With summer transitioning into fall, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up with a good book and some hot chocolate! There’s only three months left of 2017 and we want to make sure you’re feeling like your best self before the new year starts. We’ve chosen a selection of incredible and inspirational female authors to help you feel fearless, powerful, and bold. Here are five must-reads before the year ends:
- Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Sandberg’s best-selling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead examines women in leadership roles and how they can empower themselves to achieve their full potential. Sandberg explores the realm of gender inequality and questions why women are still being underrepresented in the workforce. She outlines how women can take the lead and reasons why they should. Sandberg is also the co-author of another incredible book, Option B. Both books should be on your fall reading list!
- Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
Gilbert’s classic Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear has been inspiring individuals greatly since its 2015 release date. Gilbert gives readers the courage they need to pursue creative interests and provides different techniques on how one can deal with their fears. She uncovers how readers should use their fears to guide them through creative projects, instead of letting their fears discourage them. Big Magic is the perfect read for individuals who are ready to take the next step in making their creative ideas and passions a reality.
- #GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso
Now a popular Netflix show, #Girlboss is taking the media by storm! In her autobiography, Amoruso shares how she became the owner of the popular fashion brand “Nasty Gal”. She shares the ups and downs she faced while becoming a #Girlboss and offers readers advice on how to learn from their own mistakes and the mistakes of others. Amoruso gives insight on difficult topics such as quitting, asking for more work, following the rules, and changing the rules. Want a preview of #Girlboss? Check out this interview with Sophia Amoruso.
- Bossypants by Tina Fey
How could someone not love Tina Fey? She’s a powerhouse! Bossypants recounts some of Fey’s most memorable life experiences; the ones that shaped her into the badass woman she is today! She invites readers into her life, sharing lessons she’s learned from her childhood to adulthood. Bossypants blends comedy and realness to create a great read for all ages and all genders.
- Nice Girls Don’t Get The Corner Office by Lois P. Frankel
Dr.Frankel is tough woman who won’t back down until she gets what she deserves! In her book Nice Girls Don’t Get The Corner Office she encourages readers to stop being girls and to start being women. She provides guidance to women in the workplace who feel as if they are being taken advantage of due to their niceness. Dr.Frankel also shares her top tips on how to become more aware in the workplace and how not to let your unconsciousness get the better of you.
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