Aubrey Marcus
Book Recommendations

  • The Book of Truth

    The Book of Truth

    The Book of Truth

    Paul Selig
    Body
    Mind & Spirit
    4.73 (223)

    The channeled literature of paul selig--who receives clairaudient dictation from unseen intellects called the guides--has quickly become the most important and celebrated expression of channeling since a course in miracles rose to prominence in the 1970s.selig's previous trilogy of channeled wisdom--i am the word, the book of love and creation, and the book of knowing and worth--won a large following around the world for its depth, intimacy, and psychological insight. the first book of his new mastery trilogy, the book of mastery, likewise attained popularity and praise. now, selig continues

    Aubrey Marcus

    I cannot more highly recommend a book than this.

    Jul 4, 2018 — Source

  • The War of Art

    The War of Art

    The War of Art

    Steven Pressfield
    Self-Help
    3.98 (87,832)

    Aubrey Marcus

    I read this book on the recommendation of Joe Rogan and it has been one of the most influential books in my life.

    Dec 22, 2013 — Source

  • The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    Paulo Coelho
    Alchemists
    3.89 (2,466,589)

    Paulo coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. this story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and soul-stirring wisdom, is about an andalusian shepherd boy named santiago, who travels from his homeland in spain to the egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the pyramids. along the way he meets a romany woman, a man who calls himself a king, and an alchemist, all of whom point santiago in the right direction for his quest. no one knows what the treasure is, or whether santiago

    Aubrey Marcus

    This is one of the first books that profoundly changed my life for the better.

    May 22, 2011 — Source

  • Rise of the Mystics

    Rise of the Mystics

    Rise of the Mystics

    Ted Dekker
    4.33 (2,120)

    Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two worlds at once died with thomas hunter many years ago. still others that the gateway to that greater reality was and is only the stuff of dreams. they are all wrong.rachelle matthews, who grew up in the small town of eden, utah, discovered just how wrong when she dreamed and awoke in another world. there she learned that she was the 49th mystic, the prophesied one, tasked with finding five ancient seals before powerful enemies destroy her. if

    Aubrey Marcus

    Might be the best book I've ever read.

    Dec 19, 2018 — Source

  • The 49th Mystic

    The 49th Mystic

    The 49th Mystic

    Ted Dekker
    4.22 (3,660)

    Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two worlds at once died with thomas hunter many years ago. still others that the gateway to that greater reality was and is only the stuff of dreams.they are wrong. in the small town of eden, utah, a blind girl named rachelle matthews is about to find out just how wrong.when a procedure meant to restore rachelle's sight goes awry, she begins to dream of another world so real that she wonders if earth might only be a dream

    Aubrey Marcus

    If you are open to see the world in a new way, this book is for you.

    Jul 19, 2018 — Source

  • The Fifth Sacred Thing
    Aubrey Marcus

    I have bought a dozen copies and have been handing them out like I was Oprah giving away television sets

    Dec 26, 2013 — Source

  • The Way of the Superior Man

    The Way of the Superior Man

    The Way of the Superior Man

    David Deida
    Body
    Mind & Spirit
    4.01 (20,945)

    What is your true purpose in life? what do women really want? what makes a good lover? if you're a man reading this, you've undoubtedly asked yourself these questions—but you may not have had much luck answering them. until now.in the way of the superior man, david deida explores the most important issues in men's lives—from career and family to women and intimacy to love and spirituality and relationships—to offer a practical guidebook for living a masculine life of integrity, authenticity, and freedom. join this bestselling author and internationally renowned

    Aubrey Marcus

    It doesnt matter if you are male or female, this book falls in the must read category.

    Nov 11, 2013 — Source

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    Edmond Rostand
    Drama
    4.05 (77,739)

    This is edmond rostand's immortal play in which chivalry and wit, bravery and love are forever captured in the timeless spirit of romance. set in louis xiii's reign, it is the moving and exciting drama of one of the finest swordsmen in france, gallant soldier, brilliant wit, tragic poet-lover with the face of a clown. rostand's extraordinary lyric powers gave birth to a universal hero--cyrano de bergerac--and ensured his own reputation as author of one of the best-loved plays in the literature of the stage.this translation, by the american poet

