Every girl should read books that teach her what it means to be a woman and tell her about love, beliefs, and values. Do you want to know what books will help you develop yourself? See the list below.
Best books to read for a girl
1. HARRY POTTER (J.K. ROWLING)
This bestseller teaches you numerous lessons about love, loss, friendship, and the battle between good and evil.
2. BE AWESOME: MODERN LIFE FOR MODERN LADIES (HADLEY FREEMAN)
This book covers everything a modern girl needs to know – from dating to sex, from body image to feminism.
3. LITTLE WOMEN (LOUISA M. ALCOTT)
This 19th century book has incredibly strong female characters who experience the vicissitudes of life for the first time.
4. THE MOST OF NORA EPHRON (NORA EPHRON)
In this hilarious, intelligent, and touching book, the author shares multiple concerns: from her body image to the tear-jerking tale of her divorce.
5. MATILDA (ROAHL DAHL)
This children’s classic highlights the significance of your values and belief in others.
6. I CAPTURE THE CASTLE (DODIE SMITH)
This timeless story wonderfully grasps the pains of unrequited love.
7. THE HANDMAID’S TALE (MARGARET ATWOOD)
In a futuristic reality, the decline in female fertility prevents women from controlling their bodies. Meanwhile, a handmaid is enslaved by a family to bear children for them.
8. THE SECRET HISTORY (DONNA TARTT)
This book narrates about six students whose strong obsession with each other becomes tragic.
9. THE JOY LUCK CLUB (AMY TAN)
You will want to call your mom reading this beautiful story about four Chinese-American immigrants and their daughters.
10. GIRL INTERRUTED (SUSANNA KAYSEN)
This wonderful narrative tells about strong and intelligent characters with mental illnesses.
11. BAD FEMINIST (ROXANNE GAY)
The book teaches you to balance your feminist identity with a love of pop culture.
12. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (JANE AUSTEN)
With satire and feminist undertones, Austen teaches you that (1) first impressions can be wrong and (2) giving a second chance is important.
13. THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS (ISABEL ALLENDE)
This story tells about South American politics, love, and fate, combining magical realism with the author’s aesthetics.
14. JUST KIDS (PATTI SMITH)
Starting as a love story, it ends as an elegy. It portraits two young artists sated only by art and love and gives a wonderful image of New York.
The importance of reading books is undeniable. Good reading habits help a girl learn more and better understand her own life. Read on and develop yourself!
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