12 Must Listen Audiobooks for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month—the perfect opportunity to celebrate the vital roles that women have played in shaping our country and our world.

Check out our recommended listens for Women’s History Month, and see the full Women’s History Month playlist.

[audiobook title=”Becoming” isbn=”9780525633686″ author=”Michelle Obama” narrator=”Michelle Obama”]An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”Educated” isbn=”9780525528067″ author=”Tara Westover” narrator=”Julia Whelan”]An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”She Came to Slay” isbn=”9781797104263″ author=”Erica Armstrong Dunbar” narrator=”Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Robin Miles”]“Excellent audio book that tells the heart breaking trials and Harriet Tubman from her early days to her last. She fought all the way to achieve Firefox for some and equally for all.” —Mollie, HearthFire Books and Treats[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”Know My Name” isbn=”9780593172186″ author=”Chanel Miller” narrator=”Chanel Miller”]Know My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”Why They Marched” isbn=”9781094062969″ author=”Susan Ware” narrator=”Bernadette Dunne”]

Looking beyond the national leadership of the suffrage movement, an acclaimed historian gives voice to the thousands of women from different backgrounds, races, and religions whose local passion and protest resounded throughout the land.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”My Life on the Road” isbn=”9780147522412″ author=”Gloria Steinem” narrator=”Debra Winger & Gloria Steinem”]Gloria Steinem—writer, activist, organizer, and one of the most inspiring leaders in the world—tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of how her early years led her to live an on-the-road kind of life, traveling, listening to people, learning, and creating change.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”The Last Girl” isbn=”9780525493228″ author=”Amal Clooney & Nadia Murad” narrator=”Ilyana Kadushin”]In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”Little Women” isbn=”9781483088969″ author=”Louisa May Alcott” narrator=”C. M. Hebert”]The story explores their domestic adventures, their attempts to increase the family’s small income, their friendship with the neighboring Laurence family, and their later love affairs and destinies as women.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”I Am Malala” isbn=”9781478900474″ author=”Malala Yousafzai & Patricia McCormick” narrator=”Neela Vaswani & Malala Yousafzai”]The bestselling memoir by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”Brown Girl Dreaming” isbn=”9780698182943″ author=”Author Jacqueline Woodson” narrator=”Author Jacqueline Woodson”]Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”The Hate U Give” isbn=”9780062677082″ author=”Angie Thomas” narrator=”Bahni Turpin”]“This bestselling, powerful young adult novel about social justice and one teen girl’s effort to fight for what is right, will leave you breathless. The narration by Bahni Turpin is hands down the best I’ve ever heard. This is such an important book it should be required reading for life in general. Or listening. Definitely listening.” —Kristen, Tattered Cover[/audiobook]

[audiobook title=”Such a Fun Age” isbn=”9780593107065″ author=”Kiley Reid” narrator=”Nicole Lewis”]“When I attempted to write a review for Such a Fun Age, I was at a loss for words. How could I encapsulate how Kiley Reid’s startling debut perfectly captured what it means to be a woman? The societal pressure, the self-doubt, the perseverance, the constant comparison—all of it was perfectly represented through Reid’s two wonderfully flawed and captivating leads.” —Gennifer Eccles, Flyleaf Books[/audiobook]

Explore more recommended reads on the full Women’s History Month playlist.

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