Chicken Soup for the Soul Book Series Statistics

  • As of 2023, the Chicken Soup for the Soul series has sold over 500 million book copies worldwide.
  • This makes it the second-most popular book series of all time.
  • It is also the most popular self-help book series of all time.
  • In the US and Canada alone, the series has sold over 110 million book copies.
  • This amounts to 22% of the series’ overall sales.
  • In 2008 (15 years after the series’ initial release), it became the best-selling trade paperback book series of all time.
  • The first book in the series, Chicken Soup for the Soul, sold 11 million copies alone.
  • On average it can be estimated that other books within the series each sell around 1.53 million copies.
  • Sales from the series’ debut title enabled it to grow into a profitable brand that has now expanded into other business areas, such as entertainment.
  • Coming from this, there are plans in place to create a major motion picture and TV show related to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series.

Chicken Soup for the Soul books in order

  • As of 2023, there have been 321 Chicken Soup for the Soul publications.
  • The Chicken Soup for the Soul series has been running for over 30 years from 1993 to 2023.
  • The first title of the series was Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, released June 1993.
  • The most recent title in the series is Chicken Soup for the Soul: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone released July 2023, written by Amy Newmark.
  • The series was under Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen’s leadership from 1993 until mid-2008.
  • At this point, Chicken Soup was purchased by William Rouhana, Amy Newmark, and Robert Jacobs to continue growing the brand.
  • The series is still in continuation, with Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels and the Miraculous scheduled for release on Sep 26, 2023. 
  • Page counts for the series range between 104 to 480 pages.
#Date publishedTitlePage count
1June 28, 1993Chicken Soup for the Soul288
2April 1, 1994A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul400
3March 1, 1996Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work352
4April 1, 1996A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul400
5June 1, 1996Chicken Soup for the Cancer Survivor’s Soul400
6October 1, 1996Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul351
7April 1, 1997Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul352
8April 1, 1997A 4th Course of Chicken Soup for the Soul400
9May 1, 1997Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul336
10October 1, 1997Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul352
11April 1, 1998Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul400
12April 1, 1998A 5th Portion of Chicken Soup for the Soul400
13July 1, 1998Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul400
14July 1, 1998Chicken Soup for the Country Soul250
15October 1, 1998A Second Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul400
16October 1, 1998Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II400
17April 15, 1999A 6th Bowl of Chicken Soup for the Soul400
18May 13, 1999Chicken Soup for the Golfer’s Soul400
19September 1, 1999Chicken Soup for the Unsinkable Soul400
20September 1, 1999Chicken Soup for the Single’s Soul400
21September 1, 1999Chicken Soup for the College Soul352
22October 1, 1999Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover’s Soul400
23December 1, 1999Chicken Soup for the Couple’s Soul352
24January 27, 2000Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul352
25March 23, 2000Chicken Soup for the Christian Family Soul350
26April 20, 2000Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul III400
27June 29, 2000Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul400
28July 27, 2000Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother’s Soul384
29October 12, 2000Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul400
30November 17, 2000Chicken Soup for the Sports Fan’s Soul400
31February 15, 2001Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul400
32March 15, 2001Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul 2384
33April 12, 2001Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Letters400
34May 3, 2001Chicken Soup for the Father’s Soul400
35May 15, 2001Chicken Soup for the Veteran’s Soul400
36August 30, 2001Chicken Soup for the Nurse’s Soul368
37September 13, 2001Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul400
38October 16, 2001Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul400
39October 18, 2001Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Tough Stuff400
40February 14, 2002Chicken Soup for the Traveler’s Soul384
41February 28, 2002Chicken Soup for the Soul of America384
42March 1, 2002Chicken Soup for the Prisoner’s Soul368
43March 14, 2002Chicken Soup for the Grandparent’s Soul400
44April 11, 2002Chicken Soup for the Teacher’s Soul384
45May 9, 2002Chicken Soup for the Golfer’s Soul The Second Round400
46July 15, 2002Chicken Soup for the Volunteer’s Soul384
47September 2, 2002Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul400
48September 16, 2002Chicken Soup for the Christian Woman’s Soul400
49October 31, 2002Chicken Soup for the Sister’s Soul400
50January 1, 2003Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Treasury for Kids104
51January 23, 2003Chicken Soup for the Romantic Soul384
52February 13, 2003Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul272
53March 18, 2003Chicken Soup for the Mother & Daughter Soul400
54April 15, 2003Chicken Soup from the Soul of Hawai’i400
55June 2, 2003Chicken Soup for the Christian Teenage Soul400
56July 3, 2003Chicken Soup for the Working Woman’s Soul400
57July 10, 2003Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover’s Soul432
58August 12, 2003Chicken Soup for the Soul: Unlocking the Secrets to Living Your Dreams400
59October 16, 2003Chicken Soup for the Ocean Lover’s Soul400
60October 17, 2003Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Love & Friendship300
61December 30, 2003Chicken Soup to Inspire the Body and Soul384
62January 27, 2004Chicken Soup for the Bride’s Soul384
63March 16, 2004Chicken Soup for the Nature Lover’s Soul400
64May 18, 2004Chicken Soup for the Fisherman’s Soul400
65June 1, 2004Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2429
66July 13, 2004Chicken Soup for the Caregiver’s Soul398
67September 14, 2004Chicken Soup for the African American Soul400
68October 12, 2004Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend’s Soul400
69November 2, 2004Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul IV400
70December 14, 2004Chicken Soup for the Recovering Soul384
71February 1, 2005Chicken Soup for the Single Parent’s Soul400
72April 1, 2005Chicken Soup for the Military Wife’s Soul400
73April 1, 2005Chicken Soup for Every Mom’s Soul400
74May 1, 2005Chicken Soup for the Father & Daughter Soul400
75August 9, 2005Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul380
