Books For Women In Their 20s

Books For Women In Their 20s

Getting into your 20s is an exciting phase of life. New friends, romance, college, fun, and independence. But it is not without its share of troubles and heartaches. School pressure, student debts, part-time jobs, and tje responsibilities that come with adulthood.  The books listed are perfect for you. It’d be heartening to know that you are not the only one!

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1. ‘Wild’ By Cheryl Strayed

This is the story of healing that occurs while on a 1000-mile journey alone on the Pacific, after the initial pangs of loss and disillusionment.

2. ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ By Cheryl Strayed

This is again from the best-selling author of ‘Wild’ and the anonymous voice of Dear Sugar, Cheryl. The book has a collection of humorous and sincere quotes and columns from Dear Sugar, It has all that you’ll ever want to know about anything.

3. ‘Yes Please’ By Amy Poehler

The book is an honest narrative of the comedy queen’s trials, tribulations, and triumphs, and her ultimate rise to the top,

4. ‘The Girls’ Guide To Hunting And Fishing

An anthology of loosely connected stories finds some comic relief in the usual struggles that a girl has to go through – growing up, womanhood, and all events that go hand in hand with that personal process. Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing deals looks at it with a new perspective.

5. ‘Memoirs Of A Geisha’ By Arthur Golden

This bestselling debut novel was a literary sensation. It portrays with authenticity and beautiful lyricism the honest confessions of the most celebrated geisha of Japan.

6. ‘Never Let Me Go’ By Kazuo Ishiguro

A seemingly simple story slowly unfolds into one of great emotional depth, It is one of Kazuo Ishiguro’s finest works. This is a haunting story of Kathy, her childhood days at Halisham, a private school, rekindled friendship and reawakened love.

7. ‘My Year With Eleanor’ By Noeile Hancock

Eleanor Roosevelt said “Do one thing every day that scares you”. When the author knew that her life, as she had known it, ended, she started to live a ‘Year of Fear’ as Eleanor advised.

8. ‘The Husband’s Secret’ By Liane Moriarty

Well-regarded author Liane Moriarty has written an exciting, gripping and insightful book about how well we really can know our spouses, and our own selves. What ensues when a letter that wasn’t meant to be opened is opened?

9. ‘The Notebook’ By Nicholas Sparks

The tender love story of Noah and Allie are told with such class that establish Nicholas Sparks as a master of storytelling. It is not just the union of childhood sweethearts; it is one of the most compelling love stories of all time,

10. ‘The Opposite Of Loneliness’ By Marina Keegan

The author Marina Keegan of this collection of essays and stories died tragically in a car accident. The title essay is a reflection on her life at college. Under the given circumstances, it reminds one of how ephemeral and precious life is.

11. ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ By Lauren Weisberger

When Andrea lands the job that is the dream job of millions of girls, as the assistant to a successful editor Miranda Priestly, she is pretty excited too. Miranda turns out to be the most impossible of all impossible bossess but Andrea tries to put up with all her demands, But for how long? This is a hilarious but poignant story of the view of life from only the top.

12.  ‘The Alchemist’ By Paulo Coelho

Pursue your dream. Always listen to that small,still voice that sounds within you all along the way. There are priceless gems of wisdom through the book – “The secret of life is to fall seven times and get up eight times”.

13. ‘Girls In White Dresses’ By Jennifer Close

The story is about three women who are dealing with career change, family pressure, and new love, even as they grace several weddings and bridal showers. Jennifer employs wit and humor to guide you through early adulthood.

14. ‘Kindred’ By Octavia E. Butler

A genre-crossing novel, this uses time travel to address issues such as gender, class, and race in the United States. This travel to and fro in time continues for centuries and through this we witness the horrors of slavery. A gripping tale beautifully narrated.

We hope you enjoyed the titles on this list! Do check out “Best Contemporary Fiction of All Time“. You’d love it!