    Aubrey Marcus

    Read If: You would enjoy the inspiration to be great, delivered by perhaps the best tale of chivalry, love, wit, and courage ever written

    Dec 19, 2013 — Source

  • Sex at Dawn

    Sex at Dawn

    Sex at Dawn

    Cacilda Jetha,Christopher Ryan
    Social Science
    3.97 (27,915)

    Since darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. mainstream science--as well as religious and cultural institutions--has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. but this narrative is collapsing. fewer and fewer couples are getting married, and divorce rates keep climbing as adultery and flagging libido drag down even seemingly solid marriages.how can reality be reconciled with the accepted narrative? it can't be, according to renegade thinkers christopher ryan

    Aubrey Marcus

    Probably the third most influential single book.

    Mar 12, 2018 — Source

  • The 48 Laws of Power

    The 48 Laws of Power

    The 48 Laws of Power

    Robert Greene
    Body
    Mind & Spirit
    4.15 (98,234)

    In the book that people magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” robert greene and joost elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of machiavelli, sun tzu, and carl von clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from henry kissinger to p.t. barnum. some laws teach the need for prudence (“law 1: never outshine the master”), others teach the value of confidence (“law 28: enter action with boldness”), and many recommend absolute self-preservation (“law 15: crush your

    Aubrey Marcus

    this book is a MUST READ.

    Dec 20, 2013 — Source

  • The Obstacle Is the Way

    The Obstacle Is the Way

    The Obstacle Is the Way

    Ryan Holiday
    Conduct of life
    4.14 (57,487)

    We are stuck, stymied, frustrated. but it needn’t be this way. there is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons of history—from john d. rockefeller to amelia earhart to ulysses s. grant to steve jobs—a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek.these men and women were not exceptionally brilliant, lucky, or gifted. their success came from timeless philosophical principles laid down by a roman emperor who struggled to articulate a method for excellence in

    Aubrey Marcus

    I definitely recommend this book to everyone.

    May 21, 2015 — Source

  • The Book of Freedom

    The Book of Freedom

    The Book of Freedom

    Paul Selig
    Body
    Mind & Spirit
    4.77 (154)

    "the crown jewel of the mastery trilogy--."--aubrey marcus, new york times bestselling author of own the day, own your life, founder and ceo of onnitthe channeled literature of paul selig--who receives clairaudient dictation from unseen intellects called the guides--has quickly become the most important and celebrated expression of channeling since a course in miracles rose to prominence in the 1970s.selig's previous trilogy of channeled wisdom--i am the word, the book of love and creation, and the book of knowing and worth--won a large following around the world for its depth,

    Aubrey Marcus

    it is undoubtedly one of the most valuable books you could ever read (or even better, listen to).

    Oct 2, 2018 — Source

  • Awakening Spirits

    Awakening Spirits

    Awakening Spirits

    Tom Brown Jr.
    4.18 (371)

    For the first time, --america's most acclaimed outdoorsman--shares the unique meditation exercises used by students of his personal tracker classes. these techniques for finding inner peace and harmony with nature are based on the wisdom of his greatest teacher, a native american called grandfather. now all of us can learn these spiritual lessons of life through the earth around us--and deep within ourselves. includes advanced methods of relaxation, insight, healing, and communication with nature and spirits. through the dynamic meditation called sacred silence, the reader can experience the joys of

    Aubrey Marcus

    I highly recommend it to absolutely everyone.

    May 20, 2015 — Source

  • Mastery

    Mastery

    Mastery

    George Leonard
    Self-Help
    4.08 (8,593)

    "the pracitcal wisdom in george leonard's book will have a great influence for many years to come." —michael murphy, author of and drawing on zen philosophy and his expertise in the martial art of aikido, bestselling author gorge leonard shows how the process of mastery can help us attain a higher level of excellence and a deeper sense of satisfaction and fulfillment in our daily lives. whether you're seeking to improve your career or your intimate relationships, increase self-esteem or create harmony within yourself, this inspiring prescriptive guide will help

    Aubrey Marcus

    If you don't want to read this book for yourself, read it for everyone whose life you will touch.

