We're celebrating International Women's Day the best way we know how – through books! Here's a selection of some of our favourite books written by and/or about women that inspire us on and off the page.
An extraordinary memoir about a woman's discovery of education, its transformative power and the price she has to pay for it.
The third Lou Clark novel, following the Number One international bestsellers Me Before You and After You.
What if the power to hurt were in women's hands?
From Facebook's COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks.
The inspiring story of one of New Zealand's most respected business leaders.
The incredible first book from YouTube sensation and all-round superwoman, Lilly Singh.
Discover history's most remarkable women.
An inspirational and insightful guide for women who want to achieve more by doing less.
The incredible, bestselling memoir of survival, hope and empowerment
Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted.
The most talked about memoir is now available in paperback
A motivational manifesto on the power of collaboration - previously a self-published bestseller.
A stunning picture book from the award-winning Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper, bringing us the incredible true story of Gladys Sandford – mechanic, First World War ambulance driver, New Zealand's first woman pilot and a trailblazer ahead of her time . . .
It is a story of astonishing endurance - both physical and mental - which has already inspired people all around the world.
A charmingly illustrated gift book profiling 50 famous women scientists from the ancient Greek mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer, Hypatia, to Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist.
The great leader of the women’s suffrage movement tells the story of her fight for equality
'Jean Batten should be one of our national heroes with the same status as Sir Edmund Hillary - that was my conclusion from Fiona Kidman's new novel.' - Herald on Sunday
A provocative and inspiring work on overcoming the obstacles facing women on the path to leadership
Read all about inspiring women and their extraordinary achievements!
Forget about the glass ceiling – let’s change the system altogether by redefining the very meaning of success at work and in our personal lives
Running a marathon isn’t something that comes naturally to newsreader Niva Retimanu. But whether you come first or last, if you complete 42.2 kilometres, you’re still a marathon runner.
Jane Tolerton's Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer honours an irreverent, heroic figure of the New Zealand World War One story. A safe-sex campaigner ahead of her time.
There's always that one person who only reads biographies. Ever.