How to Be a Bawse Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

How to Be a Bawse


  • Author : Lilly Singh
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385689311

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How to Be a Bawse Excerpt :

From the 2017 People's Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side. Lilly Singh isn't just a superstar. She's Superwoman—which is also the name of her wildly popular YouTube channel. Funny, smart and insightful, the actress and comedian covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. It's no wonder she's garnered more than a billion views. But Lilly didn't get to the top by being lucky—she had to work for it. Hard. Now Lilly wants to share the lessons she learned while taking the world by storm, and the tools she used to do it. How to Be a Bawse is the definitive guide to conquering life. Make no mistake, there are no shortcuts to success, personal or professional. World domination requires real effort, dedication and determination. Just consider Lilly a personal trainer for your life—with fifty rules to get you in the game, including: • Let Go of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): Temptation will try to steer you away from your goals. FOMO is just a test of your priorities, a test that a bawse is ready to pass. • Be Nice to People: Treat niceness like an item on your daily to-do list. People will go out of their way to help and support you because you make them feel good. • Schedule Inspiration: Lack of motivation isn't permanent or a sign of weakness. Expect it and proactively schedule time to be creative. • Be the Dumbest: Challenge yourself by surrounding yourself with people who know more than you do. It's a vital way to learn and improve. Told in Lilly's hilarious, bold voice and packed with photos and candid stories from her journey to the top, How to Be a Bawse will make you love your life and yourself—even more than you love Beyoncé. (Yes, we said it!) WARNING: This book does not include hopeful thoughts, lucky charms or

Be a Triangle Book

Be a Triangle


  • Author : Lilly Singh
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2022-04-05
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385697644

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Be a Triangle Excerpt :

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Bawse comes an honest, funny, and inspiring primer on learning to come home to your truest and happiest self. "It's time to flip right side up. It's time for this book title to make sense. It's time to be a triangle." Everyone knows that sometimes, life just sucks—even world-famous actress, author, and creator Lilly Singh. In this book, Lilly provides a safe space where readers can learn how to create a sense of peace within themselves. Without sugarcoating what it's like to face adversity—including Lilly's intensely personal struggles with identity, success, and self-doubt—she teaches readers to "unsubscribe" from cookie-cutter ideals. With her signature blend of vulnerability, insight, and humor, Lilly instructs readers to "be a triangle": You must build a solid foundation for your life, one that can be built upon, but never fundamentally changed or destroyed. As she puts it, we must always find a way to come home to ourselves—"we must create a place, a set of beliefs, a simple set of priorities to come back to should life lead us astray, which it will." Like a wise, empathetic friend who always keeps you honest, Lilly pushes you to adjust your mindset and change the conversations you have with yourself. The result is a deeply humane, entertaining, and uplifting guide to befriending yourself and becoming a true "miracle for the world."

Things No One Else Can Teach Us Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Things No One Else Can Teach Us


  • Author : Humble the Poet
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443457934

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Things No One Else Can Teach Us Excerpt :

From the international bestselling author of Unlearn, Humble the Poet speaks new truths about how we can create silver linings from our most difficult moments. Every one of us endures setbacks, disappointments, and failures that can beat us down. But we don’t have to let them. Instead, we can use them as opportunities for growth. In Things No One Else Can Teach Us, Humble the Poet goes against conventional wisdom for happiness and success, showing us how our most painful experiences can be our greatest teachers. Humble shares raw, honest stories from his own life—from his rocky start becoming a rapper to nearly going broke to battling racism—to demonstrate how we can change our minds to better our lives. From a breakup to losing a loved one, our hardest moments can help us flourish, but only if we seize the opportunity. While we can’t control life, we have the power to control how we react to it. Things No One Else Can Teach Us reminds us that we have the power to transform the way we respond to everyday challenges and ultimately be our best selves.