    Oct 4, 2013 — Source

  • The Road

    The Road

    The Road

    Cormac McCarthy
    Fiction
    3.97 (788,496)

    A searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become cormac mccarthy’s masterpiece.a father and his son walk alone through burned america. nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. it is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. the sky is dark. their destination is the coast, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there. they have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of

    Aubrey Marcus

    When you read Cormac McCarthy you quickly find yourself aware of the fact you are under the spell of a true wordsmith.

    Sep 1, 2010 — Source

  • The Mastery of Love
    Aubrey Marcus

    an incredible exploration of love and relationships

    Mar 12, 2018 — Source

  • The Journeys of Socrates

    The Journeys of Socrates

    The Journeys of Socrates

    Dan Millman
    Fiction
    4.33 (3,280)

    The international bestselling author is bck with a page-turning tale of the origins of the peaceful warriorin the heart of nineteenth century tsarist russia an orphaned boy born of both jewish and cossack blood desperately seeks to find a place in a dangerous world. sergei ivanov’s (socrates’) journey from a military academy to america is a spellbinding and tragic odyssey of courage and love. this riveting novel reveals how a boy became a man, how a man became a warrior, and how a warrior discovered peace. from his birth, this

    Aubrey Marcus

    The book is in one of my favorite genres, philosophical fiction, and it did not disappoint.

    Nov 25, 2014 — Source

  • The Cosmic Serpent

    The Cosmic Serpent

    The Cosmic Serpent

    Jeremy Narby
    Science
    4.19 (5,521)

    This adventure in science and imagination, which the said might herald "a copernican revolution for the life sciences," leads the reader through unexplored jungles and uncharted aspects of mind to the heart of knowledge.in a first-person narrative of scientific discovery that opens new perspectives on biology, anthropology, and the limits of rationalism, the reveals how startlingly different the world around us appears when we open our minds to it.

    Aubrey Marcus

    Read If: You want to expand your perception of the universe and the life within it.

    May 23, 2011 — Source

  • The Toltec Art of Life and Death

    The Toltec Art of Life and Death

    The Toltec Art of Life and Death

    Barbara Emrys,Don Miguel Ruiz
    3.64 (444)

    The beloved teacher of spiritual wisdom and author of the phenomenal new york times and international bestseller the four agreements takes readers on a mystical toltec-inspired personal journey, introducing us to a deeper level of spiritual teaching and awareness.in 2002, don miguel ruiz suffered a near fatal heart attack that left him in a nine-weeks-long coma. the spiritual journey he undertook while suspended between this world and the next forms the heart of the toltec art of life and death, a profound and mystical tale of spiritual struggle. as his

    Aubrey Marcus

    Although it’s a little bit hard to get into, I think his most powerful book is The Toltec Art of Life and Death.

    Mar 12, 2018 — Source

  • Zen in the Art of Archery

    Zen in the Art of Archery

    Zen in the Art of Archery

    Eugen Herrigel
    3.96 (13,467)

    The path to achieving zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by professor eugen herrigel in this timeless account.this book is the result of the author’s six year quest to learn archery in the hands of japanese zen masters. it is an honest account of one man’s journey to complete abandonment of ‘the self’ and the western principles that we use to define ourselves. professor herrigel imparts knowledge from his experiences and guides the reader through physical and spiritual lessons in a clear and insightful

    Aubrey Marcus

    Read If: You wish to master the art of doing.

    May 22, 2011 — Source

  • The Red Queen

    The Red Queen

    The Red Queen

    Matt Ridley
    Psychology
    4.05 (15,862)

    Referring to lewis carroll's red queen from through the looking-glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, matt ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators. the red queen answers dozens of other riddles of human nature and culture -- including why men propose marriage, the method behind our maddening notions of beauty, and the disquieting fact that a woman is more likely to conceive a child by an adulterous lover than by her husband. brilliantly written,

    Aubrey Marcus

    I used to call this book a "Masterpiece."

     — Source

  • Not Afraid

    Not Afraid

    Not Afraid

    Daniele Bolelli
    Biography & Autobiography
    4.52 (125)

    "the honesty and authenticity in daniele's writing is truly inspirational. most books about life are written with kid gloves and give us old school clichés to handle adversity. daniele has gone through some of the most difficult situations a father, husband, and all around warrior can go through. he gives us an honest look into the pain, heartache, and process of fighting back against things that would bring most to their knees. everyone can relate to the feelings and thoughts daniele displays. we can only hope to someday have his

    Aubrey Marcus

    I found myself laughing and crying on alternating pages throughout the story, reading it cover to cover in a single long day.

