Books have the power to inspire and influence personal growth and change.

Here are eight books that are known for their potential to impact and shape one's personality and perspective

"The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg

"Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor E. Frankl

"The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho

"Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" by Susan Cain

"Daring Greatly" by Brené Brown

"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen R. Covey

"How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie

"Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Carol S. Dweck

These books cover a range of topics, from habit formation to personal growth, and can have a profound impact on shaping one's personality and outlook on life.

Keep in mind that the extent of change depends on individual willingness and application of the ideas presented in these books.