Anything by Margaret Atwood (is that too obvious a choice?), she always has some strong female characters.
Gail Anderson-Dargatz always has lady protagonists, and the stories are great to boot!!
"One cat just leads to another." - Ernest Hemingway
Meowy Meowers - Angus n' Finn - 5 yrs old
Barky Barker - Skylar - 4 yrs old??