From providing us an escape from reality to being a friend and comforter, and inspiring us books have always been an integral part of our lives. Here are 3 books every woman should read once in her life.

1. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In sored heights as a top bestseller. This book became a mantra for the woman to keep up with change and grab on to opportunities without hesitation. It is a massive cultural phenomenon and the title became an instant catchphrase for empowering women. Equal pay, asking for promotions or making work-related life decisions when it comes to women have always been biased, as well women hold themselves back as doing so for themselves. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg throws light on these issues and chalks out various ways how a woman can ‘Lean In’ she adds her own experience of working in similar situations and what women can do to help themselves while facing the same. Making small changes in their lives steadily that will have an effect globally.

2. We All Should Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s We All Should Be Feminists by is an adaptation of her much-viewed TEDx talk of the same name. The book circles around the question of ‘What does feminism mean in today’s word?’ Adichie offers the audience with a new and humorous perspective of feminism in the 21st Century. She not only talks about discrimination towards women but also the marginalized behavior towards the woman from all walks of life and their reality to such behavior and sexual politics. She also includes her own experiences in Nigeria making a very strong point on how gender discrimination is toxic for both men and women. Witty and cleverly written We All Should Be Feminists is a must-read.

3. All About Love by Bell Hooks

Bell Hooks’s All About Love is an insight on how one can be progressive in love by shedding light on public and private lives. She explains how to notion of giving and receiving love often does not work in our favor and the idea of it is all rooted in our childhood. She even shares the difference between self-love and narcissism and how this pure self-love will bring peace to our personal and professional and finally put an end to the hardship of loving oneself. All About Love is a brilliant book that can change our perspective on love.

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