    Jun 3, 2016 — Source

  • Stress Less, Accomplish More

    Stress Less, Accomplish More

    Stress Less, Accomplish More

    Emily Fletcher
    3.85 (2,196)

    'for the few minutes i put into meditation each day, i get back at least an extra three hours of focus and quality work.' mark hyman, mdin stress less, accomplish more emily fletcher shares an ancient meditation technique designed for busy lives. the focus of the practice is stress relief, mental clarity and improved productivity, so it's perfect for the fast pace of modern life. this style of meditation was developed specifically for people with a lot of demands on their time – those with busy jobs, lives and families

    Aubrey Marcus

    We all need to convince ourselves that there is a really good reason to change. This book has all the reasons.

    Aug 1, 2010 — Source

  • How to Change Your Mind

    How to Change Your Mind

    How to Change Your Mind

    POLLAN MICHAEL
    Body
    Mind & Spirit
    4.19 (60,738)

    When lsd was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might be on the cusp of psychological revolution. it promised to shed light on the deep mysteries of consciousness, as well as offer relief to addicts and the mentally ill. but in the 1960s, with the vicious backlash against the counter-culture, all further research was banned. in recent years, however, work has quietly begun again on the amazing potential of lsd, psilocybin and dmt. could these drugs in fact improve the

    Aubrey Marcus

    a great book to recommend to anyone interested in a thorough education on the history and status of psychedelic medicine to date.

    Oct 30, 2018 — Source

  • Magicians of the Gods

    Magicians of the Gods

    Magicians of the Gods

    Graham Hancock
    History
    4.19 (4,471)

    Graham hancock's multi-million bestseller fingerprints of the gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for earth's lost civilization. twenty years on, hancock returns with the sequel to his seminal work filled with completely new, scientific and archaeological evidence, which has only recently come to light...near the end of the last ice age 12,800 years ago, a giant comet that had entered the solar system from deep space thousands of years earlier, broke into multiple fragments. some of these struck the

    Aubrey Marcus

    Magicians of The Gods is an important book not only for you and I, but humanity as a whole

    Dec 2, 2015 — Source

  • A New Earth

    A New Earth

    A New Earth

    Eckhart Tolle
    Body
    Mind & Spirit
    4.1 (180,056)

    The highly anticipated follow-up to the 2,000,000 copy bestselling inspirational book, "the power of now" with his bestselling spiritual guide "the power of now," eckhart tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived ?in the now.? in "a new earth," tolle expands on these powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world. tolle describes how our attachment to the ego creates

    Aubrey Marcus

    the perfect starting point for anyone interested in cultivating greater presence, peace of mind, and deeper sense of spiritual grounding

    Jul 25, 2018 — Source

  • Turning Pro

    Turning Pro

    Turning Pro

    Steven Pressfield
    Self-Help
    4.12 (11,365)

    Aubrey Marcus

    If I was the head superintendent of every school in the universe this would be on the core curriculum.

    Jan 17, 2013 — Source

  • You Are the Placebo

    You Are the Placebo

    You Are the Placebo

    Dr. Joe Dispenza
    4.3 (6,035)

    Is it possible to heal by thought alone—without drugs or surgery? the truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. in you are the placebo, dr. joe dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of parkinson’s disease by believing in a placebo. similarly, dr. joe tells of how others have gotten sick and even died the victims of a hex or voodoo curse—or after being misdiagnosed with a fatal illness. belief can be so strong

    Aubrey Marcus

    There is no scenario under which any human should not read this book.

