These product picks from Bustle Editors will make your life measurably better this spring.




'Can't Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions From A Modern Advice Columnist' by Meredith Goldstein
Not sure HOW to start upgrading your life? Why not start by reading a book of advice...written by an actual advice columnist. Boston Globe columnist Meredith Goldstein takes readers on a journey through the things SHE learned in the process of helping other people figure out their lives, and it might just be the inspiration you need to start figuring things out.
Well Read Black Girl
Well-Read Black Girl is an online community and IRL book club dedicated to celebrating and uplifting the voices of black women in literature. Just sign up for the bi-monthly newsletter for all the information you need about book club selections, New York City meet-ups, and the hashtags you need to interact with the community online.
'Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World' by Mackenzi Lee
Need some inspiration to take life by the horns and kick butt this spring? Look no further than MacKenzie Lee's new book: Bygone Badass Broads, which profiles 52 women who completely changed the course the history. Beginning with women in fifth century BC and extending to the modern day, this inspiring book is beautifully illustrated and packs a serious feminist punch.
'By The Book' Podcast
Have you ever wondered whether or not self-help books, well... actually help? Comedians Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer have wondered the exact same thing. Before recording each episode of their "By The Book" podcast, the two women read a different self-help book — then apply the rules of that book to their own lives for two whole weeks. The results are sometimes helpful, sometimes unhelpful, but always interesting.



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