These 15 Books By Female Authors Have All the Girl Power

These female authors will make you even more proud to be a woman.

From Jane Austen to J.K. Rowling, female authors have been crushing the literary scene for centuries. Even when female writers were considered inferior by their male counterparts, they still found ways to contribute to the canon via pseudonyms (yes, George Sand was actually a woman!). Today, women still face many of the same issues they faced years ago, but they’re not letting the patriarchy stop them from sharing their stories through the written word.