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Inspirational Books

17 Inspirational New Year's Reads For The Self-Help Skeptic

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.03.2016 | Arts

A new year, a new you! Right? It's tough to keep those New Year's resolutions, though, and a little guidance or inspiration never hurts. The right bo...

20 Life-Changing Books!

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 12.27.2014 | Books
Seth Adam Smith

Unless you are determined to be miserable (which, strangely enough, some people are), these books will change your life for the better.

7 Books Oprah Couldn't Live Without

Posted 04.29.2014 | OWN

By Oprah Winfrey For as long as I can remember, reading has been among my greatest passions. I love novels, poetry, memoirs, history; for me,...

These Books Will Change Your Life, According To HuffPost Editors (WATCH)

Posted 02.06.2014 | Books

Your favorite book says a lot about who you are. As any devoted reader knows, a book can help you get through hard times and even change the way you l...

9 Books To Genuinely Inspire Your New Year

| Posted 01.25.2014 | Books

Originally published on Kirkus Too many books sold on the inspirational shelves at bookstores are anything but—the advice they offer is too easil...

Risk-Taking: 10 Books To Give You That Extra Push

Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Wayne Gretsky is often quoted for saying, "You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take." The man is right: In order to achieve our goals, we have...

10 Uplifting Books To Help You Through A Hard Day

Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living

More than a million American homes remain in the dark after the massive blackouts resulting from last week's Superstorm Sandy. Adding insult to in...

Happy Reads: 10 Books That Make Us Smile

Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Call us bibliophiles if you must, but virtually all books make us smile. We love getting lost on an intricate journey, connecting with a character on ...

TED Books: "What Books Should Be In A Digital Age"

Posted 07.09.2012 | Books

TED Books wants to do for reading what the world-famous series of TEDTalks did for web video: provide viral inspiration. In a conversation with Huf...

Writer Wednesday: 11 Writing Tips From Children's Books

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Books

From Writer's Relief: The books we read as children were written to teach us important lessons about various topics including friendship and bodily...

7 Surprisingly Optimistic Books

Amy Spencer | Posted 04.29.2012 | Books
Amy Spencer

That's what optimism is, after all: a belief that your life is going to work out for the best. However sad or challenging an experience might feel in the moment, there is a benefit to be gained. Centuries of literature have taught us this lesson over and over.