Reading List

Here's a reading list that's sure to help you attract and create healthy, fulfilling, sustainable relationships, starting with two of our favorites:

HindsightWhat You Need to Know Before You Drop Your Drawers

Hindsight offers a Relationship Tool Belt with six practical, time-tested tools that help you turn your dream relationship into reality. Learn from both Maryanne and six women who share their relationship mistakes so you don't have to make any more!

Skinny, Tan, and Rich: Unveiling the Myth

A gut-wrenching, incredibly personal true story of how one woman who appeared to have it all—wealth, beauty, and power—survived one harrowing experience after another before she found what she was ultimately looking for.

Maryanne's favorite sources of inspiration: Check out the archives on this site to listen to her interviews with some of these SoulGuides.

Albere, Patricia. Mutual Awakening

Allen, Marc. Tantra for the West: A Direct Path to Living the Life of Your Dreams

Anderson, Sherry Ruth. Ripening Time

Andrews, Lynn. Coming Full Circle: Ancient Teachings for a Modern World

Ardagh, Arjuna. The Translucent Revolution: How People Just Like You Are Waking Up and Changing the World and Better than Sex

Aronsson, Wendy. Refeathering the Empty Nest

Attwood, Janet. The Passion Test and Your Hidden Riches

Atwood, Nina. Temptations of the Single Girl

Baker, Gaylynn. Gifts of Gratitude

Banks, Amy. Rewire Your Brain for Rewarding Relationships

Barry, Michael. The Forgiveness Project: The Startling Discovery of How to Overcome Cancer, Find Health, and Achieve Peace

Bara, Mike. The Choice: Using Conscious Thought and the Physics of the Mind to Reshape the World

Bedrick, David. Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives to Mainstream Psychology

Bekoff, Marc. Rewilding Our Hearts

Bennett, Samantha. Get it Done:  From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day

Benson, Tina. A Woman Unto Herself: A Different Kind of Love Story

Berg, Karen. To Be Continued…Reincarnation and the Purpose of Our Lives

Bertoldi, Concetta. Inside the Other Side: Soul Contracts, Life Lessons, and How Dead People Help Us, Between Here and Heaven

Bingue, Dr. Edwidge. You’re Not Crazy, You’re Awakening

Blake, Tobin. Everyday Meditation

Blankenship, Alison. Upside: How to Zig when Life Zags

Boryesenko, Joan, Ph.D. Your Soul’s Compass

Brach, Tara. True Refuge:  Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart

Bratty, Alex. From Chaos to Clarity: Getting Unstuck & Creating A Life You Love

Byrne, Lorna. Angels in My Hair, A Message of Hope from the Angels

Cahill, Margaret. Under Cover of Darkness: How I Blogged My Way Through Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Campbell, Tom. My Big Toe (Theory of Everything)

Cappannelli, Geroge & Sedena. Do Not Go Quietly: A Guide to Living Consciously and Aging Wisely for People Who Weren't Born Yesterday

Carlson, Christine. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms

Carroll, Linda. Love Cycles

Carter, Christine. Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents

Cates, Regina. Lead with Your Heart

Chasse, Betsy. Tipping Sacred Cows

Christopher, David. The Holy Universe

Cohen, Andrew. Evolutionary Enlightenment: A New Path to Spiritual Awakening

Collins, George. Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession and Shame

Colquhoun, James, & Laurentine Ten Bosch. Ditch the Diets, Conquer the Cravings, and Eat Your Way to Lifelong Health

Conner, Janet. The Lotus and the Lily: Access the Wisdom of Buddha & Jesus to Nourish Your Beautiful, Abundant Life and Soul Vows: Gathering the Presence of the Divine In You, Through You, and As You

Costa, Rebecca. The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

Couch, Stacey. Gracious Wild: a Shamanic Journey with Hawks

Croce, Pat. The Pirate Handbook: A Rogue's Guide to Pillage, Plunder, Chaos & Conquest

Danner, Ruth. Making a World of Difference One Quilt at a Time

Dawlabani, Said. Memenomics: The Next-Generation Economic System

De Beauvoir, Simone. The Second Sex

Dhillon, Alka. The Om Factor: A Woman’s Spiritual Guide to Leadership

Dodes, Lance. Breaking Addiction: A 7-Step Handbook for Ending Any Addiction

Douglas, Gary. Divorceless Relationships

Dreyfus, Hubert, and Sean Kelly, All Things ShiningReading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age

Dunne, Jacqui. How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity

Edelstein, Amy. Love, Marriage, and Evolution

Eisenstein, Charles. The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible

Eisler, Riane. The Chalice and the Blade and The Power of Partnership

Ely, Jane. Coming into Balance: A Guide for Activating Your True Potential

Faas, Andrew. The Bully's Trap: Bullying in the Workplace

Farrell, Dr. Warren. The Myth of Male Power and Why Men Earn More

Felton, Sallie. Why Can't I Get Rid of This Clutter?

