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Last updated: Jun 25, 2023

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

Linchpin by Seth Godin

The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene

Learned Optimism by Martin E.P. Seligman

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle

Launch by Jeff Walker

Living the 80/20 Way by Richard Koch

Losing My Virginity by Richard Branson

The Law of Success by Napoleon Hill

The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

The Lessons Of History by Will and Ariel Durant

The Long Tail by Chris Anderson

Leadership and Self-Deception by the Arbinger Institute

Leading with Noble Purpose by Lisa Earle McLeod

Lean Analytics by Alistair Croll and Benjamin Yoskovitz

Learning Leadership by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

Legendary Service by Ken Blanchard, Victoria Halsey and Kathy Cuff

Less Doing, More Living by Ari Meisel

Leverage by Joshua C. Newman

Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark

Life Strategies by Phillip C. McGraw

Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips

Little Green Book of Getting Your Way by Jeffrey Gitomer

Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

The Leadership Gap by Lolly Daskal

The Leadership Handbook by John C. Maxwell

The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo

Lead With a Story by Paul Smith

Leaders Made Here by Mark Miller

Leadership on the Line by Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linsky

The Like Switch by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins

The Lean Product Playbook by Dan Olsen

Leadership and the One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard, Patricia Zigarmi, and Drea Zigarmi

Leadership Is an Art by Max DePree

The Lean Entrepreneur by Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits

Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Law of Attraction by Esther Hicks and Jerry Hicks

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs

Love Sense by Sue Johnson

Leading at a Higher Level by Ken Blanchard

Lucid Dreaming by Charlie Morley

Leadership and the New Science by Margaret J. Wheatley

Lean Out by Elissa Shevinsky

The Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

Lean Thinking by James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones

Letters from a Stoic by Seneca

Likeable Social Media by Dave Kerpen

Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin

Lead Generation by Eric V. Holtzclaw

The Longevity Diet by Valter Longo

Leadership and the Art of Struggle by Steven Snyder

The Lost Art of Listening by Michael P. Nichols

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

Lean UX by Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden

The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook by Michael L. George

The Longevity Paradox by Steven R. Gundry

Lean Startup by Eric Ries

The Lights in the Tunnel by Martin Ford

Lean Enterprise by Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky, and Barry O'Reilly

Lean Software Development by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck

Language by Daniel L. Everett

Love and War by John Eldredge and Stasi Eldredge

The Little Book of Value Investing by Christopher H. Browne

Leadership Without Easy Answers by Ronald A. Heifetz

The Lean Mindset by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck

The Language of God by Francis S. Collins

The Lean Enterprise by Trevor Owens and Obie Fernandez

Listening by Madelyn Burley-Allen

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Learning to Learn by Gloria Frender

The Last Season by Phil Jackson

Lean Six Sigma For Dummies by John Morgan and Martin Brenig-Jones

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Leadership Coaching by Tony Stoltzfus

Love and Limerence by Dorothy Tennov

Love Factually by Duana Welch

Lost in Math by Sabine Hossenfelder

The Language Wars by Henry Hitchings

Leadership in War by Andrew Roberts

Less by Marc Lesser

Leading with Cultural Intelligence by David Livermore

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Little Book of Behavioral Investing by James Montier

Leading Teams by J. Richard Hackman

Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Lab Rats by Dan Lyons

The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie

Legacy by James Kerr

The Love Dare by Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick

The Learning Brain by Torkel Klingberg

Love 2.0 by Barbara L. Fredrickson

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

The Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

The Language of Emotions by Karla McLaren

Love in 90 Days by Diana Kirschner

Love and Respect Workbook by Emerson Eggerichs

Learning How to Learn by Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski

Leap of Reason by Mario Morino

Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Little Book That Beats the Market by Joel Greenblatt

The Long Road Turns to Joy by Thich Nhat Hanh

Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.

