What are the best books on the quarter-life crisis? Many people in their twenties and thirties have to deal with this, so it can be very useful to read an inspiring book that will help you further. Read on for the best recommendations…

The best quarterlife crisis books of all time

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about the Quarterlife Crisis of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Top 10 Best Quarterlife Crisis BooksAuthor
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir Jenny Lawson
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar Cheryl Strayed
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter—And How to Make the Most of Them Now Meg Jay
The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath
Hyperbole and a HalfAllie Brosh
Of Human BondageW. Somerset Maugham
The Monsters of Templeton Lauren Groff
Gone Girl Gillian Flynn
Lost in the Cosmos Walker Percy

The updated top 10 list: the best books about the quarter-life crisis

How to Survive Your Quarter-Life Crisis

We all know about the mid-life crisis, but have you heard about the quarter-life crisis yet? Jodanna Bird explains how this crisis manifests in the lives of twenty and thirty year olds and what can be done about it.

Quarterlife Crisis: The Unique Challenges of Life in Your Twenties

We like this book, because it explains what life is like now for people in their twenties. Up until this moment, every step of the way was dictated and you only needed to follow. Now, all of a sudden, you need to know what you want out of life and also know how to get there. The advice given in this book is valuable and it answers many questions on the phenomenon called the quarterlife crisis.

OH SH*T, I’M 25!: A Quarter-Life Crisis

For most people the time until you graduate is pretty straightforward. Do this, do that, take your exams, and you are ready for a life on your own. But where did we learn how to live alone and act like an adult? This book shows you how to handle disappointments and gives you the inspiration to move forward.

The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That Matters

No-one can tell you how you must lead your life or what job fits your skills. This is all for you to find out. Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky, however, will give you a hand in answering some of your most pressing questions on what should happen when you are experiencing a quarter-life crisis.

Questions, Christ and the Quarter-life Crisis: Sometimes It Takes Getting Lost To Discover Who and Whose You Are

Centered around this writer’s personal experience in life, she shares with her readers how to get out of a bad situation. Don’t accept your current state, but have the guts to do something about it. It will bring you closer to yourself.

The Quarter-Life Funk: Get Your Sh*t Together and Manifest an Abundant Life

Ever question the job you are in, the relationships you have, or the life you are living? When things start to feel out of sync, you need to take action and get out of that dark place you have ended up in. Rachel Alyce shares her own story, which is not always pretty, but the tips and exercises she gives, helped her get her sh*t together.

This is My Quarter Life Crisis Journal: Funny Gag Journal (Blank Lined Notebook Present For Stressed Young Men and Women, Best Friends and Your 25th or 30th Birthday)

This notebook is perfect for anyone who wants to start journaling. Writing your feelings and what you have experienced down on paper can be a good way of dealing with your quarter-life crisis.

25 to Life: A Guide To Navigating Your Quarter Life Crisis

We recommend this book to anyone who feels lost at the age of (around) 25. It can be hard to figure life out, and this book can be a guide on your journey to find out what the future holds for you.

The Quarter-Life Breakthrough

This is another book by “Smiley” Poswolsky on our top ten list, and this time he focuses on jobs and doing what you truly believe in. Everyone needs to be the rent, but we all like to do work that also gives us energy.

Quarter-Life Calling: Pursuing Your God-Given Purpose in Your Twenties

Paul Sohn struggled when he was in his late twenties. This struggle forms the basis for this book. He shares his experiences, but also helps you to find your connection with God and tells you what meaningful work can do for you. Let’s make it happen.

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