Top Ten Feminist Novels
(or the books I would want my daughters to read if I had them)
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10. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Whether it be Katniss, Mag, or Johanna, THG has some seriously strong women.
Elizabeth Bennet was basically a feminist in her time. I mean, she turned down TWO proposals.
8. The Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter
A society of all female spies? Awesome!
7. The Leviathan trilogy by Scott Westerfeld
Deryn proves that she can play with the big boys and beat them at their own game. You can read my review of the final book in the trilogy here.
6. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brasheres
This book series is all about the strength of female friendship. (I still haven’t read the newest one, so no spoilers please!)
My favourite part of this book was the Puck’s fight against the patriarchal system of the races.
4. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
It’s basically like Wither by Lauren Destafano, except better.
3. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
This is the first book I read and realized that it was feminist. It kind of blew my mind.
2. all of Tamora Pierce’s novels
Especially The Songs of the Lioness and the Beka Cooper trilogy though. You can read my review of the third book in the Beka Cooper trilogy here.
1. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Does this honestly surprise any of you? Then you obviously haven’t read my review about it over here.
Do you have a favourite novel with feminist themes that didn’t make my list? Let me know about it in the comments!