Whether you love easy-to-read chick lit, steamy romances, or heart pounding thrillers, you'll find it all on this list of heartwarming, entertaining, and endearing women's fiction novels that will make you fall in love with the characters and situations!

11 Captivating Women’s Fiction Books You’ll Fall in Love With

February 17, 2019

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Whether you love easy-to-read chick lit, steamy romances, or heart pounding thrillers, you'll find it all on this list of heartwarming, entertaining, and endearing women's fiction novels that will make you fall in love with the characters and situations!

11 Captivating Women’s Fiction Books You’ll Fall in Love With

February 17, 2019

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Whether you love easy-to-read chick lit, steamy romances, or heart pounding thrillers, you'll find it all on this list of heartwarming, entertaining, and endearing women's fiction novels that will make you fall in love with the characters and situations!

From easy-reading chick lit to steamy romances to heart pounding thrillers, these books are entertaining, charming, and full of characters and situations you’re sure to fall in love with!

Here are 11 women’s fictions books you’re guaranteed to love!

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1. The Kiss Quotient

AUTHOR: Helen Hoang

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2018

SUMMARY: The Kiss Quotient is a gender-swap version of Pretty Woman. Stella, an autistic girl with a big brain and an even bigger heart, hires Michael, a professional male-escort, to teach her the ways of the bedroom.

Of course, it’s not as simple as that. Despite Stella’s rigorous lesson plans, she begins to fall for him—not just fall, obsess.

But Michael has some issues of his own—he has a treacherous past and is constantly living under the fear that he might be turning into his father, a very, very bad man.

This is a sexy and fun love story that is unique and refreshing.


2. Conversations with Friends

AUTHOR: Sally Rooney

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2017

SUMMARY: Conversations with Friends is the story of university student Frances. Her best friend—and former lover—Bobbi make friends with an older couple.

At first, Frances feels out of the loop when she sees how well Melissa and Bobbi are getting on, but soon, Frances and Melissa’s husband Nick—a gorgeous actor—start to hit it off. It escalates quickly, Frances and Nick sleeping together. But emotionless Frances is learning that she can’t always cover up her feelings with sarcasm and wit.

This is a story of love, but it’s a deeper one of friendship and finding out who you really are the hard way.


3. Little Earthquakes

AUTHOR: Jennifer Weiner

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2003

SUMMARY: Little Earthquakes is the story of four women, brought together when the births of their new babies prove to be more than they’d ever anticipated.

A plump chef, a stressed event planner, a glamorous pro basketballer player’s wife, and a mourning famous Hollywood actress, find support and solace in each other as they learn how to balance the demands of motherhood, marriage, in-laws, and most importantly, friendship.


4. The Undomestic Goddess

AUTHOR: Sophie Kinsella

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2005

SUMMARY: In The Undomestic Goddess, Samantha is a workaholic lawyer who finds herself in the middle-of-nowhere London after she emerges from a train she boarded in the trance of just making a huge mistake at work.

A chance encounter and hilarious misunderstanding lead to her new job as a housekeeping in a ritzy London home—her outstanding culinary and cleaning skills landing her the job…only she’s never cooked or cleaned anything in her life.

But she realizes she loves the chance to start over and step out of the demands of her only life, however, she’s met with brand new ones when she becomes the help.


5. The Favorite Sister

AUTHOR: Jessica Knoll

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2018

SUMMARY: The Favorite Sister is a story of five uber-successful NYC women and their involvement in the reality TV series Goal Diggers.

While they don’t always come across as well-behaved on camera, they’re even worse off, each in their own way.

But as tensions rise, so does the danger. Desperate people do desperate things, and sometimes the most desperate are those fighting to keep their spots on top.

This is a thriller meets chick lit read that will have you gasping from all the secrets, bad behavior, and ulterior motives unveiled along the way.


6. Three Wishes

AUTHOR: Liane Moriarty

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2003

SUMMARY: Three Wishes is the story of three sisters, triplets to be exact.

When they’re together, all seems right in the world. But when they’re apart, they have to face the music of their individual realities, from infertility to being completely broke to marriage troubles.

But as they get older, their perfect relationship starts to unravel as well, the sisterly support they once knew and cherished not being so stable anymore.


7. Fitness Junkie

AUTHOR: Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2017

SUMMARY: Fitness Junkie is about Janey, the CEO of a successful New York City couture wedding gown brand. But when she’s photographed at New York Fashion Week eating processed carbs, she’s given an ultimatum from her business partner—lose her excess weight or lose her job.

Janie ventures into the unfamiliar world of NYC fitness, from green juice to naked yoga to eating clay.

As witty as it is hilarious, this satire of the modern fitness world will surely make you smile!


8. All Fall Down

AUTHOR: Jennifer Weiner

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2014

SUMMARY: All Fall Down is the story of Allison, a well-meaning wife and mother who is started to feel like everything is baring down on her.

In order to find peace in the chaos, she takes prescription pain pills occassionally. But, she realizes she might be indulging more often than she realized.

As she gets more and more addicted to presscription pills, she begins to take desperate measures to get her fix, ordering illegal pills online and even driving under the influence with children in the car.

Allison is plummetting towards rock bottom, and instead of trying to stop it, she’s more focused on numbing the collision.


9. The Baby Planner

AUTHOR: Josie Brown

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2011

SUMMARY: In The Baby Planner, Katie is building a budding and quickly-growing career as San Francisco’s premier baby expert giving her clients advice on everything from the best baby products to how to hold a screaming newborn.

Even though she’s the know-all baby lady, she has one problem she can’t solve—how to have her own. Wrestling with a husband who is adament about not having kids, Katie has to learn how to share her gift of nurturing in ways she didn’t expect.


10. What Alice Forgot

AUTHOR: Liane Moriarty

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2009 

SUMMARY: In What Alice Forgot, Alice is a warm-hearted, down-to-earth woman who is married to the man of her dreams and expecting their first child. Until she wakes up one day and finds everything is different.

She’s no longer calm and friendly, but now stressed and callous. The little baby she was carrying in her belly is now earthside and a pre-teen. Her beloved husband lives elsewhere, and she is working a job she has absolutely no interest in.

After finally accepting that she hit her head and forgot the last ten years of her life, she’s determined to get her old life back because even though this one is glamorous and established, she’s absolutely miserable.


11. Heart of the Matter

AUTHOR:: Emily Giffin

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2010

SUMMARY: In Heart of the Matter, Tessa and Valerie are brought together, despite having very little in common.

Tessa is a full-time mom and wife, devoted to spending her days making sure her family’s needs are met.

Valeria is a high-powered attorney and single mother, trying to balance the demands of her career while giving her son the attention and love of two parents.

When a tragic accident happens, the two women are brought together and find that they have more in common than they once thought—they both love their children fiercely. As tensions mount, they learn what they’re truly capable of and what they’re willing to do—and not do—for the things that really matter.


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MY NAME'S KELSEY AND I'M A BOOK SLUT

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