I go through seasons of voracious reading. Then I go through seasons (read: the newborn months) where I only have capacity for audiobooks. But I always keep track of what I love. These are my all-time favorites. My 6 out of 5 star reads. The books I give as gifts over and over. You get the idea.

Writing

… Everybody Writes by Ann Handley

The 16-Word Sales Letter by Evaldo Albuquerque

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

business

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

ReWork by Jason Fried + David Heinemeier

Switch by Chip + Dan Heath

fiction

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Beach Read by Emily Henry

The Art Of Fielding by Chad Harbach

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

Where’d You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

non-fiction

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

Under The Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

This Is Where You Belong by Melody Warnick

memoirs

Becoming by Michelle Obama (Get the audiobook!)

Bossypants by Tina Fey (Get the audiobook!)

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone by Lori Gottlieb

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

self help

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Braving The Wilderness by Brene Brown

Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

Essentialism by Greg McKeown

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F— by Mark Manson

What Kind Of Woman by Kate Baer (technically a poetry book but damn if it doesn’t read like the best self-help book I’ve ever read)

Oh haaaaai. I have to legally tell you that some of these are affiliate links and I get a lil kickback from Amazon if you buy them. This is more about me giving you my favorite things than it is about me making money. Promise. Love you, mean it.

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