Looking for some inspiration and empowerment in your reading list? Check out these five non-fiction books that are sure to do just that!

  1. Untamed by Glennon Doyle, a memoir that explores what it means to be a woman in today’s world. Doyle shares her personal experiences with love, motherhood, and finding her true self, while encouraging readers to do the same.

  2. In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado, a genre-bending memoir that chronicles an abusive relationship between two women. Machado uses her own experiences to examine the ways in which society often silences and erases the stories of queer women.

  3. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay, a collection of essays that explores the complexities of contemporary feminism. Gay discusses everything from pop culture to politics, all while grappling with what it means to be a feminist in a world that often seems to be working against women.

  4. Becoming by Michelle Obama, a memoir that traces the former First Lady’s journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House. Obama shares insights into her personal and professional life, while also reflecting on issues of race, class, and gender.

  5. The Vagina Bible by Dr. Jen Gunter, a comprehensive guide to women’s health and wellness. Gunter tackles topics ranging from menstrual cycles to menopause, all while encouraging readers to take charge of their own bodies and health.

So, which of these empowering books will you pick up first? Happy reading!