Now the TV series puts more emphasis on female heroines than do the books, but this does not take away the cast of strong heroines present in the series who, over the five books, carve out positions of strength and power. But it's also fair in that women, often, indirectly can garner power.
The Queen of the Tearling. In a post-apocalyptic rendition of Earth, civilization has returned to medieval technology, and the rightful queen who was hidden away as a child seeks to regain her throne. Johansen attempts several interesting and noteworthy moves in this series, beginning with the remarkably un-pretty heroine.
Though she back-pedals on this premise by making her into an ugly duckling scenario later on in the series, it is rare to find anything other than a skinny, pretty woman in a lead role, so kudos for the attempt. She confronts many current social issues throughout the story, including rape, self-harm, and sex trafficking.
Kelsea is 19 and struggling to learn who to trust, how to lead, and what kind of queen to become. Johansen's prose is engaging and the pacing keeps you turning pages throughout her journey. Kelsea is strong, even stubborn, and determined to rule with integrity, even when she risks losing her kingdom over it. She is a great role model, but while it's sometimes categorized as YA, readers should know that it contains a lot of swearing, deals quite explicitly with sex, child rape, war violence, and abuse of all kinds. Survivors of abuse have mentioned it should come with a trigger warning on the back cover, sooo think carefully before recommending it to your year-old niece.
Emma Watson was so smitten with this series that she's taken on the task of producing and starring in a film adaptation. Two sisters are brought up knowing the eldest would someday marry the God King for the sake of the kingdom, and the youngest would stay home and help her father in Idris. An unexpected twist has the young women swapping roles at the last moment, leaving neither of them prepared for what would follow. Siri and Vivenna both have the Royal Locks, meaning their hair changes color with their mood unless carefully controlled, which Siri never seems to master, while Vivenna is as calm and controlled as one could wish a stateswoman to be.
Typical Sanderson style, there are multiple perspectives from multiple characters in the story, male and female. But these two, though their strengths and paths are so completely different, both exemplify the fortitude and power of women. Siri is good-hearted, but impulsive and nave; fortunately she's smart enough to learn from her mistakes and unravel some of the mystery surrounding her new role. Vivenna discovers courage and tenacity through hardship in ways she could never have imagined. The magic system is well thought out and beautiful, the witty banter particularly whenever LightSong is in the room is laugh out loud awesome, and the mystery is edge-of-your-seat gripping.
Kan Savasci: a legend, a warrior, a mage… hero and villain. Tears of a Heart marks the tale of a young man, Aeden, who unwittingly shapes the world. The writing is beautiful, layered, and timely. Chase Blackwood weaves an intricate tale that hints at so much more. And that may be its greatest challenge. Tears of a Heart, the first book in the series, was beautifully written, and interesting.
It shows us an amazing world filled with detail and depth, but for a portion of it, just a touch slow. The writing, such beautiful writing, overshadows this, as does the ending. Tower of the Arkein , the next book in the series, is where the story truly begins to unfold, and where Chase Blackwood shines as an author. It is fast paced, full of action, adventure, and love. A very strong entry in the fantasy genre, and if the next book is equally as good, expect it to make quite a splash.
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She is sensible resolute, and noble; just haunted. She knows how to get things done, and does it without all the fluttering of a younger heroine. She starts off with no real power or even purpose really, but the power she finds is divine rather than political and her purpose is conquering demons of the very real variety.
Bujold has a way of taking an epic fantasy ride, and taking it deeper; making it more personal and significant. A nautical fantasy featuring pirates, dragons, and magic? What's not to love? To top it off, Liveship Traders is filled with fantastic women. Ronica, the widow of the liveship's former captain is independent, resourceful, and instrumental in galvanizing her town in the face of disaster.
Her daughters, Keffria and Althea, and Granddaughter Malta, all have complex paths to walk, some only to be fleshed out in other series. All are interesting and complicated and central to the story. Even the liveship herself is a character, really. The people in this book are so well-fleshed out and grow so much throughout the trilogy; heroes might become villains and vice versa, you just never know where their paths will lead. Rape comes up in this series, but isn't introduced as some sensationalistic device as some male writers tend to do; it's realistic and gritty, but Hobb addresses the very real struggle of how rape is perceived in society, and how victims can go on to rebuild their lives after trauma.
