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5 Must-Read Books by Women

If you enjoy reading, you are aware of the value that books have in our lives. You must appreciate reading a book while sipping tea while snuggled up in a nice blanket because I sure do! When we read a book and lose ourselves in a fictional setting while identifying with the characters or relating to their personalities, it feels like bliss.

There is always room for a little inspiration because, as a woman, every day might feel like a struggle. We are stronger than ever when we read deep, important words, and we welcome any further boost to our self-assurance.

Check out these amazing books whether you’re looking for something to read next, want to be reminded of your own value, or are seeking a nice, thoughtful gift for a special woman in your life.

Parable Of The Sower By Octavia Butler

Lauren Olamina, the main character, is a 15-year-old with the ability to physically feel other people’s emotions. Lauren’s hyper-empathy aids her in a struggle for survival as she and her family are surrounded by tragedies. Butler writes a tale that illuminates a dystopian society that is all too familiar now. Never has science fiction seemed so plausible. Related video: Books written by Black authors you should read (WTMJ Milwaukee, WI)

In Every Mirror, She’s Black By Lola Akinmade Åkerström

The book illuminates the experiences of black women navigating a largely white culture.

The life stories of three black women who are unintentionally connected by a powerful and wealthy white guy are followed in Kerström’s book. The book discusses racism, tokenism, and the difficulties facing black women.

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body By Roxane Gay

The Vanishing Half By Brit Bennett

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A strong, touching story, “The Vanishing Half” explores the connections between race, identity, and discovering one’s true self. The fascinating story of the contemporary struggles black teens face is “The Hate U Give,” a novel published in 2017, which was also made into a successful movie. Focus is placed on Starr Carter, a 16-year-old, by author Angie Thomas.

Starr attends a largely white and affluent school despite being from a low-income black community. She observes her black companion being killed by a police officer. Starr is forced to manage the psychological impact of this encounter in addition to the ongoing bigotry at her school. You’ll finish the book feeling anxious yet motivated by Starr’s fortitude.


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