Unlearn Book

Unlearn


  • Author : Humble the Poet
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062905178

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Unlearn Excerpt :

The internationally bestselling self-empowerment book from influencer, rapper, and spoken word artist Humble the Poet, now available in a new edition with a new foreword by the author. Unlearn offers short, accessible, and counterintuitive lessons for reaching our full potential. Beloved for his sincerity, playfulness, and sage advice, globally famous rapper, spoken word artist, poet, blogger, and influencer Humble the Poet has traditionally shared his message of self-discovery, creativity, and empowerment with his fans through music and written word. That message has now been extended to this empowering book, offering insights and wisdom that challenge conventional thinking and help you tap into your best, most authentic self. Humble sees life with unique clarity. In Unlearn, he opens our eyes to our own lives, helping us to recognize the possibilities that await us and the challenges that prevent us from realizing our dreams. With his characteristic honesty and forthrightness, he helps us shed the problematic lessons we’ve learned throughout our lives that limit us, from sabotaging habits, to fixed mindsets, to past regrets, and relearn new, unconventional ways of moving through life. Among his 101 lessons are: Fitting In Is a Pointless Activity Don’t Trust Everything You Feel Killing Expectations Births Happiness Comparisons are Killer Baby Steps Add Up You Decide Your Worth Profound in its simplicity, Unlearn is the perfect invitation to a new beginning and to pursue a life of fulfillment.

How to Be a Bawse Book
Score: 5
From 8 Ratings

How to Be a Bawse


  • Author : Lilly Singh
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405929721

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How to Be a Bawse Excerpt :

*Winner of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards: Non-Fiction Book of the Year!* The official debut book from YouTube phenomenon Lilly Singh. 'The ultimate no-nonsense manual for millennials how how to make it to the top' Marie Claire From actress, comedian and YouTube sensation Lilly Singh (aka Superwoman) comes the definitive guide to being a BAWSE - a person who exudes confidence, reaches goals, gets hurt efficiently, and smiles genuinely because they've fought through it all and made it out the other side. Told in her hilarious, bold voice that's inspired over 9 million fans, and using stories from her own life to illustrate her message, Lilly proves that there are no shortcuts to success. WARNING: This book does NOT include hopeful thoughts, lucky charms, and cute quotes. That's because success, happiness and everything else you want in life needs to be fought for - not wished for. In Lilly's world, there are no escalators. Only stairs.

Girl Hearts Girl Book

Girl Hearts Girl


  • Author : Lucy Sutcliffe
  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Release Date : 2016-08-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407167954

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Girl Hearts Girl Excerpt :

An inspiring, uplifting and sympathetic story about sexuality and self-acceptance, Lucy Sutcliffe's debut memoir is a personal and moving coming out story. In 2010, at seventeen, Lucy Sutcliffe began an online friendship with Kaelyn, from Michigan. They began a long distance relationship, finally meeting in 2011. Lucy's video montage of their first week spent together was the first in a series of vlogs documenting their long-distance relationship. Now, for the first time, Lucy's writing about the incredible personal journey she's been on.

So Close to Being the Sh t  Y all Don t Even Know Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

So Close to Being the Sh t Y all Don t Even Know


  • Author : Retta
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250109354

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So Close to Being the Sh t Y all Don t Even Know Excerpt :

In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood. In So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches (well, rich enough that she can buy $15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she’s always a heartbeat away from ramen with American cheese). Throwing her hard-working Liberian parents for a loop, Retta abandons her plan to attend med school after graduating Duke University to move to Hollywood to star in her own sitcom—like her comedy heroes Lucille Ball and Roseanne. Say what? Word. Turns out Retta might actually be on to something. After winning Comedy Central’s stand-up competition, she should be ready for prime time—but a fear of success derails her biggest dream. Whether reminiscing about her days as a contract chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, telling “dirty” jokes to Mormons, feeling like the odd man out on Parks, fending off racist trolls on Twitter, flirting with Michael Fassbender, or expertly stalking the cast of "Hamilton," Retta’s unique voice and refreshing honesty will make you laugh, cry, and laugh so hard you’ll cry. Her eponymous sitcom might not have happened yet, but by the end of So Close to Being the Sh*t, you’ll be rooting for Retta to be the next one-named wonder to take over your television. And she just might inspire you to reach for the stars, too.

