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Book Recommendations

May these cherished books champion you to feel happy, make plenty and feel free. Read and implement them.

 

Courage & Self-liberation

In reading priority...

By Brené Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

By Brené Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

By Brené Brown

Rising Strong: The Reckoning, The Rumble, The Revolution

By Barbara Sher

Refuse to Choose!: A Revolutionary Program for Doing Everything That You Love

By Brené Brown

The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage

By Brené Brown

Men, Women and Worthiness: The Experience of Shame and the Power of Being Enough

Quiet

By Susan Cain

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

By Elaine Aron

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

By Kristen Neff

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

By Marylou Kelly Streznewski

Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential

By Brené Brown

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough"

 

Success & Spirituality

In reading priority...

By Esther Hicks

The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham

By Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams

By Caroline Myss

Advanced Energy Anatomy: The Science of Co-Creation and Your Power of Choice

By Caroline Myss

Entering the Castle: Exploring Your Mystical Experience of God

By Marianne Williamson

Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment

By Barbara De Angelis

Soul Shifts: Transformative Wisdom for Creating a Life of Authentic Awakening, Emotional Freedom

By Gabrielle Bernstein

May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness

By Caroline Myss

Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential

By Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)

By Julia Cameron

The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

By Caroline Myss

The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

By Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

By Caroline Myss

The Language of Archetypes: Discover the Forces that Shape Your Destiny

By Rhonda Byrne

The Secret

By Barbara De Angelis

Secrets About Life Every Woman Should Know: 10 Principles for Total Emotional and Spiritual Fulfillment

By Bruce Lipton

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles

By Denise Duffield-Thomas

Lucky Bitch: A Guide for Exceptional Women to Create Outrageous Success

By Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth Kindle

By Danielle LaPorte

The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul

By Jen Sincero

You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

By Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

By Sarah Knight

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don't Have with People You Don't Like Doing Things You Don't Want to Do

By Christy Whitman

The Art of Having It All: A Woman's Guide To Unlimited Abundance

By The Arbinger Institute

The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict

By Helen Schucman

A Course in Miracles

 

Money & Wealth Mastery

In reading priority...

By Robert Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

By Esther Hicks and Jerry Hicks

Money and the Law of Attraction: Learning to Attract Wealth, Health, and Happiness

By Robert Kiyosaki

The Cashflow Quadrant: Guide to Financial Freedom

By Marianne Williamson

The Law of Divine Compensation : On Work, Money, and Miracles

By T. Harv Eker

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth

By Barbara Stanny

Overcoming Underearning(TM): Overcome Your Money Fears and Earn What You Deserve

By Denise Duffield-Thomas

Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!: Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life

By Thomas Stanley and William Danko

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy

By Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

By Amanda Steinberg

Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms

By Jordan Goodman

Master Your Money Type: Using Your Financial Personality to Create a Life of Wealth and Freedom

By Barbara Stanny

Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life

By Mark Victor Hansen and Robert Allen

Cracking the Millionaire Code: Your Key to Enlightened Wealth

By Mark Victor Hansen and Robert Allen

The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth

By Ramit Sethi

I Will Teach You To Be Rich: No guilt. No excuses. No BS.

By Mark Victor Hansen and Robert Allen

Cash in a Flash: Fast Money in Slow Times

 
 

Psychology & Leadership

In reading priority...

By Angela Duckworth

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Jack Canfield

The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

By Shirzad Chamine

Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential

By Simon Sinek

Start with the Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

By Stephen Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

By Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

By Amy Cuddy

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

By Shawn Achor

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

By Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

By Daniel Goleman

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

By Greg McKeown

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

By Barry Schwartz

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

By Richard Koch

The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less

By Tom Rath

Strengths Finder 2.0

By Seth Godin

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

By Tara Mohr

Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead

By Arianna Huffington

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

By Marshall Goldsmith

What Got you Here Won't Get you There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful

By Taylor Hartman Ph.D.

The People Code: It's All About Your Innate Motive

 

Love & Partnership

In reading priority...