Each time she peels back one layer to reveal one mystery of the liveships, she reveals another. The intertwining of this series with all her others Farseer, Rainwilds, The Elderlings is just masterful and leaves no ends loose or without purpose. By the Sword is full of kickass women. Kerowyn is the granddaughter of the sorceress Kethry, daughter of a noble house, runs the family keep, loves hunting and training horses. Unfortunate events launch her into a career as a mercenary, aided by Kethry, who introduces her to her magical sword, and her friend Tarma, a retired mercenary.
All women. Her mentors are amazing, turning her into a deadly weapon. Kerowyn's mind is as sharp as her sword, and has a need to be self-sufficient and free. While this is technically 9 in the Valdemar universe, it is written as a stand-alone and it really is as self-sufficient as its protagonist is marvelous. It's a great place to introduce yourself to the very prolific Mercedes Lackey.
By the Sword stays true to typical Lackey style including incredibly noble people in an incredibly ignoble land, and intelligent, complicated romance. It is one of the few Valdemar books where the heroine is free of sexual violence. It may be mentioned, but Kerowyn herself experiences some of the most healthy, consensual relations and relationships in the series, which is refreshing.
Speaking of Classics, we cannot have a list featuring strong female heroines and leave out Wonder Woman. With the movie featuring Gal Gadot there's been renewed interest in her stories, and I can't complain. This boxed set was released by DC at the end of featuring the golden age of Wonder Woman in pages of her best stories, and they really represent the best of what this iconic superhero has to offer.
She is benevolent, prefers the route to peace, but uses force when needed. She is described as more beautiful than Aphrodite, wiser than Athena, faster than Hermes, and stronger than Hercules. Wonder Woman really is the ultimate feminist role model, sacrificing none of her femininity while exuding strength on every front. Though really, that's a good thing. Song of the Lioness. Many fantasy-loving women got hooked on fantasy with Alanna as teens.
She has her heart set on being a knight, even though it's not "what girls do," and that passion and drive puts every one of us on a horse and on the adventure of a lifetime with her. Alanna's stubborn determination and bravery carry her far, but she makes mistakes, doubts herself, and has a wicked temper.
She's a thoroughly real heroine, unique in the canvas of white male knights in high fantasy. While it's written or rather edited; the first pages were reportedly scrapped because it was too racy to be a YA novel, the plot is madly complex and captivating, thoroughly engaging readers of all ages. There is some romance in the series, and I love that Alanna is clearly in control of her sexuality.
She chooses who she sleeps with and when, and takes precautions to be responsible. She's been an inspiring role model for generations and hopefully many more. Couldn't leave this one out. Yet Immortals takes us on a totally different thread. The fact that there are reading guides out there for this book should tip you off that it's more than a simple children's book. It's chock full of cultures, immortal creatures, and a pantheon who like to meddle. Daine is an abandoned child who possesses the wild magic, enabling her to talk with, even take the shape of the beasts of the forest.
It's a light fun read featuring a compassionate, strong heroine who grows into her power throughout the quartet. I love that Pierce's characters tend to go against social convention and eventually carve out a life worth living. Yelena is about to be executed for murder and is offered an alternative: food taster to the king. She herself is poisoned and must appear for her daily antidote or die a painful death.
What she does with the hand dealt her is fantastic. She is a capable, educated heroine who takes responsibility for her own actions, and plans ahead the moment she begins to see options opening up, then works hard for her future. Watching her grow from desperate orphan into a competent, deadly fighter was fantastic, and strong character development anchors Yelena and Valek into your soul as you weave your way through this magic combo of assassins, spies, and intrigue. I love that romance took a seat in the background and let us focus on the action at hand.
