Looking for some motivation to help you stay on track to create some life-changing habits and decisions in 2023? Below you’ll find eight books by Black authors that are sure to help with at least one of your resolutions. Support Indie Bookstores by clicking on the Bookshop Links (or buy from Amazon if you want to support the blog)!

If you’re looking to make different dietary decisions this year, pick this one up. Vegan lifestyle expert Tracye McQuirter teams up with her mother Mary to share their secrets for maintaining radiant health for more than 30 years (hint: it’s all in the greens), and 100 of their favorite plant-based recipes that have kept them looking and feeling ageless.

Want to advance your career this year (even if those folks at your job stay working your nerves)? From microaggressions to the wage gap, The Memo empowers women of color with actionable advice on challenges and offers a clear path to success.

Do you want your dating life to be different in 2023? Let Sis Faith show you how to DATE SMARTER, MAKE BETTER DECISIONS IN LOVE, AND ACHIEVE THE RELATIONSHIP YOU DESERVE… IT ALL STARTS WITH NOT SETTLING!

Are you one dead cat away from being on Hoarders? Change that this year! Forget the aesthetics of mainstream minimalism and discover a life of authenticity and intention with this practical guide to living with less…your way.

Plans to move your body more this year…this is a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we.

Catching flights, not feelings this year? This book is sure to put some countries on your bucket list. In this inspiring travelogue, celebrated traveler and photographer Jessica Nabongo—the first Black woman on record to visit all 195 countries in the world—shares her journey around the globe with fascinating stories of adventure, culture, travel musts, and human connections.

Plan to make some big financial decisions this year or just want to get back in good standing? A ten-step plan for finding peace, safety, and harmony with your money–no matter how big or small your goals and no matter how rocky the market might be–by the inspiring and savvy “Budgetnista.”

I feel like there’s a family member you need to give a peace of your mind this year. End the struggle, speak up for what you need, and experience the freedom of being truly yourself with this book.