We asked rising stars from the community to tell us about a book they’ve read and the impact it had on them. We’ve highlighted some of those responses below.

Janeth Benjamin: Writer, Poet, Author

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, MD. I first read this book when I was 20 and a few years later during the recession, the company I was working for gave the entire staff a copy. It is on my yearly must-read for a few reasons. The book is simple yet extraordinarily effective. It is a story about change and handling change. It shows us that we must be open to ‘moving with the cheese’ if the circumstances are not ideal. Read more>>

Kristen Ruth: Author & Podcaster

A book I read recently and liked very much is one written by me. It is called “I’m not comfortable being uncomfortable…but %!#☆ IT!”. This is the first of many books I will be releasing soon; This one will be coming out in July. I like it, not only because I wrote it, but because it inspires. It was written to be directed towards our youth and dreamers alike. Read more>>

NC BEENO: Recording Artist & Business Owner

48 Laws of Power . I love it because each law pretty much tells you and teaches you so much on certain aspects of life you never would think of , in order to get where you need to be . its gotten me where I’m at now as far as a mental aspect on life Read more>>