Books that feature female pioneering spirit, rollicking tales of women that broke the mould, instinctively appeal to me.
And, I love reading fiction based on fact. Don’t you? A page-turning history lesson can make reading for pleasure even more edifying.
Ready to be inspired by female pioneers of the past?
The book list below includes tales featuring female trailblazers such as
- author George Sand (Aurore Dupin)
- mathematician Ada Lovelace
- war heroine Nancy Wake
- suffragette Muriel Matters
and many more! I have snuck a few equally compelling non-fiction titles in too.
In speaking out for what they believed in or simply not letting societal barriers stand between them and their passions, these inspiring women have broadened society’s thinking.
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Check out these books celebrating women that changed their world, and in so doing our own.
Click the covers to learn more about each title, most link to our full review.
Which of these inspiring women’s stories will be going on your reading wishlist?
Please share with us in the comments below any other titles you’d recommend about women that changed the course of history.
And remember, most of these titles are available to download and listen to free with Audible’s One Month FREE Trial Membership. So there is no reason to delay being inspired!