Check Out Inspiring Memoir E-Books from the Irving Public Library
Memoirs are a wonderful way to learn about the lives and lessons of interesting and inspiring people. Now you can dive into their incredible stories right from our Las Colinas apartments with e-books available from the Irving Public Library. With just a library card, you have access to hundreds of titles, including these three brilliant memoirs that you won't be able to put down.
Glennon Doyle seemingly had everything. She was a bestselling author, humanitarian, and mother of three. Yet, as a woman, she felt the expectations of society weighing down on her. Then, while speaking at a conference, she fell in love. With a woman. #1 New York Times Bestseller Untamed tells the story of how Doyle fought to break out of the social conditioning and institutions that held her and so many other women down and to strive to build a life that revolved around her own individual desire, ambition, and spirit.
After the death of her mother and the end of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed finds herself spiraling. She decides to get her life back on track, and with no training, ventures on a solo hike over one thousand miles long on the Pacific Crest Trail. This memoir is the original source behind the movie of the same name, produced by and starring Reese Witherspoon.
I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize. Her memoir tells the story of her life in Pakistan under Taliban rule. Born into a family that valued and promoted a woman's right to education, Malala takes up the mantle to fight for her right to attend school. Her strength and determination against oppression, danger, and even an attempted assassination is an inspiration to the entire world to fight for what we believe in.
These inspiring reads that you can get from the Irving Public Library are a great way to start or end the day. For more ways to spend time at home, check out our blog. For more information about our luxury apartments or to schedule a tour, contact us today.