A to Z Challenge asks bloggers to post every day except Sundays during the month of April on a thematic topic–nothing else. This year, I’ll be covering writing genres.
Women-centered books that focus on women’s life experience and typically marketed to female readers
- Show the female journey.
- Help readers understand what it’s like to be female.
- The heroine is the central focus of the story.
- Help readers understand that they are not alone in their problems or thoughts.
- Women’s fiction is not romance or chic lit, but it can include those elements.
- A Summer All Her Own by Rosanne Keller
- Anything by Rosamunde Pilcher
- The Help by Kathryn Stockett
- Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
- Fried Green Tomatoes by Fannie Flagg
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
- The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
- The Color Purple by Alice Walker
- The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
- White Oleander by Janet Fitch
More W Genres
Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, and the thriller, To Hunt a Sub. She is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for TeachHUB, monthly contributor to Today’s Author and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics. You can find her books at her publisher’s website, Structured Learning. The sequel to To Hunt a Sub, Twenty-four Days, is scheduled for May, 2017. Click to follow its progress.