By Alison Armstrong

In Sync with the Opposite Sex

By Katherine Woodward Thomas

Calling in "The One": 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life

By Marianne Williamson

A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles"

By Alison Armstrong

Celebrating Partnership

By Amir Levine, Rachel Heller

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - And Keep - Love

By Alison Armstrong

Understanding Women: Unlock the Mystery

By Alison Armstrong

The Amazing Development of Men: Every Man's Journey from Knight to Prince to King

By David Deida

Dear Lover: A Woman's Guide To Men, Sex, And Love's Deepest Bliss

By David Deida

The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire

By Gary Chapman

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Elaine Aron

The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You

David Deida

Finding God Through Sex: Awakening the One of Spirit Through the Two of Flesh

By Marianne Williamson

A Woman's Worth

By John Gray

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex

By Sherry Argov

Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl - A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship

By John Gottman

What Makes Love Last?: How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal

By Katherine Woodward Thomas

Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After

By Don Miguel Ruiz

The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship

By Bethany Marshall

Deal Breakers: When to Work On a Relationship and When to Walk Away

By Alison Armstrong

The Queen's Code

By Lori Gottlieb

Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough

By John Gray

Mars and Venus on a Date: A Guide for Navigating the 5 Stages of Dating to Create a Loving and Lasting Relationship

By John Gray

Mars and Venus Together Forever: Relationship Skills for Lasting Love

By Sherry Argov

Why Men Marry Bitches: A Woman's Guide to Winning Her Man's Heart

By Ali Binazir MD

The Tao of Dating: The Smart Woman's Guide to Being Absolutely Irresistible

By Dr. Bethany Marshall

Deal Breakers: When to Work on a Relationship and When to Walk Away

By Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo

He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

 

Freedom & Location-independence

In reading priority...

By Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

By Chris Guillebeau

The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World (Perigee Book.)

By Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

By Natalie Sisson

The Suitcase Entrepreneur: Create freedom in business and adventure in life

By Leo Babauta

The Power of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential...in Business and in Life

By Karen Rauch Carter

Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life: How to Use Feng Shui to Get Love, Money, Respect, and Happiness

By Chris Guillebeau

The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

By Harry Browne

How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World: A Handbook for Personal Liberty

By Jesse Krieger

Lifestyle Entrepreneur: Live Your Dreams, Ignite Your Passions and Run Your Business From Anywhere in The World

By Matt Kepnes

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day: Revised: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter

 

Health & Vitality

In reading priority...

By Louise Hay

You Can Heal Your Life

By Peter Levine

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

By Arianna Huffington

The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time

By Andrew Holecek

Dream Yoga: The Tibetan Path of Awakening Through Lucid Dreaming

By Judith Orloff

Positive Energy: 10 Extraordinary Prescriptions for Transforming Fatigue, Stress, and Fear

By Gabor Maté

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection

By Stephen Cherniske

The Metabolic Makeover: It's All About Energy

By Joshua Rosenthal

Integrative Nutrition: Feed Your Hunger for Health and Happiness

By Robert Salpolsky

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping

By Stephen Cherniske

Caffeine Blues: Wake Up to the Hidden Dangers of America's #1 Drug

 

Entrepreneurship & Business

In reading priority...

By Daniel Priestly

Oversubscribed: How to Get People Lining Up to Do Business with You Kindle

By Jean-Noël Kapferer and Vincent Bastien

The Luxury Strategy: Break the Rules of Marketing to Build Luxury Brands

By Henry Kimsey-House and Karen Kimsey-House

Co-Active Coaching: Changing Business, Transforming Lives

By Sandra Yancey & Ellany Lea

Succeeding Through Doubt, Fear and Crisis

By Joni Mar and Leslie Lupinsky

The Inspired Business Approach: Building Your Business from Inspiration not Perspiration

By David Allen

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

By Michael E. Gerber

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

By Jim Collins

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't

By Robert Skrob

The Official Get Rich Guide to Information Marketing: Build a Million Dollar Business Within 12 Months

By Steve Chandler

The Prosperous Coach: Increase Income and Impact for You and Your Clients

By Jeff Walker

Launch: An Internet Millionaire's Secret Formula To Sell Almost Anything Online

By John Jantsch

The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself

By Seth Godin

Small Is the New Big: and 183 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas

 

Mind Expansion & Memoirs

In reading priority...

By Jenny Lawson

Furiously HappyA Funny Book About Horrible Things

By Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking: How I learned to stop worrying and let people help

By Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

By Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior (Oprah's Book Club: A Memoir)

By Shonda Rhimes

A Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

By Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

By Michael Singer

The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection

By Farhana Dhalla

Thank You for Leaving Me: Finding Divinity and Healing in Divorce

By Tina Fey

Bossypants

By Amy Poehler

Yes, Please

By Mindy Kaling

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

By Anita Moorjani

Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing

By Jenny Lawson

Let's Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir)

By Wayne Dyer

I Can See Clearly Now

By Glennon Doyle Melton

Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed

By Cheryl Strayed

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

By Lauren Graham

Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)

By Malcolm Gladwell

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

By Christopher Germer

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

By Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers: The Story of Success

By Malcolm Gladwell

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

By Malcolm Gladwell

What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures

By Alexandra Robbins

The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids

By Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir