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6 Books Every Woman Must Read: A List By National Book Store's Xandra Ramos-Padilla

Naturally, all the books are authored by women.
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Xandra Ramos-Padilla is no stranger to female empowerment. When she isn’t busy with her job as managing director of National Book Store, one can catch Ramos engrossed in books written by female authors. Cap off women’s month this year with her round-up of books all written by influential ladies.

Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg


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The COO of Facebook sparks conversations on ambition, empowerment, and making change by drawing from her own experiences as a successful woman in male-dominated workplaces.

Wisdom of Sundays, by Oprah Winfrey


The multi-hyphenated author curates a collection of meaningful conversations between herself and some of today’s most influential changemakers. Inspiring discussions go side by side with beautiful photographs and an intimate essay on Winfrey’s own spiritual journey.

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Wild, by Cheryl Strayed


After a series of family tragedies, Strayed makes an impulse decision that would later become a personal odyssey towards healing and strength: hike 1,100 miles on her own.

What Happened, by Hillary Clinton


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Clinton gets candid on running against Donald Trump in the U.S.’s controversial 2016 election, being the first female presidential candidate, and what she’s learned from her triumphs and losses.

Thrive, by Arianna Huffington


In the wake of her personal medical scares, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post examines what it truly means to be successful beyond traditional pursuits for money and power.

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The Happiness Project , by Gretchen Rubin


A sudden realization leads to one woman’s year-long journey to discover how happiness can be best achieved.

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