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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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66,261 members, 1,303 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

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

sturlington (119): There is no evidence to support that. She is also not a woman. She is a girl.

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67,497 members, 1,205 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

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

sturlington (98): Elizabeth Bennett is one of the great heroines in literature.

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30,188 members, 317 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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31,699 members, 431 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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19,092 members, 315 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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18,185 members, 369 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
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8,914 members, 96 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
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8,133 members, 154 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)
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17,054 members, 519 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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12,071 members, 239 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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9,623 members, 186 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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7,441 members, 103 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
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42,341 members, 591 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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36,353 members, 1,205 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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22,947 members, 479 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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19,203 members, 360 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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15,470 members, 238 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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14,731 members, 353 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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11,563 members, 207 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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6,640 members, 92 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
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33,118 members, 517 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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28,925 members, 940 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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22,469 members, 337 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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17,526 members, 414 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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15,527 members, 862 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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14,993 members, 286 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
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11,914 members, 267 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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11,798 members, 181 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)
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11,286 members, 260 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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10,436 members, 223 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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10,372 members, 135 reviews
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8,871 members, 181 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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8,306 members, 142 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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7,808 members, 381 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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7,738 members, 115 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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7,111 members, 204 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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6,954 members, 328 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
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6,364 members, 341 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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5,881 members, 272 reviews
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5,851 members, 95 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
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5,591 members, 246 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
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32,424 members, 553 reviews
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23,786 members, 587 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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23,711 members, 457 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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17,408 members, 291 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
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15,674 members, 174 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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14,710 members, 278 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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12,021 members, 617 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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11,920 members, 419 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,665 members, 301 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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9,405 members, 211 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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8,483 members, 183 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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8,112 members, 273 reviews
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7,668 members, 168 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
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5,963 members, 182 reviews
2.97 stars (2.97 stars)
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5,882 members, 117 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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5,497 members, 123 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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5,265 members, 157 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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4,737 members, 129 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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4,540 members, 138 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
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4,047 members, 146 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
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3,039 members, 123 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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2,817 members, 146 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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19,385 members, 855 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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12,134 members, 208 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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12,012 members, 182 reviews
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11,960 members, 252 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
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11,752 members, 255 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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11,652 members, 198 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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10,325 members, 417 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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8,467 members, 568 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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7,255 members, 462 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
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7,025 members, 76 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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6,927 members, 260 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
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6,878 members, 336 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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6,869 members, 533 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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Started by: sturlington (March 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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