Looking for a source of inspiration and motivation? Look no further than these five memoirs that are sure to leave a lasting impact on your life!

  1. Educated by Tara Westover, a powerful memoir that tells the story of a young woman who grew up in a strict, survivalist family in rural Idaho and went on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Her journey is a testament to the power of education and the human spirit.

  2. Becoming by Michelle Obama, a memoir by the former First Lady of the United States that chronicles her life from her childhood in Chicago to her time in the White House. Her story is one of perseverance, resilience, and the importance of community.

  3. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, a candid memoir that recounts the author’s unconventional upbringing at the hands of her dysfunctional, nomadic family. Despite the challenges she faced, Walls went on to become a successful journalist and writer.

  4. Wild by Cheryl Strayed, a memoir that tells the story of the author’s solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. Her journey of self-discovery and healing is both inspiring and relatable.

  5. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah, a memoir by the comedian and host of The Daily Show that details his childhood growing up in apartheid-era South Africa. Despite the challenges he faced, Noah’s story is one of hope, resilience, and the power of humor.

So, which of these inspirational memoirs will you add to your reading list? Happy reading and get ready to be inspired!