Book Recommendations

Started by The Moon Man, Aug 19, 2020, in Entertainment Add to Reading List

  1. The Moon Man
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    The Moon Man Out of my mind

    Aug 19, 2020
    I'm unsure if we have any readers in here but incase we do, thought I'd start a thread with some recommendations. Recommend in the thread and I'll add them to the list. I'll start more with a few genres and hopefully it'll grow over time.


    HIP HOP
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    Can't Stop, Won't stop by Jeff Chang
    -Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop by Adam Bradley


    HORROR
    -Book of Leaves
    -Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
    -Five Midnight's by Ann Dávila Cardinal

    YOUNG ADULT
    -Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell
    -The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

    CHILDRENS
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    The boy, the Mole, the fox and the horse - Charlie Mackesy
     
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  2. icecube
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    icecube West Coast is the Best Coast

    Aug 19, 2020
    I'm a couple of chapters into 50's Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter. Seems ok so far.

    I used to read a lot when I was a kid. Grew up on the Harry Potter series (like literally walking into a book store and asking if they had a release date for the next one yet).

    His Dark Materials was my fave books growing up. Young Adult I guess so teenage years.

    As an adult my favourite books were The Dark Tower series by Steven King. Absolutely phenomenal series.
     
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  3. Altereagle416
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    Aug 31, 2020
    Taken from my GoodReads:


    In the Valley of the Sun
    The Laundrymen: Inside the World's Third Largest Business
    I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street
    In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis
    Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
    A Scanner Darkly
    Hallucinations
    Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
    Ecstasy
    Scarborough
    Naked Lunch
    Breakfast of Champions
    The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (The Gonzo Papers, #1)
    The 48 Laws of Power
    Raw: My Journey into the Wu-Tang
    Kiss Me, Judas
    Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
    The Voyeur's Motel
    Last Exit to Brooklyn
    Steve Jobs (bio)
    The Sign of Three: Dupin, Holmes, Peirce
    Being and Nothingness
    Basic Writings: Ten Key Essays, plus the Introduction to Being and Time
    Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
    Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
    The Peripheral (The Peripheral #1)
    Flat Earth News: An Award-Winning Reporter Exposes Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media
    Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
    Is This Live?: Inside the Wild Early Years of MuchMusic: The Nation's Music Station
    Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
    The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity
    Darkness at Noon
    The Night of the Gun
    Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Struggle for Democracy
    Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness: Modern History from the ESPN.com Sports Desk
    Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story
    Covert Persuasion: Psychological Tactics and Tricks to Win the Game
    The Rebel Sell: Why the Culture Can't Be Jammed
    Ecstasy Club
    Coercion: Why We Listen to What "they" Say
    Room
    Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
    Green Grass, Running Water
    Games People Play
    Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior
    Dead Babies
    The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge
    The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
     
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  4. Sign Language
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    Aug 31, 2020
    Misery

    It’s hard for me to get into a book but I couldn’t put Misery down.
     
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  5. DKC
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    Aug 31, 2020
    anything you're looking for specifically?
     
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  6. lil uzi vert stan
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    Aug 31, 2020
    Oxford book of American short stories edited by Joyce carol oates
     
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  7. Raziel
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    Raziel Ice like Paul Wall but I can't take mine out

    Sep 1, 2020
    Bruh. Yes.
     
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  8. icecube
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    Sep 1, 2020
    Which bit?
     
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  9. Raziel
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    Raziel Ice like Paul Wall but I can't take mine out

    Sep 1, 2020
    Everything that you said that I quoted was on point and exactly how I felt about Harry Potter and dark tower
     
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  10. The Moon Man
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    The Moon Man Out of my mind

    Sep 1, 2020
    I'll add these to the OP shortly! @Altereagle416 I'll go through your list too!
     
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  11. Lil Squeed
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    Sep 1, 2020
    Logic's Supermarket was better than I expected it to be tbh
     
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  12. MichaelsMad
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    Sep 1, 2020
    as Ive gotten older i dont really read any Non Fiction like i did when i was a kid- teenager. I like books with perspectives i can maybe apply to my own life, or even if i cant i just enjoy reading other peoples perspectives on things. I find that putting my own opinions to the side and listening/learning of other peoples perspectives has helped me understand and navigate my relationships/friendships/ and my professional life in a more effective way. But anyway

    subtle art of not giving a f---- Mark Manson

    jocko willink:
    Discipline equals freedom
    extreme ownership
    Leadership Strategy and Tactics

    Confessions of a Sociopath - M.E Thomas

    Charlamagne The God's Shook Ones

    Jordan Pettersons collection is pretty interesting as well.

    50's law of power and new hustle harder hustle smarter

    Russ book is a decent read aswell. Im not into his music but i enjoy his interviews so i picked it up at Barnes and Noble a few months ago.
     
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  13. Ricky
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    Ricky HIP-HOP CEO ™

    Sep 1, 2020
    How is that Mark Manson book? I've been thinking about buying it.
     
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    Looking for alaska

    s--- made me wanna commit suicide for like a week
     
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    Shogun by James Clavell
     
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  16. MichaelsMad
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    One of my favorite books I own. I've read it 3 times now. I need to check out his "Everything is f-----" book too
     
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  17. icecube
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    Glad to see another Dark Tower fan. I started reading the Gunslinger again recently. It's such a hard book to get through but I know it'll all be worth it!
     
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  18. Odysseus
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    11/22/63 by Stephen King is a great read if you're willing to devote yourself to nearly 900 pages. It's a bit different than King's usual works - but maintains his writing style.
    If you check it out let me know what you think!
     
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  19. Raziel
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    I thought it was tough to up until a certain point. Ut the payoff is definitely worth it.
     
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  20. The Moon Man
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    The Moon Man Out of my mind

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    I've never made it through it. I will attempt again. Some endings are really worth it, I know this from experience.
     
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