Fenamore, Laura. Skinny, Fat, Perfect: Love Who You See in the Mirror

Finley, Guy. The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred: Journey to the Greatness Within

Forman, Dr. Robert. Enlightenment Ain't What It's Cracked Up to Be

Forrest, Ana. Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit

Fox, Asher. Fat to Fearless

Fox, Elaine. Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: How to Retrain Your Brain to Overcome Pessimism and Achieve a More Positive Outlook

Fox, Matthew. Meister Eckhart: A Mystic Warrior for Our Times

Frederick, Sue. I See Your Dream Job and I See Your Soulmate

Freidman, Joan. The Same but Different

Garchik, Leah. Real Life Romance: Everyday Wisdom

George, Ted. Untangling the Mind: Why We Behave the Way We Do

Gielan, Michelle. Broadcasting Happiness:  The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change

Glassman, Bernie. The Dude and the Zen Master

Glick, Sharon. The Living Spirit

Golday, Adrienne, and Shayne Goldfarb.  Regretland: a Journey to Freedom

Grayson, Henry. Use Your Body to Heal Your Mind

Grewal, Sandeep. Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of The Future

Hamilton, Allan. Zen Mind, Zen Horse: The Science and Spirituality of Working with Horses 

Hanson, Rick. Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom and Hardwiring Happiness

Harvey, Andrew. The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism

Hawkins, David. Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior

Hay, Louise. Heal Your Body

Heer, Dain. Being You, Changing the World

Hendricks, Harville, and Helen Hunt. Making Marriage Simple

Higgins, Polly. I Dare You to Be Great

Hobbs, Carolyn. Free Yourself: 10 Life-Changing Powers of your Wise Heart

Hogan, Eve. Intellectual Foreplay and How to Love your Marriage and The EROS Equation

Honore, Carl. The Slow Fix: Solve Problems, Work Smarter, and Live Better in a World Addicted to Speed

Houston, Jean. A Passion for the Possible

Hubbard, Barbara. The Evolutionary Testament of Co-Creation

Hupp, Stephen. Great Myths of Child Development

James, John. The Grief Recovery Handbook

Jones, Marie. Viral Mythology

Kaye, Gloria. Healer's Hands, Healer's Heart

Keating, Keidi. The Light: A Book of Wisdom

Kelley, Holley. Sunrises and Sunsets: Final Affairs Forged with Flair, Finesse, and FUNctionality

Kemp, Amelia. Sacretherapy

Kiley, Ariel, and Simone Kornfeld. Smitten: The Way of the Brilliant Flirt

Kipfer, Barbara Anne. Four Thousand Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyone

Klaw, Margaret. Keeping It Civil: The Case of the Pre-nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer

Knaus, Bill. Fearless Job Hunting: Understanding the Common Mistakes and Behaviors that Are Holding You Back

Kulaga, Jaime. SuperWoman's Guide to Super Fulfillment--The Over-Worked, Over-Tired, Stressed-Out Woman's Manual for Relief

LaConte, Ellen. Life Rules: Nature's Blueprint for Surviving Economic and Environmental Collapse

Lane, Mary, and Michael Samuels. Healing with the Arts

Lang, Diana. Opening to Meditation: A Gentle, Guided Approach

Lavender, Neil. The One Way Relationship Workbook: Step-by-Step Help for Coping with Narcissists, Egotistical Lovers, Toxic Coworkers, & Others Who Are Incredibly Self-Absorbed

Levine, Amir. Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind—and KeepLove

Long, Barry. To Woman in Love

Lonnsburry, Boni. The Map: To Our Responsive Universe, Where Dreams Really Do Come True

Losey, Meg. The Alchemy of Self-Healing: A Revolutionary 30-Day Plan for Letting Go of Stress

Louden, Jennifer. Life Organizer: Woman's Guide to a Mindful Year

Maisel, Eric. Rethinking Depression: How to Shed Mental Health Labels & Create Personal Meaning and Natural Psychology: The New Psychology of Meaning and Making Your Creative Mark: Nine Keys to Achieving Your Artistic Goals and Why Smart People Hurt

Malkin, Craig. Rethinking Narcissism: The Bad — and Surprising Good — About Feeling Special

Markova, Dawna, Spot of Grace and Random Acts of Kindness

Martinez, Mario. Changing your Limiting Beliefs and The MindBody Code

McCormick, Lee. Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag

McQueen, Suzanne. 4 Seasons in 4 Weeks:  Awakening the Power, Wisdom, and Beauty in Every Woman's Nature

