Inspirational Women Empowerment Books To Read This Women's Day

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Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the remarkable achievements and resilience of women worldwide. What better way to honour their legacy than by diving into empowering books written by and about inspirational women?

In this blog, we’ll explore a curated selection of must-read books that uplift, inspire, and empower. From memoirs to insightful guides on self-love and confidence, these books offer valuable lessons and perspectives to inspire women of all ages and backgrounds. Join us on a journey of empowerment, celebrating the strength, wisdom, and spirit of women everywhere.

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The Defining Decade

If you are someone who is entering their 20s or already in it, then this is a book that you should definitely read!

Meg Jay talks about the exploration of the years between adolescence and adulthood through stories as a therapist.

She believes that young people should take more control of their lives in their 20s and not let these be the experimental years and backs each chapter with research and suggestions on how you can do so!

The mix of storytelling and facts will keep you hooked and her suggestions will definitely leave you feeling inspired! 

The Defining Decade is on Amazon and plenty of other bookstores around the UK. 


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Everything I Know About Love

This is a candid memoir by Dolly Alderton, who is a British author who has published many successful books over the past several years.

In this book, Dolly navigates the complexities of relationships and her journey to self-discovery.

Through heartful and meaningful anecdotes, she shares her experiences with love, romance, friendship and so much more. 

Her authenticity as she shares her experience, will make you relate to her more than you expect. 

This book is a great reminder that ultimate happiness comes from within, which is why it makes it to our list of women empowerment books that you should read!

Find Everything I Know About Love on Amazon, WH Smith and other local bookstores. 

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

This is an inspiring memoir by Tara where she shares her beautiful story of how she went from a childhood in rural Idaho with her parents receiving little to no formal education to her receiving a PhD from Cambridge. 

It is absolutely motivating to see how she overcame several obstacles to break the cycle and achieve what she set he heart on.

She highlights themes of identity, family and the power of education to transform your life!

This thought-provoking book will be the perfect addition to your reading list this women’s day!

Find Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover on Amazon and several local bookstores.

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Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez 

This is an eye-opening book that discusses how persistent gender bias still is in many aspects of our society from healthcare to technology.

Through a combination of strong anecdotes and detailed statistics, Caroline highlights how this gender bias has led to systematic discrimination of women across different sectors with major consequences to their health and safety. 

This book encourages readers to take action, challenge the norms and ultimately advocate for gender quality in all facets of life. 

We believe this book is a great example of how women empowerment is still needed in different areas of life.

Find Invisible Women on Amazon and other local bookstores. 


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Bad Feminist 

This book is a collection of essays by Roxane Gay where she highlights the contradictions as well as the complexities that are present with modern-day feminism.

She discusses topics like race, sexuality, politics and so much more through her insightful anecdotes.

She also shares her experience as a woman of colour in this world and challenges the norms of feminism today.  She embraces the term bad feminist to highlight the imperfect nature of human beings. 

The new and unique perspective that she brings to feminism encourages readers to embrace their flaws and contradictions while remaining committed to social justice and equality.

Find Bad Feminist on Amazon and other local bookstores. 

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The Self-Love Experiment: Fifteen Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate, and Accepting of Yourself 

This is a beautiful book through which people can cultivate self-love and acceptance.

Shannon Kaiser, the author, shares personal anecdotes, thoughtful reflections and practical exercises that can help readers understand their worthiness and transform the relationship that they have with themselves. 

She highlights several theories of forgiveness, gratitude, self-compassion, and actionable steps through which you can overcome negative self-talk and self-doubt.

Sometimes, we pour all our love into other people and forget that we are neglecting our own needs. 

In this book, Shannon focuses on the importance of prioritising self-care and setting boundaries so one can lead a fulfilling and happy life. 

Find The Self-Love Experiment on Amazon and other local bookstores. 

Girls Just Wanna Have Funds: How to Manifest Your Money Goals in Record Time

Financial literacy is a core element of Women empowerment, which is why you should be adding this book to your reading list ASAP!

This book is a practical guide to financial empowerment for women. 

It offers actionable advice on budgeting, saving, investing, and building wealth, tailored specifically to the needs and challenges faced by women. 

Through personal anecdotes, real-life examples, and step-by-step strategies, the authors empower readers to take control of their finances, overcome limiting beliefs, and achieve their money goals.

From negotiating salaries to investing in stocks, this book is an amazing resource to learn on how you can become financially independent. 

Find Girls Just Wanna Have Funds on Amazon and other local bookstores.

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This  Women’s Day, let’s carry the spirit of women’s empowerment forward. These inspirational books serve as guiding lights on our journey towards self-discovery and empowerment. Let their stories continue to resonate within us, reminding us of the strength, resilience, and limitless potential that resides within every woman.

As we celebrate the achievements and contributions of women around the world, let us also honour our own journeys, embracing the power of our voices and the depth of our dreams.

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