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Warrior Women Book List: 27 Must-Read Books About Extraordinary Women

Women are amazing! We love to read about, talk about and converse with other women. We find other women fascinating. Whether political trailblazers or adventurers, musicians or comedians,  television personalities or writers, mothers or daughters, women offer so many incredible stories. Here is Better Reading’s guide to some of the best books by and about women that fascinate, absorb and inspire us on how to live our lives, no matter what is thrown at us.

What are the books about women that have inspired you. Let us know in the comments.


  1. Margaret Rowland

    Don’t forget “Desert Flower” by Waris Dirie and “First of All” by Tony Brooks ( story of Catherine Helen Spence)

    1. Better Reading Post author

      Thank you for commenting Margaret, both great choices – we are certainly spoiled for choice with reads about wonderful women!

  2. David Twomey

    All great but Gillard, Malala and Lean In!

    1. Better Reading Post author

      Thank you for commenting David, we know everyone may not enjoy each title but we’re glad to hear you have enjoyed so many of the books on the list!

  3. Lea Rubio

    Really enjoyed Wild.

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