“A woman should be two things: Who and What she wants.”
Women’s Day Books every woman should read to let her know that she is special.
That’s exactly what women living in the 21st century should be thinking about. A woman is complete in herself. She plays many roles, is fierce and walks equal with every man in every field. If she is not equally powerful as man, then she is definitely better is something that men who belittle her must remember. It is sad that even today we have to fight for equal representation of women, sexual harassment faced by them, equal pay, and their education.
As we approach 8th March, the celebrations for international women’s day begin to gain pace. This year give yourself a break and get to reading one of these amazing books.
Author: Scarlett Curtis
The term “Feminism” has been so easily used without understanding the real essence of it that it has lost its much-deserved importance. This book is a collection of opinions of some of the most powerful women on feminism and what it means to them. It is a myth-buster in true sense. It explains that feminism means equality of the genders and does not endorse one being superior to the other. While there is nothing wrong with wearing pink or loving a certain colour, identifying or tagging certain things for a particular gender is wrong. This international women’s day, this is the perfect book for both men and women to read.
Author: Deborah Levy
For years bygone, there has been a constricted mentality of women being a certain way. Women everywhere were confined to the societal norms of being poised, getting married, raising a family, cooking, etc. Women and girls have been conforming to these too. But, slowly as they age, they realize that they have been dragging a failed marriage, not in love, or compromising their lives in totality. This book is about that life in which a woman of 50 has lived so far. It is definitely worth your time.
Author: The Stylist Magazine
If you could share one learning or “life lesson” as you could call it, what would it be? This collection is of true stories of women who have made a mark for themselves and they recall what they have learned from their lives practically. They share what should be done and what can be avoided for a better life. This book is honest, witty and has some incisive observations made by these phenomenal women.
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
The story of a suave young girl on her journey into a boarding school where she faces struggles and puts in her best efforts to be strong and kind in the face of tragedy that has struck her. This book is a wonderful read for the teenage soul who needs to understand what it means to have the qualities of the princess. Being charismatic and popular are the only things we know but it’s not all bed of roses.
Author: Suzi Grant
Age is just a number. It is how you feel from within that defines you really. This book is a comprehensive take on everything you can do to defy aging. From foods to eat to mental health, physical exercise, etc. everything is covered in this book. This women’s day give yourself the gift to a healthy life and happiness with this wonderful book.
Author: Michelle Obama
The former first lady of the USA, an impeccably strong woman, a doting mother, there are a number of things that Michelle is well-known for. This book is another feather to her hat. Her memoir is a living tale that how they emerged to becoming extraordinary from living simple lives. She is an icon of the women in today’s era because she isn’t just the wife of an ex-president of the USA but a very strong woman with powerful ideology.
Author: Margaret Atwood
This novel is the story of Gilead who is a handmaid living submissively with a commander and his wife. She compares the life that she lived in before. She was independent and had a job all of which is rebellious in today’s life that she is made to live. Waiting to become pregnant just to prove that she is fertile has become her destiny. This is one of those classics with great storytelling.
Author: Rachel Harris
Women are capable of much more in life. Most women compromise and don’t live for themselves up to their maximum potential. This novel is an affirmation to every woman and encouragement that it is okay if she chooses to make choices for herself. She does not have to be sorry for choosing her career over family or vice versa. It is okay if she doesn’t want to attend an event and just sit back and relax. It is her choice. This book is perfect to help you accept that you don’t have to be the so-called “perfect” woman.
Author: Roald Dahl
Your little one also deserves a book to celebrate international women’s day. This book is just that. The story wonderfully written by the award-winning author of all time, this book is about a little girl who is incredibly best at everything. She is witty, intelligent to the extent of being nerdy and also plays practical jokes. But, she too has her struggles with parents and a scary principal.
Author: Mara Altman
The women’s bodies have forever been a subject of scrutiny. There are some very rigid beliefs and women have grown watching and believing everything told to them. This makes them conscious of their bodies. The author has magnified all the things that exist in the mainstream lives of women even today like who decided women should get rid of every strand of body hair? She has tried to explain why women should embrace their bodies as there is much “greatness” that lies hidden in this grossness.
So, this international women’s day books, prepare your list of books you would want to read. You can even lookup for an online book selling app, the BEE app
So, here’s to every woman out there,