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Literature About Women and Girls

Description: Recommend good books, written by men and women, telling positive stories about women and girls and examining women's issues. This is based on my massive reading list of books about women and girls, but additions are welcome.

Members: 33 participating members (show all)

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63,366 members, 1,240 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I would argue that Scout is trans, not a woman.

sturlington (186): There is no evidence to support that. She is also not a woman. She is a girl.

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64,462 members, 1,153 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Except for Elizabeth and Darcy's sister, all the other women are dolts.

sturlington (145): Elizabeth Bennett is one of the great heroines in literature.

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28,749 members, 309 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

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aulsmith (0): This didn't seem that positive to me, but it's been a while since I read it.

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30,241 members, 414 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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18,282 members, 303 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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17,370 members, 365 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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8,413 members, 95 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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7,850 members, 151 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)
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15,808 members, 286 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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11,613 members, 230 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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11,185 members, 204 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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8,575 members, 162 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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7,132 members, 102 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
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40,286 members, 568 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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35,455 members, 1,182 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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18,162 members, 344 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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16,050 members, 496 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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14,752 members, 224 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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14,331 members, 347 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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6,351 members, 85 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
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32,180 members, 503 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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27,008 members, 913 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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21,375 members, 318 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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21,295 members, 456 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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16,411 members, 399 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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15,243 members, 850 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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14,193 members, 267 reviews
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11,418 members, 257 reviews
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11,262 members, 174 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)
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10,823 members, 250 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,834 members, 128 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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8,354 members, 171 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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8,050 members, 135 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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7,456 members, 108 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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6,787 members, 199 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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6,659 members, 313 reviews
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6,047 members, 330 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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4,855 members, 222 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
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30,939 members, 530 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
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23,055 members, 578 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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16,564 members, 288 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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15,107 members, 166 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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14,239 members, 267 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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11,724 members, 612 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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11,646 members, 410 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,975 members, 216 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,079 members, 281 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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9,034 members, 204 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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8,123 members, 178 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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7,826 members, 264 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
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7,600 members, 372 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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7,410 members, 165 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
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5,638 members, 110 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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5,373 members, 116 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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5,235 members, 238 reviews
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4,599 members, 119 reviews
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4,551 members, 134 reviews
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3,989 members, 145 reviews
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2,984 members, 124 reviews
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2,594 members, 141 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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23,111 members, 456 reviews
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18,392 members, 825 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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11,697 members, 199 reviews
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11,455 members, 196 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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11,313 members, 251 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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11,295 members, 236 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
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11,223 members, 175 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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10,103 members, 414 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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6,819 members, 254 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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6,713 members, 437 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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6,706 members, 74 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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6,549 members, 120 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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6,543 members, 505 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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6,185 members, 73 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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6,171 members, 310 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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5,673 members, 96 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
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5,378 members, 123 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (March 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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