Empowered female writers and strong female characters are important building blocks in the book world. This fall, we’ll be busy reading the best new books featuring women who kick ass and take names. These are five new books about strong women you must read this season.
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
Wren McElroy never thought that her trip to a woman’s health clinic would end in a hostage crisis. When the police hostage negotiator arrives, he is shocked to discover that his daughter, Wren, is one of the hostages. Unforgettable characters share their fate as they face the gunman in this daring new book by Jodi Picoult.
Tilda’s Promise by Jean P. Moore
Tilda and her granddaughter Tilly have just lost the man they both desperately loved and together, they will have to get through the loss. This new novel by Jean P. Moore is a testament to the strength of women and the ways in which they handle grief and mourning.
The Lost Carousel of Provence by Juliet Blackwell
When American photographer Cady Drake happens upon Château Clement and the remnants of a carousel, she is drawn to the history behind the crumbling estate. There for a freelance project, Cady dives deeper into the mysteries of the estate and the people who used to live there. She may be the only one who can save the property and reunite a lost family.
Valeria Vose by Alice Bingham Gorman
In this new book by Alice Bingham Gorman, Mallie Vose’s world is shattered when she discovers that her husband has cheated on her. When Mallie leaves him, determined to regain her independence, she will work toward a spiritual transformation for a newer, happier life.
The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher
Privileged debutante Kathleen Kennedy is a prominent figure in London’s social scene in the mid-1900s, yet she wants nothing more than to escape her complicated life and family. When she falls in love with a man she knows her family will not approve of, she will have to make a difficult choice. A story of war, heartbreak and loyalty, The Kennedy Debutante introduces readers to a new character destined to shape her own life.