29 More Books To Add To Your Reading List (Swiped From Smart Folk)

June 9, 2016

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I had some complaints about my previous book-recommendation post.

Apparently it increased the size of people’s Amazon wishlists and “Books To Read” lists to uncomfortable levels.

Well, sorry about that! By way of apology, here are 29 more book recommendations as swiped from the conversations and Facebook posts of interesting people ๐Ÿ™‚

You’ll be pleased to know there are no more books on my swipe-list.

Just…a load of podcasts ๐Ÿ˜›

Self-Development
The Power Of Now, Eckhart Tolle
Extreme Ownership, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
As A Man Thinketh, James Allen
The Universe Solved, Jim Elvick
Changes That Heal, Henry Cloud
Vision Of The Anointed, Thomas Sowell
Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell
The Art Of Learning, Josh Waitzkin
The 1 Thing, Gary Keller

Mindset
Unbeatable Mind, Mark Divine
Lead The Field, Earl Nightingale
Manifest Your Destiny, Wayne Dyer
Dianetics, L Ron Hubbard
Choice Theory, William Glasser
No More Mr. Nice Guy, Robert Glover

Business
Die Empty, Todd Henry
The 10X Rule, Grant Cardone
Start With Why, Simon Sinek
Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
The Millionaire Fastlane, MJ DeMarco
So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport
Good To Great, Jim Collins

Fiction, Biography, Autobiography
Obvious Adams, Don Farrell
The Power Of One, Bryce Courtenay
Man’s Search For Meaning, Viktor Frankl
Essays, Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson
Meditations, Marcus Aurelius
Letters From A Stoic, Seneca

Which of these books have you read? Should I fast-track any of them to the top of my reading list?

29 More Books To Add To Your Reading List (Swiped From Smart Folk) is a post from The Fit Writer blog.

Nicola Joyce – the Fit Writer – is a freelance copywriter and journalist who writes for the sport and fitness industry. Her main website is here.


39 Book Recommendations I’ve Swiped From Smart People

May 30, 2016


For a few weeks now I’ve been swiping book recommendations from various Facebook posts. It’s about time I pulled the lists together. Full disclosure: this is a self-serving blog post. I’ll put the list here for my own reference, and if someone out there benefits from it too then great!

These 39 books are all titles I haven’t yet read (or listened to), so I can’t personally recommend them. It’s a long list, and not particularly organised. But I hope you get something from it.

(I download all my audiobooks from Audible.co.uk – I haven’t checked to see which of these books are on Audible yet.)

If you’ve read any of these, did you love it, hate it? Think I should put it at the top of the list… or think I’d be wasting my time reading it at all?

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BOOKS FOR YOUR BRAIN BOX

Self Development
Psycho-Cybernetics, Maxwell Maltz
The Untethered Soul, Michael Singer
A New Earth, Ekhart Tolle
Leadership & Self Deception, The Arbinger Institute
The Compound Effect, Darren Hardy
A Million Miles In a Thousand Years, Donald Miller
You Are Not So Smart, David Mcraney
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn
The Game of Life & How To Play It, Florence Scovel Shinn
The Happiness of Pursuit Chris Guillebeau
An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth, Chris Hadfield
How Will You Measure Your Life?, Clayton Christensen and James Allworth
Legacy, James Kerr

Mindset
The Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi
The Obstacle Is The Way, Ryan Holiday
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Mastery, Robert Greene
It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be, Paul Arden
The Magic of Thinking Big, David Schwartz
The Confidence Game, Maria Konnikova
Wooden, John Wooden
The Art Of Exceptional Living, Jim Rohn
How I Found Freedom In An Unfree World, Harry Browne
The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge
Various recommendations of books by Robert Greene
Winning Through Intimidation, Robert Ringer
Rising Strong, Brene Brown
The Art of Asking, Amanda Palmer

Business
Think & Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill
Three Laws of Performance, Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan
How to Get Rich, Felix Dennis
Learn Or Die, Edward Hess
Simple Success Secrets No One Told You About, John Carlton
The E-Myth Enterprise, Michael Gerber
Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert
The Way You Do Anything Is The Way You Do Everything, Suzanne Evans
Steal Like An Artist and Show Your Work, Austin Kleon

Fiction
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert Pirsig

(This isn’t my entire list… ! Back soon with the second half)

39 Book Recommendations I’ve Swiped From Smart People is a post from The Fit Writer blog.

Nicola Joyce – the Fit Writer – is a freelance copywriter and journalist who writes for the sport and fitness industry. Her main website is here.


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