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Butt Kicking Females in Books I've Enjoyed

I enjoy strong female protagonists.   These are authors and books that have strong female protagonists.   If you have additions you can suggest for the list, please send them to me.  I will add them to the list.   I believe that it is important for all of us, not just girls, young women and mature women to know that gender does not define courage, honor, integrity or success.   These authors and books can help girls recognize there should never be a glass ceiling and perhaps remind the rest of us to insure that equality is extended to all.   
Last Name               First Name               Title         Comments
Borchardt Alice        Beguiled  
Borchardt Alice        Devoted  
Borchardt Alice        Night of the Wolf    
Borchardt Alice        Silver Wolf             
Borchardt Alice        The Dragon Queen  
Borchardt Alice        The Raven Warrior 
Borchardt Alice        The Wolf King        
Bujold      Lois McMasters       Barrayar   Cordelia Naismith #2 of 2
Bujold      Lois McMasters       Shards of Honor (in Test of Honor)        Cordelia Naismith #1 of 2
Cato         Beth         Breath of Earth by Beth Cato  
Cato         Beth         Final Flight by Beth Cato         
Cato         Beth         The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato       
Cato         Beth         The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato      
Cato         Beth         The Deepest Poison by Beth Cato           
Cato         Beth         Wings of Sorrow and Bone by Beth Cato
Cherryh   C. J.         Angel with the Sword              
Cherryh   C. J.         Arafel's Saga           
Cherryh   C. J.         Book of Morgaine   
Cherryh   C. J.         Chanur Kif Strike Back           
Cherryh   C. J.         Chanur's Homecoming            
Cherryh   C. J.         Chanur's Legacy     
Cherryh   C. J.         Chanurs Venture     
Cherryh   C. J.         Cyteen    
Cherryh   C. J.         Cyteen The Betrayal 1             
Cherryh   C. J.         Cyteen The Rebirth 2              
Cherryh   C. J.         Cyteen The Vindication 3       
Cherryh   C. J.         Pride of Chandur    
Clayton    Jo             Dance Down the Stars #3 Dancer Trilogy                Dancer Trilogy #3
Clayton    Jo             Dancer's Rise #1 Dancer Trilogy              Dancer Trilogy #1
Clayton    Jo             Serpent Waltz #2 Dancer Trilogy             Dancer Trilogy #2
Estep       Jennifer    SPIDER’S BITE      
Francis     Diana Pharaoh         Bitter Night             
Glass       Seressia   SHADOW BLADE  
Hambly    Barbara    Circle of the Moon   sequel to sisters of the raven
Hambly    Barbara    Sisters of the Raven prequel to Circle of the Moon
Hambly    Barbara    The Ladies of Mandrigyn       
Hambly    Barbara    THe Witches of Wenshar        
Hamilton  Laurell K.                A Caress Of Twilight :             Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                A Kiss of Shadows : Laurell K. Hamilton                Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Black Moon Inn(Burnt Offerings, Blue Moon)        Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Cerulean Sins           Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Club Vampyre(Guilty Pleasures,Club Vampyre,Circus of Damned)        Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Incubus Dreams      Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Narcissus in Chains Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Obsidiean Butterfly  Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                Seduced by Moonlight             Mature Subject Matter
Hamilton  Laurell K.                The Midnight Café(Lunatic Café,BloodyBones,Killing Dance) Mature Subject Matter
Harper     Tara         Cat Scratch Fever    
Harper     Tara         Catartact  
Harper     Tara         Gray Heart              
Harper     Tara         Shadow Leader       
Harper     Tara         Storm Runner         
Harper     Tara         Wolf Walker           
Harper     Tara         Wolf's Bane            
Lackey     Mercedes A Cast of Corbies   
Lackey     Mercedes A Knight of Ghost & Shadow 
Lackey     Mercedes Aerie (book 4 of the dragon jousters)      Dragon Jousters #4
Lackey     Mercedes Alta (book 2 of the dragon jousters, Joust is 1)       Dragon Jousters #2
Lackey     Mercedes Arrow's Fall,Heralds of Valdemar            Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes Arrow's Flight,Heralds of Valdemar         Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes Arrows of the Queen,Heralds of Valdemar              Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes Bedlam Boyz          
Lackey     Mercedes Bedlam's Bard         
Lackey     Mercedes Beyond Worlds End               
Lackey     Mercedes Born to Run also in Downloade Chrome Borne(Chrome Circle)              Serrated Edge #1
Lackey     Mercedes Brightly Burning      Owl Mage Trilogy Time
Lackey     Mercedes Burning Water          Diana Tregarde
Lackey     Mercedes Castle of Deception w. Josepha Sherman
Lackey     Mercedes Children of the Night               Diana Tregarde
Lackey     Mercedes Chrome Circle in Chrome Borne              Serrated Edge #4
Lackey     Mercedes Elvenbane, Mercedes Lackey& Andre Norton #1    Halfblood Chronicles #1
Lackey     Mercedes Elvenbborn, Mercedes Lackey& Andre Norton #3  Halfblood Chronicles #3
