The Self-Care Reading List

The Self-Care Reading List

If one of your new year resolutions was to read more, sis we've got you covered. Just like puzzling, taking some time away with a great book is definitely a form of self-care. So here are a few book suggestions we think would add to your self-care experience. Let's get into it! 


The Light We Carry: Overcoming In Uncertain Times - Michelle Obama 

Of course our Forever First Lady has to be on the list! In her latest book "The Light We Carry," Michelle Obama shares her wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today's uncertain world. There may not be many easy solutions to our biggest challenges but Michelle Obama believes we can all lean on a set of tools that can help us better navigate change and remain steady. Sis, who doesn't need that?!

Black Girls Must Die Exhausted - Jayne Allen

Every book on your reading list doesn't have to be non-fiction or self help book. Sometimes its good to take a break and get lost in a story and characters. "Black Girls Must Die Exhausted" provides the perfect fiction addition to your reading list. The first novel in a captivating 3-book series (the latest book hits shelves April 2023) is about modern womanhood. The main character Tabitha is a young Black woman who must rely on courage, laughter and love - and the support of her two longtime friends - to overcome an unexpected setback that threatens the most precious thing she's ever wanted. 

Get Good With Money - Tiffany Aliche 

Let's be honest, we feel at peace when our finances are stable and managing your money well is definitely a form of self-care. In "Get Good With Money" the Budgetnista herself, TIffany Aliche, provides a ten step plan for finding peace, safety, and harmony with money. No matter how big or small your goals are and no matter how rocky the market may be, this book can definitely have you taking the steps toward being financially whole. 

Woman Evolve - Sarah Jakes Roberts

Sis, aren't we ready to break up with our fears and revolutionize our lives? Sarah Jake Roberts discusses just how you can make that happen in her latest book "Women Evolve." With life-lessons she's learned and new insights from the story of Eve, Pastor Sarah shows us how the disappointments and even mistakes of your past can be used today to help you become the woman God intended. 


All About Love - Bell Hooks

Raise your hand if finding love is somewhere on your vision board this year 👀 Well this classic may give you some new ways to think about it. In "All About Love" bell hooks reveals the truth about love and provides inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength not only in our romantic relationships but in our homes, schools, and workplaces.  

Let us know in the comments whats on your 2023 reading list. 

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