Keep it 100: 100 Books for Summer

We're all about keeping it 100 this summer and to complement that, we're releasing a few listicles for your enjoyment. First up- MOMENT Meditation Guide/ Teacher, the book boss, and HR whiz Lyndsey Labontee shares 100 Books for Summer. You can catch Lyndsey leading our Book Club every month here. 


  1. The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by the 14th Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

  2. Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less and Achieve More Than You’ve Ever Imagined by Scott Sonenshein

  3. Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

  4. Make Your Bed: Little Things that Can Change Your Life and Maybe the World by William H. McRaven

  5. The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life by Anu Partanen

  6. The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream by Courtney E. Martin

  7. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

  8. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion by Sam Harris

  9. Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr

  10. The Religion of Tomorrow: A Vision for the Future of the Great Traditions - More Inclusive, More Comprehensive, More Complete by Ken Wilber

  11. The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 by Riad Sattouf

  12. Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett

  13. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

  14. Originals by Adam Grant

  15. Give and Take by Adam Grant

  16. A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

  17. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

  18. Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life by Susan David

  19. Habit Stacking: 127 Small Changes to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness by S.J. Scott

  20. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight

  21. The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age by Archie Brown

  22. Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott

  23. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

  24. Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success is (Mostly) Wrong by Eric Barker

  25. The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South by John T. Edge

  26. How Not To Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Michael Greger and Gene Stone

  27. I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Young

  28. The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  29. The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts

  30. How to Live: Life of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell

  31. The Divine Within by Aldous Huxley

  32. Letters to His Neighbor Marcel Proust translated by Lydia Davis

  33. Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by E.F. Schumacher

  34. How to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh

  35. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Berghese

  36. October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Mieville

  37. 10% Happier: How I tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works - A True Story by Dan Harris

  38. Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga by Rolf Gates

  39. The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff

  40. Hidden Figures:The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly

  41. The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew by Alan Lightman

  42. Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Soinit

  43. Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver

  44. A Thousand Mornings: Poems by Mary Oliver

  45. Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

  46. Reality is Not What it Seems: A Journey into Quantum Physics by Carlo Rovelli

  47. A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design by Frank Wilcez

  48. A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger

  49. Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead by Brene Brown

  50. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

  51. The Little Book of Gratitude by Robert A. Emmons

  52. The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith

  53. String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis by David Foster Wallace

  54. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

  55. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

  56. Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis

  57. Essays in Love by Alain de Botton

  58. The Course of Love: A Novel by Alain de Botton

  59. On Beauty by Zadie Smith

  60. The Embassy of Cambodia by Zadie Smith

  61. Swing Time by Zadie Smith

  62. Homegoing by Yaa Giyasi

  63. The Girls: A Novel by Emma Cline

  64. Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch

  65. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

  66. The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman

  67. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel by Bryn Greenwood

  68. Bobcat & Other Stories by Rebecca Lee

  69. The Virgin Suicides: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides

  70. The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy

  71. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

  72. Norwood by Charles Portis

  73. Watership Down by Richard Adams

  74. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

  75. Trimalchio by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  76. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  77. Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger

  78. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

  79. The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

  80. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

  81. The Goldfinch: A Novel by Donna Tartt

  82. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

  83. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

  84. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

  85. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

  86. Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue

  87. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

  88. Station Eleven: A Novel by Emily St. John Mandel

  89. One Plus One: A Novel by Jojo Moyes

  90. The Sneetches and Other Stories :) by Dr. Seuss

  91. The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

  92. Fever Dream: A Novel by Samanta Schweblin and Megan McDowell

  93. Human Acts: A Novel by Han Kang

  94. Bear Town: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

  95. A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

  96. Any Day Now: A Novel by Robin Carr

  97. The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve

  98. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

  99. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

  100. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See