5 books every woman must read 

Books don’t change people, paragraphs do, sometimes even sentences.

Books have been part of my life for years now. This appetite to absorb knowledge has not been quenched by anything. With more books I read, I just realised how less I know, and curiosity just grows bigger.

Books are a uniquely portable magic- Stephen King

Yesterday it was International Women’s Day, what a best way to continue with this celebration than also to remember: reading gives life. The same way woman gives birth to a child, so do we birth new ideas, more knowledge, and gain more wisdom through getting into a habit of reading books.

Reader lives a thousand lives before she dies.

To boldly take a stand in this world, it will asks for well read people to lead [well informed people]. There is a say that says ‘A reading woman is a dangerous creator‘  we need to realise this power in us. I have learnt through my years in reading and writing : More books I read, sharper I become

She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live-Annie Dillary 

Today i will like to share 5 books, I personally feel all women must read.

  • The joys of motherhood by Buchi Emecheta- This is a powerful and heartbreaking novel explores the life of Nnu Ego, a loving, optimistic devalues women and takes the happiness of being a mother.
  • I Know Why The Cage Birds Sings by Maya Angelou– Maya wrote the autobiography in 1969. This how a woman can stand strong despite societal and personal injustices. Fighting racism, sexism and personal trauma, this book shows how easy it is to internalise these negative forces, and how powerful a woman can become by resisting.
  • Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay– Roxane on her essays she writes about feminism, race, and class are hilarious, moving and educational. She says ‘ I’d rather be a bad feminist than no feminist at all’
  • Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert- This is the best breakup book of our time. Anyone suffering the despair that comes with ending a long term relationship will alsolute identify with Gilbert crying on her bathroom floor. This is one moving book of our time.
  • Summer sisters by Judy Blume- The most relatable book about friendship of all time. This book follows the main characters from adolescence well into adulthood.

    Remarkable women read!


    Nompumelelo Afrika 


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