Dip your toes in the pages: Summer Reading List
By Cameron Austin
July 11, 2013
Whether you’re on the subway or on a white sandy beach, everyone needs a good summer reading book. We’ve curated a list of books written by fabulous females that’s sure to keep you entertained and powerful this summer. Tweet us at @PlumAlleyCo and let us know what your favorite summer reading picks are.
How Remarkable Women Lead- Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
No matter what field or business you’re in, this book is for you. The authors of this book recant inspiring stories of women climbing the career ladder despite challenges they faced along the way. The storytelling makes this book hard to put down!
I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This- by Kate White
Written by the former Editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Kate White gives essential tips and bold strategies from a gutsy innovator who helped increase Cosmo’s circulation by half a million copies per month. No matter what stage your career is in, this book offers advice for everyone.
Half the Sky- Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn
Written by Pulitzer Prize winners, Half the Sky unveils the oppression that women globally face in developing countries. This eye-opening novel takes you across the world to show readers that equality for women on a global stage is far from being acheived.
A Place of Yes- Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel has done it all— from talk show host, to fitness guru, and now author. Her book ‘A Place of Yes’ offers advice on how to get the most out of life and be happy without feeling overwhelmed or stressed.
Bossypants- Tina Fey
Everyone knows and loves the funny actress who stole our hearts on SNL and Baby Momma. Fey’s memoir is funny (as expected) but also discusses the challenges she’s faced being a women in comedy.
The rise of enlightened sexism: how pop culture took us from girl power to girls gone wild- Susan Douglas
Girls today are inundated with media messages portraying women a certain way. This interesting book delves into the mixed messages being sent to our youth, and how it’s changed overtime. Important notions and societal issues are broken down and discussed in understandable terms.