70 Best Self-Help Books


Recommended by the staff at Powell’s Books

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1. Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You by Peter Cameron


2. Uprooted by Naomi Novik


3. The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe


4. The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell


5. Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau


6. Ryan Higa’s How to Write Good by Ryan Higa


7. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


8. Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein


9. A List of Cages by Robin Roe


10. Warcross by Marie Lu


11. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee


12. If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo


13. History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera


14. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson


15. Ill Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson


16. Alex & Eliza A Love Story by Melissa De La Cruz


17. As I Descended by Robin Talley


18. Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia


19. Miss Peregrine 03 Library of Souls Third Novel of Miss Peregrines Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs


20. Library of Souls (Miss Peregrines Peculiar Children #3) by Ransom Riggs


21. Chesters Way by Kevin Henkes


22. On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis


23. Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys


24. We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson


25. Wrath & the Dawn 01 by Ahdieh, Renee


26. Calamity (Reckoners #3) by Brandon Sanderson


27. Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray


28. Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai


29. Howls Moving Castle 03 House Of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones


30. Tales From The Secret Annex by Frank, Anne


31. Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St Helens by Steve Olson


32. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor


33. Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz


34. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray


35. Dogs Life The Autobiography Of A Stray by Ann Matthews Martin


36. Lunar Chronicles 01 Cinder by Meyer, Marissa


37. Slut Unslut A School Diary by Emily Lindin


38. One Crazy Summer by Williams-Garcia, Rita


39. Tyranny of Petticoats 15 Stories of Belles Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls by Jessica Spotswood


40. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo


41. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie


42. Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth


43. The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson and Christine Larsen


44. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake


45. Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness


46. Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis


47. We Are Okay by Nina Lacour


48. Wires and Nerve: #1 by Marissa Meyer, Douglas Holgate


49. You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson


50. This Side of Home by Renee Watson


51. All American Boys by Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely


52. Caraval by Stephanie Garber


53. Be a Friend by Salina Yoon


54. Murderers Ape by Jakob Wegelius


55. The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth


56. Wolves of Mercy Falls 04 Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater


57. Clockbreakers by Kate Ristau


58. Reader by Traci Chee


59. Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan Mcguire


60. The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley


61. In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek and Christine Roussey


62. Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon


63. Tale of Despereaux Being the Story of a Mouse a Princess Some Soup & a Spool of Thread by Kate Dicamillo


64. Scythe by Neal Shusterman


65. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Chbosky, Stephen


66. The Goblins Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice by Andrew Chilton


67. Dan & Phil Go Outside by Dan Howell, Phil Lester


68. Heartless by Marissa Meyer


69. Letter Q Queer Writers Letters to their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon, James Lecesne


70. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros


Source: http://www.powells.com/staff-picks/health-and-self-help/