If you need some highly recommended books, we have six we’ll know you love and learn a lot from too. So now that Autumn is upon us, it’s the perfect time to cuddle up with a hot cup of your favorite beverage and a good book!
Why We Love These Highly Recommended Books
Every month or so, we love sharing with you a list of highly recommended books we found delightful! They range in content from crafts and home décor to self-improvement. Every book tells a different story and touches you in ways only a book can do.
Moreover, holding a book in your hands creates a unique experience from reading on a Kindle. While many of us love our Kindles, many still appreciate the value of reading and holding a physical book. Our love for hardcover and paperback books will never diminish, even in this age of high tech.
With that said, below, you’ll discover our list of highly recommended books, and we know you’ll enjoy them as much as we do.
1 – Beautifully Brave: An Unconventional Guide to Owning Your Worth, Cultivating Self-Love, and Standing in Your Power
Beautifully Brave, written by Sarah Pendrick, is your unconventional guide and permission slip to courageously step into a new you and new life. She is also the founder of the women’s empowerment movement and lifestyle brand GirlTalk Network.
Beautifully written and in vibrant pastel colors, this book will guide you through a self-discovery unlike any other. Every day, I make sure and pick it up in the morning and reread it with intention. It sets the tone for my day and reconfirms my value and worthiness in the universe.
Sarah has supported thousands of women to reach their highest calling by embracing their true selves and discovering their true potential. Now she will help you to claim your truths through Beautifully Brave.
This book delivers a powerful framework that empowers you to move beyond self-doubt, fear, regret, and guilt so you can connect deeply to your intuition and BRAVELY claim your truest self.
In this book, you will discover the following:
- You will fall madly in love with yourself and feel worthy of creating your dreams and desires.
- And you will discover how to embody your true power through practices that release people-pleasing, playing small, and needing external validation, and live in alignment with your highest knowing.
- Regardless of where you are on your journey to your most loved self, this guide meets you there and will continue to take you to new depths of your inner power, self-awareness, and consciousness.
- Gracefully move through: sacred love notes, bravery mantras, and self-love prompts.
- The lessons inside are timeless, meaning you can keep coming back to them. And to help you turn tough times into valuable lessons and cultivate a life filled with endless joy and abundance.
Simply put, this is YOUR invitation to (finally!) step into the self-care practices that will vibrationally and energetically align you with your highest self. And you can trust in the perfect timing and design of your life. And this is when your life begins to change radically.
In reading Beautifully Brave, you can seize your new confidence. And discover your true self as it’s waiting to emerge. Now, you can see why we call this one of our highly recommended books!
2 – 52 Ways to Live the Course in Miracles: Cultivate a Simpler, Slower, More Love-Filled Life (Affirmations, Meditations, Spirituality, Sobriety)
With 52 Ways to Live the Course in Miracles, you can find the path to inner peace through a weekly guide of spiritual meditations and positive affirmations. As a #1 Best Seller in Spiritualism, you’ll discover why so many readers find it awakening and life-altering.
Years ago, I read a Course in Miracles, and I can honestly say it impacted and altered my life in many ways. Now, with 52 Ways to Live the Course in Miracles, you can discover the peace and healing you deserve. This book never leaves my bedside and is worth reading over and over again.
More so, you can use Karen Casey’s 52 positive affirmations and meditations to find inner peace. We all face struggles that can leave us feeling broken and hopeless. But peace and healing are always available to us if we are open to them. So when it comes to highly recommended books, this one makes the top of our list.
Karen Casey is a beloved author who has helped millions onto the road to recovery with her inspirational self-help and meditation writings. In this inspirational book, Karen takes readers on a journey towards peaceful living by sharing how she has found serenity in her own life. Karen teaches readers that the goal is not perfection but rather progress towards creating a life of love and peace.
- Meditations and affirmations that lead to a simpler, slower life
- Insights into Helen Schucman’s A Course in Miracles
- Stories of the author’s struggles and triumphs on her path to healing
Furthermore, you can cultivate a simpler, slower, more love-filled life. When Karen Casey struggled with addiction, she found life-changing inspiration in Helen Schucman’s book, A Course in Miracles. In 52 Ways to Live the Course in Miracles, she shares the ideas she discovered in Helen Schucman’s book and the spirituality that we can all bring to our own lives.
3 – Early American Wisdom: A Treasury of Quotations
The Early American Wisdom: A Treasury of Quotations will bring you much joy if you love and appreciate quotes. You’ll discover a timeless collection of over 200 inspirational and meaningful quotes from influential figures of America’s early history.
However, as America grapples with its present and future, perhaps the best way forward is to look back. Early American Wisdom features classic quotes, advice, wise sayings, and witty asides from such early American figures as Abigail Adams, Frederick Douglass, Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Thomas Jefferson, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and more.