    Jun 27, 2015 — Source

  • Ego Is the Enemy

    Ego Is the Enemy

    Ego Is the Enemy

    Ryan Holiday
    Business & Economics
    4.13 (49,618)

    “while the history books are filled with tales of obsessive, visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, i’ve found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition.” – from the prologuemany of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. in fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. early in our careers, it impedes

    Aubrey Marcus

    This book would have saved me a lot of money and a lot of torture if I had read it earlier in my life

    Jun 14, 2016 — Source

  • The Wheel of Time

    The Wheel of Time

    The Wheel of Time

    Carlos Castaneda
    4 (1,268)

    World-renowned bestselling author carlos castaneda's selection of his wrtings on the shamans of ancient mexico.originally drawn to yaqui indian spiritual leader don juan matus for his knowledge of mind-altering plants, bestselling author carlos castaneda soon immersed himself in the sorcerer’s magical world entirely. ten years after his first encounter with the shaman, castaneda examines his field notes and comes to understand what don juan knew all along—that these plants are merely a means to understanding the alternative realities that one cannot fully embrace on one’s own. in journey to ixtlan,

    Aubrey Marcus

    His teachings and aphorisms have formed the backbone of the warrior code for myself and thousands more.

    Dec 24, 2013 — Source

  • The Four Agreements

    The Four Agreements

    The Four Agreements

    Don Miguel Ruiz,Janet Mills
    Family & Relationships
    4.16 (270,251)

    In the four agreements, don miguel ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. based on ancient toltec wisdom, the four agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love. the four agreements are: be impeccable with your word, don't take anything personally, don't make assumptions, always do your best.

    Aubrey Marcus

    which is an incredible exploration of love and relationships.

    Mar 12, 2018 — Source

  • Create Your Own Religion

    Create Your Own Religion

    Create Your Own Religion

    Daniele Bolelli
    Religion
    3.88 (383)

    Create your own religion is a call to arms--an open invitation to question all the values, beliefs, and worldviews that humanity has so far held as sacred in order to find the answers we need to the very practical problems facing us.writer, philosopher, and professor of comparative religion, daniele bolelli, leads the reader through three thousand years of mythology, misogyny, misinformation, and the flatout lies about "revealed truth" that continue to muddle our ability to live a peaceful life, free of guilt and shame and the ultimate fear of death."our

    Aubrey Marcus

    Read If: You prefer to follow your own truth and live in accordance with your own highest guiding principles.

    Dec 21, 2013 — Source

  • Sleep

    Sleep

    Sleep

    Nick Littlehales
    3.84 (2,215)

    One third of our lives are spent trying to sleep. most us have disturbed, restless nights and rely on a cocktail of caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day. yet the hours we spend in bed shape our mood, motivation and decision-making skills - defining our performance in work, at home and keeping fit.we need a new approach to sleep. one that helps us cope with our ever more demanding days and always be our personal best.nick littlehales is the elite sleep coach to some of the world's

    Aubrey Marcus

    a huge one for me

    Mar 12, 2018 — Source

  • The Warrior Ethos

    The Warrior Ethos

    The Warrior Ethos

    Steven Pressfield
    Self-Help
    4.07 (3,831)

    Wars change, warriors don't we are all warriors. each of us struggles every day to define and defend our sense of purpose and integrity, to justify our existence on the planet and to understand, if only within our own hearts, who we are and what we believe in. do we fight by a code? if so, what is it? what is the warrior ethos? where did it come from? what form does it take today? how do we (and how can we) use it and be true to it in

    Aubrey Marcus

    I recommend it, but is it an absolute necessity? Probably not.

    Feb 10, 2012 — Source

  • Zero Limits

    Zero Limits

    Zero Limits

    Ihaleakala Hew Len,Joe Vitale
    3.99 (4,463)

    Praise for zero limits"this riveting book can awaken humanity. it reveals the simple power of four phrases to transform your life. it's all based in love by an author spreading love. you should get ten copies of it----one for you and nine to give away. it's that good."---- debbie ford, new york times bestselling author of the dark side of the light chasers"i love this book! i feel it will be the definitive personal-change/self-help book for at least a generation and viewed as a watershed event by historians. there is

    Aubrey Marcus

    Whoa. That's what you find yourself saying as you read this book.

    Jan 23, 2013 — Source

  • Tripping Over the Truth

    Tripping Over the Truth

    Tripping Over the Truth

    Travis Christofferson
    4.56 (716)

    A masterful synchronization of history and cutting-edge science shines new light on humanities darkest diagnosis.in the wake of the cancer genome atlas project's failure to provide a legible roadmap to a cure for cancer, science writer travis christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. tripping over the truth follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the german scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. the reader is taken on a journey through time and science that

    Aubrey Marcus

    If this were simply a book on the history of cancer it would be worth the read.

    May 31, 2017 — Source