Leading by Sir Alex Ferguson

Lincoln's Battle with God by Stephen Mansfield

The Language of Life by Francis S. Collins

Lincoln and the Power of the Press by Harold Holzer

Lincoln's Melancholy by Joshua Wolf Shenk

Lincoln's Virtues by William Lee Miller

Love Signals by David Givens

Lincoln's Greatest Case by Brian McGinty

The Lexicographer's Dilemma by Jack Lynch

Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management by Paul Myerson

Lincoln's Boys by Joshua Zeitz

Lincoln's Last Trial by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln's Sanctuary by Matthew Pinsker

Lincoln's White House by James B. Conroy

Lincoln's Spies by Douglas Waller

Lincoln's Bishop by Gustav Niebuhr

Lincoln's Generals' Wives by Candice Shy Hooper

Lincoln's Forgotten Ally by Elizabeth D. Leonard

Leading Digital by George Westerman, Didier Bonnet, and Andrew McAfee

Leadership in Organizations by Gary Yukl

Love Does by Bob Goff

The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple

Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders

Leadership and the Sexes by Michael Gurian and Barbara Annis

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Leadership and the Art of Change by Lee Roy Beach

Loose Balls by Terry Pluto

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

Language and Mind by Noam Chomsky

Lead Generation Handbook by Robert Bly

The Language of Kindness by Christie Watson

Leaders by Stanley McChrystal

The Lean Manager by Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé

Long Story Short by Margot Leitman

Let It Go by Karen Ehman

Love Worth Making by Stephen Snyder

Love & Respect in the Family by Emerson Eggerichs

The Language of Emotional Intelligence by Jeanne Segal

Life Reimagined by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Leading the Starbucks Way by Joseph A. Michelli

The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs by Tristan Gooley

The Language Myth by Vyvyan Evans

The Language Hoax by John H. McWhorter

Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

Love in the Time of Algorithms by Dan Slater

Living Without Stress or Fear by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Lipstick Gospel by Stephanie May Wilson

The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo

The Last Dance by Michael Leahy

Leading at the Edge by Dennis N.T. Perkins

The Longevity Code by Kris Verburgh

The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz

Lean HR by Cheryl M. Jekiel

The Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder

Living a Life of Significance by Joseph M. Stowell

The Longevity Plan by John D. Day and Jane Ann Day

The Longevity Book by Cameron Diaz and Sandra Bark

The Lipstick Coven by Gina LaManna

The Longevity Prescription by Robert N. Butler

Love in Every Season by Debra Fileta

Lost and Found by Geneen Roth

The Likeability Trap by Alicia Menendez

The Lean Muscle Diet by Lou Schuler and Alan Aragon

The Loyalty Effect by Frederick F. Reichheld

Lean Solutions by James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones

The Little Book of Safe Money by Jason Zweig

Lean Architecture by James O. Coplien and Gertrud Bjørnvig

Love Without Hurt by Steven Stosny

Lean Office and Service Simplified by Drew Locher

Lincoln and the Abolitionists by Fred Kaplan

Love and Respect for a Lifetime by Emerson Eggerichs

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Lean Enterprise Systems by Steve Bell and Michael A. Orzen

Leading Change Without Losing It by Carey Nieuwhof

Lincoln's Wrath by Jeffrey Manber

The Lucifer Principle by Howard Bloom

Lincoln and His Admirals by Craig L. Symonds

Lean Hospitals by Mark Graban

The Lean Farm by Ben Hartman

Lincoln's Labels by James M. Schmidt

Lincoln's Code by John Fabian Witt

Leading Across New Borders by Ernest Gundling

The Lost Art of Good Conversation by Sakyong Mipham

Leadership Presence by Kathy Lubar and Belle Linda Halpern

The Listening Life by Adam S. McHugh

The Little Book of Lykke by Meik Wiking

Leap by Michael C. Grumley

Language Myths by Laurie Bauer and Peter Trudgill

Leadership from the Inside Out by Kevin Cashman

Leadership in Focus by Vern Oakley

Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Leadership Strategy and Tactics by Jocko Willink

Leading an Inspired Life by Jim Rohn

Leading Beyond the Ego by John Knights, Danielle Grant, Greg Young

Leading Change by John P. Kotter

Leading from the Emerging Future by Otto Scharmer and Katrin Kaufer

Leading Organizations by Keller and Colin Price

Leading the Life You Want by Stewart D. Friedman

Leading the Professionals by Sarah Lewis and Martin Klubeck

Leading Through Language by Bart Egnal

Leading Up by Michael Useem

Leading with Character Competence by Timothy R Clark

Leading with Questions by Michael J. Marquardt

Leading with Strategic Thinking by Aaron K. Olson and B. Keith Simerson

Leapfrogging by Soren Kaplan

Learn Like a Leader by Marshall Goldsmith and Beverly Kaye, PhD

Learn to Earn by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild

Learning from Catastrophes by Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem

