Summer is here, and there's nothing quite like lazing on the beach with the sun on your skin, the sound of waves gently lapping at the shore, and a great book in your hands. Whether you're planning a tropical getaway or simply dreaming of one from the comfort of your own backyard, we've compiled a list of 5 must-read books that are perfect for some beachside relaxation.
These books, brimming with inspiration, personal development, captivating stories, and transformative ideas, will not only entertain but also stimulate your mind. So, grab your sunhat, slather on some SPF, and get ready to dive into our top picks for your summer reading list!
1. "Untamed" by Glennon Doyle
This is a powerful, inspiring, and thought-provoking memoir about self-discovery and breaking free from societal expectations. It's the perfect book to read in the morning with a cup of coffee or in the evening with a glass of wine. For any woman seeking to empower herself and live her truth, "Untamed" is an absolute must-read.
2. "Atomic Habits" by James Clear
This book is a game-changer when it comes to personal development and productivity. Clear brilliantly explains how tiny changes can yield big results over time. If you're looking to adopt healthier habits, boost your productivity, or make any kind of change in your life, "Atomic Habits" is the book for you.
3. "Becoming" by Michelle Obama
In her memoir, former First Lady Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her. It's an intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir filled with plenty of wisdom about resilience, self-love, and the importance of believing in oneself.
4. "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear" by Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of "Eat, Pray, Love," shares her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity in this book. It's an absolute treat for anyone looking to live a more creative life and overcome the fears and doubts that can hinder our creative pursuits.
5. "Educated" by Tara Westover
"Educated" is a gripping memoir about a woman's quest for knowledge, set against a backdrop of strict upbringing and a survivalist family. It's a testament to the desire to learn and the power of education. This book is a perfect choice for book clubs or for anyone looking for an engrossing and thought-provoking read.
Each of these books offers a unique perspective, compelling story, or actionable advice that can inspire and empower every woman. Whether you're seeking self-improvement, a gripping memoir, or an exploration of creativity, there's something here for everyone. Happy reading!