Books Steve Grover Recommends


Religious Books:

The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

“I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.” (Joseph Smith, History of the Church, 4:461.)

Gethsemane, by Andrew Skinner

Golgotha, by Andrew Skinner

The Garden Tomb, by Andrew Skinner

This is the best series of books I have ever read about the life, death, and resurrection of the Savior.

Self-Improvement Books:

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Dr. Stephen Covey

Your best life now: 7 steps to living at your full potential, by Joel Osteen. (A way to improve your life for good and help you experience victory, joy, and satisfaction every day! Joel Osteen offers you unique insights and encouragement that will help you overcome every obstacle you may encounter. Your life has a divine purpose and destiny.)

Books about OB/GYN topics:

Is it hot in here? Or is it me? The Complete Guide to Menopause, by Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz

I'm Not in the Mood, by Dr. Judith Reichman (Topic: decreased libido)

Books about Depression:

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by Dr. David Burns

(Summary: The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other "black holes" of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist, David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life: Recognize what causes your mood swings, nip negative feelings in the bud, deal with guilt, handle hostility and criticism, overcome addiction to love and approval, beat "do-nothingism", avoid the painful downward spiral of depression, build self-esteem, feel good every day.)

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, by Andrew Solomon

Valley of Sorrow, by Elder Alexander Morrison

(Depression and other mental health problems from and LDS perspective, but an excellent resource for individuals of all faiths.)


here are some books I recommend by category:

Let books be your dining table,
And you shall be full of delights
Let them be your mattress
And you shall sleep restful nights.