5 Books a Cancer Won’t be Able to Put Down

Cancers are romantic, nostalgic, driven by emotion, intuitive, creative and inspired. If you were to enter the mind of a Cancer, you’d find a dreamy land of imagination and creation.When you want to sit down with a great book, no ordinary book will do. Whether it’s a rich, engrossing story of adventure or an enthralling piece of nonfiction, you need something that really grips you at the core and takes you on an enlightening journey. You want to learn something from each book you pick up, perhaps a new word, enriching concept or imaginary color.
This list has been hand-picked to satisfy, enchant, thrill, amaze, excite, delight and electrify the inspirited Cancer mind.

1.The Divine Feminine Oracle by Meggan Watterson

The Divine Feminine Oracle was written by the magical Meggan Watterson and contains an oracle deck with an accompanying book of divinely feminine mysteries. This deck is designed to inspire women and promote an incredibly spiritual, infinitely inclusive embodiment of the amazing female spirit. With intricate and enchanting artwork by the otherworldly and spellbinding Lisbeth Cheever-Gessaman, this deck will bring out the Goddess in you and inspire you to take on the world with feminine divinity. Pick up the deck that actress Carrie-Anne Moss calls “Inspiration and guidance through qualities of [the] goddess.”

2. It Works: The Famous Little Red Book That Makes Your Dreams Come True! by RHJ

It Works: The Famous Little Red Book That Makes Your Dreams Come True! was written by an author who wished to share their wisdom with the world while remaining anonymous. “RHJ” had a brilliant idea that helps you get anything in this world that you could possibly desire. All you have to do is know exactly what it is you want, and follow this books simple, effective plan. This is an easy read that will leave you feeling like you can do and have anything.

3. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

While this is a wildly popular show on Hulu, The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood, makes an even better book, if you can believe that. This book tells the story of Offred, a woman who now lives as a Handmaid in a new world order. This new order takes the Book of Genesis super seriously, and the atmosphere is puritanical, dystopian, frightening and engrossing. This story will have you on the edge of your seat, even if you’ve already binge-watched every episode of Hulu’s brilliant adaptation.

4. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

As a Cancer, you probably have an affinity for a certain amount of nostalgia. Where the Sidewalk Ends, by Shel Silverstein, is a classic that speaks to both children and adults alike. This is a book of poems alongside illustrations and it tells many funny, enchanting and outrageous tales. For a dose of yesteryear that’s bound to put a smile on your face, pick up a copy of this delightful collection of poems today.

5. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson

Would you like to dive into a murder mystery that will shock and surprise you? Erik Larson tells a thrilling tale of trouble at the fair in The Devil in the White City. Part fact, part fiction, this book tells the story of the serial killer who found his victims at the World’s Fair of 1893. This story might keep you up at night, and you’ll want to finish it from the moment you pick it up.

6. 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die by Mimi Sheraton

Because the Cancer is prone to cozy, comfortable evenings in that include doting on and cooking for your family and friends, this book is included to satisfy that foodie within you. Written by Mimi Sheraton, this book is informative and delightfully delectable. Myriad types of food from every part of the world are discussed in this unique book. Beware, this book will leave your mouth watering and your stomach grumbling.


It isn’t easy to comprise a list of stories that will keep the attention and touch the heart of the magical Cancer. You are refined and have impeccable taste, after all. This list was made especially with your unique traits and characteristics in mind, and was designed to include books that will really inspire you.
You deserve stories that will leave you feeling enlightened, refreshed and just a little bit more cultured. These books are perfect for an evening in or a long commute, and will fire off synapses, produce those precious endorphins and life your mood through some science and a little bit of magic.
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About The Author

Rhiannon Liselle

Rhiannon Liselle is a nomadic Sagittarius with a passion for writing and trying to help others grow. She’s studied astrology for about 10 years, and has been writing about metaphysical, spiritual, and esoteric subjects for 3 years. Rhiannon lives in the mountains of Colorado, and loves drinking coffee and spending time with her coloring books.
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