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Fifty Fantastic Female Leads

A quick list of fifty female-led books from a mix of genres. I thought all these lead characters were fab - how many have you read?
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Children of Blood and Bone (Tomi Adeyemi)
Children of Blood and Bone (Tomi Adeyemi)
2
Leah on the Offbeat (Becky Albertalli)
Leah on the Offbeat (Becky Albertalli)
3
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
4
The Various (Steve Augarde)
The Various (Steve Augarde)
5
Red Queen (Victoria Aveyard)
Red Queen (Victoria Aveyard)
6
A Natural History of Dragons (Marie Brennan)
A Natural History of Dragons (Marie Brennan)
7
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
8
The Magician's Guild (Trudi Canavan)
The Magician's Guild (Trudi Canavan)
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9
The Secrets of Primrose Square (Claudia Carroll)
The Secrets of Primrose Square (Claudia Carroll)
10
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Becky Chambers)
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Becky Chambers)
11
The Never-Tilting World (Rin Chupeco)
The Never-Tilting World (Rin Chupeco)
12
The Invisible Library (Genevieve Cogman)
The Invisible Library (Genevieve Cogman)
13
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
14
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Emily M. Danforth)
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Emily M. Danforth)
15
Margaret the First (Danielle Dutton)
Margaret the First (Danielle Dutton)
16
This Is How You Lose the Time War (Amal El-Mohtar)
This Is How You Lose the Time War (Amal El-Mohtar)
17
Full Disclosure (Camryn Garrett)
Full Disclosure (Camryn Garrett)
18
George (Alex Gino)
George (Alex Gino)
19
Undercover Princess (Connie Glynn)
Undercover Princess (Connie Glynn)
20
Into the Drowning Deep (Mira Grant)
Into the Drowning Deep (Mira Grant)
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21
The Queens of Innis Lear (Tessa Gratton)
The Queens of Innis Lear (Tessa Gratton)
22
Tehanu (Ursula K. Le Guin)
Tehanu (Ursula K. Le Guin)
23
Chocolat (Joanne Harris)
Chocolat (Joanne Harris)
24
Carol (Patricia Highsmith)
Carol (Patricia Highsmith)
25
Break the Fall (Jennifer Iacopelli)
Break the Fall (Jennifer Iacopelli)
26
Dread Nation (Justina Ireland)
Dread Nation (Justina Ireland)
27
The Fifth Season (N. K. Jemisin)
The Fifth Season (N. K. Jemisin)
28
Crazy Rich Asians (Kevin Kwan)
Crazy Rich Asians (Kevin Kwan)
29
Not Your Sidekick (C. B. Lee)
Not Your Sidekick (C. B. Lee)
30
The Downstairs Girl (Stacey Lee)
The Downstairs Girl (Stacey Lee)
31
The Gracekeepers (Kirsty Logan)
The Gracekeepers (Kirsty Logan)
32
American Royals (Katharine McGee)
American Royals (Katharine McGee)
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33
Every Heart a Doorway (Seanan McGuire)
Every Heart a Doorway (Seanan McGuire)
34
Circe (Madeleine Miller)
Circe (Madeleine Miller)
35
Gideon the Ninth (Tamsyn Muir)
Gideon the Ninth (Tamsyn Muir)
36
Sabriel (Garth Nix)
Sabriel (Garth Nix)
37
Uprooted (Naomi Novik)
Uprooted (Naomi Novik)
38
The Shadow Queen (Anne O'Brien)
The Shadow Queen (Anne O'Brien)
39
Under the Udala Trees (Chinelo Okparanta)
Under the Udala Trees (Chinelo Okparanta)
40
Equal Rites (Terry Pratchett)
Equal Rites (Terry Pratchett)
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