Things in Print Thursday :: the best-selling books of 2015 and women

10 Dec

Female author
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian by E.L. James
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Silent Scream by Angela Marsons
14th Deadly Sin by (James Patterson and) Maxine Peitro
Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book by Johanna Basford
The Liar by Nora Roberts
Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Female protagonist
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (with Rachel)
Go Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee (with Jean Louise aka Scout)
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (with Vianne and Isabelle)
The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz (with Lisbeth)
Silent Scream by Angela Marsons (with Kim)
14th Deadly Sin by (James Patterson and) Maxine Peitro (with Lindsay)The Liar  by Nora Roberts (with Shelby)
Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll (with Ani)
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler (with Abby)

50% (10) of the titles in the 20 Best Sellers had female authors, 45% (9) had female protagonists.  Well, that’s somewhat uplifting, in theory.

–your fangirl heroine.

all20right20then

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