Whether you still need to discover your type or you’ve been digging into the Enneagram for years, books are great resources for learning more about the Enneagram. These featured books (arranged alphabetically) provide unique perspectives and nuanced teaching as they relate the Enneagram to all areas of life.

Becoming Us

by Beth and Jeff McCord

Written by Beth and Jeff McCord, founders of Your Enneagram Coach, this book pulls back the curtain on marriage and weaves the Enneagram through the lens of the Gospel to reveal why you and your spouse behave in different ways. This guide will help you defuse conflict, communicate well, and affirm your spouse in meaningful ways.

Discovering Your Personality Type

by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson

This classic book is an essential introduction to the Enneagram. This revised and updated edition features the all-new, scientifically validated Riso-Hudson Type Indicator and is meant to appeal especially to beginners and anyone interested in beginning their study of the Enneagram.

The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective

by Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert

This seminal book on the Enneagram remains one of the most influential and frequently referenced works on the subject. Revised and updated with new research, this text includes the history of the Enneagram’s early Christian roots as well as in-depth discussion of the nine types.

The Enneagram for Spiritual Formation

by AJ Sherrill

AJ Sherrill explores how the Enneagram can be a pathway to profound spiritual transformation. Through a detailed spiritual exploration of each type, he reveals the Enneagram as a tool to unlock new ways of viewing identity, personality, discipleship, spiritual practices, evangelism, and the Bible.

The Enneagram Goes to Church

by Todd Wilson

Can the Enneagram make you a better ministry leader? Veteran pastor Todd Wilson learned that you need to understand how people work in order to effectively shepherd them. Whether you are on a church staff or leading a small group, you will find that the same Enneagram insights that help us grow in self-awareness can also be applied to life in our faith communities.

The Enneagram Spectrum of Personality Styles

by Jerome Wagner

This concise and easy-to-use introduction to the Enneagram contains a thorough yet brief outline of the nine types as well interactive elements like thirty exercises to help readers understand their own style by reflecting on their own experiences.

The Essential Enneagram

by David Daniels and Virginia Price

This brief resource helps you discover, confirm, and verify your Enneagram type by guiding you through a scientifically developed short-paragraph self-test. Based on extensive research, this short book also offers practical exercises to aid your personal development once you’ve discovered your type.

Enneagram Daily Reflections Series

Series Editor Suzanne Stabile

What is it like to be each of the Enneagram numbers? Written by diverse authors, these nine Enneagram Daily Reflections will give you a glimpse inside the experiences of each type. Formatted as forty daily readings, each volume also includes opportunities for further engagement such as a journaling prompts, reflection questions, a written prayer, or a spiritual practice after each day’s reflection.

Heart of the Enneagram

by Sandra C. Smith and Christopher T. Copeland

Inviting you to move beyond a casual engagement with the Enneagram, this book contains poems, quotes, and prayers for each of the nine types and engages you in the spiritual practice of journaling through guided questions.

This book can be read as a companion to the Heart of the Enneagram podcast.

The Journey Toward Wholeness

by Suzanne Stabile

In a world of constant change and complexity, how can we achieve lasting transformation in our lives? Using the wisdom of the Enneagram, expert teacher Suzanne Stabile opens the concept of three centers of intelligence: thinking, feeling, and doing. When we learn to manage these centers in relation to our Enneagram number, we open a path to reducing fear, improving relationships, and finding wholeness.

You can also use the study guide in your book club or small group.

Maximizing Your Enneagram Type: A Workbook

by John Carlini

Meant to be used in conjunction with Jerome Wagner’s The Enneagram Spectrum of Personality Styles, this introductory workbook includes spiritual practices and exercises for each type, helping you move toward spiritual health and transformation.

Mirror for the Soul

by Alice Fryling

This helpful guide from spiritual director Alice Fryling takes you deeper in your spiritual journey using the Enneagram as a way to identify your gifts as well as your blind spots. Including Scripture meditations and questions for reflection and discussion, this book can be used in spiritual direction or for personal spiritual growth.


The 9 Types of Leadership

by Beatrice Chestnut

Beyond your personal life, the Enneagram can also be an important tool for your professional life. Helping you solve workplace “people problems”, Beatrice Chestnut overviews the nine types and gives action items for applying the Enneagram to professional growth, leadership development, and workplace social dynamics.

The Path Between Us

by Suzanne Stabile

This book focuses on how the nine Enneagram types experience relationships, guiding you into deeper spiritual insights about yourself, your type, and others’ personalities so that you can have loving, mature, and compassionate relationships with everyone in your life.

You can also use the study guide in your book club or small group.

Get The Path Between Us Journal for more wisdom from Suzanne and plenty of space to write as you grow in self-awareness.

The Road Back to You

by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile

In this bestselling introduction to the Enneagram, Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile give you a practical, comprehensive way of accessing Enneagram wisdom and exploring its connections with Christian spirituality for a deeper knowledge of yourself, compassion for others, and love for God.

You can also use the study guide in your book club or small group.

Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram

by Adele and Doug Calhoun and Clare and Scott Loughrige

Filled to the brim with exercises, resources, spiritual practices, prayers, and empathy tips for each type, this practical workbook includes new insights on the the harmony triads and helps you apply Enneagram insights to your daily life and spiritual growth.