Kari Samuels

My favorite things – Spiritual books that will change your life

My favorite things – Spiritual books that will change your life

Oh, to get lost in a good book!

Almost everything I have learned about spirituality has been through self-study. ANYTHING is available for you to discover through books.

There are a few absolutely pivotal books in my life, that have changed me forever. These are must-reads. I’m sharing them with you here because I know they will change your life for the better too. Enjoy!

Soul and Reincarnation

Journey_of_soulsJourney of Souls, by Michael Newton
This is one of my favorite books! If I was going to recommend you read one book, this is it! Michael Newton is a hypnotherapist who regressed thousands of patients to their life between lives – between incarnations. You’ll discover the process of your soul choosing your life circumstances and relationships, and learn more about your soul family and life on the other side. Truly amazing.

Destiny of Souls, by Michael Newton

This is a deeper look into life on the other side and further insights into our amazing journey as a soul. I can’t get enough of this book!

Edgar Cayce on the Akashic Records: The Book of Life, by Kevin J. Todeschi
Edgar Cayce was a prophet with amazing insight into people’s past lives. He was also a profoundly gifted medical intuitive. You’ll get a glimpse into how the Akashic Records interplay with real people’s lives through case studies of his readings.

Your Soul’s Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born, by Robert Schwartz
This offers profound case studies of the spiritual reasons why people choose difficult life circumstances. He explores topics such as physical illness, handicapped children, accidents, and death of loved ones. He really sheds some light on these seemingly tragic circumstances.



The Life You Were Born To Live, by Dan Millman

This is the book that changed everything for me. It’s the ONE numerology resource you need to understand your life  purpose. You’ll have so much fun reading about your friends and family too. Shockingly accurate.


Who Are You in the Tarot? Discover Your Birth and Year Cards and Uncover Your Destiny, by Mary Greer
Even though this is a book about tarot, this is how I learned about applying numerology to people’s lives. The combination of numerology and tarot is super insightful and fun.


Astrology and Consciousness, by Rio Oleski
This is the book that started everything for me. It was my first astrology book and is still, after 20 years, my go-to resource.

The Inner Sky, by Steven Forrest
LOVE Steven Forrest. He makes astrology easy to understand and apply. He offers an in-depth perspective in a breezy style.

book of moonThe Book of the Moon, by Steven Forrest

You’ll learn so much about your soul’s purpose by discovering your moon phase at the time of your birth. There are some amazing insights about timing, and your deep inner life through your awareness of the moon.


Easy Tarot Guide by Marcia Masino,
This is the one book I used to learn tarot from beginner to professional level. You’ll learn about numerology, how to interpret shuffles, and the deeper meaning of the symbolism in the cards.

tarot journeyTarot and the Journey of the Hero, by Hajo Banzoff

I love the exploration of the major arcana of the tarot from a mythic perspective. Instead of the cards having random symbolism, you really can see each archetype as part of a bigger journey

Universal Waite Tarot, Radiant_tarotby Stuart Kaplan and Pamela Coleman Smith
This is the classic tarot deck that I go back to always. For more modern vibrant colors, I also love the Radiant Tarot.

Manifesting & the Law of Attraction

Quantum Success – The Astounding Science of Wealth and Happiness, by Sandra Anne Taylor
This is a deeper look into many of the spiritual laws of the Universe. In addition to the Law of Attraction there are many others. Once you understand these spiritual principles, you can truly become a conscious creator of your ideal life.

Creating_moneyCreating Money, by Sanaya Roman
Sanaya Roman channels a light being named Orin who shares information with so much love. You’ll learn how to attract money and positive circumstances with the energy of light and love.

Ask and It is Given, by Abraham-Hicks
Another channeled work from a wise group of beings named Abraham. You’ll understand how to manifest your desires and create more joy.

esquaredE-Squared, by Pam Grout
Fun and funny approach to the Law of Attraction with experiments to apply these spiritual techniques that will truly amaze you.


wishing_bookWishing: How to Fulfill Your Heart’s Desires, by Elizabeth Harper
Elizabeth is a dear friend of mine and one of my favorite people on the planet. She’s a wonderful psychic, color intuitive and healer and she makes manifesting fun.
Elizabeth has taken a complicated subject and made it easy!

The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks
“Upper limit problems” is a phrase you might have heard lately. Sometimes, when we step out of our comfort zone, we’ll self-sabotage to keep us from succeeding. This book helps you break through your self-imposed glass ceiling so you can reach for they sky.


Secrets of Attraction: The Universal Laws of Sex, Love and Romance, by Sandra Anne Taylor
The Law of Attraction applied to romance. It’s not your physical self that attracts people to you, it’s your ENERGY.

getting Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, by Harville Hendrix
Imago therapy is an amazing technique to help couple’s love each other more harmoniously. If you’re in a romantic relationship, you can actually help heal each other. A beautiful book.


Learning to Love Yourself, by Gay Hendricks
If you want to attract a partner who loves and respects you, it begins with YOU. These techniques help you have a beautiful loving relationship with yourself, so you can enjoy harmonious relationships with others.

Soul Love, by Sanaya Roman
This is channeled by a light being named ORIN. You will learn how to attract loving people into your life on a SOUL level, which will help you attract loving partnerships on the physical plane.

