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Favorite Women's Stories

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

Members: 11 participating members (show all)

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1
12,801 members, 197 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), margaretfield (3), ahef1963 (6), thecoroner (9), roby72 (29)

Score: 13.63

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): Family of women.

2
11,034 members, 217 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), margaretfield (4), ahef1963 (12), roby72 (15), thecoroner (15)

Score: 12.41

3
60,817 members, 1,092 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.

4
4,062 members, 134 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: margaretfield (1), aulsmith (5), thorold (12), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 10.41

Explanations:

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

5
34,329 members, 1,154 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 9.88

6
28,799 members, 401 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

7
15,617 members, 273 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 8.96

8
3 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: JamieLeFay (1), GabrielWarren (1)

Score: 8

9
26,969 members, 297 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

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

Score: 7.59

10
20,124 members, 307 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 7.54

11
16,979 members, 308 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 7.52

12
44,563 members, 734 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 ...

13
29,723 members, 837 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 7.14

14
1,129 members, 35 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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

Score: 7.1

15
21,460 members, 425 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.

16
14,986 members, 203 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 6.82

17
13,753 members, 336 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Score: 6.39

18
14,962 members, 453 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

19
14,901 members, 266 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

20
6,705 members, 97 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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

Score: 6.25

21
1,403 members, 66 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: margaretfield (2), KimarieBee (4)

Score: 6.19

22
5,966 members, 85 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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

Score: 6.08

23
10,715 members, 166 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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

Score: 5.85

24
2,288 members, 68 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

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

Score: 5.71

25
3,186 members, 84 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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

Score: 5.61

26
22,791 members, 536 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 5.5

27
23,784 members, 1,383 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.

28
1,501 members, 7 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: roby72 (3), thecoroner (26)

Score: 4.81

29
28,499 members, 392 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), ahef1963 (17)

Score: 4.65

30
8,747 members, 166 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thorold (5), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 4.37

31
3,332 members, 65 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: thorold (6), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 4.13

32
13,879 members, 208 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: roby72 (1)

Score: 4

33
4,013 members, 61 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: roby72 (9), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 3.97

34
21,807 members, 386 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: roby72 (16), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 3.94

35
1,819 members, 23 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: roby72 (12), thecoroner (27)

Score: 3.9

36
1,744 members, 41 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18), roby72 (19)

Score: 3.86

37
7,684 members, 164 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: roby72 (13), thecoroner (28)

Score: 3.85

38
10,329 members, 242 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (13), ahef1963 (30)

Score: 3.82

39
2,463 members, 219 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (10), ahef1963 (43)

Score: 3.81

40
2,913 members, 67 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), roby72 (22)

Score: 3.76

41
1,524 members, 41 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: roby72 (17), thecoroner (25)

Score: 3.76

42
7,183 members, 351 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

43
4,164 members, 114 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

44
942 members, 46 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

45
145 members, 10 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

Score: 3.04

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

Lists: KimarieBee (5)

Score: 2.68

47
823 members, 15 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6)

Score: 2.56

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

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

49
1,091 members, 14 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

50
534 members, 29 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (7)

Score: 2.46

51
1,902 members, 44 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (8)

Score: 2.38

52
891 members, 10 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

Score: 2.38

53
4,213 members, 66 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: thorold (9)

Score: 2.31

54
822 members, 27 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (9)

Score: 2.31

55
410 members, 2 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 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
686 members, 29 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: thorold (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

thorold (11): More subversive than you might think

58
2,021 members, 97 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (13)

Score: 2.11

59
848 members, 14 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: thorold (14)

Score: 2.07

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

Lists: KimarieBee (14)

Score: 2.07

61
2,065 members, 35 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: thorold (15)

Score: 2.03

62
5,119 members, 115 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thorold (16)

Score: 2

63
17,395 members, 791 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

Score: 1.81

64
14,476 members, 827 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Score: 1.79

65
15,225 members, 1,090 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Score: 1.77

66
14,400 members, 158 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Score: 1.76

67
10,768 members, 194 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Score: 1.74

68
11,139 members, 392 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Score: 1.72

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

Lists: roby72 (30)

Score: 1.71

70
7,448 members, 142 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Score: 1.68

71
6,276 members, 68 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Score: 1.67

72
1,003 members, 15 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36)

Score: 1.63

73
4,222 members, 144 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38)

Score: 1.61

74
5,173 members, 110 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44)

Score: 1.55

75
3,723 members, 53 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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