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10 Powerful Life Changing Books

Updated on July 6, 2017

Which Books Have Had an Impact on Your Life?

These 10 powerful life changing books will make a real impact on how you look at the world, how you understand life and as well help you to see yourself in a completely different way.

Which books have had an impact on your life and changed the way you think about things and what you do in your life?

These are the ten books which have managed to change my life and are still doing so in each and every day that I follow what each of the books have taught me.

We all have two lives - the life that we live and the life which is - unlived - and dwells within us.

Invisible Man

Invisible Man - By Ralph Ellison

Invisible Man
Invisible Man

This book is about race in America, but sadly only a few of the problems that it discusses have disappeared even now. It is also a book about the human race stumbling to find identity. No one can be sure of what is the truth beyond us. The world is a strange, tricky place, and no one knows this better than the invisible man, who says these chilling, provocative words: Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?


Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich - By Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich
Think and Grow Rich

The first edition of this book was produced by Napoleon Hill in 1937 and it has become one of the most read books in the world. Just by learning to think differently about exactly what is important in your life will focus your mind to be able to realize your wildest dreams and then allow you to increase your position in the world and the wealth that comes with it.


Brave New World

Brave New World - By Aldous Huxley

Brave New World
Brave New World

Although this is a classic science fiction story, it is a significant warning to the way our society is developing today. Since this amazing book was first produced many of the things which it predicted are already actually happening in our world. Let’s hope that the rest of the book’s alarming predictions will not become eventually part of our lives.


The Hobbit

Atlas Shrugged - By Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged

This is the book that has had the most impact on me during my life. It is a powerful story of heros and heroines who discover a philosophy that states that the purpose of mankind is to experience joy and happiness, to produce and earn while using reasoning and above all thinking. It shows you that you can live yor life without fear, pain or guilt and that existence exists allowing you to understand that all you have to do is want to live and embrace the world around you.



1984 - By George Orwell


This is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real. Published in 1949, the book offers George Orwell's nightmare vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff's attempt to find individuality. The brilliance of the novel is the prescience of modern life--the ubiquity of television, the distortion of the language--and his ability to construct such a thorough version of hell. It is truly a most terrifying novel.


Read, Learn and Act

Each of these books provide powerful life changing information that will help you to appreciate the world differently, see and understand yourself better and teach you how to begin a new life, the one that you have always wanted to have, but didn't know how to achieve.

All of these books have their individual way of teaching you powerful ways of changing your life which continues to grow strong the more you follow the things that they have taught you.

Read the books completely, learn from what they teach you and act with what you have been taught to change your life.

The Stand

The Stand - By Stephen King

The Stand: Expanded Edition: For the First Time Complete and Uncut (Signet)
The Stand: Expanded Edition: For the First Time Complete and Uncut (Signet)

This epic novel by Stephen King will take you into a world which exists within your own imagination and it will both enthral and terrify you at the same time. Once you are in the story you will not want to put the book down until you can discover all of its secrets and while you are reading it you will also come to discover some amazing things about yourself.


The Hundred Year Lie

The Hundred Year Lie - By Randall Fitzgerald

The Hundred-Year Lie: How to Protect Yourself from the Chemicals That Are Destroying Your Health
The Hundred-Year Lie: How to Protect Yourself from the Chemicals That Are Destroying Your Health

This book threw the doors wide open on the way we have been lied to about exactly what is put into our foods before we purchase them and then we put all those bad substances into our bodies. Reading this book will give you a better understanding of how to really identify which types of foods to avoid that contain these body harming substances.


The Holy Bible

The Holy Bible - Written By God's Hand

The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Classic Pew and Worship Edition, Black)
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Classic Pew and Worship Edition, Black)

This is the most read book in the world. It contains historically profound text which was collated from a collection of different scholarly authors, all of which had received the word of God. The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New Testament provides all the guidance anyone could ever possibly need in this life and the next. Have faith in God and He will love and protect you through all your days.


Eat Right 4 Your Type

Eat Right 4 Your Type - By Peter J. D'Adamo

Eat Right 4 Your Type: The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying Healthy, Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight
Eat Right 4 Your Type: The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying Healthy, Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight

Eating is something that we all do, but do we eat the right things for our bodies to be healthy? This book shows that just by the understanding of the type or group of blood which we have and then matching all the food we consume to that blood type, we will have a really healthy life that has much less stress and discomfort.


