25 Best Spiritual Books About Life, Death and Love

We had a lot of fun creating this reading list of the best spiritual books for our amazing readers at Everyday Power Blog.

It’s important to keep growing and learning.

Reading or listening to audiobooks is a great way to keep expanding your awareness.

Spiritual books, in particular, will help you discover things about yourself and the world that may have silently puzzled you for years.

We are very lucky to live in a time when the options are nearly endless.

Best Spiritual Books For Living Your Best Life

In case you are wondering where to begin, here is a quick synopsis of my top 25 favorite books on spirituality.

Each of them has deeply touched me and spurred me on in my journey, during which I have studied more than 400 works.

Start with something that calls to you and let spirit guide you from there.

1. The Little Soul and the Sun by Neale Donald Walsch

best spiritual booksI have bought dozens of copies of this spiritual book, and I hand them out to anyone struggling with forgiveness issues.
It is written for children, but it is so powerful that I can’t   even talk about it without tearing up.
The premise is that all souls are good, but we can’t experience light without darkness, and the people who end up hurting us the most in life are the souls that travel most closely with us, who have sacrificed themselves to incarnate as that darkness, according to agreements we have made with them to do so.
They lower their vibrations in order to help us learn the lessons we have chosen.
It will make you look at everyone differently, and honor those who have “harmed” you.
(I pretty much LOVE anything from NDW…including the entire Conversations With God series.
A special shout out to The Mother of Invention, which is the life story of futurist and visionary Barbara Marx Hubbard.
It’s not his typical work, but it is very inspiring.
The thing that brought me the most comfort is that she says that she didn’t find her “life’s purpose” until she was 81!!!!! Wow…relax everyone.)

2. The Astonishing Power of Emotions by Esther and Jerry Hicks

best spiritual books Everything by Abraham Hicks is amazing, simple, and provides clarity that you can implement in your life immediately.
This particular book on spirituality helps you view your emotions as a guidance system which will steer you in the right direction.
It teaches you the difference between “Upstream” thoughts and “Downstream” thoughts so that you are not constantly paddling against the current.
Life is meant to be easy!
(Again…you really can’t go wrong with anything Abe.
Ask and It is Given is a great start)

3. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

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This teaches 4 simple laws to live by that will insure a peaceful spirit.
The basis is personal responsibility, and not letting anyone control you in a positive or negative way.
It suggests that we have been “domesticated” and must rethink how we relate to one another.
Here is an interesting teaching moment that I experienced.
I kept walking by this book in the store and it actually repulsed me.
I couldn’t stand the cover!
Because I was having such a strong reaction I decided to purchase it.
I got the audiobook version, listened to it, decided it was crap, and gave it to a friend.
He called a few days raving about it.
He pointed out that not only was it amazing, but all of the positive changes I had made lately could be directly attributed to it.
I was so against it that I couldn’t even see the beauty.
I listened to it again, stunned at the insights…and have been a fan ever since.

4. The Vortex by Esther and Jerry Hicks

best books on spirituality Everything you have ever desired is waiting for you to align with it, but you will never do so until you are vibrating at the same frequency as those things.
This book teaches you how to easily get into the Vortex and stay there.
The amazing thing is how simple it is, and that you are not responsible for figuring out the steps to get what you want, but rather just deciding what those things are and then acting on inspiration.

Best spiritual books for life and love

5. A Woman’s Worth by Marianne Williamson

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This book is life changing for every woman who has ever struggled because she is different, special, and ahead of her time.
Marianne describes us as mermaids.
We can come on land and play with men on their turf, and make things magical, but they cannot survive in our domain of the sea…so we can only have them for a little while before we have to say goodbye.
We need to find partners who can meet us where we can frolic.
(Just read it all. A Return To Love, Enchanted Love, The Shadow Effect…blissful)

6. Invisible Acts of Power by Caroline Myss

best books on spirituality All of her work is beyond amazing, but this particular one spoke to me.
This best selling spiritual book is about how to channel grace in everyday life, and pointing out that your “calling” may be something as simple as living in a particular neighborhood and being a good influence there.
It helps you look at everyone with a more gentle, loving spirit.
Don’t forget to also check out our collection of A Course in Miracles quotes from the iconic book.

7. Your Soul’s Plan by Robert Schwartz

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We plan to experience certain things before we incarnate, and thusly create a life plan which may include circumstances that look painful or unpleasant to others who don’t understand that everything that happens to us in life is there for a reason, and that everyone we touch is “helped” by what we have chosen.
This is really great book on spirituality if you are asking yourself why you have been put through certain hardships, the death of a loved one, disabilities, or health issues.

