08 January 2013

to read

this year one of my resolutions is to read more. now that i'm graduating college and will be working full-time, i will have much more free time. i realized that when you just work, you can come home and do whatever you want. you can read. you can bake. you can go workout. it's wonderful not having homework! i do have two classes this semester which will require some time, but after April will be free of school for a little while.
and since i love to read and i'm tired of only reading textbooks, i've resolved to read more. i'm currently in the middle of the Harry Potter series, but i want to branch out. so here's what i'm gonna do.
2 classics
2 self-help (already chosen: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
and
2 inspirational/religious

so far i've only chosen to read 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey. I had a goal to read it before i turn 23 so we will see if i can accomplish that! however, i need help choosing the other 5 books to read.
this is where you come in.
i need your recommendations on which books i should read! so please, leave a comment below on a classic/self-help/inspirational book that you love and that you think i should read!

6 comments:

  1. The sunflower. It is my all time favorite book. And I think you would love it because it has to do with humanitarian work.

    Heaven is here. I bawled. It is soo good. Just read it.

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  2. The Happiness Project. It will change your life. Here's the link to amazon, its like $7
    http://www.amazon.com/The-Happiness-Project-Aristotle-Generally/dp/006158326X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1357668531&sr=8-1&keywords=the+happiness+project

    Good luck with your resolution!

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  3. I was going to say the Happiness Project too.

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  4. Oliver Twist, Adam Bede, John Adams, Spencer W. Kimball, Sense and Sensibility

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  5. Oliver Twist, Adam Bede, John Adams, Spencer W. Kimball, Sense and Sensibility

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  6. Kinda late response, but The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is wayyyyy good! And I'm only on page 50! Very inspirational.

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