22 Thrilling, Imaginative, and Twisted Genre Books By Women

It’s quite gratifying to realise how many I’ve read, but still plenty of writers that I need to check out.

I also really need to read some Tanith Lee. And that right soon.

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Potboilers, fantasy lands, murders, noir triumphs, supernatural creatures, and the twisted, thrilling, and dark imaginations that devise them are hardly a male-only literary province. Since Mary Shelley imagined Frankenstein on a night in Switzerland, women have been creating genre fiction alongside men, playing with vampires, dragons, detectives, unreliable narrators, and denizens of outer space. So pack some of these classic genre novels by women in your canvas tote and enjoy reading them this summer at the beach, the pool, or just snuggled up to your air conditioning unit.

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