The Best Books to Read (or Gift) This Year

My Favorite "Every Day" Reads - The Best Books for Anyone!


I love reading! Even if it’s five minutes a day, there is something incredible about reading years of someone’s work or life lessons within a matter of minutes.  I get asked frequently for some of my favorite go-to’s so I thought I’d share a few here. Whether you’re looking for your next book or a gift for your spouse or a friend, this list has some good reads you’ll wanna check out. 

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff 

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday 

What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey  (listen on audiobook!!) 

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams 

To Hell with the Hustle: Reclaiming Your Life in an Overworked, Overspent, and Overconnected World by Jefferson Bethke

You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity by Francis Chan and Lisa Chan 

 The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition) by John Maxwell 

Great Gifts: 

Love Real Food: More Than 100 Feel-Good Vegetarian Favorites to Delight the Senses and Nourish the Body: A Cookbook by Kathryne Taylor 

In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs (Books)

All Along You Were Blooming: Thoughts for Boundless Living by Morgan Harper Nichols 

On that note, I’m always looking for my next book (or gift for my spouse!) We’ve ordered hundreds - no joke! - over the last few years and would love your recommendations on what to add to my/our list(s).  Let me know your favorite at [email protected] or send me a DM on Instagram @annicafischer.

If you're a parent, check out my post on my favorite parenting books. 

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