As we kick off Women’s History Month, here’s a countdown of some of the books that you should be reading this month:
1. “My Life On The Road” by Gloria Steinem
This is the story of a woman that took extreme measures to make women voices heard. Steinem always made it a mission to protect women. Throughout the decades, Steinem tells her story from birth and to adulthood.
2. “My Voice” by Angie Martinez
“The Voice Of New York” takes us through her journey of hip hop, love, and family. The NY diva has never been afraid to be herself and she also drop jewels for those that want to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
3. “Bad Feminist” by Roxane Gay
This is the ultimate book to read if you want to have your voice heard and it is very influential to millennial women of this generation.
4. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama
The former First Lady is not afraid to say what’s on her mind and reading this book will inspire a new generation of millennial women that want to conquer the world.
5. “The Women Of Brewster Place” by Gloria Naylor
This story is full of colorful characters that you can relate to and it discusses topics such as sexual abuse and LGBT.
6. “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan
The book focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families in San Francisco and it is one of the first book to talk about the Asian culture.
7. “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan
Despite the book not being written by a woman it tells the story from five different characters point of view. Eventually, five years later the story becomes the biggest movies in the country.
8. “The Champagne Diet” by Cara Alwill Leyba
The book was started by Leyba from her blog and that she wanted to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
9. “Small Doses: Potent Truths For Everyday Use” by Amanda Seales
The Real co-host drops jewels that are useful for our everyday lives and how we never let it get to us.
10. “God Saves The Queens” by Kathy Iandoi
This is based on the women of hip hop and how they were able to pioneer in a male dominated field.