A Child Called "It"

A Child Called "It" - By Dave Pelzer

A Child Called 'It'
A Child Called 'It'

David's mother, Catherine was a devoted den mother to the Cub Scouts and nurturing to her children--but not David, she referred to him as ‘It.’ This is the horrifying account of the tortures she inflicted on him, being starved, stabbed, smashed into mirrors, forced to eat the contents of diapers and burned over a gas stove by a maniac, alcoholic mom, it was pure sadism. His father didn't protect him; a schoolteacher saved David.


A Few Words From Your Reviewer

You have just had the opportunity to explore my reviews and recommendations of these 10 Powerful Life Changing Books. I do hope that they have provided you with the details that you were seeking so that you can make your choice of the next book that you will be reading.

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      examreader 4 years ago

      Will try some of them. Nice compilation :)

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      smarterdigital 4 years ago

      Think and Grow Rich is a good book for sure.

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      yogameditation33 4 years ago

      Nice collection, Thanks :)

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      AmyLOrr 4 years ago

      I really enjoyed 1984. Exodus by Leon Uris has to be a life changing book for me. I read it and when I put it down I felt like I had changed. It was amazing.

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      carino-torta 4 years ago

      i should read some of them

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      jmchaconne 4 years ago

      Thank you for your good work.

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      PhatHuynh 4 years ago

      i still like think and grow rich

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      mentalmindforce 4 years ago

      The accuracy of A Brave New World and 1984 is haunting. Great choice to add those two. How about the Tropic of Cancer?

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      fennirose 4 years ago

      I love the hobbit. I watched it on movie but its really different if you read it.

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      uneasywriter lm 5 years ago

      Good collection here, Think And Grow Rich and the Bible are my personal faves.

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      john-dewitt-7 5 years ago

      Think & Grow Rich is a must read for anyone seeking success in life.

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      mbuntyn 5 years ago

      The only book that I have read on this list is the Bible and, in my opinion, no other book can compare to it.

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      zeff789 5 years ago

      i love reading and will go and find these books to read.thanks for sharing.

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      VatsalMakhija 5 years ago

      I haven't read most off these... just read Brave New World and 1984. Also glanced through Think and Grow Rich but found it rather boring. Perhaps that's why I'm not growing rich ;)

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      natashaely 6 years ago

      Such a powerful page and it is all about what talks to the individual, I have read many books including the bible and most have something to say and can be inspiring at different times. A really interesting page.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great list! Only the Bible is truly life changing...If you don't believe, get a test and you will see great things..

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      Dana Marie 6 years ago from St. Peters, MO

      The Bible is the only book any of us many are unaware

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      Ladyeaglefeather 6 years ago

      Some of them, I have already read. Great list.

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      PoeticChristian 6 years ago

      There are a lot of them that sound very interesting, but the one book that has changed my life besides the Bible is Hannah Hurnards-Hinds' Feet on High Places.

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      Malu Couttolenc 6 years ago

      You have listed excellent books. haven't read most of them but I've hear about them and will certainly read them. My favorite life changing book is The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama

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      DLeighAlexander 6 years ago

      The Bible is the most powerful, life-changing book I have ever read ... and it is the only one with eternal significance. I treasure my Bible above any other possession I have.

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      'Vikk Simmons 6 years ago from Houston

      Haven't been drawn to many of these. Of course the Bible and Hill's book are major classics by now.

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      Jim Sterling 6 years ago from Franklin, Tennessee

      I've only read three of them, they each had an impact on my life.

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      SelfishBeat 6 years ago

      Great List. You can also add "The Prophet" by G. K. Gibran. Very inspiring and thoughtful.

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      whyamiwealthy 6 years ago

      I have to agree that "The Bible" and "Think and Grow Rich" are truly life changing. They have transformed my life. Some of my favorite quotes from these books are "If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you can move mountains" from the Bible, and "whatever you mind can conceive and believe, you can achieve" from Think and Grow Rich.

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      moonlitta 6 years ago

      Some of the books here have really touched and changed my life- strangely enough the Bible is not one of them! Still, you're right, it surely is life direction defining for lots of people...

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Yes, no book is as powerful as the Bible.

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      Johanna Eisler 6 years ago

      I love to read, but no book has influenced my life as much as the Bible. There's a very good reason it's Number One. :)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      "The Hundred Year Lie" is indeed an awesome book. Good list altogether.


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