When you lay down don’t know what to do and you need something to entertain you and help you to relax as well a good book is the best way to pass that time. But, you need something fun. inspirational, and worthy that’s why we’re going to give you a glimpse of the best female writers books out there. These books will take you to a journey inside other women’s head to have a look at their life journey or just enjoy the incredible imagination of their minds. Whether you going through stressful times of the day or you just want something to inspire you and shed you some light will find what you really need in this list.
So lay down on your couch, turn on some good music to help you relax and concentrate on your book, grab a nice drink and enjoy your book for the night forgetting about anything that might bother you out there. It’s your own quality time and you want it just perfect.
Female writers books you must-have in your reading list
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
This time the handling of this man-made character was done by the creative Mary Shelley who put this novel in a thriller way so you couldn’t put the book down due to the events and the way she wrote this tale in a way gathering between life and death with a horror twist.
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
A heartwarming novel was written by one of the most talented female writers. We all love our childhood and we always want to get back there and catch a moment, but for some, this wasn’t case. For Lucille and her sister Ruth, the main characters their lives were somehow not going very well especially after their mum committed suicide. They moved to live with their grandmother and their aunt Sylvie later who was a little eccentric and unpredictable. The story is all about finding a home and discovering what it means.
Just Kids by Patti Smith
Another book that describes another beloved stage of our life, of course teenage years, but this time it goes way back to the 1960s and 1970s describing how these people were acting in adolescence age. How they dreamed about life and how they used to live in a big city like Newyork. It’s a touching novel you will fall in love with and get nostalgic with.
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
If you want something with a wider knowledge of society and its issues from sexuality to gender, age, race, assimilation, friendship, family, and immigration but no so dramatic or dark. Zadie Smith one of the best female writers out there will cover you up with her sense of humor while she discussing all these subjects in a clever fun way.
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Dealing with the loss of someone you love is for sure hard and overwhelming situation, you don’t how to act through your life with their absence or how you can start a new life an just don’t think about them. It’s differently hard times and you got none better than Joan Didion to lead you through this period. A woman who lost her daughter in a coma and the sudden death of her husband in the same year.
The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
One of the best short stories to read when you are bored or just not feeling good about anything around you. These shocking stories will keep you excited and eager for more, it’s taking place ina small town where people having a lottery party. At the end of one of these stories, a resident will die. It’s professionally written to keep your eyes wide open while reading and you won’t let it down unless you fall into sleep.
A Visit From the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan
Another novel discussing love, loss, and youth through short interesting stories shared by the writer Jennifer Egan. The stories told by rock and roll squad with its unique personalities to surprise the readers with their approaches and how they handle these three subjects through their lives.
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Emily St. John Mandel is one of the best female writers that we couldn’t miss on this list, but the particular novel of her will take you into another magical, heartwarming, somber, and beautiful taking place during the end of the world. If you want something to help you relax and lay back easily on your bed, this is the one.
How the Garc ía Girls Lost Their Accent by Julia Alvarez
Immigrants girls’ lives don’t go easily at anyhow and that’s what Julia Alvarez portraying in her novel. She’s describing the lives of four sisters trying to pass childhood and womanhood as immigrants in the United States. The novel isn’t only for those kinds of people, it’s for anyone with different backgrounds, identity, and assimilation trying to fit in the society who doesn’t easily accept unique different people.
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Needing a book to share with someone you love or the closest one to your heart, this lovely book will be a great way to get closer with your mom as it’s putting the precious mother-daughter relationship in a fantastic poetic way.
The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank
Feeling lonely is the most hateful feeling we experience, but what happens when you get dumped? You start feeling million feelings a second from anger to hatred, feeling pity about yourself, getting self-consciousness, and start doubting everyone. This book by Melissa Bank will get you through these times and it will feel you with self-love and show you that life doesn’t stop at anyone and when one relation ends another precious one starts! This book filled with sermons every young girl needs throughout her life.
The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway
This book was written in the early twenties by one of the most powerful female writers and artists to showing what women’s mindes can do o overcome any obstacles they face. Butler Hathaway suffered from spinal tuberculosis that’s why she grew up with stunted and hunched. Although, this didn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams and have a rich successful life. If you thinking that’s the end of the road or just failed, give this book a try and you will know how much you’re capable of your just in the beginning.
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
If you are in a process of creating your own business or any kind of work that you own and you need good advice from a professional approach that you can actually execute this book is a masterpiece for that. Elizabeth Gilbert will show you how the process of creating would go in an artistic approach. When you create a project, it doesn’t only involve you but it involves ideas as well which you’re more like a vessel to. Once you finish this book, your approach of working will change completely in a very productive way.
Giving Up the Ghost by Hilary Mantel
Hilary Mantel is one of the best female writers that ever existed and this autobiography book gives you a more grown-up way to think about down and the hard time we all go through in our lives and how to deal with. The most important thing knowing it’s fine to be weak or can’t manage your life, you don’t have to lie on yourself and pretend that you’re a hell of a strong human being.
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Nice book to pass boring times with different kinds of stories and many many characters that you will for sure find someone like you in them. It’s written in a fun poetic way so every sentence can be a quote itself.