Lilly Singh Book

Lilly Singh


  • Author : Jo Berry
  • Publisher : Trapeze
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 1409168603

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Lilly Singh Excerpt :

Lilly Singh is a global YouTube phenomenon with millions of fans and billions of video views. Her story is inspirational and this book will celebrate her success. Packed with fun facts, Lilly's inspirational challenges, games, expert advice, funny stories and secrets, this will be the ultimate Superwoman fan guide to one of the internet's best loved stars.

A Book That Takes Its Time Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A Book That Takes Its Time


  • Author : Irene Smit
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761193777

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A Book That Takes Its Time Excerpt :

Take time to breathe. Take time to create. Take time to reflect, take time to let go. A book that’s unique in the way it mixes reading and doing, A Book That Takes Its Time is like a mindfulness retreat between two covers. Created in partnership with Flow, the groundbreaking international magazine that celebrates creativity, beautiful illustration, a love of paper, and life’s little pleasures, A Book That Takes Its Time mixes articles, inspiring quotes, and what the editors call “goodies”—bound-in cards, mini-journals, stickers, posters, blank papers for collaging, and more—giving it a distinctly handcrafted, collectible feeling. Read about the benefits of not multitasking, then turn to “The Joy of One Thing at a Time Notebook” tucked into the pages. After a short piece on the power of slowing down, fill in the designed notecards for a Beautiful Moments jar. Make a personal timeline. Learn the art of hand-lettering. Dig into your Beginner’s Mind. Embrace the art of quitting. Take the writing cure. And always smile. Move slowly and with intention through A Book That Takes Its Time, and discover that sweet place where life can be both thoughtful and playful.

100 Side Hustles Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

100 Side Hustles


  • Author : Chris Guillebeau
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399582585

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100 Side Hustles Excerpt :

Best-selling author Chris Guillebeau presents a full-color ideabook featuring 100 stories of regular people launching successful side businesses that almost anyone can do. This unique guide features the startup stories of regular people launching side businesses that almost anyone can do: an urban tour guide, an artist inspired by maps, a travel site founder, an ice pop maker, a confetti photographer, a group of friends who sell hammocks to support local economies, and many more. In 100 Side Hustles, best-selling author of The $100 Startup Chris Guillebeau presents a colorful "idea book" filled with inspiration for your next big idea. Distilled from Guillebeau's popular Side Hustle School podcast, these case studies feature teachers, artists, coders, and even entire families who've found ways to create new sources of income. With insights, takeaways, and photography that reveals the human element behind the hustles, this playbook covers every important step of launching a side hustle, from identifying underserved markets to crafting unique products and services that spring from your passions. Soon you'll find yourself joining the ranks of these innovative entrepreneurs--making money on the side while living your best life.

My Pocket Guide to Manifestation Book

My Pocket Guide to Manifestation


  • Author : Kelsey Aida Roualdes
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2022-05-10
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781507218310

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My Pocket Guide to Manifestation Excerpt :

Set intentions, visualize your future, and turn your dreams into reality, anytime, anywhere with this perfectly portable pocket guide to manifesting, including 90+ easy activities you can do on the go. Attract what you want anytime, anywhere with the My Pocket Guide to Manifestation. You will find nearly one hundred simple and effective activities to help you set your intentions, realize your goals, and see your dreams come true. Manifesting is all about the art of intention, alignment, and releasing resistance, all of which you will get to practice in this book! From creating vision boards to writing letters to the Universe, to working with crystals, My Pocket Guide to Manifestation has you covered. Learn how to embrace your desires and get what you want through the magic of manifesting!

Unsuitable Boy Book
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Unsuitable Boy


  • Author : Karan Johar
  • Publisher : Random House India
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9789385990939

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Unsuitable Boy Excerpt :

Karan Johar is synonymous with success, panache, quick wit, and outspokenness, which sometimes inadvertently creates controversy and makes headlines. KJo, as he is popularly called, has been a much-loved Bollywood film director, producer, actor, and discoverer of new talent. With his flagship Dharma Production, he has constantly challenged the norms, written and rewritten rules, and set trends. But who is the man behind the icon that we all know? Baring all for the first time in his autobiography, An Unsuitable Boy, KJo reminisces about his childhood, the influence of his Sindhi mother and Punjabi father, obsession with Bollywood, foray into films, friendships with Aditya Chopra, SRK and Kajol, his love life, the AIB Roast, and much more. In his trademark frank style, he talks about the ever-changing face of Indian cinema, challenges and learnings, as well as friendships and rivalries in the industry. Honest, heart-warming and insightful, An Unsuitable Boy is both the story of the life of an exceptional film-maker at the peak of his powers and of an equally extraordinary human being who shows you how to survive and succeed in life.

