It’s important for book characters to have strong female characters so that they can build things. We’ll be reading the best books about strong women this fall.
The Sorting Room by Michael Rose
Eunice Ritter gets a job at a sweatshop after hurting her brother in a fight. Gussie is the biggest person Eunice has ever seen. The story takes place in Prohibition-era New York City. In the end, Gussie ends up becoming her mentor, and she also makes friends with her new friend. They take Eunice’s money because she did bad things when she was young. Her parents are alcoholics and don’t hesitate to take it away from her. Eunice, on the other hand, gets pregnant and is forced into a marriage she doesn’t want to be in, with a child she didn’t want. Following, she makes a big mistake that leads to a lonely life of work. It takes years for her to be alone in the virtual world before her secret history is revealed to the people who haven’t been able to love her. This is a heartwarming story about a woman’s strength. It’s also about a family.
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
During her trip to a women’s health clinic, Wren McElroy didn’t think that she’d be taken hostage by a man. There are people who are being held hostage, and the police hostage negotiator is shocked to learn that his daughter Wren is one of the hostages. In this new book by Jodi Picoult, some of the most memorable characters share their fate as they face off against a gunman in the middle of the night.
Willa’s Grove by Laura Munson
It has been a hard time for Willa Silvester since the death of her husband. A friend from across the country comes to her small mountain town for a week of healing and starting over. She knows that she’s not the only one who needs a new start. These four women will look at their lives and dreams together as they talk to each other and admire the beautiful scenery of Montana.
The Opposite of Fate by Alison McGhee
Before this, Mallie Williams had a lot of bad things happen to her. She’s finally getting back on her feet again when she is attacked and raped. There’s no way that she can make the decision for herself now that she’s in a coma and pregnant. The people who are around her will have to make that decision. Mallie’s friends and family think she should keep the baby, but some don’t. In time, when she wakes up, she’ll have to face what her family and friends did for her. This is a positive book about the choices we make and how they change our lives.
The Elegant Out by Elizabeth Bartasius
It took a long time for Elizabeth to get over the relationship that left her life in pieces. Having nothing else to look forward to, she decides that she wants one thing: another baby. It turns out that her new partner doesn’t want the same things as her, so she starts writing stories to get away from her own life. Brave and kind Elizabeth is facing her biggest challenge yet in The Elegant Out: figuring out what she wants out of life and how to find true happiness and joy in the process.
Tilda’s Promise by Jean P. Moore
She and her granddaughter Tilly have just lost the man they both loved very much. They will have to get through this together. This new book by Jean P. Moore shows how strong women are and how they deal with sadness and grief.
The Lost Carousel of Provence by Juliet Blackwell
It all started when Cady Drake, an American photographer, saw Château Clement and the remnants of a carousel. She was drawn to the history behind the crumbling estate. This is what she did. During a freelance project, Cady gets more into the history of the house and the people who used to live there. A lost family may be able to get back together thanks to her.
Valeria Vose by Alice Bingham Gorman
When Mallie Vose finds out that her husband has been cheating on her in a new book by Alice Bingham Gorman, her world is shattered and she doesn’t know what to do. When Mallie leaves him, she will work on a spiritual transformation so that she can start a new, happier life.
The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher
Kathleen Kennedy is a well-known figure in London’s social scene in the mid-1900s, but she wants nothing more than to get away from her complicated life and family and go on a trip. if she falls in love with someone her family doesn’t like, she will have to make a hard choice. The Kennedy Debutante is a story about war, heartbreak, and loyalty. It introduces readers to a new character who will shape her own life.
Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge
Her dream job is to be a musician, and it’s what she wants more than anything in the world. But her mother says that in order to have a good job, she must go into science and work with her mother as a doctor. Libertie’s skin is too dark for her mother to pass for her, but her mother is fine. This is why LIbertie moves away when a man in Haiti says that he and LIbertie can be equals. Libertie looks for and fights for the freedom she wants all the way through her journey.
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls who live on the island of Jeju in South Korea, are best friends, but they come from very different places. There are all-women dive groups in their village, and when the girls are old enough, they join them. They start their exciting but dangerous work with the sea. The two girls’ friendship and love for each other will be put to the test by their differences and the passage of time. They will also have to deal with cell phones and wetsuits for the women divers, as well as the wars of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Will they be able to stay together or be broken apart?
The Four Winds by Kristen Hannah
American epic novel set during the Great Depression in Texas and California by number one best-selling author The Nightingale: The Great Alone is a great read. Elsa Wolcott Martinelli could be a mix of a lot of people who worked on farms in the Depression. Displaced from her Texas homeplace, Elsa is abandoned by her husband. To find the land of milk and honey, she and her kids go to California and look for it. This is a powerful story that will stay with you for a long time.
The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes
Jojo Moyes tells the story of the five women who became the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky, based on a true story from the past.
To get away from her stifling life in England, Alice Wright gets married. But living with her overbearing father in law makes things difficult for her. That’s when she jumps at the chance to be part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library. She doesn’t know that she’s going to have the best time of her life.