2016's Must-Read Memoirs By Powerful Women

Each year, more and more influential women publish inspirational memoirs encouraging others to do what they love and to enjoy the journey. And 2016 has been no exception.

Not surprisingly, a number of the memoirs released this year have been written by some of our very own MAKERSCarli Lloyd, Abby Wambach, Carol Burnett, and Tig Notaro.

To honor the end of a year filled with extraordinary talent, the MAKERS team is highlighting some of the must-read memoirs of 2016.

Click through the gallery above to see some of our favorite page-turners, and prepare to not be able to put them down before 2017.

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"I'm Just A Person" By Tig Notaro Photo Credit: Amazon

"In the Country We Love: My Family Divided" By Diane Guerrero Photo Credit: Amazon

"You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain" By Phoebe Robinson Photo Credit: Amazon

"Boys in the Trees" By Carly Simon Photo Credit: Amazon

"Nasty Galaxy" By Sophia Amoruso Photo Credit: Amazon

"Around the Way Girl: A Memoir" By Taraji P. Henson Photo Credit: Amazon

"Forward: A Memoir" By Abby Wambach Photo Credit: Amazon

"When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World" By Carli Lloyd Photo Credit: Amazon

"The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo" By Amy Schumer Photo Credit: Amazon

"Scrappy Little Nobody" By Anna Kendrick Photo Credit: Amazon

"Balancing in Heels: My Journey to Health, Happiness, and Making it all Work" By Kristin Cavallari Photo Credit: Amazon

"Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body" By Kate Hudson Photo Credit: Amazon

"Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up" By Naya Rivera Photo Credit: Amazon

"Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)" By Lauren Graham Photo Credit: Amazon

"Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance" By Simone Biles Photo Credit: Amazon

"In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox" By Carol Burnett Photo Credit: Amazon

"Settle for More" By Megyn Kelly Photo Credit: Amazon