But, the truth is that most of us have had a headstrong, smart woman come to our rescue at some point in our lives, right?
Well, I thought it would be a great idea to seek out these strong women characters in literature and watch how the story unfolds, leaving her as the heroin for once.
I found 12 great books that look at the Woman character as the one to save humanity.
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
West with the Night by Beryl Markham
The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
The Pope’s Daughter by Dario Fo
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell
Yankee Doodle Dixie by Kage Baker and Lisa Patton
How to Build A Girl by Caitlin Moran
What Lies Behind by J.T. Ellison
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzal
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
The Secret History of Wonder Woman is a tour de force of intellectual and cultural history. Wonder Woman, Lepore argues, is the missing link in the history of the struggle for women’s rights — a chain of events that begins with the women’s suffrage campaigns of the early 1900s and ends with the troubled place of feminism a century later.
Oreo by Fran Ross