McTaggart, Lynne. The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe

Messinger, J.D. 11 Days in May: The Conversation That Will Change Your Life

Miller, Alice. Drama of the Gifted Child and The Truth Will Set You Free

Miller, Karen Maezen. Paradise in Plain Sight

Miller, Susan. The Year Ahead 2012 and Beyond

Mitchell, Steven, ed. The Enlightened Heart

Mollan-Masters, Renee. You Are Smarter Than You Think

Moore, Thomas. Care of the Soul

Morales, Aurora. Medicine Stories: History, Culture, and the Politics of Integrity

Moss, Richard. Deep Work for Essential Change

Moss, Robert. Sidewalk Oracles: Playing with Signs, Symbols, and Synchronicity in Everyday Life

Nader, Micheline. The Dolphin's Dance: Discover Your True Self Through A Powerful 5-Step Journey Into Conscious Awareness

Nicholson, Ester. Soul Recovery: 12 Keys to Healing Addiction . . . and 12 Steps for the Rest of Us; a Path to Wholeness, Serenity, and Success

Nilsson, Anders. The Gentle Way of the Heart

O'Brien, Greg. On  Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's

O'Malley, Mary. What’s In the Way IS the Way and The Gift of our Compulsions

Onerheim, Mayuri. Money, Spirituality, Consciousness

Osho. The Book of the Secrets

Ostowari, Koorosh. Money Anxiety Cure: A Path To Financial Wellbeing  

Pease, Allan. Why Men Don't Have A Clue & Women Always Need More Shoes!

Peirce, Penney. Leap of Perception: The Transforming Power of Your Attention

Pinker, Susan. The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact can Make us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter

Poppe, Thomas. The Code: Unlocking the Ancient Power of Your Birthday

Robbins, Mike. Nothing Changes Till You Do

Roland, Allen, Ph.D. Radical Therapy: Surrender to Love and Heal Yourself in Seven Sessions

Roseman, Janet. If Joan of Arc Had Cancer: Finding Courage, Faith, and Healing from History's Most Inspirational Woman Warrior

Rosen, Rebecca. Awaken the Spirit Within!

Roth, Gabrielle. Maps to Ecstasy

Samuelson, Elliot, J.D. The Unmarried Couple's Legal Survival Guide

SARK. Succulent Wild Love

Schildhouse, Debra. Bio-Touch: Healing with the Power in Our Fingertips

Schmidt, Barb. The Practice: Simple Tools for Managing Stress, Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness

Schneiderman, Kim. Step Out of Your Story: Writing Exercises to Reframe and Transform Your Life

Seigel, Bernie. The Art of Healing: Uncovering Your Inner Wisdom and Potential for Self-Healing

Selk, Jason. 100-second mental workout from Executive Toughness, The Mental Training Program for Developing Your Leadership Performance

Shepherd, Philip. New Self, New World: Recovering Our Senses in the Twenty First Century

Sherman, Karen. Mindfulness and The Art of Choice: Transform Your Life

Shimoff, Marci. Love for No Reason

Shumsky, Susan. Power of Chakras, Awakening Your Third Eye

Siegel, Bernie. Love, Animals & Miracles

Silcox, Katie. Healthy, Happy, Sexy - Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women

Sisgold, Steve. Whole Body Intelligence

Slingerland, Edward. Trying Not to Try

Smoak, Ellen. Breakups are a Bitch, but Getting Over Him Doesn't Have to Be

Speede, Sheri. Kindred Beings: What Seventy-Three Chimpanzees Taught Me About Life, Love, and Connection

Starbird, Margaret. Mary Magdalene: Bride in Exile

Sw. Nisargdatta Maharaj. I Am That

Tate, Karen. Voices of the Sacred Feminine

Tatkin, Stan. Wired for Love

Taylor, Eldon. Gotcha!: The Subordination of Free Will

Taylor, Robert. A New Way to Be Human: 7 Spiritual Pathways to Becoming Fully Alive

Thomashauer, Regena. Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts

Tims, Christopher. Eternal Teachings: Discovering our own divine masculine and feminine

Treynor, Wendy. Healing from Cancer

Tristan, Katherine. Why Worry? Stop Coping and Start Living

Urasek, Lauren. Popular: The Ups and Downs of Online Dating 

Vale, Francine. Song of the Heart: Walking the Path of Light

Vitti, Alisa. WomanCode: Perfect Your Cycle, Amplify Your Fertility, Supercharge Your Sex Drive, and Become a Power Source

Warner, Priscilla. Learning to Breathe: My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life

Watson, Laurie. Wanting Sex Again.

Wesselman, Hank. The Bowl of Light

Wheeler, Bob. The Money Nerve: Navigating the Emotions of Money

Wiest, Jeannine. The Alchemy of Self Healing: A Revolutionary 30-Day Plan to Change How You Relate to Your Body and Health

Wigglesworth, Cindy. SQ21: The Twenty-One Skills of Spiritual Intelligence

Willis, Capt. Dan. Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder’s Essential Resource

Wright, Simone. First Intelligence