6 Amazing Books That Changed Our Lives


Whether it’s fact or fiction, book or magazine, there’s no end to the benefits that reading can offer. All successful people know that reading has tons of benefits. It helps you escape the stresses of the every day, and can give you a boost of motivation and inspiration.

With that said, every so often a book comes along that you just fall in love with. The kind of book you can read again and again, here are our favorites.

Girl Boss by Sophia Amoruso

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From homeless girl to the CEO of a $100 million clothing company. There’s plenty to learn for any girl from any walk of life in this gem. Offering an honest insight into the working life, this is the perfect no-nonsense guide to getting exactly where you want to be.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

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Described by The Times as a ‘big, warm girlfriend of a book’. The Help is the touching, yet hilarious tale of three female characters battling their way through inequality in the 1960s. Set far away from where society is today, it touches on issues still relevant. And is the perfect inspiration for any girl who has faced discrimination.

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

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Written by the COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg is definitely a woman we could learn a trick or two from. This book will give you advice on how to get your voice heard in a loud world. it will make you fully equipped to tackle every challenge that will get thrown your way.

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

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This book was recently made into a hugely successful blockbuster. I Am Malala is the inspirational story of the young girl who fought injustice and stood up for the right to have her own education. Teaching courage and fighting for what you believe, this read will provide you with the push you need.

The Girls by Emma Cline

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This book is amazing. It’s written about Evie, who’s desperate to find a place she belongs. Unfortunately for her, she finds the wrong place – and ends up being changed forever. Lena Dunham says “This book will break your heart and blow your mind.”

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

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This book is our Managing Editor’s favorite ever. Although it’s about living creatively, it has so many lessons for all aspects of life. “We all spend our twenties and thirties trying so hard to be perfect, because we’re so worried about what people will think of us…But you won’t be completely free until you reach your sixties and seventies, when you finally realize this liberating truth – nobody was ever thinking about you , anyhow.”

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  • Makarena

    Can’t wait to read these, they’re definitely going on my list! :)


  • Dorothy

    I’ve only read Lean In from this list so far, thank you for the recommendations! Next up are #GirlBoss and Big Magic. :)


  • Inma

    I’ve heard so many good things about The Girls that I will read it next, as I just finished a book a couple of days ago. The Help was wonderful, as were lots of the others. For me, Wild by Cheryl Strayed was a life changing book.

    Inma x

  • Lynne Taggart

    Love anything by Elizabeth Gilbert ❤️


  • Camille Beygui

    Such an amazing selection

  • Brittany

    I’ve read 4 of the 6 and totally agree! I’ll put the other 2 on my to read list!

    Brittany | thechicette.com

  • Monika / Cup of Nature

    Big Magic and Girl Boss are my absolute must-read books. I highly recommend them to everyone!

  • HALE

    Written all these books down in my journal and I’m super excited to read I am Malala!
    Aleeha xXx

  • hanan abdi

    Thank you so much for this post, definatly been seeking some inspirational books to read, Big Magic and Girl boss I absolutely love !!! xx


  • Divya

    I LOVED, I Am Malala. Such an incredible story!