Lackey     Mercedes Elvenblood, Mercedes Lackey& Andre Norton #2  Halfblood Chronicles #2
Lackey     Mercedes Elvenbred                Halfblood Chronicles
Lackey     Mercedes Elvendude               Serrated Edge
Lackey     Mercedes Exile's Honor           Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes Exile's Valor            Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes Fiddler Fair              Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes Fire Rose Elemental Masters #1
Lackey     Mercedes Fortress of Frost and Fire        Bards Tale
Lackey     Mercedes Fortune's Fool (2007)              Five Hundred Kingdoms series #3
Lackey     Mercedes Four & Twenty Blackbirds (#4 of Bardic Voices)    Bardic Voices #4
Lackey     Mercedes Freedom Flight(Wing Commander)          Wing Commander
Lackey     Mercedes If I Pay Thee Not in Gold w. Piers Anthony           
Lackey     Mercedes ill Met by Moonlight  sequel to this Scepter'd Isle    Serrated Edge
Lackey     Mercedes Jinx High                 Diana Tregarde
Lackey     Mercedes Joust (book 1 of the dragon jousters)      Dragon Jousters #1
Lackey     Mercedes Kerowyn's tale, By The Sword
Lackey     Mercedes Knight of Ghosts and Shadows (1990) by Ellen Guon, Mercedes Lackey               Bedlam Bard
Lackey     Mercedes Mad Maudlin           Bedlam Bard
Lackey     Mercedes Magic's Pawn,Last Herald-Mage              Last Herald Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Magic's Price, Last Herald-Mage              Last Herald Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Magic's Promise,Last Herald-Mage          Last Herald Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Music to My Sorrow                Bedlam Bard
Lackey     Mercedes Oathblood (Vows and Honor#3)             Vows & Honor #3
Lackey     Mercedes Oathbound (Vows and Honor#1)            Vows & Honor #1
Lackey     Mercedes Oathbreakers (Vows and Honor#2)         Vows & Honor #2
Lackey     Mercedes One Good Knight     Five Hundred Kingdoms series #2
Lackey     Mercedes Owl Knight, Owl Series            Owl Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Owlflight, Owl Series               Owl Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Owlsight, Owl Series                Owl Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Phoenix and Ashes  Elemental Masters #4
Lackey     Mercedes Prison of Souls        Bards Tale
Lackey     Mercedes Queen's Own           Owl Mage Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Reap the Whirlwind                 Sword of Knowledge #3
Lackey     Mercedes Reserved for the Cat                Elemental Masters #6
Lackey     Mercedes Sacred Ground        
Lackey     Mercedes Sanctuary (book 3 of the dragon jousters, Joust is 1,Alta 2)    Dragon Jousters #3
Lackey     Mercedes Shadow of the Lion paperback                Heirs of Alexandria
Lackey     Mercedes Spirits White as Lightning        Bedlam Bard
Lackey     Mercedes Stoned Souls            Serrated Edge#5
Lackey     Mercedes Storm Breaking,Mage Storms   Mage Storms Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Storm Rising, Mage Storms      Mage Storms Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Storm Warning,Mage Storms   Mage Storms Trilogy
Lackey     Mercedes Summoned to Tourney            Bedlam Bard
Lackey     Mercedes Sun in Glory            2003
Lackey     Mercedes Sword of Ice            Valdamar Series
Lackey     Mercedes Take a Thief            Heralds of Valdemar
Lackey     Mercedes The Black Gryphon, The Mage Wars       Mage Wars
Lackey     Mercedes The Chrome Borne  Serrated Edge
Lackey     Mercedes The Eagle & the Nightingales (#3 of Bardic Voices)                Bardic Voices #3
Lackey     Mercedes The Fairy Godmother              Five Hundred Kingdoms series #1
Lackey     Mercedes The Gates of Sleep   Elemental Masters  #2
Lackey     Mercedes The Lark and the Wren (#1 of Bardic Voices)         Bardic Voices #1
Lackey     Mercedes The Otherworld      
Lackey     Mercedes The Outstretched Shadow (Obsidian, Bk 1)             obsidian trilogy #1
Lackey     Mercedes The Robin & The Kestrel (#2 of Bardic Voices)      Bardic Voices #2
Lackey     Mercedes The Serpent's Shadow              Elemental Masters #3
Lackey     Mercedes The Shadow of the Lion         
Lackey     Mercedes The Silver Gryphon , The Mage Wars      Mage Wars
Lackey     Mercedes The Snow Queen (2008)          Five Hundred Kingdoms series #4
Lackey     Mercedes The White Gryphon, The Mage Wars       Mage Wars
Lackey     Mercedes The Wizard of London            Elemental Masters  #5
Lackey     Mercedes This Rough Magic w. Eric Flint                Heirs of Alexandria
Lackey     Mercedes This Scepter'd Isle  
Lackey     Mercedes Tiger Burning Bright w. Bradley & Norton              
Lackey     Mercedes To Light a Candle    obsidian trilogy #2
Lackey     Mercedes WereHunter            
Lackey     Mercedes Werehunter              collection
Lackey     Mercedes Wheels of Fire         Serrated Edge #3
Lackey     Mercedes When Darkness Falls               Obsidian trilogy #3
Lackey     Mercedes When the Bough Breaks           Serrated Edge #2
Lackey     Mercedes Winds of Change(#2 Mage Winds Trilogy)              Mage Winds Trilogy #2
Lackey     Mercedes Winds of Fate(#1 Mage Winds Trilogy)   Mage Winds Trilogy #1
Lackey     Mercedes Winds of Fury(#3 Mage Winds Trilogy)  Mage Winds Trilogy #3
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna, the Unicorn Girl #1    Acorna Series #!
