5. Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
Cheryl Strayed was revealed to be the voice behind Sugar, a once anonymous online column at The Rumpus. Now, Strayed, the author of the powerful memoir Wild (also a great read) brings together her best advice from the column into one place, with lots of never-before-published pieces, and lots of advice you’ll be hanging off when times get tough. It’s definitely worth grabbing today.
6. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Probably one of the most well-known books on the list, Eat, Pray, Love may not be the book for everyone, but it has a dedicated following and even a film. It’s a memoir that follows Gilbert’s protracted divorce, and her year-long trip in three very different countries learning about herself, her life, and her journey. Have a read of it today.