5 Books a Pisces Needs to Read

Posted on March 07, 2017

Pisces is a creative, deeply emotional and intelligent astrological sign. Symbolized by the fish, Pisceans belong to the water element of the zodiac. As such, you feel intensely and have an ethereal quality that gives you an air of mystery and depth. You need books that will allow you to tap into your feelings and dreamy nature. Here are 5 books that will tap into the imagination of a Pisces and get you turning those pages.

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Wildflower by Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore started out in Hollywood as a child actor and became a legitimate A-list celebrity. She is also a Pisces through and through. In a collection of her personal essays called Wildflower, she details the stories and lessons fro her unconventional life. It′s funny, touching, and engaging; this book is sure to put a smile on your face and a skip in your step.

The Language of Emotions by Karla McLaren

It can be difficult trying to understand our emotions, no matter how deeply tied to them we may be. The Language of Emotion: What Your Feelings are Trying to Tell You will help you learn to identify and utilize your emotions to work for you rather than against you. Karla McLaren is an empath whose teachings will help you open yourself up to your emotions and benefit from them.

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

For a fascinating read, pick up The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. This story follows Santiago, a shepherd from Andalusia who finds himself on a spiritual journey that changes him forever. Truly inspiring, this book has the potential to move you as well as teach you. Admired universally, this book is already considered a classic and contains worldly wisdom that is sure to enlighten you.

The Red Book by Carl Jung

Carl Jung is one of the most well-known psychiatrists to date. He created analytical psychology, what we now refer to as Jungian psychology. Published in 2009, The Red Book features Jung′s apparent downward spiral into what some consider madness. Written between 1914 and 1930, Jung′s theories and principles are developed and showcased in this influential book.

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Running with Scissors is a moving and unique memoir that will have you laughing, crying and rooting for these zany characters. This is the story of an unorthodox childhood with no rules or regulations, delusional mothers and psychiatrists that resemble Old St. Nick. A riveting story, this is best paired with red wine and chocolate on a starry night.

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These special books tap into the intense emotionality of a Pisces. These stories are sure to engage your mind and imagination. Some of them are even written by Piceans such as yourself! Reading encourages a Pisces to indulge their creative and dreamy side so go ahead and pick one up and hit the books.

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Theresa Greene

I am a mother, grandmother, and lover of all-things related to astrology and the metaphysical world. I first discovered my love for astrology while camping with my father — who seemed to know all of the constellations by name. I just knew that those same stars held the answers to my biggest questions in life. I love sharing my passions, and I hope my writing helps you on your journey. Namaste. Read More by Theresa Greene