Lauren Hendricks | Staff Writer
Summer is the time where you can catch up on everything you weren’t able to do during the school year, and one of those things may be reading. If you are looking for a little self-help or motivation this summer, here is the perfect fix for you. These five books are a great way to begin your summer reading!
Don’t Waste Your Pretty by Demetria Lucas
This is the “go-to guide for making smarter decisions in life and love.” The dating and relationships manifesto is a collection of questions and answers that solve dating and relationship dilemmas by the relationship queen expert herself, Demetria Lucas.
Michelle Obama: A Life by Peter Slevin
Peter Slevin tells the inspiring and fascinating story of the life of the First Lady, Michelle Obama. The biography travels back to her childhood in Chicago and follows her all the way to her days as the First Lady of the United States. The story also takes a peek into her and President Obama’s journey to making it to the White House.
The Power Playbook by La La Anthony
La La tells us personal stories of her own professional ups and downs and how she found success. The self-entrepreneur and business guru discloses her own secrets to discovering victory and triumph once and for all.
You are a Badass by Jen Sincero
Sincero spills all the tips on “how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life.” In this self-help book of hilarious stories and simple exercises, you are able to discover how to accept the way you are and make the changes you want. You’ll learn how awesome you really are and what all you are actually capable of in this quick and witty read.
God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
Morrison’s latest novel tells the story of a woman whose traumatic childhood experiences and issues molded and misshaped her adult life. The woman learns something about herself in each person that she comes across in her lifetime. Not only does she learn something from them, but each of them discovers something about themselves in their relationship together.
These five books are a great place to start this summer to get into the reading groove. So sit back, relax and enjoy these books and learn something along the way.