Reading List

Weekly Book Suggestions

Week of Apr 21, 2014

Sweet Deception: Why Splenda, NutraSweet, and the FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health by Dr. Joseph Mercola

The Comprehensive Report on the Cannabis Extract Movement and the Use of Cannabis Extracts to Treat Diseases by Justin Kander

The Science of Mind: Complete and Unabridged by Ernest Holmes

The Origin and Development of the Quantum Theory Translated By Quantum Theory by Max Planck

Week of Apr 14, 2014

Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health by Jo Robinson

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing by Bronnie Ware

My View of the World by Erwin Schrodinger

Beyond the River’s Gate by Stewart Bitkoff

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

Week of Apr 7, 2014

The Big Book of Near Death Experiences: The Ultimate Guide to What Happens When We Die by P. M. H. Atwater

Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You’re Eating by Jeffrey M. Smith

The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma by Bodhidharma

Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite by Bruce E. Levine Ph.D.

Born With a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health by Martha Rosenberg

Week of Mar 31, 2014

UFOs, PSI, and Spiritual Evolution by Christopher Humphrey

Potentiate Your DNA: A Practical Guide to Healing & Transformation with the Regenetics Method by Sol Luckman

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Goebbels on the Power of Propaganda by Joseph Goebbels

The Reconnection: Heal Others, Heal Yourself by Eric Pearl

Natures Answer For Cancer by Rick Simpson

Week of Mar 24, 2014

The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

The Cancer Cure That Worked: 50 Years of Suppression by Barry Lynes

The Book of Understanding by Osho

The Grand Illusion: A Synthesis of Science and Spirituality-Book One by Brendan D. Murphy

The Genie in Your Genes: Epigenetic Medicine and the New Biology of Intention by Dawson Church

Thoughts through Space: A Remarkable Adventure in the Realm of Mind by Sir Hubert Wilkins

Week of Mar 17, 2014

The School for Gods by Stefano Elio D’Anna

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin

Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings by Burton Watson

Week of Mar 10, 2014

The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell

Curcumin: The 21st Century Cure by Jan McBarron M.D.

Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age by Charles H. Hapgood

Week of Mar 3, 2014

2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl by Daniel Pinchbeck

Seasonal Occult Rituals by William G. Gray

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler

Week of Feb 24, 2014

Unlocking The Secrets To Longevity: Handing You “The Key” by Sonia Crystella

The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life, Vol. 1 by Drunvalo Melchizedek

Fukushima Meltdown & Modern Radiation: Protecting Ourselves and Our Future Generations by Dr. John W. Apsley II

The Soul’s Code: In Search of Character and Calling by James Hillman

Cancer and Vitamin C: A Discussion of the Nature, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Cancer With Special Reference to the Value of Vitamin C by Ewan Cameron

Week of Feb 17, 2014

Future Esoteric: The Unseen Realms by Brad Olsen

You Are Not A Gadget by Jaron Lanier

Birthday Suit of God by Gary ‘Z’ McGee

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

The Bhagavad Gita (Classics of Indian Spirituality) by Eknath Easwaran

Week of Feb 10, 2014

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva by Geshe Sonam Rinchen

Who Owns the Future by Jaron Lanier

The Shallows, What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr

Strategy and Soul: a campaigner’s tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos by Daniel Hunter

The Modern Creation Trilogy by Henry M. Morris & John David Morris

Week of Feb 3, 2014

The Underground History of Education by John Taylor Gatto

The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America by Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt

Synchronicity & You, Understanding the Role of Meaningful Coincidence in your Life by Frank Joseph

The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav

A Fork In the Road: An Inspiring Journey of how ancient Solfeggio Frequencies are Empowering Personal and Planetary Transformation! by D.D. Hulse

Week of Jan 27, 2014

The Warrior Spirit: How To Use Hidden Mind Powers & Ancient Wisdom To Create Wealth & Much More! by Mary Rivas

Undercover: The True Story of Britain’s Secret Police by Paul Lewis

Rainforest Medicine: Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon by Jonathon Miller Weisberger

A Course in Miracles by Helen Schucman

The Art of Peace: Teachings of the Founder of Aikido by Morihei Ueshiba

Week of Jan 20, 2014

The Issue At Hand: Essays On Buddhist Mindfulness Practice by Gil Fronsdal

Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD’s Secret Spying Unit and Bin Laden’s Final Plot Against America by Matt Apuzzo