Early American Wisdom can help illuminate timely lessons for the America of today and beyond. And it’s the perfect gift for the history lover in your life. You can also purchase Early American Wisdom on the publisher’s website as well.
4 – Mixed Fiber Macramé – Highly Recommended Books That Foster Creativity!
With Mixed Fiber Macramé, you can create handmade home décor with unique, modern techniques featuring colorful wool roving, ribbons, cords, raffia, and rattan baskets. If you love crafting and self creativity, you’ll love this book! And if you have never tried Macrame before, now’s the perfect time to give it a go!
In addition, Mixed Fiber Macramé features beautifully crafted images to help you along your creative journey. Now, you can weave color and creativity into your macramé art with 24 new projects featuring on-trend techniques and fun fibers. Ribbons, raffia, roving, and more bring an inspired twist to this ever-popular craft, and Chantel Conlon is your guide to this modern approach.
Furthermore, this book teaches you to macraweave eye-catching wall hangings, knot elegant plant hangers with pops of color, and make your stylish home décor, like pillows, rugs, and more. You’ll love how simple it is to create incredible macramé pieces no one else has seen before.
Packed with step-by-step instructions and photos, everything you need to make stunning creations is here in one place. New knotters will appreciate the detailed knot guide, beginner-friendly tutorials, and information on setting up your workspace. Meanwhile, experienced fiber artists will be excited to dive into advanced techniques. And a seemingly endless variety of colors and fibers.
With a vast array of captivating designs like the Zahra Chandelier, Triple Threat Plant Hanger, Might as Wool Macraweave, and Under the Sea Wall Hanging, you’ll have a blast! Now, you can get ready to have your friends and family gushing over your trendy handwoven home décor. However, when it comes to our highly recommended books, this one will bring you much joy and express your inner creativity!
5 – Secrets of Home Staging
If you love your home’s décor or looking to sell your home, Secrets of Home Staging is the book for you. Now, you will have an essential guide to receiving higher offers on your home faster! And you’ll discover home décor ideas, design tips, and advice on staging your home easily.
More so, it’s the #1 Best Seller in House Plans and, with beautiful imagery, an easy book to follow. If you feel overwhelmed by the idea of home staging, this will help you immensely. Or, if you don’t know what to do or where to start, you need to read this book.
In Secrets of Home Staging, award-winning home stager, Karen Prince, guides you through the home staging process with easy home décor ideas, design tips, and advice on how to stage your home to sell. You’ll find home staging made simple and an indispensable guide for the everyday homeowner.
Additionally, it’s great for realtors and those committed to real estate investing and flipping houses. Secrets of Home Staging helps you to navigate the home staging process with an easy-to-follow guide. Inside, you’ll find before-and-after photos and information on easy DIY home improvements that buyers love, project management tips.
As well as:
- The six steps to successful home staging
- Decluttering and decorating ideas that sell
- How to determine your “key” rooms
Furthermore, for fans of Joanna Gaines and the real estate world. No matter what your house plan, Secrets of Home Staging offers home interior design advice and tools you need to make your home look great online and in person. Featuring over 150 color photos and many practical house interior design tips, Karen gives home sellers everything they need to receive more offers, faster sales, and higher selling prices.
6 – Pinch Your Pottery: The Art & Craft of Making Pinch Pots – 35 Beautiful Projects to Hand-form from Clay
If you love pottery, you’ll flip over Pinch Your Pottery. With it, you can create 35 beautiful projects to hand-form from clay. For example, you can make beautiful works of art that express your inner creativity. Learn how to master one of the most ancient yet simple and appealing ceramics techniques.
Taught with a modern approach by a master potter, this amazing collection of pinched projects is the perfect place to start your new ceramics hobby. Or to explore new ways to shape the clay as a more experienced crafter.
Moreover, pinching is a wonderfully direct method of interacting with clay to make various forms and styles. Projects are simple and small and require only a few tools and your own hands. Begin a new adventure with fabulous pinched ceramics and learn everything from choosing clay and a style of decoration to firing and beyond:
In addition, you’ll discover step-by-step sequences and plenty of options for surface decoration. Fully cross-referenced throughout, there are many choices and styles to mix and match to make each project unique.
Furthermore, a gallery of makers provides added inspiration and shows the potential of this underrated making method. Finally, this book proves that pinching is a way of working equal to all other methods and can produce refinement and sophistication items.
Highly Recommended Books You’ll Cherish For Years
In closing, we know you’ll enjoy our highly recommended books this month. But, more importantly, you’ll have them for years as a continual part of your growth both spiritually and creatively.
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