10 Books To Add To Your Summer Reading List

10 Books To Add To Your Summer Reading List

Looking for a little motivation or inspiration? Everything you need is right at the turn of a page.  These titles listed below are packed with inspiration, motivation, business tips, romance, race, and class.

Let us know what titles you’ve read, and feel free to leave your suggestions.


1.)  Year of Yes

How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person

by Shonda Rhimes

“Everyone’s got some greatness in them. You do. The girl over there does. That guy on the left has some. But in order to really mine it, you have to own it. You have to grab hold of it. You have to believe it.” -Shonda RhimesClick To Tweet

2.) Becoming

by Michelle Obama

“I’ve been lucky enough now in my life to meet all sorts of extraordinary and accomplished people. … What I’ve learned is this: All of them have had doubters.” - Michelle ObamaClick To Tweet


3.) More Than Enough

by Elaine Welteroth

“When the world tells you to shrink, expand.” - Elaine WelterothClick To Tweet


4.) The Heart of A Woman

by Maya Angelou

“Can I do it? I'd rather not try and fail. That's stupid talk Maya. Every try will not succeed. But if you're going to live, live at all, your business is trying...You fail, you get up and try again.” - Maya AngelouClick To Tweet


5.) Girl Stop Apologizing

by Rachel Hollis

“You are allowed to want more for yourself for no other reason than because it makes your heart happy. You don’t need anyone’s permission, and you certainly shouldn’t have to rely on anyone’s support as the catalyst to get you there.” -Rachel HollisClick To Tweet


6.) Abundance Now

by Lisa Nichols

“Sometimes our talent is plain old everyday people skills that have been lost in our fast-paced society—listening, compassion, a sense of humor, and a positive outlook.” - Lisa NicholsClick To Tweet


7.) Heart Talks

Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life

by Cleo Wade

“Being weird is when you love yourself enough to liberate yourself from the burden of trying to be normal. It is also when you are smart enough to know that there is no such thing as normal.”- Cleo WadeClick To Tweet


8.) All Along You Were Blooming

by Morgan Pierce Nichols

'One day you will look back, and see all along you were blooming.' - Morgan Pierce NicholsClick To Tweet


9.) Such A Fun Age

by Kiley Reid

“Good bosses shouldn't make you happy in a job that they wouldn't want to do themselves,' she said. 'It's my job to make you so miserable that you're forced into finding something that brings you joy, and then I help you seal the deal.”- Kiley ReidClick To Tweet


10.) Women, Race, and Class

by Angela Davis

“Judged by the evolving nineteenth-century ideology of femininity, which emphasized women’s roles as nurturing mothers and gentle companions and housekeepers for their husbands, Black women were practically anomalies. Though” -Angela Y. DavisClick To Tweet

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