1. The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington We are in the middle of a sleep deprivation crisis according to Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington. It today’s fast-paced, technologically driven world, getting a good night’s sleep is as important as ever. Arianna explains why this just isn’t happening and lays the groundwork for your own sleep revolution. Read this a little at the beach and then take a nap, because you deserve it. 2. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth Pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth proves that you don’t need to be the “chosen one” to be successful. She delves into the lives of multiple successful people to reveal that success is not driven by genius, but a blend of passion and persistence called “grit.” What’s more, she helps you discover your own grit, so that you can get down to the nitty gritty of your future successes! 3. Erotic Integrity: How to Be True to Yourself Sexually by Claudia Six PhD Do you know who you are sexually? Have you ever wondered about the nature of your desires? Have you ever felt ashamed of your sexuality in any way? Dr. Claudia Six covers all of these topics and more, with steps to create a more rewarding, personalized sex life. You’ll be feeling more comfortable in your (naked) skin in no time. 4. What I Told My Daughter: Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women by Nina Tassler What’s the best advice that your mother gave you? In this inspiring compilation of interviews and stories, Nina Tassler brings together successful women from Ruth Bader Ginsberg to Whoopi Goldberg to discuss the best advice and counsel they have ever given their daughters. It’s like having a bundle of awesome moms rolled into one book! 5. 100 Years: Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life by Joshua Prager and Milton Glaser Growing up is hard to do, and every year is a little different. This literary compilation includes words of wisdom from beloved authors for every year of life, from birth to 100. It’ll have you feeling nostalgic for your youth, and yet also inspired for what the future has to offer.