Passion & Purpose

21 Best Books About Passion and Purpose That Should Be on Your Reading List


Whether you are looking for inspiration or a boost in motivation or just browsing for new titles to read, here are some of the best books that should be on your must-read list.

1. 52 Cups of Coffee: Inspiring and Insightful Stories for Navigating Life’s Uncertainties, Megan Gebhart

2. A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last, Stephen Levine

3. Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work, David Isay

4. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, Brene Brown

5. Discovering Your Soul Signature: A 33-Day Path to Purpose, Passion & Joy, Panache Desai

6. Ecstasy: Understanding the Psychology of Joy, Robert Johnson

7. Exuberance: The Passion for Life, Kay Redfield Jamison

8. Firedancer: Your Spiral Journey to a Life of Passion and Purpose, Kami Guildner

9. It Starts With Passion: Do What You Love and Love What You Do, Keith Abraham

10. Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, Parker Palmer

11. Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke

12. Life Is a Verb: 37 Days To Wake Up, Be Mindful, And Live Intentionally, Patti Digh

13. Life Unstuck: Finding Peace with Your Past, Purpose in Your Present, Passion for Your Future, Pat Layton

14. Miracles Now: 108 Life-Changing Tools for Less Stress, More Flow, and Finding Your True Purpose, Gabrielle Bernstein

15. Passion & Purpose: Stories from the Best and Brightest Young Business Leaders, Daniel Gulati, John Coleman, and W. Oliver Segovia

16. The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do, Jeff Goins

17. The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion, Elle Luna

18. The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Leo Tolstoy

19. The Rhythm of Life: Living Everyday with Passion & Purpose, Matthew Kelly

20. Yes Man, Danny Wallace

21. Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis