The best inspirational books that bring out the magic in your life

Why am I passionate about this?

Having grown up in South Africa in the ’70s & '80s with the whole world against the corrupt, racist government and pretty much cut off from the world, I still managed to achieve my dreams and change the lives of peoples of all races and cultures in over 165 countries globally. My book reflects ‘real-life’ authentic tips to help everyone discover their magic!

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Discover Your Magic: 7 Steps to a Truly Fulfilling Life

By Wolfgang Riebe,

Book cover of Discover Your Magic: 7 Steps to a Truly Fulfilling Life

What is my book about?

How to gain the competitive edge in your life & business. Become aware of everything around you. Clarify and achieve all your goals. Learn to adapt to change. Create a positive image with everyone around you. Wolfgang has inspired and motivated more than a million people around the world. This is a comprehensive study on how to gain mastery over your own life, whether in the corporate, or personal field. Every aspect is clearly presented, without losing the true sense or heart of the matter. Wolfgang writes with the humility of someone who has gone deeply into the subject, and who has learnt through actual experience. An inspirational book to change your life. 

Best Seller! 7 Steps to a Truly Fulfilling Life! Practical Life Skills to Help You Achieve Your Dreams.

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The books I picked & why

Book cover of Bring Out the Magic in Your Mind

Wolfgang Riebe Why did I love this book?

It was the first motivational book I ever read and the start of me changing my thinking and helping others to do so.

The advice I learnt from reading it in the 80’s was way ahead of it’s time, yet remains timeless and many of the tips I still practice today.

By Al Koran,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Bring Out the Magic in Your Mind as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Reading books is a kind of enjoyment. Reading books is a good habit. We bring you a different kinds of books. You can carry this book where ever you want. It is easy to carry. It can be an ideal gift to yourself and to your loved ones. Care instruction keep away from fire.

Book cover of Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

Wolfgang Riebe Why did I love this book?

I really enjoy inspirational books written as stories that use life events to portray messages.

It's an easy read coupled with a great story filled with powerful messages. What appeals to me is that the story is captivating and simple. I find in today’s world everything is over-complicated and drawn out.

Dan Millman captures you immediately and the messages are attainable for every normal person and understandable as well - isn’t that what a book should be about?

By Dan Millman,

Why should I read it?

2 authors picked Way of the Peaceful Warrior as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

An International Bestseller — Rediscover Life’s Larger Meaning and Purpose

The 20th Anniversary Edition with a New Afterword and Revisions by Dan Millman.

A book that could change your life: When Dan Millman was a young man, he expected that hard work would eventually bring a life of comfort, wisdom, and happiness. Yet, despite his many successes, he was haunted by the feeling that something was missing. Awakened by dark dreams one night, Dan found himself at a gas station with an old man named Socrates, and his world was changed forever. Guided by this eccentric old warrior, and inspired…

Book cover of The Celestine Prophecy

Wolfgang Riebe Why did I love this book?

This book became a cult classic for good reason.

I stumbled upon it by accident and could not put it down. It’s an evolution in thought and completely changed my way of thinking. As a motivational speaker I understand the power of story-telling to impart messages. James Redfield is a master at immediately capturing the readers attention with a story that cannot make you put the book down.

In summary, it’s a thrilling adventure with an incredible insights which are more pertinent today than ever before.

By James Redfield,

Why should I read it?

4 authors picked The Celestine Prophecy as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

This extremely readable and addictive parable has become a breakout word-of-mouth hit for its uncanny ability to renew your understanding of life, connections and perspective with fresh vigour. From the multimillion-bestselling author, James Redfield, and perfect for fans of Paulo Coelho and Eckhart Tolle.

'The Celestine Prophecy has already reached cult status... It homes in on the deepest, most urgent search of our times - the search for meaning... This is a book like no other.' - THE TELEGRAPH

'If you've ever wondered what the formula is for an "inspirational" bestseller, with promising potential for cult status, look no further'…

Book cover of Outliers: The Story of Success

Wolfgang Riebe Why did I love this book?

This is a well-researched and though provoking insight into why and how many of the super-successful founders of mega companies achieved what they did.

It gives a different spin on things and besides finding Gladwell’s research fascinating, it answered many questions for me. I feel that if more people read this book, they would be more accepting of themselves and realise that through the research of Gladwell and his sharing of it with the reader, that the importance of timing and fate plays more of a role than most of us will ever realise.

Bottom line… after reading this book I was more content with my lot in life and had a deeper understanding as to why the mega successful entrepreneurs of today are where they are.

By Malcolm Gladwell,

Why should I read it?

8 authors picked Outliers as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

In the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has written three books that have radically changed how we understand our world and ourselves: The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers. Regarded by many as the most gifted and influential author and journalist in America today, Gladwell has the rare ability to connect with audiences of tremendously varied interests. There are over 10 million copies of his books in print. Now, Gladwell's landmark investigations into the world around us are collected together for the first time. Beautifully repackaged and redesigned, with newly added illustrations throughout each book, COLLECTED is a perfect treasury of prose…

Book cover of Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark

Wolfgang Riebe Why did I love this book?

I always thought I had an interesting life, but hell did Cassandra Petersen go through up and downs in her career.

This book gave me even more respect for her success in life. When it comes to an inspirational life story of hope and being able to achieve anything in life, against all odds, Elvira is a must read.

By Cassandra Peterson,

Why should I read it?

2 authors picked Yours Cruelly, Elvira as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

At only eighteen months old, Cassandra Peterson reached for a pot on the stove and doused herself in boiling water, resulting in third-degree burns over 35 percent of her body. She miraculously survived, but burned and scarred, the impact would stay with her and become an obstacle she was determined to overcome. Cassandra left home at fourteen and supported herself as a go-go dancer. By age seventeen, she was performing as a showgirl in Las Vegas. Then a chance encounter with the "King" himself, Elvis Presley, inspired her to travel to Europe where she worked in film and toured Italy…

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Native Nations: A Millennium in North America

By Kathleen DuVal,

Book cover of Native Nations: A Millennium in North America

Kathleen DuVal Author Of Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution

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Why am I passionate about this?

I’m a professional historian and life-long lover of early American history. My fascination with the American Revolution began during the bicentennial in 1976, when my family traveled across the country for celebrations in Williamsburg and Philadelphia. That history, though, seemed disconnected to the place I grew up—Arkansas—so when I went to graduate school in history, I researched in French and Spanish archives to learn about their eighteenth-century interactions with Arkansas’s Native nations, the Osages and Quapaws. Now I teach early American history and Native American history at UNC-Chapel Hill and have written several books on how Native American, European, and African people interacted across North America.

Kathleen's book list on the American Revolution beyond the Founding Fathers

What is my book about?

A magisterial history of Indigenous North America that places the power of Native nations at its center, telling their story from the rise of ancient cities more than a thousand years ago to fights for sovereignty that continue today

Native Nations: A Millennium in North America

By Kathleen DuVal,

What is this book about?

Long before the colonization of North America, Indigenous Americans built diverse civilizations and adapted to a changing world in ways that reverberated globally. And, as award-winning historian Kathleen DuVal vividly recounts, when Europeans did arrive, no civilization came to a halt because of a few wandering explorers, even when the strangers came well armed.

A millennium ago, North American cities rivaled urban centers around the world in size. Then, following a period of climate change and instability, numerous smaller nations emerged, moving away from rather than toward urbanization. From this urban past, egalitarian government structures, diplomacy, and complex economies spread…

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