76August 16, 2005Chicken Soup for the Grandma’s Soul384
77August 23, 2005Chicken Soup for the Soul Stories for a Better World400
78September 7, 2005Chicken Soup for the Girl’s Soul368
79September 20, 2005Chicken Soup for the Latter-day Saint Soul400
80September 27, 2005Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover’s Soul416
81September 27, 2005Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover’s Soul416
82January 24, 2006Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul 2380
83February 28, 2006Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover’s Soul II384
84March 1, 2006Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul 2400
85March 21, 2006Chicken Soup for the Mother of Preschooler’s Soul400
86April 6, 2006Chicken Soup for the Mother and Son Soul400
87July 25, 2006Chicken Soup for the Scrapbooker’s Soul400
88August 8, 2006Chicken Soup for the African American Woman’s Soul400
89September 19, 2006Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur’s Soul400
90October 1, 2006Chicken Soup for the Sister’s Soul 2329
91October 1, 2006Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivor’s Soul304
92November 7, 2006Chicken Soup for the Shopper’s Soul300
93December 26, 2006Chicken Soup for the Dieter’s Soul400
94March 1, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrating Mothers and Daughters321
95April 1, 2007Chicken Soup for the Woman Golfer’s Soul400
96April 1, 2007Chicken Soup for the New Mom’s Soul400
97May 1, 2007Chicken Soup for the Beach Lover’s Soul400
98August 1, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul in Menopause384
99August 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Child’s Soul400
100August 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas400
101September 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrating Brothers and Sisters288
102September 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul: Book of Christmas Virtues209
103October 1, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons for Loving the Way You Live435
104October 7, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Treasury282
105October 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Working Mom’s Soul320
106October 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul: Children with Special Needs400
107October 23, 2007Chicken Soup for the Nurse’s Soul Second Dose336
108November 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Wine Lover’s Soul220
109November 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Tea Lover’s Soul400
110November 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Coffee Lover’s Soul400
111November 15, 2007Chicken Soup for the Chocolate Lover’s Soul220
112December 17, 2007Chicken Soup for the Soul Love Stories320
113January 9, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrating People Who Make a Difference320
114January 22, 2008Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul400
115January 22, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Tribute to Moms400
116March 3, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul Presents Teens Talkin’ Faith400
117March 19, 2008Chicken Soup for the Father & Son Soul400
118July 29, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Growing Up384
119July 29, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Preteens Talk384
120July 29, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms Know Best400
121August 26, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Cats380
122August 26, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Tough Times380
123August 26, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs380
124September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms & Sons380
125September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dads & Daughters380
126September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Woman to Woman380
127September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Wisdom of Dads384
128September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Relationships384
129September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Like Mother, Like Daughter380
130September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After380
131September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grand and Great380
132September 30, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Older & Wiser432
133October 7, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery380
134October 7, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters380
135October 21, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Cheer400
136October 21, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport380
137October 21, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Faith380
138October 21, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: On Being a Parent280
139October 21, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christian Teen Talk380
140October 21, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christian Kids380
141November 4, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting In…To College380
142November 4, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk High School380
143November 4, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School380
144December 23, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith380
145December 23, 2008Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Resolution380
146February 10, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inside Basketball400
147March 3, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cancer Book400
148March 10, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More400
149March 24, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms400
150April 7, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Campus Chronicles400
151April 21, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Golf Book400
152June 16, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People414
153August 18, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extraordinary Teens448
154September 22, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Dog400
155September 22, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat400
156October 20, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family448
157October 27, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Women400
158November 3, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings380
159November 10, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Story Behind the Song430
160December 29, 2009Chicken Soup for the Soul: True Love416
161February 2, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales416
162March 23, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom384
163April 20, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad400
164July 13, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners400
165September 21, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Book of Miracles384
166September 28, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive432
