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List of famous inspirational books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular inspirational books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best inspirational novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

Books include everything from Walden to Think and Grow Rich.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best inspirational books?" and "What are the most famous inspirational books?"

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14,000 Things to be Happy Abou... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Barbara Ann Kipfer
14,000 things to be happy about is a book by Barbara Ann Kipfer. Illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan. It was published in 1990 by Workman Publishing. The book consists simply of a list containing ...more

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31 Days Toward Passionate Fait... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Joni Eareckson Tada

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31 dias sobreponiendonos a la ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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365 Days of Hope is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Joni Eareckson Tada

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365 Thoughts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Hugh Prather

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Six Pillars for the Believer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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7 habits Family Collection is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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A brief history of everything is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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A Child in Winter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Caryll Houselander

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A Christmas Garland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Celia Haddon

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A cup of Christmas tea is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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A History of God is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Karen Armstrong
A History of God is a book by Karen Armstrong. It details the history of the three major monotheistic traditions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, along with Buddhism and Hinduism. The evolution ...more

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A Little Book John of Cross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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A Little Book Teresa of Avila is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels

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A Little Spoonful of Chicken S... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

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A Monk in the World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Wayne Teasdale

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A path through suffering is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Elisabeth Elliot

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A path with heart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Jack Kornfield

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A portrait of Jesus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Joseph Girzone

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A Quiet Place in a Crazy World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Joni Eareckson Tada

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A Record of Buddhistic Kingdom... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Faxian, James Legge
"A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms" is a book by Chinese Buddhist monk Faxian (ca. 337 – ca. 422) who traveled to Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka between 399 and 412 in order to bring ...more

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A Separate Reality is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Carlos Castaneda
A Separate Reality: Further Conversations With Don Juan is a book written by anthropologist/author Carlos Castaneda, published in 1971, concerning the events that took place during his ...more

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A simpler way is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Margaret J. Wheatley

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A sister is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Carol Lynn Pearson

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A slender thread is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Inspirational Books and Novels
Diane Ackerman