7 Life-Changing Books That Should Be on Your 'Must-Read' List

Inspiring_booksI don't know one person who doesn't wish that they had more time to curl up with a good book, away from the hectic everyday. Granted, there's a lot of enjoyment in a good romance novel or something a bit steamy (ahem, Fifty Shades of Grey) -- but every once in a while when you stumble upon a book that really resonates with you, it's magical. A book that really makes you think, evaluate, question, and has an impact -- it's worth more than its $9.95 sticker price.

We asked some of our Stir community -- what books have you read that have changed your life? And their answers, well, they may surprise you.

Check out of fabulous titles and the way they've changed lives, here:

What book has changed your life?


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nonmember avatar Lb

Fifty Shades of Grey, really?

nonmember avatar andie

Emily, I was right there with you, until I got to "Fifty Shades of Grey." What crap.

nonmember avatar Lily

50 Shades is a Twilight fanfic with the names changed for general publication (seriously, look it up.) How could that possibly be life changing?

nonmember avatar Samantha

You had my attention until 50shades of grey. Lol ahhhh how funny!

miche... micheledo

I've read the first and only other one I have heard of is the last.  And I will not be reading that one!

EmilyH87 EmilyH87

I'm with everyone else. I was interested until the Twilight fanfic popped up.

momof... momof3inTN

Ayn Rand? Fifty Shades of Grey? Really? I have a list of books I want to read which are MUCH better than these choices. Blech!!! Please, invest in a library card and some knowledge about real literature.

Tina Goff

Worst list ever.  

RobynS RobynS

Hmmm... I haven't read a single one of these. DH forced himself to read Fountainhead, but I have no interest.

elasmimi elasmimi

The only one I have read, (or ever wanted to read) was Jane Eyre. Sorry, sort of agree with Ms. Goff.

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