~ Reading List of Nonfiction Books

the reading list

This Reading List of Nonfiction Books holds a variety of styles, genres, and themes, including, but not limited to:

autobiography, biography, culture, educational, health & fitness, history,
nutrition, philosophy, psychology, spirituality,
the human condition, women’s studies, & more!

The books are sorted, alphabetically, by categories and book title. I have divided the ‘Index” onto two blog posts I regularly update. This is the Reading List of Nonfiction Books. The Reading List of Fiction Books is here.

with the book reviews

As I complete each review, I write ‘review‘ beside the author’s name, Sometimes, I combine book reviews into Literature Reviews. So if you click on different reviews that have similar image, keep reading–the book review is included with others in that particular literature theme. Also, the link to the library of all Art Matrix Book Review is here.

autobiographies, biographies and memoirs

Educated by Tara Westover

If You Tell by Gregg Olsen

The Life and Times of Clyde Kennard by Derek R. King Review

On the Road / Sur la route. Le rouleau original by Jack Kerouac

Tracks by Robyn Davidson

body, nutrition, and remedies book list

You can find the list of books and accompanying reviews on the post: Body, Nutrition and Remedies.


An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

Being and Nothingness by Jean Paul Sartre

Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche

Energy by Vaclav Smil

Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein

Reveries of the Solitary Walker by Jean-Jacque Rousseau

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The Gay Science by Friedrich Nietzsche

The History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell

Walden by Henry David Thoreau


Empath by Judy Dyer review

GoldenHeart: How to Love Humanity by Christina Goebel review

HIM. by Pierre Alex Jeanty, TreManda Pewett, et al.

How to Meditate by Pema Chödrön

Kids Are Worth It! by Barbara Coloroso

Lucid Dreaming by Robert Waggoner Review

Memories, Dreams, Reflections ~ Carl Gustav Jung Review

Narcissist: A Complete Guide by Judy Dyer

Pragmatism by William James

Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach

Really Moving On by Pierre Alex Jeanty, TreManda Pewett, et al.

Reinventing Your Life by Jeffrey E. Young

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Language of Dreams by Jack Preston King Review

The Interpretation of Dreams (or in mp3 CD) by Sigmund Freud Review

When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön

What Your Dreams are Trying to Tell You by Cindy McGill Review


A Shamanic Kundalini Awakening by Brendan Ring review

A Map to Otherworld: by Rebekah Gamble review

Devotions upon Emergent Occasions by John Donne

Mastering the Core Teaching of Buddha by Daniel Ingram

Samadhi by Ivan Antic review

Shamanic Journeying by Sandra Ingerman review

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Soul Retrieval by Sandra Ingerman review

A Shamanic Kundalini Awakening by Brendan King ~ literature review

In Her Words is the list of 50 + pivotal books, on women, by women, for all

In Her Words is the list of 50 + pivotal books–on women, by women, for all–including fiction, nonfiction and literary nonfiction, or, ‘roman-à-clef.’ My book is a culminating philosophical endeavour bringing the authors, books and reflections under ‘one roof.’

writing resources

40 Tips on Creative Writing by Dan Buri

It’s Free and Easy to Self-Publish Your Book by Jack Preston King

The Copyeditor’s Handbook by Amy Einsohn

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With much gratitude….

~ namasté, Leah J. 🕊

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