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killers by David Perlmutter

The I Ching, or, Book of Changes by Richard Wilhelm

The Truth Agenda: Making Sense of Unexplained Mysteries, Global Cover-ups and 2012 Prophecies by Andy Thomas

Week of Jan 13, 2014

Running for Weight Loss by David Dack

The Sprouting Book: How to Grow and Use Sprouts to Maximize Your Health and Vitality by Ann Wigmore

Secret Societies and Psychological Warfare by Michael A. Hoffman

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

The Eye of Revelation: The Ancient Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation by Peter Kelder

Week of Jan 6, 2014

Atlantis and the Cycles of Time: Prophecies, Traditions, and Occult Revelations by Joscelyn Godwin

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

Sage & Smudge: The Ultimate Guide Paperback by Diane Ronngren

The Edible Balcony: Growing Fresh Produce in Small Spaces by Alex Mitchell

An Illustrated Handbook of Chinese Qigong Forms from the Ancient Texts by Li Jingwei

Week of Dec 30, 2013

Who Owns the Future by Jaron Lanier

I Am a Woman: Creative, Sacred & Invincible–Essential Kriyas For Women In The Aquarian Age by Yogi Bhajan

Your Guide to Earth’s Pivotal Years: A Direct Path to Enlightened Living by Selacia

Sigalovada Sutta: The Code of Discipline for Layman by Pandit. P. Pemaratana Thero

Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley

Week of Dec 23, 2013

The Shining Ones: The World’s Most Powerful Secret Society Revealed by Philip Gardiner

Mushrooms and Mankind: The Impact of Mushrooms on Human Consciousness and Religion by James Arthur

Beyond the Brain: Birth, Death, and Transendence in Psychotherapy by Stanislav Grof

Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing by Daphne Miller

Fit for Life by Harvey Diamond

Week of Dec 16, 2013

Your Love Incomplete by Robert Bonomo

New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton

JFK and the Unspeakable by James Douglass

Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide by Dr. David Frawley

The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood by James Gleick

Week of Dec 9, 2013

Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins

Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together by Sylvia Bernstein

Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?: How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and Be Healthier with Fewer Drugs by Armon B. Neel Jr. PharmD.

Chakra Meditation: A Down To Earth Guide For Healing Chakras and Balancing Chakras by Little Pearl

Apartment Gardening: Plants, Projects, and Recipes for Growing Food in Your Urban Home by Amy Pennington

Week of Dec 2, 2013

Before the Pharaohs: Egypt’s Mysterious Prehistory by Edward F. Malkowski

The Creation of a Consciousness Shift by Paul Lenda

Advanced Pranic Healing by Master Choa Kok Sui

Follow Your Heart: Finding Purpose in Your Life and Work by Andrew Matthews

Into the Waves by Beverly Blanchard

Week of Nov 25, 2013

Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe

The Pyramid Texts by Samuel A. B. Mercer

Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies by Rick Strassman MD

Human Awakening by Richard Harvey

In Defence of Life – a Radical Reworking of Green Wisdom by Julian Rose

Week of Nov 18, 2013

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo

Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe by Robert Lanza

EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want by Frances Moore Lappe

Life, the Truth, and Being Free by Steve Maraboli

Don’t Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking by Thomas E. Kida

Week of Nov 11, 2013

If Life Is A Game, These Are The Rules by Cherie Carter-Scott

Building with Hemp by Steve Allin

Human Race Get Off Your Knees: The Lion Sleeps No More by David Icke

Mind Time: The Temporal Factor in Consciousness (Perspectives in Cognitive Neuroscience) by Benjamin Libet

Words to the Wise: A Practical Guide to the Esoteric Sciences by Manly P. Hall

Week of Nov 4, 2013

Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era by James Barrat

The Cults of the Roman Empire by Robert Turcan

The Ferryman’s Dream by Dr. Stewart Bitkoff

The Complete Works of Lao Tzu: Tao Teh Ching & Hau Hu Ching by Hua Ching Ni

The Essential Edgar Cayce by Edgar Cayce

Week of Oct 28, 2013

Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

On War by Carl von Clausewitz

Science Set Free: 10 New Paths to Discovery by Rupert Sheldrake

Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities by Dean Radin

Essential Sufism by James Fadiman and Robert Frager

Week of Oct 21, 2013

Rainforest Medicine: Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon by Jonathon Miller Weisberger

