliction by Lene Fogelberg (7 people voted)


39. Moondance in Red (Moondance Trilogy #1) by Salem Archer (7 people voted)


40. Unscrupulous (The Manhattanites, #1) by Avery Aster (7 people voted)


41. Undressed (The Manhattanites, #2) by Avery Aster (7 people voted)


42. Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2) by E.L. James (7 people voted)


43. Tales of Sex & Suburban Lunacy by Helen Argiro (6 people voted)


44. Junction, Utah by Rebecca Lawton (6 people voted)


45. Perfectly Imperfect by Fabiola Francisco (6 people voted)


46. No Sex Please, I’m Menopausal! by Stevie Turner (6 people voted)


47. Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead (6 people voted)


48. Easy (Contours of the Heart, #1) by Tammara Webber (6 people voted)


49. Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead (6 people voted)


50. Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead (6 people voted)


51. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See (6 people voted)


52. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (6 people voted)


53. Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6) by Richelle Mead (6 people voted)


54. A Stop in the Park by Peggy Morehouse Strack (5 people voted)


55. The Gorgeous Girls: A Novel by Marie Wilson (5 people voted)


56. Phantom Wolf (Phantom Wolf, #1) by Kia Carrington-Russell (5 people voted)


57. Speedy Reads by Chris-Jean Clarke (5 people voted)


58. My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me by Amanda Green (5 people voted)


59. Fifteen Weekends (The Weekends Series, #1) by Christy Pastore (5 people voted)


60. Where We Belong by Emily Giffin (5 people voted)


61. Perfect Plans by C.J. Wells (5 people voted)


62. Escaping the Arroyo by Joyce Nance (5 people voted)


63. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls (5 people voted)


64. Fallen in Love (Fallen, #3.5) by Lauren Kate (5 people voted)


65. One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich (5 people voted)


66. The Lover by Marguerite Duras (5 people voted)


67. Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee (5 people voted)


68. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg (5 people voted)


69. The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa (5 people voted)


70. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (5 people voted)


71. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (5 people voted)


72. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton (5 people voted)


73. The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9) by Philippa Gregory (5 people voted)


74. Chain of Title by Robyn Roze (4 people voted)


75. High Couch of Silistra (Silistra, #1) by Janet E. Morris (4 people voted)


76. The Girl On The Half Shell (The Half Shell Series #1) by Susan Ward (4 people voted)


77. Love with Every Beat by K.L. Shandwick (4 people voted)


78. The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker (4 people voted)


79. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier (4 people voted)


80. Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate (4 people voted)


81. Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) by Diana Gabaldon (4 people voted)


82. City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare (4 people voted)


83. Where She Went (If I Stay, #2) by Gayle Forman (4 people voted)


84. Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins (4 people voted)


85. The Devil Wears Prada (The Devil Wears Prada, #1) by Lauren Weisberger (4 people voted)


86. City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) by Cassandra Clare (4 people voted)


87. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) by Suzanne Collins (4 people voted)


88. The Shack by William Paul Young (4 people voted)


89. City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare (4 people voted)


90. Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare (4 people voted)


91. Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love & Fiberglass by Melanie Neale (3 people voted)


92. I Am Her… (I Am Her…, #1) by Sarah Ann Walker (3 people voted)


93. Strong Enough by Ellen Harger (3 people voted)


94. The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel (3 people voted)


95. The Short Life of Sparrows by Emm Cole (3 people voted)


96. Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg (3 people voted)


97. The Naphil’s Kiss by Simone Beaudelaire (3 people voted)


98. Lacrimosa (Requiem, #1) by Christine Fonseca (3 people voted)


99. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (3 people voted)


100. Rock Star (Dream Weaver, #2) by Su Williams (3 people voted)


101. sweets for my sweet by Bernie Morris (3 people voted)


102. The Iron Daughter (The Iron Fey, #2) by Julie Kagawa (3 people voted)


103. Chasing Nikki (Chasing Nikki, #1) by Lacey Weatherford (3 people voted)


104. The Twilight Saga (Twilight, #1–4) by Stephenie Meyer (3 people voted)


105. The Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan (3 people voted)


106. Insanity (Asylum, #1) by Lauren Hammond (3 people voted)


107. Want (Want, #1) by Stephanie Lawton (3 people voted)


108. Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (3 people voted)


109. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (3 people voted)


110. Torment (Fallen, #2) by Lauren Kate (3 people voted)


111. Starcrossed (Starcrossed, #1) by Josephine Angelini (3 people voted)


112. The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman (3 people voted)


113. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards (3 people voted)


114. Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende (3 people voted)


115. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (3 people voted)


116. Ahab’s Wife, or The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund (3 people voted)


117. The Roots of the Olive Tree by Courtney Miller Santo (2 people voted)


118. Brooklyn Love by Yael Levy (2 people voted)


119. Η μαμά ή μανιφέστο μιας παρ’ ολίγον πουτάνας by Ioanna Vakali (2 people voted)


120. Where the Deer Dwell by Dorothy Gravelle (2 people voted)


121. Trouble Won’t Wait by Autumn Piper (2 people voted)


122. An Interrupted Love Story (Can You Mend It? #1) by Billy Wood-Smith (2 people voted)


123. Gently Awakened: The Influence of Faith on Your Artistic Journey by Sara Joseph (2 people voted)


124. The Beautiful Daughters by Nicole Baart (2 people voted)


125. Sexy Serenity, a Memoir by Miranda K. Simon (2 people voted)


126. The 1-Hour Goddess by Anne Clara Laugesen (2 people voted)


127. Olympian Confessions: Hades and Persephone by Erin Kinsella (2 people voted)


128. Can You Stiff Your Divorce Lawyer? Tales of How Cunning Clients Can Get Free Legal Work, as Told by an Experienced Divorce Attorney by Portia Porter (2 people voted)