Themes of mortality, freedom of choice, and tests of loyalty predominate and make it more than just a fun read. Sybel is only sixteen when she is brought an orphaned baby to raise. She has little love for humans, having been raised alone on Eld Mountain with only the magical beasts her father summoned with magic for playmates, yet she accepts and is obviously transformed by the experience. Oddly enough, I love how detached and pragmatic she is. Her fearlessness awards her a vicious legendary bird, her ruthlessness when betrayed is not to be underestimated, and she is a beautiful, powerful, sorceress.
In another story she could be the villain, but here she is thoroughly the heroine.
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This little-known gem landed the World Fantasy Award, and was nominated for many others. McKillip's elegant prose lends this dark fairytale a dreamy, mythic quality. A fantastic read featuring a fantastic heroine. Monza Murcatto is out for blood. Known as the Snake of Talins, the most feared and famous mercenary in Styria, she is betrayed by her employer and left for dead. Unfortunately for him, she's alive and fueled by vengeance. Flanked by a drunkard, a poisoner, a mass murderer with OCD and a Northman who just wants to do the right thing, she is a force to be reckoned with.
With signature Abercrombie indulgence, Best Served Cold is a bloody, thrilling, expedition. Filled with harsh language, black humor, terrible sex, and broken characters, it's everything his fans have come to expect and love from his work.
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Monza is a total badass and gets the job done; just don't mind the collateral damage along the way. This reboot is everything. Diversity FTW! I love that this incarnation of Ms. Marvel is a teenage Pakistani-American from Jersey, who's just as thrilled about her superpowers as she is about finding the right outfit for the job. Kamala is such an enjoyable heroine to follow in her debut. She is smart, funny, and fully embraces the superhero gig with all the enthusiasm of someone too naive to appreciate the danger.
She is Muslim, and has strict parents who don't approve of all the fan fic she writes, let alone the outfits. The classic art style is fantastic, and ties in with the rest of the Marvel world. It's not just about her kicking butt, although obvi, that's happening. It deals a lot with identity as she can shape shift and decides to look like Carol Danvers, the original Ms.
Marveltall, blonde, and nothing like herself. This intricate retelling of the Celtic Swans fairy tale takes an enchanting story and embellishes it with depth, believable backstory, ancient magic, and great characters. It is painfully dark, at times horrifying, but also offers elements of hope, devoted love, and healing. One criticism is that while its rape scenes are incredibly graphic, actually loving consensual sex scenes are all but fade-to-black absent.
Despite this, Sorcha is simply radiant as the heroine who accomplishes the fantastic tasks required to set things right. She is beloved by and shares a unique bond with her brothers, and while no warrior, her strength is in healing and in quietly you have no idea how quietly going about what needs doing with fortitude and courage. Despite her burdens, she is able to see the beauty in the world, and that takes a special kind of magic.
Again, folks tend to shelve anything related to fairytale literature as YA or even Juvenile Daughter of the Forest is definitely ill suited for children, due to the graphic abuse mentioned above. As Sorcha matures, she grows into her strength and intelligence, meeting each painful task with diligence and unfailing love. It is a beautiful story highlighting the power of small and simple things. Katsa is a pragmatic graceling born with the ability to kill with her bare hands from the time she was eight years old.
Graced as all gracelings are with unique superpowers and marked with two different eye colors, she was orphaned and becomes assassin to the King in her youth. With attachment issues and a very sterile view of murder, she is very flawed; which balances out that she's pretty much invincible, unstoppable as both a warrior and as a person. Light romantic interest flavors the story, but it's nothing so strong as to overpower the heroine and her purpose.
The female relationships are so real and relatable, and I love that at times it's just women out there saving the world. No men in shining armor. Just two women as comrades in arms. It's not this huge gender issue that she's a warrior. She just is. Graceling has landed a dozen awards and was nominated for more. Definitely worth a read. The Mists of Avalon. I can't do a list of the top 50 fantasy novels with strong female leads without including The Mists of Avalon. Considered one of the great classics of modern fantasy literature, it won the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel the year it was published, topped Best Sellers lists for years thereafter, and has continued to transform perspectives for decades.
