The Book of Awesome
Sometimes it's easy to forget the things that make us smile. Sometimes it's tempting to feel the world is falling apart. But awesome things are all around us:Popping bubble wrapThe smell of rain on a hot sidewalkThe other side of the pillowHitting a bunch of green lights in a rowWaking up and... show more
Sometimes it's easy to forget the things that make us smile. Sometimes it's tempting to feel the world is falling apart. But awesome things are all around us:Popping bubble wrapThe smell of rain on a hot sidewalkThe other side of the pillowHitting a bunch of green lights in a rowWaking up and realizing it's SaturdayFixing electronics by smacking themBeing the first table called up to the dinner buffet at a weddingWhen the cashier opens a new lane at the grocery storeThe moment at a concert after the lights go out and before the band comes on stageWhen you're really tired and about to fall asleep and someone throws a blanket on youSleeping in new bedsheetsFinding an old mix tapeIntergenerational dancingHigh-fiving babiesBakery airSnow daysThe Book of Awesome reminds us that the best things in life are free. Based on the award-winning, multimillion hit blog 1000awesomethings.com, it's a high five for humanity and a big celebration of life's little moments. With wise, witty observations from #1 international bestselling author Neil Pasricha this treasure trove is filled with smile-inducing musings that make readers feel like kids looking at the world for the first time.AWESOME!
Publish date: March 1st 2011
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Self Help
Series: The Book of Awesome (#1)
Opening Line:"Polar ice caps are melting, hurricanes swirl in the seas, wars are heating up around the world, and the job market is in a deep freeze. Whoa. It's getting pretty ugly out there." The Book Of Awesome is a really fun idea. Its also a very pretty book, makes a great gift and is being ma...
I don't know if i should put 1 star or 2. The reasons were fun (yes i do like hitting a bunch of green lights in a row) but i don't see the point in explaining them, or to scream "AWESOME!" after every single one of them.I would feel lame if i ever recommend this book to anyone.
I can relate to most of the awesome things that Neil wrote on this book. Oh and it's hilarious too!
I actually heard about this book on here my first day and decided to find it at the library today. In some ways I'm disappointed and in some ways I'm not. There were a lot of things on his list I hadn't thought of before or now think of in a new light, but he really wasn't very funny, though you cou...
Finally I'm done with this. Now, I did enjoy it... but after a while it gets kind of long. I ended up skimming through a lot of pages, especially near the end, because I just wanted it to end already. The thing that annoyed me the most about this book was that everything was over explained. Sometime...
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