Introduction to Reiki by Linda Haley

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Dr. Jon Kabat Zinn

It’s Time to Simplify Your Soul’s Code by Michael R. Hathaway

Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too by Beth Terry

Week of Oct 14, 2013

Brain Gold: The Anti-Aging Guide for your Brain by Patrick and Deane Alban

Seven Portals to Your Soul: An Accessible Guide for Mending Your Life by Marcia A. Phillips

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

The Looking Glass Man by G.W. McGee

The Red Book by Carl G. Jung

Week of Oct 7, 2013

The Bhagavad Gita by Winthrop Sargeant

Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit: Nourishing the Soul When Life’s Just Too Much by Karen Horneffer-Ginter

Science Set Free by Rupert Sheldrake

Sufism for the Western Seeker by Dr. Stewart Bitkoff

Organic, Inc.: Natural Foods and How They Grew by Samuel Fromartz

Week of Sep 30, 2013

Essential Writings of Taoism: The Tao te Ching and the Chuang Tzu by Lao Tzu

Exploring Your Life Story by Brad Waters

The Search for the Manchurian Candidate: The CIA and Mind Control by John D. Marks

You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life by Jeffrey M. Schwartz and Rebecca Gladding, M.D.

You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought by Peter McWilliams

Week of Sep 23, 2013

The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation by William Hart

The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State in Central-Eastern Europe by Vaclav Havel

How to Easily Grow Organic Superfoods at Home Without a Garden by Nate Lemmon

In Search of Lost Time: Complete and Unabridged 6-Book Bundle by Marcel Proust

The Pyramids and the Pentagon: The Government’s Top Secret Pursuit of Mystical Relics, Ancient Astronauts, and Lost Civilizations by Nick Redfern

Week of Sep 16, 2013

The Myth of Lost: Solving the Mysteries and Understanding the Wisdom by Marc Oromaner

Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health by William Davis

War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America’s Most Decorated Soldier by Smedley D. Butler

Secret Societies: Illuminati, Freemasons, and the French Revolution by Una Birch

Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy by Joanna Macy

Week of Sep 9, 2013

The Healing Powers of Vinegar: A Complete Guide to Nature’s Most Remarkable Remedy by Cal Orey

While the Gods Play: Shaiva Oracles and Predictions on the Cycles of History and the Destiny of Mankind by Alain Daniélou

The Cure Is in the Cupboard: How to Use Wild Oregano for Better Health by Cass Ingram

Sufism for Western Seekers: Path of the Spiritual Traveler in Everyday Life by Stewart Bitkoff

Stop Your Bitching…naturally! The Step By Step Guide to Balance Your Hormones & End PMS & Menstrual Cramps by Cathy Margolin L.Ac. Dipl. OM

 

Top Recommendations

These top recommended readings were compiled by WakingTimes.com editor Dylan Charles and consist of books that will elevate your consciousness.

Reflections on the Art of Living: A Joseph Campbell Companion, by Joseph Campbell
Celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living in this beautifully packaged book, part of a new series to be based on his unpublished writings.

 

Man and His Symbols, by Carl Gustav Jung
Illustrated throughout with revealing images, this is the first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psychologist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of symbolism as revealed in dreams.

 

The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life, Vol. 1, by Drunvalo Melchizedek
Drunvalo Melchizedek presents in text and graphics the first half of the Flower of Life Workshop, illuninating the mysteries of how we came to be, why the world is the way it is and the subtle energies that allow our awareness to blossom into its true beauty.

 

Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism, by Daniel Pinchbeck
A dazzling work of personal travelogue and cultural criticism that ranges from the primitive to the postmodern in a quest for the promise and meaning of the psychedelic experience.

 

The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity: A Modern Practical Guide to the Ancient Way, by Daniel Reid
Written by a Westerner for the Western mind, here is the first book to explore in light of modern science the balanced and comprehensive system of health care used by Chinese physicians, martial artists, and meditators for over 5,000 years.

 

A Brief History of Everything, by Ken Wilber
A Brief History of Everything is an altogether friendly and accessible account of men and women’s place in a universe of sex, soul, and spirit, written by an author of whom New York Times reporter Tony Schwartz says: “No one has described the path to wisdom better than Ken Wilber.”

 

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