5 Books Every Girl Boss Should Have On Her Bookshelf

In celebration of Book Lovers Day we have put together a list of our top favorite woman empowerment books. These books offer career, life and money advice-- giving you the necessary resources to be the best version of yourself!

1. #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso 

#GIRLBOSS was written for the woman who has never considered herself a leader or CEO.  This book makes you realize that we all have the potential and that you must go through a lot first in order to accomplish your dreams. Founder of Nasty Gal and Girlboss, Sophia Amoruso talks about being broke, homeless and walks us through her journey of the start of her business, Nasty Gal. Sophia tells her story and emphasizes that the path to success is in fact a VERY bumpy one. This read is real and relatable to all the women out there who are looking to start their own business. This book is a must read for all the women who are in need of motivation and need that extra push to go for their dreams!

2. Work Party by Jaclyn Johnson

Founder of Create and Cultivate, Jaclyn Johnson, shares her own professional experience as well as touching on topics such as negotiating your salary, how to hire, how to determine your personal brand and much more. WorkParty is an informative and practical career advice book for millennial women. This book is perfect for you if you hope to start your own business one day or if you simply want to move up the career ladder.The best thing about this book is that it’s written in a conversational style voice making you feel you feel like you are having a one-on-one conversation with Jaclyn Johnson herself! If you were in need of a mentor- here you have the first one!

3. Mind your Business by Ilana Griffo

Mind your Business is PACKED with information ! Unlike any other career book, Ilana tackles deep topics such as marketing, taxes, distribution channels and budgets. Written for entrepreneurial women, Mind your Business is the perfect book/workbook that will help you get a head start in that business idea of yours. It guides you from start to finish- leaving you with all the necessary resources to start your business. Ilana has a background in graphic design allowing this element to shine all throughout the book making it truly a fun and exciting read. 

4. Leave your mark by Aliza Licht

Aliza Licht is the PR executive at Donna Karen New York, AKA the DKNY PR Girl. With half a million Twitter followers, DKNY PR Girl gives us an inside peek into the world of fashion in New York City. In the book we learn about her revelation to pursue a completely different industry. Yes! She went from being a doctor to fashion. Awesome, right? We all want to “leave our own mark” in the world and make an impact on others and this book teaches us how to do that without deviating from accomplishing our dreams. If you’ve been looking for a mentor in the fashion industry, here's a good way to get that mentorship. 

5. Broke Millennial Takes on Investing by Erin Lowry 

Learn the basics of investing, savings and budgeting while also getting to know more about Lowry’s personal investing journey. It doesn’t get any more simple than this book. You will learn and have access to information and resources that will guide you to take the next step in your financial journey.