What are the best books on the midlife crisis? In this recommended list, you’ll find the best midlife crisis books for both men and women. In these books you will find inspiring stories and practical advice on how to overcome the midlife crisis. Read along…

The best midlife crisis books at a glance

Find an overview of the best midlife crisis books here. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about the Midlife Crisis of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About Midlife CrisisAuthor
In MidlifeMurray Stein
Midlife CrisisJason Ayres
Midlife: A Philosophical GuideKieran Setiya
Midlife Mojo Frankie L Picasso
Caged, a Midlife CrisisPeter Nutty
Sisyphus: The Old Stone, a New WayVerena Kast
Year of the FighterMatt Deaton
The Spiritual Fitness Checkup for the 50-Something Woman D Sharon V King
Midlife: Humanity’s Secret WeaponAndrew Jamieson
Women in Midlife CrisisJim Conway

The updated top 10 list: the best books about midlife crisis

Midlife, No Crisis: An Audacious Guide to Embracing 50 and Beyond 

This book is aimed at women who want to deal with their midlife crisis in a better way. This guide focuses on you and taking good care of yourself. Get rid of negativity and start enjoying life.

Detach and Survive: A Book of Self-Care for the Wives of Midlife Crisis Men

Midlife Maze has also written a book for women, but now for those who are living with a man who is experiencing a midlife crisis. Trying to fix him never works, you can only take care of yourself and work together.

Midlife Is Not a Crisis: Using Astrology to Thrive in the Second Half of Life

Stop the rat race and start living life to the fullest. In this book Virginia Bell looks at astrology to find inspiration and wisdom about getting older. Responding differently will give us the freedom we are looking for.

MIDMEN: The Modern Man’s Guide to Surviving Midlife Crisis

If you are looking for information, but also want a little entertainment, then we suggest buying ‘Midmen’. It doesn’t just share facts; there are also anecdotes and quizzes on men in a midlife crisis.

My Midlife Crisis, My Rules: A Paranormal Women’s Fiction Novel : Good To The Last Death Book Four

This novel focuses on dealing with her angel, who doesn’t qualify as the right kind of angel we all believe in, after a woman has found her father and discovers she also has a sister.

Less of Me, More of Him: A Divine Mid-life Journey vs A Diabolical Mid-life Crisis

If you make more room for God in your life and stop giving your ego a platform, good things will happen according to this book by KMichelle Fisher.

It’s a Wonderful Midlife Crisis: The Good to the Last Death Series, Book 1

This story is about a women who seems to have it all at age 39, until she loses everything she ever cared for. Then the dead start visiting her house, and she needs to start communicating with them to get to a place of peace again.

Marrying George Clooney: Confessions from a Midlife Crisis

When Amy Ferris has experienced midlife crisis, she decides to share the characteristics of this part of life with her readers. There are changes when you are in a midlife crisis, but the humor in Amy’s stories will help you deal with yours.

Trudge: A Midlife Crisis on the John Muir Trail

Lori Oliver’s midlife crisis has persuaded her to walk the John Muir Trail, a part of the PCT. She is not fit though, but she has convinced herself she needs this journey to find herself again. Will she survive the trail and achieve her goals?

Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis 

This book focuses on Gen X women and how they differ from Boomers and Millennials. The advice mostly given to them doesn’t seem to work. The solutions in this book, however, might do the trick.

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