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Fantasy Fiction with Female Characters
Courtyard Book Chats, August 4, 2009
Lisa V.

Podcast of this book talk

Lisa V. used the Courtyard Book Chats to launch her new book talk, about fantasy fiction (and some science fiction) featuring particularly strong female protaganists. Most of these books are, not unexpectedly, also written by female authors.

Classic Fantasy with women as main characters

book cover The Charmed Sphere
by Catherine Asaro

book cover The Curse of Chalion
by Lois McMaster Bujold

book cover The Briar King
by J. Gregory Keyes

book cover Mystic and Rider
by Sharon Shinn
book one in the Twelve Houses series

book cover Poison Study
by Maria V. Snyder
book one in the Yelena series

Urban or paranormal Fantasy with women as main characters

book cover Bitten
by Kelley Armstrong
book one of the Women of the Otherworld series

book cover Tithe
by Holly Black
book one in the Modern Tales of Faerie series

book cover Moon Called
by Patricia Briggs
book one of the Mercy Thompson series

book cover Ill Wind
by Rachel Caine
book one of the Weather Warden series

book cover Grave Sight
by Charlaine Harris
book one of the Harper Connelly series

Attendees also discussed Charlaine Harris' official web site

book cover Dead Witch Walking
by Kim Harrison
book one of the Rachel Morgan series

book cover Burning Water
by Mercedes Lackey
book one of the Diana Tregarde Investigations series

book cover Sunshine
by Robin McKinley

Science Fiction with women as main characters

book cover Kindred
by Octavia Butler

Xenogenesis
by Octavia Butler

Herland
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Woman on the Edge of Time
by Marge Piercy

book cover Stardoc
by S.L. Viehl
book one in the Stardoc series