8. The Disappearance of the Universe by Gary Renard

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This is one of the best spiritual books gives you new outlooks and perspectives which have been gleaned from 2 beings not of this Earth.
It answers a lot of questions about things that you might be struggling with from a different viewpoint.

9. Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle

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It is so simple, but few of us can do it.
We need to give ourselves enough silence to be able to hear the wisdom of our soul.
In doing so we can put an end to our suffering.
We must live in the present, not worry about the pressure of the past or the future.
A great reminder!
(A New Earth is great, too…but don’t listen to the best selling spiritual audio book while driving. His voice is better than Ambien.)

10. The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

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This is one of the best spiritual books for every relationship.
It helps you determine how you show love, and how you receive love.
If your partner is speaking a different love language from your own they may be showing you love but you are unable to see it because you can only recognize it in certain ways, which would be your own language.
It will change your future if you understand what to ask for, and what to give.

11. Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff

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In this New York Bestseller, Bob Goff shows how love can create connection and make a difference in our lives.
This book will inspire you to live your life as it was meant to be lived.

12. Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People by Bob Goff

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In this entertaining and inspiring book, Bob Goff reveals what it means to love without inhibition, insecurity, or restriction.
The book will teach you how to love people, even the difficult ones, without distinction and without limits.

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13. Until Today! : Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace of Mind by Iyanla Vanzant

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“Until Today” is an inspiring collection of 365 daily devotionals that will shift your attitude and help you live your best life.
A powerful book for anyone on the path to spiritual empowerment.

14. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris

Waking Up

This New York Times bestseller is perfect for those who seek spirituality without religion.

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It will help you understand that how we pay attention to the present moment largely determines the quality of our lives.

15. Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps by Richard Rohr O.F.M.

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This book is for anyone looking for the essence of humanity.
It offers encouragement for becoming interiorly alive and inspiration for making your life manageable and for dealing with the sin rampant in our society.

16. The Miracle Morning: The 6 Habits That Will Transform Your Life Before 8AM by Hal Elrod

the miracle morning

In “The Miracle Morning”, Hal Elrod shows how to wake up each day with more energy, motivation and focus to live your best life.
This book has inspired thousands of people to start creating the life they want and deserve to live.

17. Journey to the Heart: Daily Meditations on the Path to Freeing Your Soul by Melody Beattie

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In this book, Melody Beattie gives you the tools to chart a new path toward spiritual growth and renewal.
The book seeks to help readers find true purpose in life and learn to connect more deeply with the world around and within.

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18. The 7 Most Powerful Prayers That Will Change Your Life Forever by Adam Houge

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This book will teach you the seven greatest prayers that will help you create a life-changing, heartfelt relationship with God.
It’s a great book for anyone looking for a way to grow nearer to God.

19. The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian

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Developed for women in marriage, this book explains how God can make your marriage more fulfilling as you pray for your husband concerning key areas in his life.
Millions of women have been blessed by this life-changing book.

20. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer

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This book answers the question – who are you?
The author discusses how the development of consciousness can help you achieve happiness and self-realization.

21. I’ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life by Maria Shriver

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“I’ve Been Thinking” is a great book for anyone looking to move forward in life with hope and grace.
It’s a book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life.

22. Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young

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In this devotional, missionary Sarah Young speaks to hearts from the perspective of Christ.
The book epitomizes Christ’s love for us and offers a perfect companion for your spiritual journey.

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23. Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind by Joyce Meyer

battlefield of the mind

In “Battlefield of the Mind”, beloved author and minister Joyce Meyer shows readers how to change their lives by changing their minds.
She explains how to handle your thoughts and focus the mind the way God thinks.

24. The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

the hiding place

The Hiding Place” is an account of how Corrie Ten Boom – a survivor of Hitler’s concentration camps, and one of the most remarkable evangelists of the twentieth century – and her family risked their lives to help Jews and underground workers escape from the Nazis.
Corrie’s story is a manifestation of the power of God’s love to overcome, heal, and restore.

25. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

the power of now

In the “The Power of Now”, Eckhart Tolle explains why living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment.

The author uses a clear, supportive voice to help the reader understand how thoughts and emotions get in the way of their ability to live in genuine peace and happiness.

Which one these best spiritual books will you read next?

We hope these books will help expand your awareness.

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  1. Saurabh Sharma

    April 4, 2019 at 9:08 AM

    I’ll include one more book to this list “Broken Names” by Sacinandana Swami

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