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Best Mentalist Books Worth Your Attention

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Mentalist books.

1. How to Be a Mentalist: Master the Secrets Behind the Hit TV Show (2011)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionOn the hit television show The Mentalist, protagonist Patrick Jane employs his keen powers of observation and mental acuity to assist the police. Now, noted stage magician Simon Winthrop explains How to Be a Mentalist by revealing how Jane comes to his startlingly accurate conclusions- and also asserts that it’s possible for anyone to bring similar skills to bear in their everyday life. Featuring intellectual and physical exercises, readers will learn how to reach their fullest mental potential by enhancing memory, developing observational abilities, using persuasion, and much more….
Author(s): Simon Winthrop

2. Becoming A Mentalist: Unlock the True Potential of Your Subconscious Mind (2016)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionFrom the author of The Power of Observation, this new exiting book brings a unique perception on how to live your life by using and recognizing the powers you were born with – the powers of the mentalist. We were all born with basic instincts that we have learned to ignore, hence leaving us helpless in a pool of life’s stressful static. As we lean towards trying to learn right from wrong as – society has taught to us -we tend to unlearn the basics of how to really tell right from wrong. Now is your chance to learn how to dehypnotize yourself back to basics – from the art of listening to inherent…
Author(s): Stefan Amber Cain

3. Making The Mentalist (2014)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionGerry McCambridge is The Mentalist. His peculiar gift sets him apart from the average magician. He reads minds, manipulates people’s thoughts and completely leaves his audience spellbound, and he does it without a magic wand, pretty show girls or elaborate props. Gerry’s incredible stage presence is what led NBC to offer him a one-hour network prime time television special which aired internationally to millions around the world in countries such as the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., South Korea, Canada, Africa, Thailand, India, the Netherlands and the Middle…
Author(s): Gerry McCambridge

4. How to Analyze People: 2 Books in 1 – Guide to Reading Anyone with Psychology Techniques, Including Dark Psychology and Manipulation (2019)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionThis book is very important if you want to take the lead in improving your relationship, making a perfect first impression on any person that you meet and also be the lead in every social event. Human beings are different in various aspects, but not so different that you cannot figure out what makes every person unique in their own ways and make them perfect. Science has defined human personality types to a fine point, that identifying the clear categories that you fall into and furthermore explains what motivates and…
Author(s): J.P. Edwin

5. The Forgotten: The Mentalists Series: Book Two (2019)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionDaveth joined the Knights to help fight the forces of magic, unaware of the power growing inside of him.Daveth returns to the Knights to determine their involvement in the events in Diamondruf, with his faithful swamp rat at his side. After finding out the real reason that he was sent away from the Order, he’s faced with a choice: help the Knights, or expose the truth about them.Niko’s instructions from Svaara were clear: bring the other Mentalist back to Kaine at any cost. The cost, as it turns out, will be high. He knows very little about Daveth, but one thing is…
Author(s): Enola Molloy

6. The Mentalist’s Handbook: Tenth Anniversary Edition (2019)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionThere is a world that mirrors our own. Everything in this world is made of substance finer than air, finer than light, finer than thought itself―the aether. In the aether, inner sensations are as tangible as anything in the material world. In The Mentalist’s Handbook, Clint Marsh gives us a glimpse of this world through step-by-step exercises, detailed and beautifully written explanations and definitions, and gorgeous black and white illustrations by award-winning artist Jeff Hoke. Newly designed and typeset for its tenth anniversary, this commemorative edition features expanded…
Author(s): Clint Marsh, Jeff Hoke

7. The Mentalist: The Penny Detective (2017)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionIntroducing: The Mentalist (Penny Detective 15) Private Detective Morris Shannon takes on a case for an old classmate who suspects his wife is having an affair. When Morris begins digging, he finds evidence that goes far beyond unfaithfulness, and reveals a deadly secret from the past. When you enter the shady world of the Penny Detective, you are never quite sure what is going to happen next, as Liverpool’s favourite private investigator tries to cut through the deception to reveal the truth. Will he manage it? The odds, as always, are stacked against him, in this nostalgic noir trip back in time to the 1980s. The…
Author(s): Tallon Jones, John

