Astrology is a pseudoscience that deals with celestial objects. It is an ancient subject that has captivated millions of people from ancient times till the present. It will guide you to the truth. It has deep links to the events of a person’s life, their personality and even terrestrial and extraterrestrial events. Moreover, it talks about zodiac signs and how each zodiac sign is compatible with others and how it clashes as well.
What are the Best Books on Astrology to read?
How can you unlock your true talents, your deepest desires to your full benefit? How can you steer clear of toxic influences in your life to meet your full potential? If you want to know the answer to these questions, refer to this list of books we have put together for you to find out.
Best Books on Astrology: Our Top 20 Picks
Here are some of the best books on astrology that you can consider to expand your knowledge on the subject:
1. The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need
The updated version of The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need, written by Joanna Martine Woolfolk is a truly informative read. Once you read this book, you will have new information on the astronomical bodies and all the new advancements. The book further talks about the zodiac signs: their strengths and weaknesses. It delves into the life of each zodiac signs, their personality, their relationships, their physical being and their emotional states.
The book also talks about the history of the mythical and mysterious universe; how it came to be and what are its different annotations in symbolism. After reading this book, you will be enlightened about astrology on a level unmatched with other sources.
- Authors: Joanna Martine Woolfolk (Author)
- Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (November 13, 2012)
- Pages: 560 pages
2. Astrology for the Soul (Bantam Classics)
Astrology for the Soul is a wonderful book by Jan Spiller, an expert on spirituality and astrology. The author shares his valuable insight as a practitioner of astrology to help you order your life.
The Nodes of the Moon will reveal to you who you are, what is your purpose in life and how can you find your true happiness. Once you follow these methods you will know your SPECIAL TALENT, in which you are destined for greatness; your SELF DEFEATING TENDENCIES, the ways in which you self-sabotage your life; your LOVE PARTNER, who is your true soul mate; your TRAP, the dangers from your past that are a threat to your future and your HEALING AFFIRMATIONS, that will give you the positivity and inspiration to make your dreams come true.
- Authors: Jan Spiller (Author)
- Publisher: Bantam; 1st Printing Edition (November 1, 1997)
- Pages: 528 pages
3. You Were Born for This: Astrology for Radical Self-Acceptance
You Were Born for This: Astrology for Radical Self-Acceptance is a bestselling book by Chani Nicholas. The author is a well-known astrologer who has helped improve millions of people’s lives by letting them understand their birth chart. The birth chart refers to the state of the universe on the day you were born. It dictates the gifts of your personality; your talents, your hardships and your golden chances. Once you realize your true potential, you can meet it too.
The book also offers a fresh perspective on astrology, divorced from its outdated preconceived notion. The book has different exercises laid for you; reflection questions, journal prompts and affirmation, all designed to steer you towards your dreams. The book also introduces the concept of the three keys: your Sun, your Moon and your ascendant and its ruler. The keys are linked to your life from your purpose to your success.
- Authors: Chani Nicholas (Author)
- Publisher: HarperOne; Illustrated Edition (January 7, 2020)
- Pages: 288 pages
4. The Astrology of You and Me: How to Understand and Improve Every Relationship in Your Life
The book, The Astrology of You and Me: How to Understand and Improve Every Relationship in Your Life, is crossover between a relationship guide and astrology. The author, Gary Goldschneider, lends her incredible insight into the universe of mythology and zodiacs to provide relationship advice for every facet of your life. This book will help you in your relationship with your lover to your mailman.
Once you have this book in your hands a widespread knowledge of astrology, your life will improve. You will know how to deal with anyone under any circumstances.
Moreover, the strong graphics of the book by Camille Chew, are an added bonus. They will not only enhance your interest in the book but will keep you entertained throughout the book.
- Authors: Gary Goldschneider (Author), Camille Chew (Illustrator)
- Publisher: Quirk Books; Illustrated Edition (April 3, 2018)
- Pages: 344 pages
5. Astrology for Yourself: How to Understand and Interpret Your Own Birth Chart
If you’re looking for a workbook, Astrology for Yourself: How to Understand and Interpret Your Own Birth Chart, is perfect for you. Written by Demetra George and Douglas Bloch, the book will open your eyes to the wonders of astrology. It is an introduction to the art, science and history of astrology. This book will empower you to become the master of your faith by doing exercises and activities designed for you alone. You yourself will interpret your future.