Spirit Guides

Ask_your_guidesAsk Your Guides, by Sonia Choquette
This is the one book that I’ve found that tells you about the different types of guides you have, and how you can communicate with them.


Trust Your Vibes Oracle Cards, and Ask Your Guides Oracle Cards, by Sonia Choquette 
Using oracle cards are one of the easiest ways you can build a relationship with your Guides and learn how to communicate with them. These two decks are fun, wise, and remarkably clear.

seth speaks Seth Speaks, by Jane Roberts

This is one of the first channeled spiritual books. Seth, a wise being who is channeled by Jane Roberts, provides amazing insight into the nature of our reality and soul.



Abundance2Calling in Your Abundance Angels – 28 Days of Miracles,
by Kari Samuels

This course has changed thousands of people’s lives all over the world. If you want to feel positive, rather than being drained by other people’s negativity, and want to transform your sensitivities into your superpowers, this program can quickly and profoundly change your life. You can gift this to a loved one or yourself.

Archangels and Ascended Masters, by Doreen Virtue
Doreen Virtue is the go-to source for everything angels. This book gives a remarkable breakdown of all of the Archangels as well as our ascended masters including St. Germain, Jesus, and other divinities and deities.

365 Days of Angel Prayers, by Cathleen O’Connor
& Elizabeth Harper
Angels every day – how heavenly! Filled with inspiration, insight, invocations, blessings and prayers, your spirits will be lifted as you are filled with your daily dose of divine love. This is a collection from dozens of contributors, (including yours truly), each offering their unique gifts, vision and love.

Healing with the Angels: Oracle Cards, by Doreen Virtue
This oracle card deck is beautiful and can help you communicate with your angels and receive guidance for healing.

Psychic Development

The Psychic Pathway: A Workbook for Reawakening the Voice of Your Soul, by Sonia Choquette
This is a great primer for beginners of the psychic arts. This is written as a workbook so you can build on your progress. It was one of my first books as a budding psychic.

psychic_beginnersPsychic Development for Beginners, by William W. Hewitt
Just like the name implies, this is great for beginners. If you want to try some fun exercises that really work, this will help awaken your psychic abilities. You might be amazed at yourself!

You Are Psychic: The Art of Clairvoyant Reading and Healing, by Debra Lynn Katz
This has some more advanced techniques. It focuses on clairvoyance, which I find a bit limited. Still, there are some wonderful processes here that will help you.

opening Opening to Channel, by Sanaya Roman
You are channeling all the time, anytime you’re creative or in the flow. This book will help you connect with your higher level guide, and expand your psychic abilities.



Wheels of Life, by Anodea Judith
So much is packed into this book it’s mind boggling. Truly an in-depth all encompassing work about our divine energy system.

open_chakras2-150x150Open Your Chakras – Psychic Energy Attunement, by Kari Samuels
This is unlike any meditation you’ve ever experienced before! It is specifically designed to reprogram your subconscious mind so you can unlock your intuitive powers. It is recorded to Theta Brainwave entrainment music for deep relaxation and healing. In this chakra healing activation, you will clear your energy of fears and stagnation, and expand your energy for an unlimited flow of prosperity and divine guidance from your Spirit Guides and Angels.

Guided Chakra Meditation for Busy People, by Belinda Davidson
This is the guided meditation that I use almost every day. When your chakras are happy, you will be too! Although this isn’t a “book” you’ll learn so much about your chakras through this practice.


Love is in the Earth, by Melody
The only book you will need on the subject. It’s the crystal bible.

crystal Crystal Enlightenment, by Katrina Raphael
A classic. A deep exploration of the healing power of minerals and stones.



The Art of Happiness, by Dalai Lama
Happiness truly is an art. Learn from a man who is truly a master.

cat The Dalai Lama’s Cat, by David Michie
This book had me smiling the whole way through! It’s a fun way to learn the principles of having a happy life.


Living with Joy: Keys to Personal Power and Spiritual Transformation, by Sanaya Roman
You’ll go back to this book again and again. Whenever I need a boost to feel good and lift my spirits I always find love in these pages. It’s channeled by a beautiful light being named Orin and I can feel the love and beautiful energy in the words. There are some energy techniques and meditations here that will help you connect to the light and feel more love.

Empath Empowerment

Personal_powerPersonal Power Through Awareness, A Guidebook for Sensitive People, by Sanaya Roman
A must for sensitives! Once you learn how to fill your whole being with LIGHT, you can feel light all the time.

Become the Most Important Person in the Room, by Rose Rosetree
It’s not easy being an empath! It’s such an awesome way to be when you know how to channel it correctly. You’ll learn some valuable techniques to protect your energy so you won’t pick up other people’s stuff!

Positive Energy, by Judith Orloff
Written for those who feel drained by other people’s energy, this will help you tune into your intuition, and tune out the energy vampires.

HSPThe Highly Sensitive Person, by Elaine Aron
Have you ever been called too sensitive? Do you feel overwhelmed by other people or overstimulated by noise and crowds? Do you have an active imagination? You are what’s known as a “Highly Sensitive Person” or HSP. You’ll find this book an invaluable resource for the sensitive soul.

I know these books will transform your life as they did mine.

Drop me a comment below to let me know how you’re enjoying them!



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