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10 Must-Read Novels by Modern Female Writers in 2021

The tradition of women writing has been much neglected because of the inferior position women have held in patriarchal societies. Still, female writers have influenced the literature world since the first civilizations. However, societies have evolved, women began to have rights starting from 20th century, they have massively gained access to the educational institutions and more and more women writers have emerged.

Now, in the 21st century we have a very long liist of of modern female writers. Their role in contemporary literature is unmeasureable. In this article, we will guide you with bestseller novels by contemporary female writers in 2021. So let’s dive into the details of what we have brought to you.

Good Company

Good Company is a novel about the depths of marriage, motherhood, and friendship written by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. When Flora delves into finding the secret her husband has hidden for a long time, she jumps into a volcano of questions about her marriage and her friendship with Margot.

Sweeney’s debut novel was The Nest that stayed on the New York Times Bestseller book list for more than six months. This debut novel also brought good fortune and earned several rewards for her. Some praisers include Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writer, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Goodreads Choice Award, the Washington Post, NPR, Amazon, and others. Besides. Another book, The Nest, has been successfully translated into more than 27 languages.

No One Is Talking About This

These days, social media help people reach their goals and make them famous easily and in no time, but does it feel to get fame in social media if it is a woman. The concept is the same, designed in No One Is Talking About This. The novel wonders how the portal influences people who use it, so it’s a must-read book for those spending time on social media.

No One Is Talking About This is created by Patricia Lockwood, the finalist with this book for “Booker Prize” and “Women’s Prize for Fiction.” Besides, her written memoir, “Priestdaddy has also won the Thurber Prize for American Humor. She has also penned in poetry(Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals” and “Balloon Pop Outlaw Black”).

Phoenix Rising

The personal favourite is the “Phoenix Rising” by V.S. Griffin. Mrs Griffith She has also been the in-demand pianist for a long time but is now retired from music. The Phoenix Rising is her debut novel which has received several rewarding reviews. Besides, she has also written children’s activity books, including The Alphabet Trail in Color, You are Somebody, and The Color of Life. She also has a collection of 180-day-planner and a self-care mental health journal.

Victoria, a woman for whom motherhood is one of the proudest accomplishments in her life. But when her young son Colin dies suddenly, Victoria is thrown into a dangerous downward spiral. Suicidal, broken and desperate for love, she careens into a relationship with Dominic. At first, the relationship seems like the salvation that Victoria desperately seeks. Unfortunately for her, Dominic is a troubled man with a double-life that Victoria knows nothing about… until the police arrive at her door and it’s too late.

The Push

Fans of psychological thrillers, The Push is going to be a bang surprise. This thriller novel is about the relationship between mothers and daughters. Blythe wishes to create a special bond with her mother before she gives birth to her daughter. But after Violet’s arrival, she confirms that her little girl has met something bizarre. But, then, the tragic events let you unfold the deep-impacting story that can make the readers question her sanity.

The creator behind The Push is Ashley Audrain, who was previously appointed as the publicity director of Penguin Books Canada. But before Penguin, she spent some months in public relations. Now, Audrain lives with her partner, raising their two young children.

People We Meet on Vacation

Emily Henry’s stories and novels are about love and family for both teens and adults. So, People We Meet on Vacation is one piece from her genre. The book unfolds a 15-year-old Libby’s single mom who orders sister Ellen to go home after their hot quarrel. But after this incident, everything is shattered, and the novel primarily has focused on the girls’ innocence.

This Close to Okay

Every individual preserves past, which can be a mixed experience. This Close to Okay by Leesa Cross-Smith is about two strangers who assemble when they both need someone to care for themselves. When Emmett is about to jump from the bridge, Tallie Clark, the recently divorced therapist, pulls her and saves her. But, after spending the emotional weekend, the readers know that Emmett needs more than just saving.