167October 5, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Mothers416
168October 12, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Magic400
169October 19, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters432
170December 28, 2010Chicken Soup for the Soul: Shaping the New You400
171February 1, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery384
172March 8, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms416
173March 22, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers384
174April 12, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat’s Life400
175April 12, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog’s Life400
176May 3, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Country Music416
177July 26, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Just for Preteens400
178July 26, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Just for Teenagers384
179August 23, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for the Young at Heart384
180October 4, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Tough Times400
181October 18, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Answered Prayers384
182October 25, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness400
183November 1, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: O Canada448
184November 22, 2011Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love432
185February 7, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times for Teens400
186February 28, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven384
187March 13, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers and Daughters384
188March 13, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Caregivers464
189March 20, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stay-at-Home Moms416
190May 15, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride400
191May 22, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Boost Your Brain Power!224
192May 22, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Back Pain!224
193May 22, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Goodbye to Stress224
194May 22, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!224
195May 29, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Married Life!400
196September 4, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Great Health240
197September 4, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Healing For Your Breast Cancer Journey256
198September 18, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can’t Believe My Cat Did That!368
199September 18, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can’t Believe My Dog Did That!368
200October 2, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hooked on Hockey400
201October 9, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Gift of Christmas480
202October 16, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith400
203October 23, 2012Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive416
204January 1, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us400
205February 12, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Billy Graham & Me416
206March 12, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood400
207April 2, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum400
208May 21, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers400
209June 25, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reader’s Choice 20th Anniversary Edition400
210June 25, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Edition384
211August 13, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade400
212September 10, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives400
213October 8, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: It’s Christmas!416
214October 15, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miraculous Messages from Heaven400
215October 29, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids400
216November 5, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: Just Us Girls400
217November 5, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: O Canada The Wonders of Winter400
218December 17, 2013Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dating Game432
219February 4, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen416
220March 18, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Multitasking Mom’s Survival Guide400
221April 22, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias400
222May 27, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home384
223June 24, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries400
224August 19, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did What?400
225August 19, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did What?400
226September 16, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life400
227October 7, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Touched by an Angel400
228October 14, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas in Canada400
229October 28, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Inner Strength400
230December 16, 2014Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness400
231February 10, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Miracles400
232March 17, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks to My Mom400
233March 31, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Adoption400
234May 5, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive400
235July 21, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses400
236August 18, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Volunteering & Giving Back400
237September 8, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Great Kids400
238September 22, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions400
239October 6, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Possible400
240October 20, 2015Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!400
241February 9, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat400
242February 9, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog400
243March 22, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: For Mom, with Love400
244April 19, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less400
245June 7, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of America400
246August 23, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude400
247October 4, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: Simply Happy300
248October 18, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Christmas400
249November 1, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels and Miracles400
250December 27, 2016Chicken Soup for the Soul: Curvy & Confident400
251February 7, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: Random Acts of Kindness400
252March 21, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: Best Mom Ever!400
253April 18, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers400
254May 9, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: Military Families400