Tell Me How to Be Book

Tell Me How to Be


  • Author : Neel Patel
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2021-12-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250184962

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Tell Me How to Be Excerpt :

* INAUGURAL LILLY'S LIBRARY BOOK CLUB PICK FROM LILLY SINGH * “A beautiful book about a mother and son...I really loved this book.”—Rumaan Alam on The TODAY Show “My first great read of 2022...[Will] make you cringe with recognition and melt with longing.” —Jennifer Weiner “This debut novel about an Indian-American family has all the right ingredients: family secrets, love, sexuality, loss, identity questions and remorse.” —Good Morning America Renu Amin always seemed perfect. But as the one-year anniversary of her husband’s death approaches, she is binge-watching soap operas and simmering with old resentments. She can’t stop wondering if, thirty-five years ago, she chose the wrong life. In Los Angeles, her son, Akash, has everything he ever wanted, but he is haunted by the painful memories he fled a decade ago. When his mother tells him she is selling the family home, Akash returns to Illinois, hoping to finally say goodbye and move on. Together, Renu and Akash pack up the house, retreating further into the secrets that stand between them. Renu sends an innocent Facebook message to the man she almost married, sparking an emotional affair that calls into question everything she thought she knew about herself. Akash slips back into bad habits as he confronts his darkest secrets—including what really happened between him and the first boy who broke his heart. When their pasts catch up to them, Renu and Akash must decide between the lives they left behind and the ones they’ve since created, between making each other happy and setting themselves free. By turns irreverent and tender, filled with the beats of ’90s R&B, Tell Me How to Be is about our earliest betrayals and the cost of reconciliation. But most of all, it is the love story of a mother and son each trying to figure out how to be in the world.

Dollars and Sex Book

Dollars and Sex


  • Author : Marina Adshade
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452126951

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Dollars and Sex Excerpt :

Like Freakonomics, Dollars and Sex takes economics and converts it into a sexy science by applying the principles of supply and demand, and other market forces, to matters of love, courtship, sex, and marriage. As she does in her hugely popular blog, author Marina Adshade explores the marketplace for sex and love using research, economic analysis, and humor to reveal just how central the interplay of libido, gender, love, power, and economic forces is to the most important choices we make in our lives. Call it "Sexonomics."

Ten Years to Midnight Book

Ten Years to Midnight


  • Author : Blair H. Sheppard
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781523088768

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Ten Years to Midnight Excerpt :

“Shows how humans have brought us to the brink and how humanity can find solutions. I urge people to read with humility and the daring to act.” —Harpal Singh, former Chair, Save the Children, India, and former Vice Chair, Save the Children International In conversations with people all over the world, from government officials and business leaders to taxi drivers and schoolteachers, Blair Sheppard, global leader for strategy and leadership at PwC, discovered they all had surprisingly similar concerns. In this prescient and pragmatic book, he and his team sum up these concerns in what they call the ADAPT framework: Asymmetry of wealth; Disruption wrought by the unexpected and often problematic consequences of technology; Age disparities--stresses caused by very young or very old populations in developed and emerging countries; Polarization as a symptom of the breakdown in global and national consensus; and loss of Trust in the institutions that underpin and stabilize society. These concerns are in turn precipitating four crises: a crisis of prosperity, a crisis of technology, a crisis of institutional legitimacy, and a crisis of leadership. Sheppard and his team analyze the complex roots of these crises--but they also offer solutions, albeit often seemingly counterintuitive ones. For example, in an era of globalization, we need to place a much greater emphasis on developing self-sustaining local economies. And as technology permeates our lives, we need computer scientists and engineers conversant with sociology and psychology and poets who can code. The authors argue persuasively that we have only a decade to make headway on these problems. But if we tackle them now, thoughtfully, imaginatively, creatively, and energetically, in ten years we could be looking at a dawn instead of darkness.