Suggested Reading

People often ask me what books they should read in order to learn more about Spirit. My first response is to say. “Let the books choose you.” If the title stands out, or if the color of the cover is brighter than all the rest, or if you hear about it from several different sources in a short period of time, then it is probably the right one.

One of my students took my advice to heart when every single copy of a particular title suddenly and inexplicably fell to her feet while she was shopping at a book store. She thought this was a pretty big sign and decided to buy every single copy. She kept one for herself and gave the rest away to friends—and of course, it was the right book.

That being said, I have compiled a list of suggested reading that fall under various metaphysical categories listed below. Feel free to peruse through the list and see if any of these books call to you too.

Happy Reading!

- Lisa


Attracting Abundance:

Diane Stein

Prosperity and the Light: Your Guide to Living in Abundance
Edwene Gaines

The Four Spiritual Laws of Prosperity: A Simple Guide to Unlimited Abundance
John Randolph Price

The Abundance Book
Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich

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Chakras:

Ambika Wauters

Chakras and Their Archetypes: Uniting Energy Awareness and Spiritual Growth
Keith Sherwood

Chakra Therapy: For Personal Growth & Healing
Karla McLaren

Your Aura & Your Chakras: The Owner's Manual

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Chinese Medicine & Feng Shui:

Terah Kathryn Collins

The Western Guide to Feng Shui: Creating Balance, Harmony, and Prosperity in Your Environment
Dr. Stephen Gascoigne

The Chinese Way to Health: A Self Help Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine
Lillian Too

168 Feng Shui Ways to Declutter Your Home
Erica Sofrina

Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World

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Crystal Stones/Crystal and Indigo Children:

Judy Hall

The Crystal Bible: A Definitive Guide to Crystals
Doreen Virtue

The Crystal Children

The Care and Feeding of Indigo Children

Crystal Therapy
Dan Campbell

Edgar Cayce on the Power of Color, Stones, and Crystals

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General Metaphysics:

Judith Cornell

Mandala: Luminous Symbols for Healing
Rob Brezny

Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia
Gary Zukav

The Seat of the Soul
Neale Donald Walsch

The Complete Conversations with God

When Everything Changes, Change Everything
Anything by
Dr Wayne Dyer

Marianne Williamson

The Age of Miracles: Embracing the New Midlife
Michael Neill

Feel Happy Now!
Shirley MacLaine

Going Within
Eckart Tolle

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

The Path to Love: Spiritual Strategies for Healing

The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence
Pema Chodron

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (Shambhala Library)
Gay Hendricks

Five Wishes
Robert Fulghum

Everything I ever really needed to know I learned in kindergarten

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Gratitude:

Louise Hay

Gratitude: A Way of Life
M.J. Ryan

Attitudes of Gratitude: How to Give and Receive Joy Everyday of Your Life

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Health / Exercise:

Thomas E. Mails

Fools Crow: Wisdom and Power
Porter Shimer

Healing Secrets of the Native Americans: Herbs, Remedies, and Practices That Restore the Body, Refresh the Mind, and Rebuild the Spirit
Anthony J. Cichoke

Secrets of Native American Herbal Remedies: A Comprehensive Guide to the Native American Tradition of Using Herbs and the Mind/Body/Spirit Connection
Jessica Porter

The Hip Chick's Guide to Macrobiotics: A Philosophy for Achieving a Radiant Mind and a Fabulous Body
Gay Hendricks

Conscious Breathing
T. K. V. Desikachar

The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice
Louise Hay

You Can Heal Your Life

Heal Your Body
Emmet B. Keefe

Know Your Body: The Atlas of Anatomy

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Inspiration:

Mike Dooley

Notes from the Universe: New Perspectives from an Old Friend
Sydney Poitier

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography
Immaculee Ilibagiza

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen

Chicken Soup for the Soul

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Intuition:

Stacey Wolf

Psychic Living: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Your Life
Suzanne Giesemann

The Priest and the Medium

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Memoir:

Lissa Rankin, MD

The Anatomy of a Calling
Annie Kagan

The Afterlife of Billy Fingers

Jacob Nordby

The Divine Arsonist: A Tale of Awakening

Scott Blum

Summer’s Path

Waiting for Autumn

Winter Moon Rises
Dan Millman

Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior
Elizabeth Gilbert

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

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Mindfulness / Meditation:

Esther and Jerry Hicks

Getting into the Vortex: Guided Meditations CD and User Guide
Ingrid Collins

A Year Of Spirituality: A Seasonal Guide To New Awareness
Sue Patton Thoele

The Woman's Book of Soul: Meditations for Courage, Confidence, and Spirit
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
Eckart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Elizabeth Gilbert

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

Conscious Breathing
Barry Neil Kaufman

Happiness Is a Choice
Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, Matthew McKay

The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook

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Native American / Shamanism:

Hank Wesselman

The Journey of the Sacred Garden

Spiritwalker: Messages from the Future
Thomas E. Mails

Fools Crow: Wisdom and Power
Porter Shimer

Healing Secrets of the Native Americans: Herbs, Remedies, and Practices That Restore the Body, Refresh the Mind, and Rebuild the Spirit
Anthony J. Cichoke

Secrets of Native American Herbal Remedies: A Comprehensive Guide to the Native American Tradition of Using Herbs and the Mind/Body/Spirit Connection
Kurt Kaltreider

American Indian Prophecies
Jim Pathfinder Ewing

Reiki Shamanism: A Guide to Out-of-Body Healing Healing Plants and Animals from a Distance: Curative Principles and Applications
Llyn Roberts & Robert Levy

