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Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Our list of some of the best Women Empowerment books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Stripped: A Collection of Inspired Writings for the Evolving Woman (2016)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfSTRIPPED is a collection of poetry and inspired writings that celebrate the power of vulnerability and the magic that occurs when we decide to live authentically, commit to our own personal evolution, and bare it all.Known for her work uplifting and empowering women around the world, best selling self-help author and master life coach Cara Alwill Leyba is thrilled to share her words of inspiration in this brand…
Author(s): Alwill Leyba, Cara

Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (2017)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfSocial scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth: Vulnerability—the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome—is the only path to more love, belonging, creativity, and joy. But living a brave life is not always easy: We are, inevitably, going to stumble and fall.
Author(s): Brené Brown

Feminine Genius: The Provocative Path to Waking Up and Turning On the Wisdom of Being a Woman (2017)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThere is a particular kind of insanity running rampant in the world that compels most women to stuff down, ignore, or hide parts of ourselves in order to be acceptable, attractive, or taken seriously. Which doesn’t work. It actually ensures we remain unfulfilled, miserable, and at war with ourselves―and that is a war no woman can win. So now comes the good news: There is a path to help you become the woman you are aching to become.
Author(s): LiYana Silver

The Sun and Her Flowers (2017)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfFrom Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.
Author(s): Rupi Kaur

You Are Fucking Awesome: A Motivating Swear Word Coloring Book for Adults (2016)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis has over 25 single-sided designs for you to color whenever you need a boost of confidence or a not so gentle reminder of how badass you are.
Author(s): Charla Bond

Choosing ME Before WE: Every Woman’s Guide to Life and Love (2009)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfFull of sass, soul, and the type of empowering wisdom that no woman should live without, Choosing ME before WE is like a heart-to-heart with your closest girlfriend.
Author(s): Christine Arylo

Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype (1996)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWithin every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman, who represents the instinctual nature of women. But she is an endangered species. For though the gifts of wildish nature belong to us at birth, society’s attempt to “civilize” us into rigid roles has muffled the deep, life-giving messages of our own souls. In Women Who Run with the Wolves, Dr.
Author(s): Clarissa Pinkola Estés

How to (Un)cage a Girl (2010)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfIn order to uncage the girl within, you have to love her, heal her, and set her free.There are moments every girl knows: The pain of wanting to fi t in. The joy of being consumed by love. The shame of not feeling at home in your body. The strength in learning you’re beautiful. Francesca Lia Block follows the journey from girlhood to womanhood in this soaring three-part poetry collection.
Author(s): Francesca Lia Block

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear (2016)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf.  Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years.
Author(s): Elizabeth Gilbert

Hello Beautiful: Break free from the chains of regret, self doubt and comparison, and discover the freedom, power and beauty of being the real you. (2018)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWhen was the last time you felt good about yourself, worthy, and capable of achieving what it is you want out of life? If it’s been so long you can’t remember, Keryl Pesce has a few bits of insight for you.
Author(s): Keryl Pesce

BAE Black And Educated: African American Black Women Empowerment Affirmation Motivational Gratitude Daily Planner, Journal, Notebook (2019)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfStay motivated and organised with this Black Women Empowerment notebook. This lined journal can be used for :• Gratitude journal• Daily Planner• To do list• Organizer This journal also makes the perfect gift for any strong Black Queen in your life
Author(s): Black History Publication

Why Do I Do That?: Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives (2012)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWhy Do I Do That? adapts the basic strategies of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a guided course in self-exploration, highlighting the universal role of defense mechanisms in warding off emotional pain. With easy-to-understand explanations, the first part teaches you about the unconscious mind and the role of psychological defenses in excluding difficult feelings from awareness.
Author(s): Burgo Ph.D., Joseph

Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior (1996)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfPractical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more.
Author(s): Mark Goulston, Philip Goldberg

Every Day Isn’t Perfect: Volume I: Change Begins With You First (2016)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf“Every Day Isn’t Perfect, Volume I: Change Begins With You First” is a woman’s story. It’s your story. It’s my story. It’s a collection of inspirational stories and prose telling the stories of human hopes and fears.
Author(s): Dr. K. L. Register

Indigenous American Women: Decolonization, Empowerment, Activism (Contemporary Indigenous Issues) (2003)

 Best Women Empowerment Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfOklahoma Choctaw scholar Devon Abbott Mihesuah offers a frank and absorbing look at the complex, evolving identities of American Indigenous women today, their ongoing struggles against a centuries-old legacy of colonial disempowerment, and how they are seen and portrayed by themselves and others. Mihesuah first examines how American Indigenous women have been perceived and depicted by non-Natives, including scholars, and by themselves.
Author(s): Devon Abbott Mihesuah

Best Women Empowerment Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some women empowerment books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Chakra Empowerment for Women: Self-Guided Techniques for Healing Trauma, Owning Your Power & Finding Overall Wellness

Author(s): Lisa Erickson
ID: 2449999, Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Dec 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub

Women, Leisure and Tourism: Self-actualization and Empowerment through the Production and Consumption of Experience

Author(s): Linda J. Ingram, Klára Tarkó, Susan L. Slocum
ID: 3390078, Publisher: CABI, Year: 2022, Size: 9 Mb, Format: pdf

Women Entrepreneurs and Business Empowerment in Muslim Countries

Author(s): Minako Sakai, Amelia Fauzia
ID: 3405273, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2022, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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