Books featuring older women Public

Created and curated by luce

As I noticed that I've rarely read books with older women (or older people in general) as main characters, I asked people on the Fediverse for recommendations. As there were so many awesome books recommended I decided to collect them here.

  1. Tehanu by 

    5 stars

    In this final episode of "The Earthsea Cycle", the widowed Tenar finds and nurses her aging friend, Sparrowhawk, a magician …

    luce says:

    A great, thoughtful, slow book with many musings on the power of women in a patriarchal world.

  2. Four ways to forgiveness by 

    No rating

    At the far end of our universe, on the twin planets of Werel and Yeowe, all humankind is divided into …

  3. Color of Magic (Discworld Novels) by 

    4 stars

    Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestsellers in England, where they have garnered him a revered position …

    luce says:

    Terry Pratchett - any of the novels with Granny Weatherwax in.

  4. Paladin of Souls (World of the Five Gods, #2) by 

    4 stars

    E-Book Extras: ONE: The Keys to Chalion: A Dictionary of People, Places, and Things; TWO: Chalion MiscellanyIt's been three years …

  5. Hammered by 

    No rating

    Once Jenny Casey was somebody's daughter. Once she was somebody's enemy. Now the former Canadian special forces warrior lives on …

  6. Lillian Boxfish takes a walk by 

    No rating

    "A love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk... paints a portrait …

  7. Die Wand by 

    No rating

    Die Geschichte einer Frau, die sich plötzlich als einzige Überlebende in einem genau umgrenzten Stück Natur gefangen sieht. Mit einem …

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