Shamanic Reiki: Expanded Ways of Working with Universal Life Force Energy
Steven D. Farmer

Animal Spirit Guides

Earth Magic
Ted Andrews

Animal-Speak

Nature-Speak
Michael Harner

The Way of the Shaman
Sandra Ingerman

Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner's Guide

Soul Retrieval
Kent Nerburn

The Wisdom of the Native Americans
Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

Courageous Dreaming: How Shamans Dream the World into Being

Mending the Past and Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval

Shaman Healer Sage
Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements
Nicki Scully and Linda Star Wolf

Shamanic Mysteries of Egypt
Katie Weatherup

Practical Shamanism, A Guide for Walking in Both Worlds
Drunvalo Melchizekek

Living in the Heart: How to Enter into the Sacred Space Within the Heart
Kenneth Meadows

Where Eagles Fly: A Shamanic Way to Personal Fulfilment (Craft of Life)
Jan Morgan Wood

Easy-to-Use Shamanism: Unlock the Power of Earth Magic to Transform Your Life
Tom Cowan

Shamanism As a Spiritual Practice for Daily Life
Ardy Sixkiller Clarke

Encounters with Star People: Untold Stories of American Indians

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Numerology / Numbers:

Doreen Virtue

Angel Numbers
Dan Millman

The Life You Were Born to Live: A Guide to Finding Your Life Purpose

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Quantum Physics / Law of Attraction:

Joe Dispenza

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself
David R. Hawkins

Power vs. Force
Fritjof Capra

The Tao of Physics
Gregg Braden

The Isaiah Effect: Decoding the Lost Science of Prayer and Prophecy
Dr Fred Alan Wolf

The Yoga of Time Travel: How the Mind Can Defeat Time
Gary Zukav

Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
Rhoda Byrne

The Secret
James Twyman

The Moses Code: The Most Powerful Manifestation Tool in the History of the World

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Reiki:

Diane Stein

Essential Reiki: A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art

Lawrence Ellyard

Reiki Q&A: 200 Questions and Answers for Beginners

Reiki Healer
Frank Arjava Petter

Reiki Fire

The Original Reiki Handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui
Paula Horan

Abundance Through Reiki
Jim Pathfinder Ewing

Reiki Shamanism: A Guide to Out-of-Body Healing
Llyn Roberts & Robert Levy

Shamanic Reiki: Expanded Ways of Working with Universal Life Force Energy

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Reincarnation:

Ann Brashares

My Name is Memory
(fiction)
Brian L. Weiss, M.D.

Mirrors of Time: Using Regression for Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Healing
Michael Newton

Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives

Destiny of Souls: New Case Studies of Life Between Lives
Richard Webster

Practical Guide to Past-Life Memories: Twelve Proven Methods (Practical Guide Series

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Religious Philosophy:

Tyndale House Publishers

The Living Bible: Self Help Edition
Anything by Thich Nhat Hanh Jeaneane Fowler

Hinduism: Beliefs and Practices
Translated by Eknath Easwaran

The Bhagavad Gita (Classics of Indian Spirituality)
Mahatma Gandhi

The Way to God: Selected Writings from Mahatma Gandhi
John Randolph Price

The Jesus Code
Joan Borysenko, PhD & Gordon Dveirin, EdD

Your Soul's Compass: What Is Spiritual Guidance
Anything by the Dalai Lama

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Spiritual Relationships:

Solala Towler

The Tao of Intimacy and Ecstasy
Michael Mirdad

Creating Fulfilling Relationships

Sacred Sexuality: A Manual for Living Bliss

An Introduction to Tantra and Sacred Sexuality
Erich Fromm

The Art of Loving
Philip T. Sudo

Zen Sex: The Way of Making Love
David Dieda

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

Blue Truth
Charlotte Kasl

If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path
Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks

Spirit-Centered Relationships (Book & CD)
Menna Van Praag

Men, Money, and Chocolate: A Magical Tale about Love, Wealth, and Beauty...and How to Be Happy Before You Have It All

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Storytelling:

Brendon Burchard

Life's Golden Ticket

James F. Twyman

The Barn Dance

Roland Merullo

Breakfast with Buddha

Lunch with Buddha

Dinner with Buddha

Golfing with God

Rinpoche’s Remarkable Ten-Week Weight Loss Clinic (Novella in the Breakfast with Buddha series)

Garth Stein

A Sudden Light: A Novel

Mitch Albom

The Time Keeper

Lori Dillon

Out of the Ashes

John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany

Noelle Oxenhandler

The Wishing Year

Hajjar Gibran

The Return of the Prophet

Kimberly Panisset Curcio

Man of Light: The Extraordinary Healing Life of Mauricio Panisset
Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha
Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist

The Valkyries
James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

The Tenth Insight
(The Tenth Insight is part 2 for the Celestine Prophecy)
Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.

Kitchen Table Wisdom 10th Anniversary

My Grandfather's Blessings
Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code
Menna Van Praag

Men, Money, and Chocolate: A Magical Tale about Love, Wealth, and Beauty...and How to Be Happy Before You Have It All
Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

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Women's Spirituality:

Merlin Stone

When God Was a Woman
Sherry Ruth Anderson & Patricia Hopkins

The Feminine Face of God
Edited by Barbara G. Walker

The Women’s Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects

The Women’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets

Feminist Fairy Tales

The Crone: Woman of Age, Wisdom, and Power
Edited by Kris Waldherr

The Book of Goddesses
Edited by Diane Stein

The Goddess Celebrates: An Anthology of Women’s Rituals

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