We strongly believe in enlisting experts to help us achieve our personal goals—in person, online, and in print. And while an app or article can be useful in keeping us on track, a full-length book on a subject we want to tackle can be seriously transformative. Based on an informal poll of what our nearest and dearest are hoping to accomplish and improve upon, we sought out a few titles that we think are particularly inspiring and have the potential to spur personal growth. From a book on how to successfully pursue ideas to steps for forming successful habits to keys to becoming more powerful through diet and exercise and more, here’s what’s currently on our reading list. Click through the gallery for details.