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Looking for a Good Book? Check out the AFP Chicago Bookshelf!

If you have a book to recommend for the Bookshelf, please email your suggestions to [email protected].

This is a running list in no particular order.

The Sum of Us
WFARE Recommended

Dare to Lead

Joan Garry's Guide to Nonprofit Leadership: Because the World is Counting on You The Process-Driven Annual Fund: Turn Your Annual Fund Campaign Into a Revenue Machine by Ron Rescigno

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

The War for Fundraising Talent: And How Small Shops Can Win by Jason Lewis Made to Stick by Dan and Chip Heath

Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits by Julia Campbell

The Art of Woo Content Marketing for Nonprofits by Kivi Leroux Miller How to be a Productivity Ninja: Worry Less, Achieve More and Love What You Do Creative Deviations by John Lepp
How to Create Lifelong Donors Through Monthly Giving by Harvey McKinnon Compelling Conversations for FUndraisers Transform Your Board Into a Fundraising Force by Kay Sprinkel Grace


How to Build and Mobilize a Social Media Community for your Nonprofit in 90 Days by Julia Campbell Social Media for Social Good by Heather Mansfield

Good to Great and the Social Sectors: Why Business Thinking is Not the Answer by Jim Collins

Firing Lousy Board Members: And Helping the Others Success by Simone Joyaux

Brene Brown Atlas Atomic Habits Boundaries - Henry Cloud You Are Your Best Thing
Dare to Serve Everybody writes Find Your Why first 90 days
How to Measure Anything Learning and leading in an Age of Transformation Never Split the Difference Rich Dad Poor Dad
Start with Why Take Back Your Time The Five Dysfunctions of a Team The Four Agreements
The Gifts of Imperfection The Mom Test The Power of moments The Premonition
Taking People with You Designing Your Life Good Leaders ask Great Questions Small Acts of Leadership