What's in Your "Book" Bag?

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by: The Memo Staff

One thing we love about summer is sharing our favorite books with friends. Or if you live in a city like NYC--you carry a few books in your bag for those long commutes. What’s in your “book” bag this summer? Here are a few books written by women that our staff is reading this summer:


  • Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi
  • The Everlasting Rose (The Belles #2), by Dhonielle Clayton
  • With The Fire On High, by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Sulwe, by Lupita Nyong’o

Memoirs & Non-Fiction:

  • I'm Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown
  • Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions, by Valeria Luiselli
  • Finding My Voice: My Journey To The West Wing And The Path Forward, by Valerie Jarrett
  • Lead From The Outside: How To Build Your Future And Make Real Change, by Stacey Abrams

Business, Career Development, and Self-Improvement:

  • The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality in the Workplace, by Ruchika Tulshyan
  • Mindset, by Carol Dweck
  • A Year of Positive Thinking, by Cyndie Spiegel
  • Dare to Lead, by Brene Brown

Share with us on social media what’s in your “book” bag this summer? #inmybag