Further reading

The Nicomachean Ethics
by AristotleAristotle introduced the term virtue ethics and many authors of contemporary virtue ethics still use his work as a reference. If you want to dive deeper into the reasoning behind virtues, I would recommend this book.
Ethics in Practice: An anthology
by Hugh LaFolletteThis book has a great overview of contemporary ethics and issues that applied ethics is dealing with. One can read about the general points of each of the normative approaches (virtue ethics, deontology or consequentialism) and examples of how they deal with moral dilemmas.
The Handbook of Virtue Ethics
by Stan van HooftIf you want to get to know about virtue ethics in detail, this is a great book to start with. One can read about the beginnings of virtue ethics, get a detailed overview of contemporary virtues and be introduced to virtue ethics in other religions and cultures (e.g., Confucianism, Islam, Buddhism).
Virtue ethics - A contemporary introduction
by Liezl Van ZylThis is another valuable book with an overview of contemporary virtue ethics. Virtue ethics is divided into several different approaches, which are described in more detail in the book. One can read about the core notions of the approaches virtue and correct acts are defined.
The mindful path to self-compassion
by Christopher GermerThis book does not have any specific content on virtue ethics, but it is a valuable resource for an individual who is willing to develop their virtues such as trying to listen to yourself, appreciating other people’s integrity, being just, honest and generally benevolent. While this process can bring out difficult emotions and thoughts in a person, this book offers practical approaches on how to deal with these impulses in a compassionate way.