Sarah's Favorites: Nonfiction

Looking for something to read yourself? This list includes Sarah’s nonfiction favorites.

These aren’t all recommended for kids, so be sure to read the descriptions provided along with each book before you pass these on to your kids.

Find more recommendations for you, Mama (as well as tips for finding time to read) right here.

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Creativity, Inc.
Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done
Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day
The Practice: Shipping Creative Work
Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace
The Lazy Genius Way
A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L’Engle
The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
Essentialism
Shakespeare Saved My Life
The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
The Power of Moments
Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs To Breathe
You Learn By Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life
How to Think
Rework
The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids
The Creative Habit
The Hiding Place
Mitten Strings for God: Reflections  for Mothers in a Hurry
The Invisible Child
When Breath Becomes Air
Gift from the Sea: 50th-Anniversary Edition
Garlic and Sapphires
Atomic Habits
A Sense of Wonder: On Reading and Writing Books for Children
Present Over Perfect
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler
Textbook

Looking for a personalized list?

3 Questions & Done!

“The recommendations are spot on. Sort of freaky in a good way! 😂”
Michelle L.

“Excellent book choices and easy to use!”
Amy C.

“Fun quiz and easy to use. Thank you!”
Sarah Y.