129. One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America’s First Witch Hanging by Beth M. Caruso (2 people voted)


130. Conscious Parenting: Mindful Living Course for Parents (Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training, #5) by Nataša Nuit Pantović (2 people voted)


131. Seeing Red by Lone Mørch (2 people voted)


132. Sonora and the Eye of the Titans (Sonora, #1) by T.S. Hall (2 people voted)


133. Sonora and the Scroll of Alexandria (Sonora, #2) by T.S. Hall (2 people voted)


134. Lone Wolf Rising (The Winters Family Saga, #1) by Jami Brumfield (2 people voted)


135. Yohannes Ishi by Nabse Bamato (2 people voted)


136. Crushed (Rushed #2) by Gina Robinson (2 people voted)


137. Racing to Love: Carter’s Treasure (Racing to Love, #1) by Amy Gregory (2 people voted)


138. Torn (Can You Mend It? #2) by Billy Wood-Smith (2 people voted)


139. In the Cut by Susanna Moore (2 people voted)


140. A Ghostly Undertaking (Ghostly Southern Mysteries, #1) by Tonya Kappes (2 people voted)


141. Status of Women in Islam by Yusuf Al-Hajj Ahmad (2 people voted)


142. Book of Nikah by Yusuf Al-Hajj Ahmad (2 people voted)


143. Out of the Box Awakening (Out of the Box, #1) by Jennifer Theriot (2 people voted)


144. First Contact (Aoleon The Martian Girl, #1) by Brent LeVasseur (2 people voted)


145. Blind Date, Checkmate by Veronica Blade (2 people voted)


146. Fire on the Island (Vigilati, #1) by J.K. Hogan (2 people voted)


147. Taming the Blowing Wind (Dragon Shaman #1) by Teresa Garcia (2 people voted)


148. Maybe Someday (Maybe, #1) by Colleen Hoover (2 people voted)


149. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell (2 people voted)


150. Wait for You (Wait for You, #1) by J. Lynn (2 people voted)


151. Mind Games (The Disillusionists, #1) by Carolyn Crane (2 people voted)


152. Mandy by Julie Andrews Edwards (2 people voted)


153. The Edge of Never (The Edge of Never, #1) by J.A. Redmerski (2 people voted)


154. The Coven (Sweep, #2) by Cate Tiernan (2 people voted)


155. Dark Magick (Sweep, #4) by Cate Tiernan (2 people voted)


156. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (2 people voted)


157. Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1) by Kristin Hannah (2 people voted)


158. October Snow by Jenna Brooks (2 people voted)


159. Tolomay’s World and The Mountain of Tegi (Tolomay’s World, #2) by M.E. Lorde (2 people voted)


160. Code for Karma (The Reluctant Avenger, #1) by Delora Dennis (2 people voted)


161. The Signature (Perfect Forever, #1) by Susan Ward (2 people voted)


162. Creating Monsters by Christopher Rankin (2 people voted)


163. Mystic and Rider (Twelve Houses, #1) by Sharon Shinn (2 people voted)


164. The Silent Wife by A. S. A. Harrison (2 people voted)


165. Sempre (Sempre, #1) by J.M. Darhower (2 people voted)


166. Crux by Julie Reece (2 people voted)


167. Life After Life (Todd Family, #1) by Kate Atkinson (2 people voted)


168. Call of the Sea by Rebecca Hart (2 people voted)


169. The Angel’s Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #2) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (2 people voted)


170. Chosen Ones (The Lost Souls, #1) by Tiffany Truitt (2 people voted)


171. Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo by Ntozake Shange (2 people voted)


172. Bringing Up Girls: Practical Advice And Encouragement For Those Shaping The Next Generation Of Women by James C. Dobson (2 people voted)


173. The Wiccan Diaries (The Wiccan Diaries, #1) by T.D. McMichael (2 people voted)


174. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler (2 people voted)


175. The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields (2 people voted)


176. Memory Betrayal (Memory Betrayal, #1) by Deborah Ann (2 people voted)


177. Unearthly (Unearthly, #1) by Cynthia Hand (2 people voted)


178. Vacation Therapy by Melanie Hawks (2 people voted)


179. Extraordinary You: A Woman’s Guide to Having it All by Megan Wolfenden (2 people voted)


180. The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles (2 people voted)


181. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene (2 people voted)


182. The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove by Lauren Kate (2 people voted)


183. The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood (2 people voted)


184. Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel (2 people voted)


185. Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan (2 people voted)


186. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed (2 people voted)


187. The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1) by James Ellroy (2 people voted)


188. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis (2 people voted)


189. Die for Me (Revenants, #1) by Amy Plum (2 people voted)


190. Book of Shadows (Sweep, #1) by Cate Tiernan (2 people voted)


191. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (2 people voted)


192. The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence (2 people voted)


193. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams (2 people voted)


194. Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts (2 people voted)


195. The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner (2 people voted)


196. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry (2 people voted)


197. The Gate to Women’s Country by Sheri S. Tepper (2 people voted)


198. The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman (2 people voted)


199. Marked (House of Night, #1) by P.C. Cast (2 people voted)


200. A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton (2 people voted)


Source: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/21772.Awesome_books_for_women

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