11. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
“One rainy afternoon, while riding a city bus, Gretchen Rubin asked herself, ‘What do I want from life, anyway?’ She answered, ‘I want to be happy.’” And then she wrote a book!

12. On the Outside Looking Indian by Rupinder Gill
A few of us had really strict parents so we totally get when this main character decides at age 30 that she wants to experience the typical North Americans’ teenage strife.