8. The Secrets of Mentalism: Anyone can be a Mentalist (2014)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionReading minds, making calculations faster than a computer, and predicting the future are skills that will blow more than a few people’s minds. Such skills are those of mentalists, those individuals that are in vogue in stage shows and TV series. Do those modern illusionists blow your mind? Would you like to impress the people around you and even some perfect strangers with your own tricks? Would you like to be looked upon with admiration and be the focus of attention? All of that is possible thanks to the performances of the mentalists who are presented in this work. No…
Author(s): Pascal Imbert

9. Self-Working Mental Magic (Dover Magic Books) (1979)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your Attention“An excellent introduction to mentalism and mental magic. It covers a broad range of mentalism methods, tools, and techniques. Also, each chapter moves at a good progression from the simplest to the most advanced. Yet even the most advanced stuff is not beyond the reach of beginner.” — Magic ReviewedKarl Fulves, one of the most renowned modern writers in the field of magic, presents 67 new and foolproof tricks — spectacular mental feats that seem impossible but are easy to perform. None of the tricks requires long practice,…
Author(s): Karl Fulves

10. First Quest: The Mentalists series Book One (2017)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionThis tale of magic and mystery takes place in a land not accommodating to either and details the struggles of an unlikely candidate who dreams of becoming a White Knight, until he finds out what that really entails.Young Daveth Dwight is a stable-boy turned White Knight through a series of what, to the untrained eye, seem like coincidences. Though this seems like the life-changing event he’s been waiting for, Daveth comes to repeatedly learn that nothing is as it seems. On a quest to retrieve a princess from a magical tower protected by a dragon, this otherwise cliché setting derails the young…
Author(s): E. Molloy

11. The Mentalist’s Handbook: An Explorer’s Guide to Astral, Spirit, and Psychic Worlds (2008)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionThere is a world that mirrors our own. Everything in this world is made of substance finer than air, finer than light, finer than thought itself – the aether. In the aether there are inner sensations such as ideas and feelings that are as tangible as anything in the material world. In The Mentalist’s Handbook, Clint Marsh gives us a glimpse of the world. He offers step-by-step exercises, detailed and beautifully written explanations and definitions, and gorgeous black and white illustrations by award-winning artist Jeff Hoke. Inspired by esoteric, occult, and magic books published…
Author(s): Clint Marsh, Jeff Hoke

12. Sleight of Mind: Suggestion and Mind Control: The Mentalist’s Toolkit (2004)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionBy far the best book on the subjects of NLP and Hypnosis. No hype, No cheap tricks, just practical tools anyone can use in their stage routine or even in thier real life….
Author(s): Ian Gordon Harling

13. Keepers (The Mentalist Series) (Volume 3) (2016)

 Best Mentalist Books Worth Your AttentionThe dust appears to have settled after the brief descent of the Progressive Empaths on Sandes. But, if there is any truth to Anthony’s story, Gemma and her friends know they might soon have to face the mysterious Keepers. Myth or real threat, one thing is certain; running is no longer an option, for any of them. Can Gemma protect the ones she loves without forming an unlikely alliance?…
Author(s): Kenechi Udogu

Best Mentalist Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some mentalist books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

How to be a mentalist : master the secrets behind the hit tv show

Author(s): Winthrop, Simon
Publisher: PENGUIN group/Berkley Books, Year: 2014, Size: 312 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2482171

Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind

Author(s): Alex Stone
Publisher: Harper, Year: 2012, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 862488

Fooling Houdini : magicians, mentalists, math geeks, and the hidden powers of the mind

Author(s): Stone, Alex; Stone, Alex
Publisher: HarperCollins, Year: 2012, Size: 362 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1430890

Mind reader: unlocking the secrets and powers of a mentalist

Author(s): Lior Suchard
Publisher: Publishers Group UK , William Morrow;HarperCollins, Year: 2012, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2413402

The Mentalist's Handbook: An Explorer's Guide to Astral, Spirit, and Psychic Worlds

Author(s): Clint Marsh, Jeff Hoke
Publisher: Weiser Books, Year: 2008, Size: 3 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 1176997

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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