Your Favorite Women Writers
We asked. You answered. Here are some of Oprah.com readers' favorite contemporary women writers!
Elin Hilderbrand's novels are set on and around the island of Nantucket where she lives. The author of 12 novels, her 2009 novel The Castaways became a New York Times best-seller. When not writing, Hilderbrand stays busy raising her three children. Hilderbrand, an expert at writing the ultimate beach read, says that: "As much as I adored Edgar Sawtelle, it was not a great book for the beach. It was better by the fire."