Bradley won critical acclaim with this novel by taking the whole body of Arthurian legend and re-spinning the tale from the perspective of the women in Arthur's life. The Avalon of the title is the island home to a sect of Goddess worshippers attempting to hold back Christianity's growing influence over Arthur and the country at large. This world of mysticism and spirituality frames the life of Morgaine, not an evil sorceress here, but priestess of Avalon and Arthur's half-sister.
She rides the tide of self-doubt and confidence as we span her life from practically birth to death. Here lives a haunting Camelot. A visceral, real Camelot that is simultaneously ethereal and mystical. It's not action-packed, but an emotional and compelling legend of adventure, prophesy, romance, betrayal, and witchcraft. The women here are complex, intriguing, loving, and manipulative. They live in a male-dominated world, so behind the scenes they are forever pulling strings, standing close to center stage, but never stepping a foot onto it, weaving their magic in the shadows.
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A high fantasy novel featuring someone whose beauty isn't one of her major selling points. I love that Elisa is a clever, resourceful, humanly flawed heroine who relies on her own strengths to conquer her life's tragedies. Like many teens she envies her sister who has the tall, willowy physique she wishes she could have and still eat all of the delicious food. Truthfully, she's pretty badass and I thought she was awesome.
Talk about big shoes to fill. Carson does a great job at painting a living, breathing world with Spanish influences, unique cultures, and sympathetic characters. I loved spirited Elisa's journey from insecurity and uncertainty to her own brand of heroism as a bearer of the Godstone. Yes, there is religious stuff but the religious elements just add depth and richness to the culture of the world.
For those who enjoy slow burn romance this is like, SLOW, slow burn, and all the sweeter for it. The frank and progressive approach to sexuality was awesome, I mean if you're in a relationship, birth control needs to be a part of the discussion at some point! While I'd say it's YA, the action isn't wimpy and can even get pretty gory. Full of surprises and deeply engaging people, The Girl of Fire and Thorns is a great read if you're looking for strong female roles.
A Mercy Thompson. Urban Fantasy excels at creating strong female leads, and this is one of the best. Mercy is a part Native American auto mechanic who also happens to be a walker; one who can turn into a coyote at will. Like the Grimm TV series, she's not the only anomaly and has a werewolf for a neighbor, her boss is a gremlin; you get the idea. Briggs creates awesome bantering dialogue that makes it a fun read. I love that it's realistic; gunshots are LOUD when you forget your ear protection.
When you fight werewolves, you might just break your arm. Mercy can hold her own, but knows her limits. She's caring, not a doormat, and she's wicked brave. She makes mistakes, and owns it. Don't be fooled by the Harlequin-looking cover, the romance has a nice organic build, which is refreshing in a genre that's often obsessed paranormal sex scenes. The books are fast-paced, witty, tense, and addictive.
Goose Girl is the flagship novel in the series, but all of them share well-written, lyrical prose that perfectly captures the fairytale vibe of this series. Each is a pretty light read, and if you can't stand a happy ending this series probably isn't for you, but Hale is fantastic at creating dynamic, strong women to lead these adventures. There are parts, especially in " Enna Burning ", that are intense and disturbing, but overall I'd say the material is PG at most.
Whether it's a shy young woman who needs to become brave enough to take her kingdom back, or a spunky soul who needs to learn to control her all-consuming powers so she doesn't destroy the world, each story holds captivating characters in a magical world so clear and comfortable that the strange things that happen feel totally believable.
And the women rock it. Mythology comes alive in this hostile world where apocalypse is routine, and the cultures and inhabitants have adapted to survive above all else. Orogenes, with their fearsome power over the earth, are slaves to those in power who use them to abey cataclysmic earthquakes. Full of questions, this deeply woven story makes it feel as if the answers are all there, and have been for eternity, just out of reach.
Jemisin pushes the boundaries of novelty into something truly extraordinary, even while she explores concepts of cultural conflict, oppression, and the glossing over of history. It is one of the few non-white dominated, not exclusively hetero, or even monogamous takes we see in fantasy. It is written from the perspective of three women, all gifted with the power to control seismic events, all forced to confront the painful ramifications of being what they are in a world the both needs, and fears them. Damaya, a child given to a Guardian when she is discovered to be an orogene; Syen, an ambitious higher caste orogene on a mission; and Essun, mother of two chasing after her missing husband all struggle, hope, and falter as we share their journey.
