Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham is the first book on this "Goodreads" list that you should get your hands on. Lena Dunham, the author, is not only a writer of many novels, but also the director and star of the HBO series "Girls". Dunham inspires the reader to tell their own story through her personal experiences and essays .
“A lot of us fear we don’t measure up beautywise and that we endure too much crummy treatment from men. On these topics, Dunham is funny, wise, and, yes, brave.”--Elle
#Girlboss, by Sophia Amoruso is currently the most popular read amongst this list. Sophia Amoruso, better known as the CEO of Nasty Gal, an eBay store gone multi million dollar shopping platform, tells her story about how she started out. Sophia collected vintage items found at thrift stores, sold them on eBay, and then became so popular that she was able to create an actual online store of all of her items. #Girlboss is a great go-to book if you're looking for some serious inspiration for career building.
"Amoruso's voice is accessible and charmingly self-deprecating without losing the effortless cool that characterizes her clothes, and her book is a D.I.Y. success manual written for women who were more prone to be voted "Most Unique" than "Most Likely to Succeed." --The New York Times Book Review - Erin Gloria Ryan
Following along the same theme as #Girlboss, comes a book by SNL's famous Tina Fey. Bossypants begins with the life of Tina Fey prior to her fame. She talks about her old jobs, advice, and people who help her get to where she is today. She shares personal moments in her life, including the birth of her first daughter and intimate moments with her husband. This book is hilarious and a light read! You could possibly skim over this book while you are getting that "tan" on the beach *insert instagram picture here*.
"Tina Fey’s new book Bossypants is short, messy, and impossibly funny (an apt description of the comedian herself). From her humble roots growing up in Pennsylvania to her days doing amateur improv in Chicago to her early sketches on Saturday Night Live, Fey gives us a fascinating glimpse behind the curtain of modern comedy with equal doses of wit, candor, and self-deprecation" --Amazon Best Books of the Month
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