12 Books By Influential Women That You Have to Read This Year

At the beginning of every year, we hear about the most anticipated books to come in the months ahead, and this year's list of upcoming publications has not disappointed.

Among the many wonderful fictional and nonfictional novels that have been published within the first few weeks of 2017, many of our MAKERS and other influential women have given us the perfect excuse to pre-order way more than we can possibly read.

From Oprah Winfrey's already coveted new cookbook, to Lilly Singh's boss guide, click through the gallery above to see our list of books we are most excited to read.

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"Food, Health, and Happiness" by Oprah Winfrey Photo Credit: Amazon

"Ballerina Body" by Misty Copeland Photo Credit: Amazon

"How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life" by Lilly Singh Photo Credit: Amazon

"We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere" by Gillian Anderson Photo Credit: Amazon

"The Secrets of My Life" by Caitlyn Jenner Photo Credit: Amazon

"I Got This: To Gold and Beyond" by Laurie Hernandez Photo Credit: Amazon

"I Don't Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice" by Keke Palmer Photo Credit: Amazon

"Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body" by Roxane Gay Photo Credit: Amazon

"This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare" by Gabourey Sidibe Photo Credit: Amazon

"Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me." by Lily Collins Photo Credit: Amazon

"Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy" by Sheryl Sandberg Photo Credit: Amazon

"This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class" by Elizabeth Warren Photo Credit: Amazon