Whatever your New Year’s resolutions, these books can help you home in on your purpose, find motivation, or learn new skills or tools to tune into your deepest self. Here, the best books we’ve read this year. Put some on your reading list this January, and here’s to a sweet, successful, sparkly, magical New Year.
1. White Hot Truth, Danielle LaPorte
This no BS self help book cuts through the motivational speak to reach your soul. Danielle LaPorte is like the big-sister guru you’ve never had, and sets you straight while setting you up for success.
2. Material Girl, Mystical World, Ruby Warrington
Written by Horoscope.com’s own style goddess (and founder of The Numinous) Ruby Warrington, this memoir is a guide slash coming of age story. Not only does Warrington share her own steps (and missteps) in a quest to live a more purposeful life, she includes interviews and insights from the very best in the business.
3. Crystal Bliss, Devi Brown
Crystals can change your life. Brown, wife of Duane Brown, a defenseman for the Seattle Seahawks, shares how crystals have helped her manifest her goals—and how you can too. (Want a sneak peek? Read Devi Brown’s Horoscope.com article here!)
4. Your Life in Color, Dougall Fraser
Color can make or break your day, and even your year. Fraser, who shared his favorite summer power colors for Horoscope.com, shares how to tap into the energy of color.
5. Crystal Muse: Everyday Rituals to Tune Into the Real You, Heather Askinosie & Timmi Jandrow
Crystals can be a powerful tool to aid in daily life. Here, Askinosie and Jandrow share their tips on how to pick crystals, the best ones to use for the best situations, and how to embrace them in your life in an incredibly approachable way.
6. Kitchen Table Tarot, Melissa Cynova
Want to learn Tarot? This is your year! This guide is straightforward, to the point, and feels like it’s been written by your BFF.
7. Change Starts Within You, Cortney McDermott
Ready to kill it this year? Written by a former Fortune 500 exec, Change Starts Within You helps you tap into your inner power and light, and not be afraid to follow your gut—because it leads to some pretty magical places.
8. 2018 Radical Self Love Almanac, Gala Darling
Written by Horoscope.com’s fearless spirit goddess Gala Darling, this workbook has charts, fill-in pages, and advice to help you slay the year and make it your best, most real and most truthful yet.
9. Unf*ck Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life, Gary John Bishop
The title isn’t subtle, and that’s the point. This book is designed to help you get out of your excuses and fear and get what you want out of life—because you do give a f*ck!
10. The Clarity Cleanse, Habib Sadeghi
Want to think like Gwyneth Paltrow? This book, written by one of Paltrow’s gurus, gives holistic advice for how to feel better, look better, love better, and embrace 2018 with all you’ve got.
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