If you're looking to deepen your understanding of business, investing, and personal finance by devouring some books, kudos! That's an excellent idea.

Click over to this long page of resources, and you'll find links to many terrific books, as well as a host of educational Fool articles. (The page was built for teens, but most of the material referenced was written for adults.)

Be sure to check out books penned by Fools, too. Here are brief descriptions of just some of our own offerings. You can read more about them at Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN). After the list of Fool books are some other recommended books.

The Motley Fool's Money After 40 by Tom and David Gardner
Every Fool wants a healthy, productive life free from anxiety and spiced with adventure, retired or not! Tom and David's lively and practical book helps you make it happen the way you want.

The Motley Fool You Have More Than You Think by David and Tom Gardner
This is a great introductory book, focusing primarily on personal finance topics such as getting out of debt, saving money, spending prudently, and beginning investing. It's perfect for anyone who's not sure they have what it takes to take control of their financial future. It makes a strong case for why you should plan and invest.

The Motley Fool Investment Guide by David and Tom Gardner
This book introduces Foolish investing in some detail. It covers topics such as why you might avoid most mutual funds, why you should consider index funds, how to go about finding companies to possibly invest in, how to read financial statements, how to evaluate companies, and how to manage a portfolio. It also introduces Rule Breaker and Rule Maker investing.

The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens: 8 Steps to Having More Money Than Your Parents Ever Dreamed Of by David and Tom Gardner with Selena Maranjian
This book is aimed at teenagers and smart preteens and covers many aspects of money management, from saving money, earning money, and investing money. It offers many tips from actual teens, ranging from summer job ideas to saving tips to investment lessons learned.

The Motley Fool Money Guide by Selena Maranjian
This book features 500 questions and answers on all kinds of investing and personal finance topics. It will teach you a lot, and it's a great reference book, too.

The Motley Fool Rule Breakers, Rule Makers by David and Tom Gardner
This book offers a detailed explanation of how brothers David and Tom go about choosing companies in which to invest. One looks for companies that break rules and the other for firms that make rules. This book will teach you a lot about how to evaluate businesses by looking at the big picture and by drilling down into some numbers.

The Motley Fool Investment Workbook by David and Tom Gardner
Grab a pencil before reading this book. It covers topics ranging from personal finance and budgeting, all the way to how to read an annual report. In it you're expected to do some exercises and crunch some numbers -- as it's full of worksheets.

The Motley Fool's Guide to Paying for School: How to Cover Education Costs from K to Ph.D. by Robert Brokamp with foreword by Tom Gardner
From preschool to grad school, tuition happens. Discover unexpected ways to lighten the load, from innovative savings plans to new tax breaks. Get your fair share of $90 billion in financial aid. Learn money-saving, tuition-busting tips. Required reading!

Below are some other useful books.

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Discuss these on our Investing Books discussion boards -- or just drop in to see what folks are chatting about. We've got many other book-related boards, too.