Six Books to Read During Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate women than to read about their lives? Here are six books written by women, about women, and for everyone. This list includes a mixture of non-fiction and fiction, love, humor, success, and heart-break. Take a look, pick out a title, and start celebrating.

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#girlboss

by Sophia Amoruso

Tells the story of how the author founded her company Nasty Gal and offers advice for women to overcome obstacles and be their own boss.

Americanah

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Separated from her love, Obinze, when she moves to the United States from Nigeria to pursue her education, Ifemelu experiences racism for the first time. After finding hard fought success in the U.S., she decides to move back to Nigeria where she will be reunited with the now married Obinze.

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? And Other Concerns

by Mindy Kaling

Hard work and not peaking in high school are what led the author to a successful writing and acting career. These essays are written with the same quick humor that blends fantasy and the ugly truth Kaling is known for.

The Blazing World

by Siri Hustvedt

Harriet, an artist, is not getting the attention she deserves from the sexist art world, so she decides to credit her new artwork to three different male artists. Will her trick become a brave piece of performance art, or will it backfire and ruin her career?

The Book of Unknown Americans

by Cristina Henriquez

This story follows the lives of a Mexican family who move to America to provide their daughter, Maribel with the care she needs. Problems arise when Maribel falls in love with the boy next door.

Yes Please

by Amy Poehler

This hilarious set of essays describes how Amy Poehler fell in love with improv and how the values of saying yes and supporting your team have guided her through her relationships and career.

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