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The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle

The Success Principles: How to get from where you are to where you want to be by Jack Canfield

The War of Art:  Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield

Awareness Through Movement:  Easy-to-do health exercises to improve your posture, vision, imagination, and personal awareness by Moshe Feldenkrais

Breath:  The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor


Voice Education by Eleanor McLellan

The Inner Voice:  The Making of A Singer by Renee Fleming

A Soprano On Her Head, Right-side-up reflections on life and other performances by Eloise RistadBuy

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Freeing The Natural Voice:  Imagery and art in the practice of voice and language by Kristin Linklater


Songwriters on Songwriting by Paul Zollo

Chord Progressions For Songwriters by Richard Scott

Chicken Soup for the Soul:  The Story Behind The Song by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Jo-Ann Geffen

They’re Playing Our Song: A Memoir by Carole Bayer Sager

Writing Better Lyrics by Pat Pattison

Essential Guide to Rhyming: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming for Poets and Lyricists by Pat Pattison

Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice by Pat Pattison

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary:  Including The Poet’s Craft Book by Clement Wood & Ronald J. Bogus


The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe by Lynne McTaggart