The women here aren't necessarily heroic, but each have strengths that shine. A Court of Thorns and Roses. For romantic fantasy fans, A Court of Thorns and Roses has it all: mysterious men, tension, romance, magic, and steamy sex scenes. By the end of book one Feyre is the object of desire of virtually every attractive male in the book, and that means lots of fun.
It makes this list because Maas crafts a strong, complex heroine who is the central figure throughout. She is a huntress who hates the fae, only to be dragged into their world for killing a wolf faerie while trying to feed her family. There she finds passion and purpose as the beautiful, dangerous world of the fae she now loves is overtaken by darkness.
Lots of twists and turns, changing allegiances, and mysteries revealed make each volume an exciting ride. Feyre grows and develops as a person throughout, and that continual transformation moving her toward more healthy relationships is engaging and real. The lush, dynamic world-building absorbs your attention in the way that all good fantasy should. Be aware that while some market this as YA, it is definitely more on the erotica side of the romance spectrum.
A new classic has entered the literary stage. I know, a bit bold of a thing to say, but it follows in the tradition of Lewis Carol, A. Milne, and C. Lewis in creating a vibrant tale that can appeal to adults and children of all ages, landing it the Andre Norton award in With its smart, whimsical prose, clever and comical themes, and absolutely charming characters, it's a win all the way around. I was hooked on page one. Though it has loads to say, it's never preachy, there are no religious over or undertones, it's just a great treatise on circumnavigating life and all it may hold for us.
September is strong enough to stand up to whoever stands in her way, practical, and resourceful. But she is a child, with all the weaknesses of too few years, which often leads her into trouble. Still, her strength of character, and the overall messages of empowerment are refreshing and inspiring.
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With a foot in both Science Fiction and Fantasy, A Wrinkle in Time is a bridge between reality and fantasy, a meeting place for adult and child readers alike. Meg leads the adventure with her younger, gifted brother and her secret High School crush on her heels. Though she is your typical insecure, average-looking teen she is clearly gifted, but grappling with her identity as anything effectual let alone valuable to anyone. Surrounded by her brilliant parents; her father recently disappeared while experimenting, her mother is the beautiful scientist slash stay at home mom; and her little brother the certified genius status and brainier than them all, she feels completely ordinary and unexceptional.
While her little brother may "have all the answers" he is very much in need of her protection, and Meg isn't afraid to take a punch or swing one. The three mysterious, powerful guides through this fantastical journey are all female, Mrs.
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It's no wonder it's a classic. I loved this wild and unruly story for its whimsical course, poetic prose, and indomitable heroine. She is a fiercely independent 7th grader who is so wonderfully Portland. She's vegan, her hobbies include yoga and single-speed bicycle repair. She's fantastic. While she grew up hearing stories of how she should never set foot in The Impassable Wilderness of Portland, she never dreamed it was because it encompasses Wildwood; a massive Narnianesque pocket with its own history, civilization, perils, and magic.
Prue sets off into the wild in search of her baby brother, Mac, who's been abducted by a murder of crows. She is intimidated by neither royalty nor witchery and tenaciously discovers all she can to rescue Mac from the Wildwood. I love that the villainous Dowager Empress comes across as both miraculous, and realistic. Nothing is black and white in the Wildwood, and you eventually find that every story has many sides.
With no objectionable material, this makes an excellent read-aloud and Audible's audiobook version is great. Here West creates a deeply original world, evocative of India, or the Arabian Nights, or ancient Japan; I really can't place it, as it is truly its own, with its unique dichotomy of cultures.
Her prose is lyrical and descriptive, the ponderous pace of the story isn't for everyone, but this epic fantasy is replete with strong, charismatic women of all walks of life. From Diora, the world's most beautiful woman, gifted with a kind of siren song; to Jewel, and her reluctant rise to leadership of a different kind; to a street child and her gang who are adopted into one of the feuding noble houses; the strength of women abounds in these books.
