Books have a significant role to play in our lives. It is said that “When you open a book, you open a new world.”For many individuals books have become part of their day to day lives. A book is similar to a best buddy who will never leave you. Books are full of knowledge, insights, lessons of life, fear, love and helpful advice. In a word, books can be a source of inspiration.

Inspirational Books for Women


A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini

The focus of this inspirational book is on women who are living in the Afghan society. Even though they experienced a lot of hardship, they are still resilient. It shows how strong and determined women can be in times of problems or when the world seems to turn upside down. By reading this book, you will get inspired on how to survive when life comes hard at you as a woman.


Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You Are Worth

Author: Mika Brzezinski

This book tackles how career and financial success and a woman’s self-worth are connected. The author gathered lots of information from fields and industries through interviews. It shows how powerful women reach the top in their careers. In this book, you will learn how to raise your own standard as a woman.


Better than Before

Author: Gretchen Rubin

As one of the great inspirational books for women, it is backed up by extensive research. It answers the question of how we change by getting our habits addressed. The author shows the readers how to change bad and negative habits to positive ones that help build healthier and happier life. It teaches women and other readers how to analyze their usual behavior to have a better life.


I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This

Author: Kate White

Written by the editor-in-chief of cosmopolitan magazine, this book contains the secrets of success. The author shares her secret of becoming a successful business person. It encourages females to chase very high occupational goals and also shows the keys to professional achievements no matter where you are at the present moment.


Lean in: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Author: Sheryl Sandberg

Gaining leadership role over men has been difficult for women in recent years. However, this inspirational book for women tackles this issue. The author uses her experience, hard data and research to establish how females are holding back themselves in their respective careers. The book also gives practical guidance to mentorship and negotiation techniques.


Daring Greatly

Author: Brene Brown Ph.D.

A great book that displays how the strength to be vulnerable changes the way we love, parent, lead and live. To live an abundant life we need to courageously express vulnerability. In this book, you will learn how to step beyond your zone of comfort into greatness.


The Confidence Code

Authors: Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

In this book, the authors showed that the basic reason why men are more successful in their careers compared to women is confidence. As a woman, you can learn to be confident at any age or stage of your life so as to achieve a great result in your professions.


A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny

Author: Amy Julia Becker

The author used her story of disappointment turning into blessing to present her journey of discovering faith via weaknesses. This book shows that for life to work we are dependent on God and on each other.


Carry On, Warrior

Author: Glennon Doyle Melton

No doubt, it is one of the greatest inspirational books for women, which is based upon a social movement that got inspiration from the blog Momastery. Using her personal story the author shows women that in their struggle to be kind and brave they are not alone, and suggest them to stop being a perfectionist and to accept the reality that marriage and motherhood are difficult. In this book, all women are encouraged to be better.


Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

Author: Roz Chast

In case you are a woman caring for your parents who are nearing the end of their lives, then this book is for you. The author shares the laughs and tears she had with her old parents in the form of family photos, four-color cartoons and documents. She shows women how to cope with humor and grace the demise of aged parents.


It’s Never too Late to Begin Again

Author: Julia Cameron

This book talks about how people show an unwillingness to go after the creativity they clearly have time for after retirement or when they reach midlife. Women and other readers are encouraged to find their creative soul and trust it.


Before the Change

Author: Ann Louise Gittleman Ph.D. C.N.S.

It is a good book designed to aid females to deal with the distressing symptoms of menopausal state-just before they start. The book promises to help women in their peri-menopausal years fight symptoms of mood swings and depression, erratic sleep, and memory loss without the need for hormonal treatment.


Secrets of Six-figure women

Author: Barbara Stanny

Through a lot of interviews, the author shows us the characteristics women earning more than $100,000 annually have in common. This book will help you achieve wealth that is sustainable as it confronts women’s fear of money and also their relationship with money. By reading this book, you will learn how to overcome under-earning.


Successful Women Think Differently

Author: Valorie Burton

It is a great book that tells us that successful women handle the challenges in their life in a completely different way than women who struggle to lead “victorious lives”. The author uses principles from the holy book to show how a successful woman leads life differently so as to excel in health, spiritual life, relationships, work, and finances. The book offers guidance any woman can implement to obtain a perfect and victorious life we all want- no wonder it is one of the best inspirational books for women.


The Woman Code

Author: Sophia A. Nelson

Sophia states that there exists a code that governs each area of a woman's life and no doubt, every single woman has a code she lives by. This book encourages women to unlock the life they desire by applying the 20 keys stated by the author. This book encourages women to help each other rather than primarily focusing on their own success.


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