Everyone loves a personal true story. So here’s a collection of 7 memoirs, biographies, or autobiographies that will leave you feeling inspired. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll find yourself within their stories.
- Becoming- Michelle Obama
I’ll start the list with an absolute winner. Michelle Obama’s book radiates the confidence and intelligence that we’ve come to know and love.
Heartfelt stories of love and courage, fear and failure, family and friends.
You’ll love getting a deeper look at the early life and career of Michelle. She’s beyond amazing.
2. Elon Musk- Ashley Vance
Inventor, entrepreneur, and CEO: Elon Musk is revealed as human in this biography.
Full of drama and the ups and downs of a life in the spotlight. Vance isn’t afraid to critique Musk or show the more intimate details of his being.
This book is as inspiring and intriguing as the man it features.
3. Why Not Me?- Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling draws you in with her sincere and hilarious personal stories. She’s engaging and honest in a way that makes you feel like a friend.
Most readers will share at least some of Kaling’s struggles and fears: weight loss, dating, looks, and more.
Universal, yet deeply personal, Kaling delights readers with her second book.
4. Bossypants- Tina Fey
Tina Fey is hilariously real.
Comedian, actress, writer, mother, friend, and so much more. Fey brilliantly weaves together stories from her personal life and career. There’s a reason she’s so successful and this book proves it.
You’ll be motivated to tackle your biggest dreams after reading this one.
If you’ve laughed out loud at her work on TV, you’ll be cracking up with this book in hand.
5. The Answer Is…- Alex Trebek
Jeopardy host Alex Trebek may be one of my favorite celebrities of all time. Kind, honest, intelligent, friendly.
You’ve welcomed him into your home for decades on TV, now welcome him one last time with his memoir.
Candid and charming, Trebek reflects on his TV career while also delving into family and spirituality.
We miss you, Alex.
6. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo- Amy Schumer
Here’s another comedian for our list because we all need more laughter in life. Schumer’s autobiographical collection of stories is lighthearted and funny.
Sharing words of wisdom hard-earned through life’s trials, Amy reveals her true self.
Check out the audio version to hear Schumer herself!
7. Notorious RBG- Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
Finally, the most inspiring and notorious person on this list: Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
There’s more to RBG than being a Supreme Court Justice. She was intelligent, calm, and fierce. This book is an inside look at the life and work of one of the best-known political figures of her time.
The book includes archived photographs and documents that enhance the experience.
RBG’s legacy will not be forgotten.