The series is massive in scope, being the story of a place as much as of the people and their relationships in it, encompassing six books, each weighing in around pages. The Sun Sword novels are filled with complex political machinations, and themes addressing the power of choice, and the difference between heroes, and heroism.
How do you take down an empire that will wash away all traces of your culture and customs? From the inside. This provocative geopolitical fantasy was such a surprise. Don't let the talk of numbers and accountants fool you, Baru is a fascinating character who vows to free her home by becoming a tool of the empire she seeks to escape. She is beyond smart, a savant is more like it, pragmatic, and calculating.
Her journey is brutal in a world where genocide and "re-education programs" are the means of unifying the nations, but she is determined to orchestrate a revolution. The prose is tense and tight, and sends you hurtling through events as you try to get your feet under you. There are sequels on the way, but this is an incredible beginning. Such a lovely dark and enchanting series!
Fair warning, you can't just read volume one and call it a day or you miss the great character and plot development this story has to offer. It really does get so much better with each edition. Kibuishi delivers fantastic adventure wrapped in interesting art. I love his style with very cartoon-looking characters living in very detailed scenery and it's super fun to look for the Easter eggs in the background! Our main characters are a sibling duo; Emily, the big sister, is more bull-headed and plows onward while her younger brother is a bit more cautious. She has been chosen as the next Stonekeeper, and struggles to control her powers, solve the mysteries, and save her mom.
She is smart, brave, and kind-hearted. While this could appeal to pretty young readers as there is nothing offensive in it, adults who love graphic novels thoroughly enjoy it as well. First thing to know? This is a high fantasy, complete with dark magic oozing into the world, valor, mysterious elves, magical artifacts, betrayal, triumph all the good things that genre has to offer.
If that's not your cup of tea, move along the list, but teen runaway Karrigan is very relatable, and grows into her role as a rider and the heroism required of her. She is intelligent, not perfect, but brave. She accepts her responsibility to keep her promise and sticks to it; though arguably some of that is due to being to nave to do anything other than allow herself to be pushed along by the current of events. The story moves along at a good pace, keeping you invested in her future and that of the world she's just beginning to understand.
Curious to know where Cassie and her mom are heading? Want to read the first few sneak peaks? And if you want to read the whole book, check below for links to purchase. Until then, enjoy! Images of her baby sister flashed in her memory. Bree sitting in a colorful pen of balls at a fast-food restaurant, her baby face alight with glee. Bree and Cassie hidden under the covers with a flashlight, while Cassie sang protective nursery rhymes to her sister to drive away the nightmares.
It was just the two of them now. And if they stayed here with no water or food, soon there would be no MacElvys left alive. Stepping out from the shelter of the fairy circle was one of the hardest things Cassie had ever done. She looked out at the dark forbidding trees leaning in their threatening circle, swallowed hard, and raised her foot. Wattpad is a place where you serialize books, or write them chapter by chapter, and members can comment on what they read. For free! Barnes and Noble. Add to Goodreads Shelf. Buy on All Romance Ebooks. Buy on B arnes and Noble.
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Enter book one of my paranormal romance trilogy featuring elven romance, witches, and high fantasy all twisted together into a fairy tale romance for adults. She used her body, her anger, and her fear. Anger at the Faery Queen for the constant harassment and extermination of her family and her tribe. Fear of what came next, what might be riding on the coattails of the sunset.
Pulsing with power, she paced deeper and deeper into the labyrinth, static lifting her long black hair into a crackling wild nimbus. Each measured step layered power into the fabric of her spell. Each movement of the athame directed the energy where it needed to go. Her rage and fear coalesced into the final strands of the spell leaving her shaking and exhausted as the last of the afterglow faded from the sky, a stunning show of deep purple on grey.
A sonorous quiet descended. No birds, no coyotes. Just the wind sending small trails of skittering leaves through the labyrinth. Prickles of anticipation trembled on her bare spine. Tagged as elven romance , fairy tale romance for adults , fantasy romance , fantasy romance series , paranormal romance trilogy , paranormal romance witches. RSS - Posts.
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