We’re not even at the end of 2017, but there are so many female authors making waves with their groundbreaking stories from all over the world. It would be impossible to list them all obviously, so how about these popular 7? Author Caite Dolan-Leach’s, Dead Letter, reminisce of an Agatha Christie-esque plot is set in an internet world with a letter that is ‘sent from beyond the grave.’ Its extravagance and mystery will leave you hooked. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee is a period novel set in 1930s Korea and later in Japan, telling the story of a family’s struggle with hunger and prejudice due to their daughter’s unwelcome pregnancy. Set during the turbulent Colombian War, The Lucky Ones by Julianne Pachico ties together the destinies of the characters who have nothing in common with each other.
A teenager of Israeli and Palestinian heritage living in Arizona experiments with life and the way it affects his classmates is taken on in Sonora by Hannah Lillith Assadi. What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah is a science fiction novel that brings in touches of magical realism that make it a very interesting read. At Just 19, author Aura Xilonen completed her first novel The Gringo Champion which revolves around a Mexican teenager struggling to reach a certain American city. The story brings in two perspectives from the two sides of the border. A revamped Joan of Arc is present in The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch in a dystopian world. It is science fiction but for everyone.
So, your free time away from that busy schedule can be filled with these great picks from around the world.