These are the Books That Will Change Your Life, According to Successful Women

These are the Books That Will Change Your Life, According to Successful Women

A new year is officially upon us, which means it’s time to add some of the best books of the year to your to-read pile. From highly anticipated debuts written by up-and-female authors to financial prep books by some of the most well-known women in the industry, there are enough books on this list to keep even the most voracious of readers occupied for the better part of spring.

The authors range from women of power, entrepreneurs, and even a YouTube star (talk about #goals). By the last page of each of these great career books, you’ll be a different person.

In other words, you will be incredibly inspired. So, whether you’re in school, just started a new job, or you’re a self-made entrepreneur, add these books to your reading list for a more holistic, healthy and goal-oriented approach to healthy living in 2019.

Keep scrolling to see and shop what made our edit below!

For a Smarter Life

How to Skimm Your Life
TheSkimm How to Skimm Your Life
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The creators of every female millennial’s favorite newsletter, The Daily Skimm, are here to break down more than just the news and help you own every aspect of your life — from negotiating your salary to traveling on a budget.

Becoming
Becoming ($35.71)
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In her memoir, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her – from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.

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For a Healthy Bank Account

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Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World
Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World ($28.99)
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How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life ($26)
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The platform is well-designed, easy-to-use, and speaks to our unique financial needs — whether that be planning for retirement, that Aussie vacation, or starting a family.  The best part? The advisors at Ellevest are incredibly knowledgeable and will help you every step of the way. Another big bonus? Ellevest has no minimum so you can start with as little as $5 today. Plus Style Salute readers get a little something extra to start you off. Learn more here.

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For Professional Inspiration

#GIRLBOSS
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Boss Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Take Charge of Your Career
\ Boss Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Take Charge of Your Career ($27)
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You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life ($16)
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For the Creative In Us

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear ($16)
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Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person ($16.99)
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What I Know For Sure
What I Know For Sure ($24.99)
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For a Healthy Attitude

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living (The Happiness Institute Series)
The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living (The Happiness Institute Series) ($19.99)
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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) ($16.99)
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Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention
Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention ($16.99)
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For Sustainable Health

Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy
Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy ($27.99)
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Yes, I Have Herpes: A Gynecologist's Perspective In and Out of the Stirrups
Yes, I Have Herpes: A Gynecologist’s Perspective In and Out of the Stirrups ($14.95)
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Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food
Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food ($27.99)
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Next up, find out how to grow your side hustle while keeping your 9-5 job.

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