Woman at the Center

Books with a strong, female protagonist.

  • Secret Daughter

    Alternating settings between India and the States, Secret Daughter follows the story of two families forever affected by the birth of one baby girl. Great for:Lovers of Indian-set literatureThose interested in stories of adoptionReaders who enjoy accessible prose that lends itself to a good storyIf you liked the book, rent the...


  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

    As a former writer for television’s delicious comedy, Arrested Development, we can trust that Maria Semple knows a thing or two about using family dysfunction as a backdrop for telling a really good, really funny story. She does just this in her wonderfully written novel, told from the perspective of Bee,...


  • State of Wonder

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  • The Paris Wife

    Told from the perspective of Hadley Richardson (aka the first Mrs. Ernest Hemingway), this book will bring you into the nucleus of Jazz-age Paris, and gives an imagined idea of what it was like living with a brilliant yet volatile man.Great for:Readers interested in the literary scene during Paris’ 1920sThose...