The book is extremely simple to use and will you sequentially on your path to enlightenment. You will gain a better perspective of who you really are. In addition to enlightening you with the knowledge of your charts, it will be a catalyst for your radical personal transformation.
- Authors: Demetra George (Author), Douglas Bloch (Author)
- Publisher: Ibis Press; Workbook ed. Edition (March 20, 2006)
- Pages: 280 pages
6. The Astrology Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Zodiac (Mind Body Spirit Bibles)
The Astrology Bible by Judy Hall is a condensed and beautiful guide to astrology. If you are one of those people that always jumps to the horoscope section of the newspapers, this book will be a perfect fit for you. The author is a well-known astrologer and her book covers all the zodiac elements, planets, qualities, polarities, etc.
The book also guide you how to gather all the relevant information for creating a chart. The book also offers teachings to help you in various aspects of your life; your love life, your professional life, your health, etc. You can read this book to nurture a life you will be content with.
The book also contains aesthetically pleasing illustrations to keep you interested in the book.
- Authors: Judy Hall (Author)
- Publisher: Sterling; Illustrated Edition (April 1, 2005)
- Pages: 400 pages
7. Astrology for a Real Life: A Workbook for Beginners (A No B.S. Guide for the Astro-Curious)
The book, Astrology for a Real Life: A Workbook for Beginners, is an interesting read, written by Theresa Reed. The book takes a practical approach to astrology and actually gives you exercises and tools to help you better your life. Perusing astrology books, you will find that there are two categories of astrological books; either the simple introductions or very complex info guides that will leave you confused. This book acts as a perfect mediator of the two.
The format of the book is in the form of a workbook covering: signs, planets, houses, aspects with follow through quizzes that help you retain the knowledge you have just acquired. The reader will gain a perspective that will help you to make better choices for the betterment of your life.
- Authors: Theresa Reed (Author)
- Publisher: Weiser Books; Illustrated Edition (October 1, 2019)
- Pages: 288 pages
8. The Stars Within You: A Modern Guide to Astrology
The Stars Within You: A Modern Guide to Astrology is an introduction to astrology by Juliana McCarthy. The book takes a different approach on this historical subject that has bewitched humanity for centuries. The book holds the perspective that the stars are our guiding stars for life. They are linked to our personality and our true purpose in life. If we take the time to be aware of this knowledge, we can achieve happiness and success in life and make good use of our natural born gifts.
The book explains in a simple way the basic concepts of astrology. The book will allow you to read your own birth charts and will be able to depict how the astronomical bodies show our future. It will lead you on the guide to self-realization.
- Authors: Juliana McCarthy (Author), Alejandro Cardenas (Illustrator)
- Publisher: Roost Books; Illustrated Edition (October 23, 2018)
- Pages: 288 pages
9. Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Astrology: The Easy Way to Learn Astrology (Llewellyn’s Complete Book Series (1)
Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Astrology is a fascinating read by Kris Brandt Riske MA. Experts say that if you want to study astrology, you have to start with yourself. The path to truth starts with your birth chart. It is a crucial tool to bring you closer to yourself: your personality, your gifts, your talents and most importantly your purpose. It will give you a valuable experience of self-realization.
This guidebook is the best introduction to astrology and mythology. The author has focused especially on romance, career and finances. The book also offers an explanation to how signs and planets and the moon and the stars relate to your birth chart. The book also illustrates the birth charts of popular celebrities which add to your learning.
- Authors: Kris Brandt Riske MA (Author)
- Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (September 8, 2007)
- Pages: 336 pages
10. The Complete Guide to Astrology: Understanding Yourself, Your Signs, and Your Birth Chart
The Complete Guide to Astrology: Understanding Yourself, Your Signs, and Your Birth Chart, is an introductory book to astrology written by Louise Edington. Astrology has been used for generations to predict the future and has connected millions of people. If you have recently gained interest in the field or have been interested in it for a long time, this book will be an engaging read for you.
