Science Fiction about Strong Women

A Listmania! list by Mark R. Whittington
(VINE VOICE)    (REAL NAME)   
 
Enchantress from the Stars
1.  Enchantress from the Stars by Sylvia Engdahl
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  "Elana must save a primative planet from an interstellar empire"
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On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington)
2.  On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington) by David Weber
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  "Honor Harrington, Star Ship Captain"
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Trading in Danger
3.  Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon
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  "Thrown out of the Space Academy,  Kylara Vatta Captains an old tramp freighter."
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Chanur's Homecoming
4.  Chanur's Homecoming by C. J. Cherryh
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  "A member of the peaceful, clannish, matriarchal hani race, merchant-ship captain Pyanfar Chanur is entangled in interstellar intrigue."
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Children of Apollo
5.  Children of Apollo by Mark Whittington
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  "Wendy Pendleton is the first woman on the Moon in 1975."
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In Conquest Born (Daw Book Collectors)
6.  In Conquest Born (Daw Book Collectors) by C. S. Friedman
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  "Two interstellar civilizations locked in mortal war."
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Household Gods
7.  Household Gods by Judith Tarr
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  "A modern lawyer finds herself in Ancient Rome."
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Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern - Volume 1)
8.  Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern - Volume 1) by Anne McCaffrey
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  "The dragon riders of Pern."
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Venus of Dreams
9.  Venus of Dreams by Pamela Sargent
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  "Iris Angharads, a determined, independent woman, sets herself one massive goal: to make the poison-filled atmosphere of Venus hospitable to humans."
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Dreamsnake
10.  Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre
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  "This award-winning science fiction book presents a strong and courageous healer who confronts her alien world head on with compassion and strength."
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The Ship Who Sang
11.  The Ship Who Sang by Anne McCaffrey
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  "Helva had been born human, but only her brain had been saved and implanted into the titanium body of an intergalactic scout ship. But first she had to choose a human partner, to soar with her through"
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Friday
12.  Friday by Robert Heinlein
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  "In what should be subtitled, "Sex and the Sometimes Single Cyborg," the author tells the story of a female artificial person (Friday) and her adventures as a secret courier in the unidentified future."
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The Host: A Novel
13.  The Host: A Novel by Stephenie Meyer
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  "Alien parasites take over the human race. One human woman resists the alien invasion."
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My Dream of Stars: From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer
14.  My Dream of Stars: From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer by Homer Hickam
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  "The true story of Anousheh Ansari by Homer Hickam."
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In the Shadow of Ares (Amber's Mars Book 1)
15.  In the Shadow of Ares (Amber's Mars Book 1) by Thomas L. James
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  "Amber, a 14 year old colonist on Mars, searches for the mystery of a lost Mars expedition and faces many dangers on the high frontier."
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Reading Order 2 Jan 18, 2015
sounds familiar 2 Feb 12, 2014
How did the first Soul get implanted? 1 Aug 19, 2013
POLL: Jared or Ian? 112 Jul 3, 2013
The Host movie (out March 29) 5 May 14, 2013
Books like this but for mature reader 3 Apr 6, 2013
Can't wait to read it!!! 0 Mar 29, 2013
The Host: OK For Teens? 4 Dec 14, 2012
Now the host is going to be a movie? 13 Sep 14, 2012
bonus chapter??? 6 Aug 23, 2012
Help! Title and author of short story printed in The Best of Omni, '81-84 1 Nov 9, 2011
Could the Apollo Program Have Lasted Longer? 0 Aug 29, 2011
 
   

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