255June 6, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of Canada433
256August 8, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Really Did That?400
257August 8, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Really Did That?400
258August 29, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Kind (of) America400
259September 26, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and the Unexplainable400
260October 17, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Book of Christmas Miracles400
261October 31, 2017Chicken Soup for the Soul: Step Outside Your Comfort Zone400
262February 6, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles and More400
263March 20, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Amazing Mom400
264April 10, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family400
265May 1, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman400
266June 5, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love400
267August 14, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Yes!432
268September 25, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think, Act & Be Happy320
269October 16, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Wonder of Christmas400
270October 30, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: Canadian Acts of Kindness400
271November 6, 2018Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Best Advice I Ever Heard400
272January 8, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven and Other Miracles400
273March 19, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best336
274March 26, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandparents336
275April 9, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons from the Dog400
276May 14, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons from the Cat400
277June 4, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Running for Good384
278August 27, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels All Around384
279September 24, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive, Live Happy384
280October 15, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas384
281November 5, 2019Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Forgiveness Fix368
282February 4, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Believe in Miracles368
283March 17, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Moms368
284April 14, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Laughter Is the Best Medicine368
285July 7, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Cats352
286July 14, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs368
287August 11, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams368
288October 13, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Is in the Air384
289October 27, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Preteens224
290October 27, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Teens224
291November 3, 2020Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age Is Just a Number368
292January 12, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles & Divine Intervention368
293February 16, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Making Me Time368
294April 6, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be You368
295May 4, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Read, Laugh, Repeat368
296June 1, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: I’m Speaking Now368
297June 22, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Navigating Eldercare & Dementia368
298August 17, 2021Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 25th Anniversary Edition368
299August 17, 2021Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul: 21st Anniversary Edition368
300September 7, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Hilarious, Heroic, Human Dog368
301September 14, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Clever, Curious, Caring Cat368
302October 5, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Women256
303October 19, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Blessings of Christmas368
304November 2, 2021Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times Won’t Last But Tough People Will368
305January 25, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Believe in Angels352
306February 22, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving, Loss and Healing368
307March 22, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Kindness Matters336
308April 19, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Too Funny!320
309June 7, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Your 10 Keys to Happiness358
310August 16, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Attitude of Gratitude336
311September 13, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles and the Unexplainable368
312October 11, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Christmas336
313October 18, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Mothers and Grandmothers320
314November 1, 2022Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Wonderful, Wacky Family352
315January 24, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lessons Learned from My Dog368
316February 14, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: Lessons Learned from My Cat368
317March 14, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Advice that Changed My Life352
318April 18, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: Well That Was Funny336
319May 30, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: All You Need Is Love368
320June 27, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: 30th Anniversary Edition384
321July 25, 2023Chicken Soup for the Soul: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone384

Chicken Soup for the Soul FAQ

What is Chicken Soup for the Soul?

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul is a self-help book series that contains inspirational, motivational, and gratifying stories to its audience.
  • As the books are written with the intention to comfort the reader, the name of the series is inspired by the idea of chicken soup’s comforting effects on the human body when consumed.
  • Generally, Chicken Soup for the Soul books convey the importance of empathy, the power of the human spirit, and the value of overcoming adversity to the reader.

Who wrote Chicken Soup for the Soul?

  • The first Chicken Soup for the Soul title was written by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen in 1993.
  • However, the series was expanded to include works by a range of different authors.
  • Many of the works within the Chicken Soup for the Soul series have multiple authors.

How many Chicken Soup for the Soul books are there?

  • As of 2023 there are 321 Chicken Soup for the Soul books published.
  • Following the series’ initial success, it was expanded to include titles targeted towards different demographics.
  • This has further cemented the series’ popularity with readers.