1. Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, by Simon Sinek
  2. Dot Complicated, by Randi Zuckerberg
  3. Sin the the Second City, by Karen Abbott
  4. The Raising, by Laura Kasischke
  5. Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  6. The Bone Clocks, by David Mitchell
  7. Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy
  8. And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini
  9. Beautiful Day, by Elin Hilderbrand
  10. Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, by Donald Spoto
  11. Dear Zari: The Secret Lives of Women of Afghanistan, by Zarghuna Kargar
  12. Out of Oz, by Gregory Macguire
  13. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery
  14. American Gypsy, by Oksana Marafioti
  15. Asking for It, by Louise O’Neill
  16. A Brief Guide to Oz, by Paul Simpson
  17. Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg
  18. Leaving Time, by Jodi Picoult
  19. Vital Voices, by Alyse Nelson
  20. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, by Barbara Ehrenreich
  21. The Liar, the Bitch, and the Wardrobe, by Allie Kingsley
  22. I am Not a Slut, by Leora Tanenbaum
  23. Sold, by Patricia McCormick
  24. Little Bee, by Chris Cleave
  25. The Fourth Hand, by John Irving
  26. Admission, by Jean Hanff Korelitz
  27. How Does it Feel to be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America, by Moustafa Bayoumi
  28. Cunt: A Declaration of Independence, by Inga Muscio
  29. Marly & Me, by John Grogan
  30. You Don’t Have to Like Me: Essays on Growing Up, Speaking Out and Finding Feminism, by Alida Nugent