Learning to Succeed by Jason Wingard

Leaving Microsoft to Change the World by John Wood

Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

Lessons by Brian Tracy

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son by George Horace Lorimer

Letters From A Stoic by Seneca the Younger (Translated by Robin Campbell)

Letting Go by David R. Hawkins

Leveraged Learning by Danny Iny

Liars and Outliers by Bruce Schneier

Liespotting by Pamela Meyer

Life Is a Series of Presentations by Tony Jeary

Life Is What You Make It by Peter Buffett

Life Sinks or Soars by Les Brown

Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic

Lifescale by Brian Solis

Light a Fire under Your Business by Joe Calloway

Like a Virgin by Richard Branson

Likeonomics by Rohit Bhargava

Liminal Thinking by Dave Gray

Limitless by Jim Kwik

Listening to Conflict by Erik J. Van Slyke

Listful Thinking by Paula Rizzo

Little Bets by Peter Sims

Live It! by Jairek Robbins

Live Love Lead by Brian Houston

Live Your Dreams by Les Brown

Living In Your Top 1% by Alissa Finerman

Living the Wisdom of the Tao by Wayne Dyer

Living with a SEAL by Jesse Itzler

Long-Term Thinking For A Short-Sighted World by Jim Brumm and Philip E. Auerswald

Looptail by Bruce Poon Tip

Lose the Resume, Land the Job by Gary Burnison

Lost Connections by Johann Hari

Loud & Clear by Karen Berg

Louder than Words by Todd Henry

Love & Respect by Emerson Eggerichs

Love is the Killer App by Tim Sanders

Love Leadership by John Hope Bryant

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle

Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It by Kamal Ravikant

Loving What Is by Byron Katie with Stephen Mitchell

Low-Hanging Fruit by Jeremy Eden and Terri Long

Lying for Money by Dan Davies

The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker

The Last Shot by Darcy Frey

The Latte Factor by David Bach

The Law of Divine Compensation by Marianne Williamson

The Laws of Subtraction by Matthew E. May

The Leader Code by Dave Ulrich, Norm Smallwood, and Kate Sweetman

The Leader Habit by Martin Lanik

The Leader In You by Dale Carnegie

The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma

The Leadership Contract by Vince Molinaro

The Leadership Habit by Tammy R. Berberick, Peter Lindsay, and Katie Sweetman

The Leadership Killer by Bill Treasurer and Captain John Havlik, U.S. Navy (Retired)

The Leadership Lab by Chris Lewis and Pippa Malmgren

The Leadership Pipeline by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel

The Leadership Playbook by Nathan Jamail

The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell by Oren Harari and Colin Powell

The Leading Brain by Friederike Fabritius and Hans W. Hagemann

The Life-Changing Magic Of Not Giving A F*ck by Sarah Knight

The Light and Fast Organisation by Patrick Holling

The Likeability Factor by Tim Sanders

The Lincoln Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

The Listening Leader by Shane Safir and Michael Fullan

The Little Black Book of Innovation by Scott D. Anthony

The Little Book of Big Change by Amy Johnson, Ph.D

The Little Book Of Hygge by Meik Wiking

The Little Book of Stoicism by Jonas Salzgeber

The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

The Little Book That Still Beats The Market by Joel Greenblatt

The Long Hangover by Shaun Walker

The Long-Distance Leader by Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel

The Longevity Economy by Joseph F. Coughlin

The Longevity Project by Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin

The Lost Art of Closing by Anthony Iannarino

The Loyalty Leap by Bryan Pearson

The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman

The Lucky Years by David B. Agus, M.D

Labor Of Love by Moira Weigel

Lady in Waiting by Anne Glenconner

Lateral Thinking by Edward de Bono

Lead Generation for the Complex Sale by Brian Carroll

Lead with Your Customer by Mark David Jones

Leaders Open Doors by Bill Treasurer

Leadershift by John C. Maxwell

Leadership 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

Leadership Blindspots by Robert Bruce Shaw

Leadership BS by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Leadership Conversations by Alan S. Berson and Richard G. Stieglitz