Books for Introverts

Do you consider yourself an introvert? While extroverts are known for being social, introverts often need to “recharge” their batteries with ‘alone’ time. If you’re like me, cozying up in bed to relax with a good book is the perfect way to end the day. Even better is to read books that make you feel empowered and proud to be your introverted self. The 10 books on this list do exactly that! Whether you’re an introvert hoping to feel seen, or someone who wants to understand why introverted people are the way they are, you can choose from a variety of nonfiction and novels that will shed light on the subject.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307352156
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Published: Crown - January 29th, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Experience the book that started the Quiet Movement
“A smart, lively book about the value of silence and solitude.”—Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness

The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World Cover Image
By Jenn Granneman, Adrianne Lee (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781510721029
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Published: Skyhorse - August 1st, 2017

An introvert guide and manifesto for all the quiet ones—and the people who love them—on dating, relationships, work, careers, and more.

On behalf of those who have long been misunderstood, rejected, or ignored, fellow introvert Jenn Granneman writes a compassionate vindication—exploring, discovering, and celebrating the secret inner world of introverts that, only un

Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength Cover Image
ISBN: 9781402280887
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 1st, 2013

Learn to embrace the power inside you in a world geared towards extroverts in this introvert book written by psychologist and fellow introvert, Laurie Helgoe.

Introvert Doodles: An Illustrated Look at Introvert Life in an Extrovert World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781507200018
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Published: Adams Media - December 2nd, 2016

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"Marzi's charming and irreverent illustrations are exactly what young and old introverts need to approach their temperament with wisdom and self-affirmation." --Susan Cain, author of Quiet

Whoever said there's strength in numbers lied.

Meet Marzi. She's an introvert who often finds herself in awkward situations.

The Awakened Introvert: Practical Mindfulness Skills to Help You Maximize Your Strengths and Thrive in a Loud and Crazy World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626251601
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - May 1st, 2015

Introverts are powerful observers and creators. If you are an introvert, this book will show you how to tap into your inherent introvert strengths and "awaken" your potential using mindfulness meditations and cognitive behavioral techniques.

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The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451491879
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Published: Berkley - July 9th, 2019

Instant USA Today bestseller!

“Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316204262
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this "whip-smart and divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett (New York Times).

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Cover Image
ISBN: 9780671027346
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Published: MTV Books - February 1st, 1999

Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory.

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735220690
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018


A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

The Upside of Unrequited Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062348715
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 30th, 2018

From the award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda comes a funny, authentic novel about sisterhood, love, and identity.

“Heart-fluttering, honest, and hilarious. I can’t stop hugging this book.” —Stephanie Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss