6 of the Most Powerful Memoirs You’ll Ever Read

Are you looking for a powerful memoir to pick up this summer? Maybe you’re looking for an inspiring true story about personal transformation, or a book to help you make sense of an experience you’ve gone through yourself. These six empowering memoirs are about people who have found hope in the most dire of circumstances. From the wrongfully incarcerated to the recently bereaved, these authors have come through some of life’s most painful moments to the other side. Their memoirs are not breezy reads, but they’re absolutely worthwhile ones, reminders of the hope, connection, and resilience that exist even in the midst of hardship.