The book opens up about the basics of astrology like the signs and the elements and gradually moves on to your birth chart to guide you to make choices for your highest personal benefit. The book contains interesting features about celebrities and their zodiac signs. It also uses a language that is easily understandable for everyone.
- Authors: Louise Edington (Author)
- Publisher: Rockridge Press; Illustrated Edition (January 28, 2020)
- Pages: 164 pages
11. Modern Astrology: Harness the Stars to Discover Your Soul’s True Purpose
Modern Astrology: Harness the Stars to Discover Your Soul’s True Purpose, is a very informative book about astrology by Louise Edington. The book offers a fresh perspective to astrology as means of self-improvement. It offers you skills to develop and strategies to adopt which will lead you closer to your full potential.
In this book, astrology merges with human psychology to bring you self-awareness to lead you to growth and personal development. The book prepares you to interpret charts and figures to bring you close to your core. The book gives you exercises to solve, methods to exercise to deal with the ups and downs of your life. The book will guide you to use astrology as a self-help tool.
- Authors: Louise Edington (Author)
- Publisher: Althea Press (October 30, 2018)
- Pages: 248 pages
12. Astrology: Using the Wisdom of the Stars in Your Everyday Life
Astrology: Using the Wisdom of the Stars in Your Everyday Life, is a wondrous book on astrology published by DK. Astrology is an art that maps out your entire life through you birth chart. If you read this book, you will learn to translate the positions of the Sun, the Moon, and the stars to learn who you are what your place in the world is.
The book explains the basics of astrology and highlights how to use that information to help yourself. This historical art can help you better various aspects of your life, ranging from your love life to your physical wellbeing. The book also hands out wisdom that can be easily applicable for every person. The book is written in plain language and is detrimental for your spiritual journey.
- Authors: DK (Author)
- Publisher: DK (September 25, 2018)
- Pages: 256 pages
13. Astrology for Real Relationships: Understanding You, Me, and How We All Get Along
Astrology for Real Relationships, by Jessica Lanyadoo is a godsend to help you get solve your relationship troubles. When it comes to love, everyone wants it. It is an intrinsic human need to crave love and affection. Every person in the world want loving friends, family and a partner. This book is a crucial tutor for all those that struggle with love.
The book provides a practical, no-bullshit way to the matters of the heart. It will help you understand your weaknesses, your strengths, your needs, your wants and your fears so you can use this self-actualization to improve your life and your relationship with your loved ones. The readers will be able to get a handle on all the toxic people of their life and get close to the people who really matter.
- Authors: Jessica Lanyadoo (Author), T. Greenaway (Author)
- Publisher: Ten Speed Press (December 31, 2019)
- Pages: 256 pages
14. Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate and Fortune
Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate and Fortune, is a great book by Chris Brennan. Hellenistic astrology is a field of astrology that has deep roots in history. It was very common in the Mediterranean since 1st century BCE. The modern astrology, present in the world today, is a descendent of the ancient Hellenistic Astrology. Just recently, evidence has been discovered about the Hellenistic astrology. This book is the first of its kind about Hellenistic astrology.
The book includes topics like the philosophy, history and techniques of olden astrology. It pays special attention to the basic concepts of astrology still prevalent and popular in today’s world, especially the concepts that are also present in Western astrology. After reading this book, you will have learned the history of astrology in an extensive manner.
- Authors: Chris Brennan (Author)
- Publisher: Amor Fati Publications; First Edition (February 10, 2017)
- Pages: 698 pages
15. The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology: Everything from zodiac signs to prediction, made easy and entertaining, 1st Edition
As the title suggests, The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology: Everything from zodiac signs to prediction, made easy and entertaining, by April Elliot Kent, is truly an essential guidebook that will make astrology easy and entertaining for you. Astrology is a tool used from a long time to give people better insight into their life, their relationships, their future, etc.
The book explores this celestial language and will exceed your knowledge from daily horoscopes and birth charts to the secrets of the Universe.
