Book Recommendations: August Edition

August 20, 2014 Deppy Thompson

“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”—Toni Morrison

Every month we bring to you some of the best books for optimizing your career, goals, habits, lifestyle, health, and relationships. Have any suggestions you'd like to share? Send us an email at contact@sokanu.com

Awake by Noel Brewer Yeatts book cover


Awake: Doing a World of Good One person At A Time

by Noel Brewer Yeatts

If we're being honest, most of us live comfortable, safe, and relatively easy lives. We enjoy a quality and ease of living that most of the world could not even imagine, let alone pursue. After all, even the poorest people in America are amongst the top five percent of the wealthiest people in the world, and the faces of those who suffer the most across the globe are distant and unfamiliar to us. As we busily navigate the path towards the American Dream, another dream has been forgotten--the hope that what is broken in this world may be restored to its intended fullness. The truth is we know we should help those less fortunate than us, but the needs of the world are so overwhelming. Where do we start? Where can we make the most impact?

The book of awesome by Neil Pashricha book cover


The Book of Awesome 

by Neil Pashricha

The 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!


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