Things in Print Thursday :: a play-by-play of the current fiction best sellers according to The New York Times and women

20 Mar

Top 25 lists.

Female authors
Hardback
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Chase by by Janet Evanovich (and Lee Goldberg)
Concealed in Death by J. D. Robb, aka Nora RobertsStill Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
A King’s Ransom by Sharon Kay Penman
Steeped in Evil by Laura Childs
Bark by Lorrie Moore

Print & EbooksCrashed by K. Bromberg
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The Chase by by Janet Evanovich (and Lee Goldberg)
Concealed in Death by J. D. Robb, aka Nora Roberts
The Chance by Robyn Carr
Just to Be With You by Bella Andre
The Whole Enchilada by Diane Mott Davidson
Lucky 7 Bad Boys Contemporary Romance Boxed Set by Tawny Weber
Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
Toxic by Rachel Van Dyken
Deadly Dozen by Diane Capri and others
Make Me by Aleatha Romig and others
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Deceiving Lies by Molly McAdams
The Private Club 3 by J. S. Cooper and Helen Cooper
Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Rivers

For hardback: 13/25 (or 52%) and for print/ebooks: 19/25 (or 76%) are by women.  Yay good.

Female characters listed in the synopsis (only 1-15 listed with synopses)
Hardback
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (with Sarah Grimké)
Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (1/2; with Justine Smith)
The Chase by by Janet Evanovich (and Lee Goldberg) (1/2; with Kate O’Hare)
Concealed in Death by J. D. Robb, aka Nora Roberts (with Eve Dallas)
The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison (with Rachel Morgan)
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (with a woman not mentioned by name)

Print & Ebooks
Crashed by K. Bromberg (1/2; with Rylee)
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (with a woman not mentioned by name)
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (with Sarah Grimké)
Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (1/2; with Justine Smith)
The Chase by by Janet Evanovich (and Lee Goldberg) (1/2; with Kate O’Hare)
Concealed in Death by J. D. Robb, aka Nora Roberts (with Eve Dallas)
The Whole Enchilada by Diane Mott Davidson (with Goldy Schulz)

For hardback: 6/15 (or 40%) and for print/ebooks: 7/15 (or 46%) have female characters listed in the synopsis.

–your fangirl heroine.

judging the fuck out of everyone in this room

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