These are the sources of wisdom, experience, empirical and practical knowledge as well as one of the best ways to rest.
In the timeframe of 10 years before we turn 30, there is a lot of changes for us to go through, so books can become our best teachers and support us in this uneasy challenge.
Top Books to Read
If you treat reading as one of the ways to have fun in summer, you will definitely enjoy our recommended list. We have pointed out top-20 books for you to read!
In his book "Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job," Jon Acuff shares his experience and explains how to end up working on your dream job instead of getting bored doing the job you despise.
The book by Charles Duhigg "The Power of Habit" is one of the ways to have fun and learn how to change your habits. Dave Ramsey in his book "Total Money Makeover" describes how to successfully manage your finances.
If you have troubles budgeting, read this book, Ramsey is an excellent coach and lots of people follow his how-to manual.
If you need to know how to set up boundaries in any aspect of your life, you have to read the book by Henry Cloud and John Townsend "Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life." A great reading by Chris Guillebeau "The $100 Startup" of the traveling writer who tells stories of people who have started their businesses with small financial limits and managed to grow their startups into successful businesses.
The other 15 readings you should consider during your summer break are:
- Steven Pressfield "Do The Work"
- Andy Andrews "The Traveler’s Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success"
- Daniel Pink "Drive: The Surprising Truth About what Motivates Us"
- Greg McKeown "Essentialism"
- Dan Miller "48 Days to the Work You Love"
- Tim Ferriss "The 4 Hour Workweek"
- Donald Miller "Blue Like Jazz"
- Dale Carnegie "How to Win Friends and Influence People"
- Jon Gordon "The Energy Bus"
- Victor Frankl "Man’s Search for Meaning"
- Og Mandino "The Greatest Salesman in the World"
- Nick Pavlidis "Confessions of a Terrible Husband: Lessons Learned From a Lumpy Couch"
- Susan Cain "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking"
- The Bible
- Ryan Holiday "The Obstacle is the Way"
All these books are perfect summer reading because they are can both entertain you and teach some meaningful lessons. So, make yourself a good cup of tea, grab your favorite blanket, and turn your summer evenings into a dream of an introvert!