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Favorite Women's Stories

Description: More than just chick lit... Recommend your favorite books about women.

Members: 10 participating members (show all)

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1
56,919 members, 1,034 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), thecoroner (1), thorold (4), roby72 (5)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 11.5

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Except for Elizabeth and Darcy's sister, I really dislike the other women in this book.

2
11,431 members, 179 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), ahef1963 (6), thecoroner (9), roby72 (29)

Score: 10.59

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): Family of women.

3
26,719 members, 381 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), thecoroner (4), ahef1963 (16), roby72 (20)

Score: 9.76

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Family of women

4
10,314 members, 209 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), ahef1963 (12), roby72 (15), thecoroner (15)

Score: 9.58

5
14,505 members, 243 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), roby72 (2), ahef1963 (39)

Score: 8.96

6
3 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: JamieLeFay (1), GabrielWarren (1)

Score: 8

7
32,963 members, 1,133 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), thecoroner (3), roby72 (26)

Score: 7.85

8
24,562 members, 271 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), roby72 (7), thecoroner (7)

Score: 7.59

9
18,586 members, 271 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: roby72 (4), ahef1963 (7), thecoroner (10)

Score: 7.54

10
15,697 members, 276 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: camila16 (1), ahef1963 (23), roby72 (31)

Score: 7.52

11
41,250 members, 693 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), thecoroner (2), roby72 (6)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 7.28

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Jane's okay, but then there's the madwoman in the attic ...

12
26,442 members, 691 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), thecoroner (6), roby72 (27)

Score: 7.14

13
918 members, 27 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: camila16 (2), KimarieBee (12), ahef1963 (40)

Score: 7.1

14
19,862 members, 401 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), thecoroner (8), ahef1963 (22)

Score: 7.05

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): A woman learns to make her own way.

15
14,024 members, 192 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), roby72 (10), thecoroner (11)

Score: 6.82

16
3,653 members, 119 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), thorold (12), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 6.41

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): A woman teacher at a girl's school.

17
12,989 members, 324 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), roby72 (14), thecoroner (14)

Score: 6.39

18
13,706 members, 403 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), thecoroner (12), roby72 (18)

Score: 6.29

19
13,733 members, 242 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), thecoroner (13), roby72 (21)

Score: 6.29

20
6,220 members, 87 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: roby72 (8), ahef1963 (14), thecoroner (24)

Score: 6.25

21
5,570 members, 82 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: roby72 (11), thecoroner (17), ahef1963 (19)

Score: 6.08

22
10,062 members, 154 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13), thecoroner (16), roby72 (28)

Score: 5.85

23
2,064 members, 62 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), thecoroner (21), roby72 (24)

Score: 5.71

24
2,890 members, 75 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20), thecoroner (20), roby72 (23)

Score: 5.61

25
21,703 members, 523 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), thecoroner (22), roby72 (25)

Score: 5.5

26
21,939 members, 1,346 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), thecoroner (23), ahef1963 (37)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 5.45

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): There's a lot of unconscious stereotyping both of women and African-Americans in this book. I'd give it a miss.

27
1,268 members, 4 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: roby72 (3), thecoroner (26)

Score: 4.81

28
26,465 members, 365 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), ahef1963 (17)

Score: 4.65

29
8,117 members, 154 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thorold (5), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 4.37

30
3,172 members, 66 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: thorold (6), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 4.13

31
12,879 members, 183 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: roby72 (1)

Score: 4

32
3,649 members, 56 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: roby72 (9), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 3.97

33
20,363 members, 347 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: roby72 (16), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 3.94

34
1,670 members, 23 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: roby72 (12), thecoroner (27)

Score: 3.9

35
1,579 members, 37 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18), roby72 (19)

Score: 3.86

36
7,152 members, 155 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: roby72 (13), thecoroner (28)

Score: 3.85

37
9,654 members, 229 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (13), ahef1963 (30)

Score: 3.82

38
1,960 members, 189 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (10), ahef1963 (43)

Score: 3.81

39
2,700 members, 58 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), roby72 (22)

Score: 3.76

40
1,396 members, 38 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: roby72 (17), thecoroner (25)

Score: 3.76

41
6,810 members, 334 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

42
3,940 members, 107 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

43
859 members, 45 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

44
136 members, 8 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

Score: 3.04

45
1,278 members, 63 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4)

Score: 2.83

46
14 members, 2 reviews
4.63 stars (4.63 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5)

Score: 2.68

47
769 members, 14 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6)

Score: 2.56

48
734 members, 30 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

49
1,035 members, 13 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

50
493 members, 26 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (7)

Score: 2.46

51
1,810 members, 43 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (8)

Score: 2.38

52
850 members, 9 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

Score: 2.38

53
3,939 members, 63 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: thorold (9)

Score: 2.31

54
758 members, 24 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (9)

Score: 2.31

55
385 members, 3 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: thorold (10)

Score: 2.25

56
2,179 members, 48 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (11)

Score: 2.2

57
588 members, 21 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thorold (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

thorold (11): More subversive than you might think

58
1,812 members, 89 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (13)

Score: 2.11

59
785 members, 12 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: thorold (14)

Score: 2.07

60
1,918 members, 34 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: thorold (15)

Score: 2.03

61
4,821 members, 107 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: thorold (16)

Score: 2

62
15,947 members, 729 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

63
13,730 members, 787 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Score: 1.79

64
14,004 members, 1,041 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

65
13,479 members, 147 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

66
10,276 members, 174 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

67
10,535 members, 367 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Score: 1.72

68
186 members, 1 review
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: roby72 (30)

Score: 1.71

69
6,880 members, 133 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

70
5,740 members, 58 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

71
949 members, 11 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

72
4,060 members, 139 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

73
4,911 members, 101 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

74
3,422 members, 50 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): An interesting choice, but I think the men are as interesting as the women

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Started by: sturlington (September 2013)

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