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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
60,046 members, 1,085 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
12,439 members, 192 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
34,240 members, 1,150 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), thecoroner (3), KimarieBee (15), roby72 (26)

Score: 9.88

4
28,433 members, 397 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

5
10,904 members, 218 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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

Score: 9.58

6
15,437 members, 269 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 8.96

7
3 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: JamieLeFay (1), GabrielWarren (1)

Score: 8

8
26,657 members, 294 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

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

Score: 7.59

9
19,874 members, 303 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 7.54

10
16,746 members, 302 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 7.52

11
43,990 members, 730 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
29,197 members, 819 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 7.14

13
1,185 members, 35 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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

Score: 7.1

14
21,167 members, 421 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
14,859 members, 203 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 6.82

16
4,042 members, 131 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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

Score: 6.41

Explanations:

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

17
13,635 members, 335 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Score: 6.39

18
14,733 members, 448 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

19
14,678 members, 263 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

20
6,615 members, 96 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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

Score: 6.25

21
5,920 members, 82 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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

Score: 6.08

22
10,592 members, 163 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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

Score: 5.85

23
2,240 members, 67 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

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

Score: 5.71

24
3,125 members, 83 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

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

Score: 5.61

25
22,616 members, 533 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 5.5

26
23,445 members, 1,379 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
1,469 members, 5 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: roby72 (3), thecoroner (26)

Score: 4.81

28
28,128 members, 391 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), ahef1963 (17)

Score: 4.65

29
8,636 members, 158 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thorold (5), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 4.37

30
3,324 members, 63 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: thorold (6), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 4.13

31
13,720 members, 206 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: roby72 (1)

Score: 4

32
3,949 members, 58 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: roby72 (9), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 3.97

33
21,546 members, 383 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: roby72 (16), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 3.94

34
1,798 members, 22 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: roby72 (12), thecoroner (27)

Score: 3.9

35
1,712 members, 40 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18), roby72 (19)

Score: 3.86

36
7,612 members, 164 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: roby72 (13), thecoroner (28)

Score: 3.85

37
10,172 members, 239 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (13), ahef1963 (30)

Score: 3.82

38
2,407 members, 217 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (10), ahef1963 (43)

Score: 3.81

39
2,872 members, 62 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), roby72 (22)

Score: 3.76

40
1,501 members, 40 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: roby72 (17), thecoroner (25)

Score: 3.76

41
7,195 members, 347 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

42
4,114 members, 112 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

43
933 members, 46 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

44
144 members, 10 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

Score: 3.04

45
1,447 members, 66 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 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
826 members, 15 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6)

Score: 2.56

48
754 members, 28 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

49
1,082 members, 13 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

50
539 members, 29 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (7)

Score: 2.46

51
1,901 members, 43 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (8)

Score: 2.38

52
889 members, 9 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

Score: 2.38

53
4,160 members, 65 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: thorold (9)

Score: 2.31

54
812 members, 27 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (9)

Score: 2.31

55
404 members, 2 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thorold (10)

Score: 2.25

56
2,307 members, 46 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (11)

Score: 2.2

57
682 members, 29 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: thorold (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

thorold (11): More subversive than you might think

58
1,992 members, 93 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (13)

Score: 2.11

59
839 members, 14 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: thorold (14)

Score: 2.07

60
16 members, 3 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (14)

Score: 2.07

61
2,041 members, 35 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: thorold (15)

Score: 2.03

62
5,072 members, 114 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: thorold (16)

Score: 2

63
17,163 members, 782 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

64
14,340 members, 823 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Score: 1.79

65
14,962 members, 1,085 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

66
14,267 members, 156 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

67
10,721 members, 188 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

68
11,050 members, 389 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Score: 1.72

69
207 members, 1 review
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: roby72 (30)

Score: 1.71

70
7,354 members, 143 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

71
6,219 members, 68 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

72
991 members, 14 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

73
4,192 members, 144 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

74
5,121 members, 107 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

75
3,678 members, 52 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 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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About this list

Started by: sturlington (September 2013)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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