Recommended Books for Soulful Introverted Women

I’ve collected some books here that inspire me in all kinds of ways, in life, work, and spirit. Everything I’ve chosen to pass on is well-written, inspiring, and full of real-life depth.

I love books so much that the list got a bit long so I’ve put them into categories:

  1. Big Inspiration and Soulful Living
  2. Introvert Power and Inspiration
  3. Highly Sensitive People (HSP)
  4. Fear, Courage, Confidence
  5. Mindfulness and Inner Peace
  6. Communication Ease
  7. Career, Business, Money – Holistic Guidance
  8. Women, Feminism, Social Justice, Racial Justice
  9. Novels and Memoirs that Introverted Women Will Love

Big Inspiration and Soulful LivingFierce Heart book

Introvert Awareness, Power, and Inspiration

Highly Sensitive People (HSP)

Embracing UncertaintyFear, Courage, Confidence

Mindfulness and Inner Peace

Communication Ease

Career, Business, Work – Holistic Guidance

Money Issues


Women, Feminism, Social Justice, and Racial Justice

Novels and Memoirs that Caring Introverted Women Can Love

  • The Alchemist - bookThe Alchemist, by Paolo Coelho
    A bestselling story that deftly captures life lessons about following your heart.
  • Jane Eyre
    A classic. Rich writing about an orphan heroine who expresses herself boldly, against the norms of her time.
  • The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
    Fantastic writing. Deep and intense coming-of-age story about a young woman who grew up in foster care who expresses herself in the language of flowers. Every word is rich.
  • The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
    Wow, spectacular writing, spectacular story about a quiet African-American woman who finds her voice in tough times in the South.
  • Caucasia, by Danzy Senna
    Beautiful writing. Coming-of-age story about invisibility, race, and family. Written from the perspective of a biracial girl who is seen as white.
  • Calling Invisible Women
    A light yet worthy story that captures the invisibility feeling that many women experience, especially at middle age.

If you’re a book lover like me, especially of inspiring books for women, you’ll find more goodies at A Mighty Girl’s Books of the Year (something for all ages).