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna's People #3  Acorna Series #3
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna's Questl #2  Acorna Series #2
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna's Rebels #6  Acorna Series #6
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna's Search #5  Acorna Series #5
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna's Triumph #7               Acorna Series #7
McCaffrey               Anne        Acorna's World #4   Acorna Series #4
McCaffrey               Anne        Crystal LIne             Crystal Singer books
McCaffrey               Anne        Crystal Singer          Crystal Singer books
McCaffrey               Anne        Damia (see The Rowan)           Tower & Hive #2
McCaffrey               Anne        Damia's Children (see The Rowan)          Tower & Hive #3
McCaffrey               Anne        Girl who Heard Dragons         
McCaffrey               Anne        Lyon's Pride (see The Rowan) Tower & Hive #4
McCaffrey               Anne        Nerilka's Story         Dragon Riders of Pern #8
McCaffrey               Anne        Sassinak (Eliz. Moon author)  Dinosaur Planet Series #4
McCaffrey               Anne        The Rowan (see Damia,Damia's Children,Lyon's Pride)          Tower & Hive #1
McCaffrey               Anne        The Tower & The Hive (see the Rowan)  Tower & Hive #5
Moon       Elizabeth  Against the Odds (sequel to Change of Command)  Hero #4
Moon       Elizabeth  Change of Command (sequel to Rules of Engage)    Hero #3
Moon       Elizabeth  Command Decision (2007)      Vatta's War, Bk 4
Moon       Elizabeth  Engaging the Enemy (2006)     Vatta's War, Bk 3
Moon       Elizabeth  Heris Serrano (3-1,Hunting Party, Sporting Chance & Winning Colors)  
Moon       Elizabeth  Hunting Party          
Moon       Elizabeth  Hunting Party (part of 3-1 Heris Serrano)               
Moon       Elizabeth  Liars Oath                Legacy of Gird #2 of 2
Moon       Elizabeth  Marque and Reprisal (2004)    Vatta's War, Bk 2
Moon       Elizabeth  Once a Hero             Hero #1
Moon       Elizabeth  Remnant Population standalone
Moon       Elizabeth  Rules of Engagement (sequel to once a hero)           Hero #2
Moon       Elizabeth  Sporting Chance (part of 3-1 Heris Serrano)           
Moon       Elizabeth  Surrender None       Legacy of Gird #1 of 2
Moon       Elizabeth  The Deed Of Paksenarrion(sheepfarmer,divided allegiance,oath of gold)               
Moon       Elizabeth  Trading in Danger (2003)        Vatta's War, Bk 1
Moon       Elizabeth  Victory Conditions (2008)       Vatta's War, Bk 5
Moon       Elizabeth  Winning Colors (part of 3-1 Heris Serrano)            
Norton     Andre      Forerunner              
Norton     Andre      Forerunner:2nd Venture         
Norton     Andre      Forerunner's Foray 
Norton     Andre      Four from Witch World          
Norton     Andre      Sorceress of Witch World       
Norton     Andre      Witch World           
Novak      Kate         Azure Bonds           
Tepper     Sheri S.    Jinian Footseer--End of the Game           
Tepper     Sheri S.    Jinian Star-Eye--End of the Game           
Vinge       Joan D.    Alien Blood            
Vinge       Joan D.    Catspaw--Alien Blood              Cat Books #2
Vinge       Joan D.    Heaven Chronicles  
Vinge       Joan D.    Psion--Alien Blood  Cat Books #1
Vinge       Vernor     Snow Queen            Snow Queen Cycle #1
Vinge       Joan D.    The Summer Queen snow Queen Cycle#3
Weber      David       Crown of Slaves with Eric Flint               Honor Harrington #12
Weber      David       Echoes of Honor #8                Honor Harrington #8
Weber      David       Field of Dishonor #4               Honor Harrington #4
Weber      David       Flag in Excile #5      Honor Harrington #5
Weber      David       Honor Among Enemies#6       Honor Harrington #6
Weber      David       In Death Ground #3Starfire series in The Stars at War Download            Starfire series #3
Weber      David       In Enemy Hands #7 Honor Harrington #7
Weber      David       Old Soldiers             stand alone
Weber      David       Path of the Fury       In fury born next one.
Weber      David       Storm From the Shadows         honor harrington univ#3
Weber      David       The Honor of the Queen  #2    Honor Harrington #2
Weber      David       The Shadow of Saganami #13  Honor Harrington #13

Weber      David       The Short Victorius War #3     Honor Harrington #3