13 Fantasy Books with Powerful Female Characters

These women are awesome literary role models.

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They say that behind every great man is a great woman. But in Fantasy, great women stand on their own. Whether it’s female warriors fighting for humanity in the battle between good and evil, a powerful matriarch who is much more than she seems, or a female scientist sent to uncover the secrets of a mysterious land, here are 14 books that give us strong female characters we can look up to.


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About Alexandra Gekas

Alexandra Gekas

ALEXANDRA GEKAS is a New York City-based editor, writer and book worm. In college, her dad told her to major in whatever she was passionate about, so she picked English literature, which led her to her career in journalism. So, really has the library to thank for it all.