- Authors: April Elliott Kent (Author)
- Publisher: Two Moon Publishing; 1st Edition (April 1, 2016)
- Pages: 410 pages
16. The Secret Language of Astrology: The Illustrated Key to Unlocking the Secrets of the Stars
The Secret Language of Astrology: The Illustrated Key to Unlocking the Secrets of the Stars, by Roy Gillett is a joy to behold. The book is a guidebook that will answer all the queries that arise in your mind about astrology: How do the planets influence your astrological sign? What are “houses”? This book will demystify some of the mysteries of the Universe for you and their star: you.
You’ll get an idea of everything about your life: from what kind of person the universe wants you to be with, how will you find that person and how will you leave your mark on this world. The book comes with a web link package to make its content even more engaging. It also includes beautiful and interesting illustrations to bewitch you.
- Authors: Roy Gillett (Author)
- Publisher: Watkins Publishing (March 7, 2017)
- Pages: 160 pages
17. Astrology for Wellness: Star Sign Guides for Body, Mind & Spirit Vitality
Astrology for Wellness: Star Sign Guides for Body, Mind & Spirit Vitality, written by Monte Farber and Amy Zerner, is an outstanding book on astrology. Astrology is not only intended to bring you a realization of what your future will look like, but it is supposed to help you bring you bring closer to the best version of you; it is supposed to guide you on your path to personal development and growth. The book gives you wisdom tailored to your zodiac sign.
The authors are experienced experts of the field and they analyze in detail the signs and give a lot of relevant information about common practices like teas, tonics, crystals, affirmations, fitness styles, etc. After reading this book, you will have an advanced perception about your personality and will be able to use your talents to improve your personal and professional life.
- Authors: Monte Farber (Author), Amy Zerner (Author)
- Publisher: Sterling Ethos (January 1, 2019)
- Pages: 216 pages
18. Star Power: A Simple Guide to Astrology for the Modern Mystic
Star Power is a very interesting book by Vanessa Montgomery. If you are a little inclined towards astrology but don’t completely buy it, if you believe in the spiritual power of astrology but won’t let the stars dictate your future, this book was written for you. This exquisite guidebook gives you all the relevant information to make you capable enough to read your astronomic charts from the movement and the placement of the stars and the planets to help you deciphering what the cosmological states say about you.
It will give you an awareness of the basic concepts like houses, signs, aspects, etc. It will help you discover yourself and your true abilities.
- Authors: Vanessa Montgomery (Author)
- Publisher: Quadrille Publishing; Illustrated Edition (September 18, 2018)
- Pages: 192 pages
19. The Astrology of Love & Sex: A Modern Compatibility Guide (Zodiac Signs Book, Birthday and Relationship Astrology Book)
The Astrology of Love & Sex: A Modern Compatibility, is a book by Annabel Gat on romance. The book takes an interesting and fun approach to compatibility and love. The book is an extensive, modern guide on how to find your true soul mate. In this modern age, love and dating has become digital, superficial and complicated. The book deals with all genders and has updated knowledge for the evolved concept of love in the world we live in today.
The book features quizzes, zodiac matching profiles, reflection questions, etc. Readers will be entertained by the philosophies and theories all discussed in the book, from the perspective of zodiac compatibility. The book is a joy for all those astrology nerds who can’t get enough of zodiac signs.
- Authors: Annabel Gat (Author)
- Publisher: Chronicle Books (July 30, 2019)
- Pages: 288 pages
20. The Astrology Dictionary: Cosmic Knowledge from A to Z
The Astrology Dictionary is an essential for every astrology reader by Donna Woodwell. The book is extremely interesting and contains definition of all words associated with the astro lingo. In addition, it also has helpful illustrations to further explain their point.
The book makes complex and confusing concepts seem easy and simple. It will also alleviate a lot of your confusions about the subject and will answer a lot of your questions about all topics from signs to planets to birth charts, etc. It delves into the astrological and zodiac science.
This dictionary is a practical bundle of knowledge you must have. If you want to make your stars align, this book would be a good fit for you.
- Authors: Donna Woodwell (Author)
- Publisher: Adams Media (November 19, 2019)
- Pages: 128 pages
Choosing the Best Books on Astrology
Astrology is an extremely interesting subject. It casts a spell on the most skeptic of souls and wants them to come closer to spirituality and mythology. Whether you believe in its powers or not, reading a book on astrology will be a beneficial learning experience for you.