As each day adds more and more stress and anxiety, reading a book is a good way to distract yourself from what is happening while simultaneously motivating yourself to conquer the current situation. Take a break from your screens and check out these books!
“Becoming” by Michelle Obama
Published in 2018, former First Lady Michelle Obama dives into every part of her identity in this inspiring memoir. From the streets of Chicago to the White House, explore what it means to be a leader, a woman, and a mother. Find it here at Barnes and Noble.
“Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You” by Lin-Manuel Miranda
From the brain behind “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda has compiled his famous morning greetings and evening goodbyes from Twitter. Full of comfort and motivation, this book is just what you need to keep you going through your day. The short poems are the perfect inspiration for someone who isn’t a big reader! Find it here at Barnes and Noble (it even comes in a Spanish version!).
“Hello, Sunshine” by Laura Dave
More of a fiction reader? Follow Sunshine as her picture perfect life turns upside down at the hands of a hacker. “Hello, Sunshine” is a compelling story about how we interact with social media, and how dangerous, yet small falsehoods on the internet can impact us. Check out this book and her other bestseller “Eight Hundred Grapes” at Barnes and Noble.
“You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life” by Jen Sincero
Jen Sincero has created one of the best how-to books on living up to your full potential. This New York Times bestseller brings advice, teaching tales and great inspiration to get you motivated in every chapter. Already read it? Check out Sincero’s sister books on making money and everyday wellness at Barnes and Noble.
“Bossypants” by Tina Fey
If you need something to make you laugh out loud, the queen of comedy has got you covered! Twisting the traditional autobiography, Tina Fey has compiled a series of hilarious, embarrassing and relatable stories to describe how she got from her college dorm room to the set of Saturday Night Live. Check it out here.