11 Great Books For People Who Don't Like ReadingHere's the scenario: You're getting ready for a big summer vacation, where you'll have a lot of free time by the pool, or an ocean, or just vegged out on a comfy couch. It's the perfect excuse to get lost in a good book. But your idea of a good book may not be the same as what's being enthusiastically recommended across the Internet. The heavy hitters on the New York Times bestsellers list at the moment includes a Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, a book where Nantucket besties gossip about their husbands, and something by Danielle Steel involving dirty sex with a country music superstar. There are plenty of other "best books of the summer" lists out there, but so many of them feature books with titles that sound like Lifetime movies: Summer Secrets?
Five perfect books for men who never read
Matching your book to your mood makes for a very enjoyable reading experience. What are great books to read if we want to be put into a good mood? The more specific the circumstances, the better the recommendation. To gain experience, she hires an escort to practice and perfect her skills in the bedroom—and accidentally falls in love with him. Jessa takes over the business and tries to be strong for everyone but struggles to reach her loved ones that refuse to talk about their issues.
But I suppose people are talking about it. Getting through this book is truly a life experience, and to play off the trope of hard-working men, you can flex your muscles after you finish this weighty tome. Part of the American male experience is grappling with military culture, and beyond that, people love a good war story. The text is taken directly from his notebooks while he was in Syria documenting the uprising against the Assad regime. One of the few Western journalists to gain access at the time, Littell shows what Syria was like in the beginning of the uprising that spawned ISIS. This book finds humanity in what many people consider to be the worst of us — death row convicts — and shows that in the end, we are all still human. A masterclass in perspective and prose, this book will undoubtedly expand your horizons and change the way you view yourself.
A group of narcissistic, moneyed Hollywood spawn spend their time taking drugs, drinking and shagging each other in the back of their Porches. What you wish your youth was like, basically. A tale of unbridled excess and, naturally, subsequent destruction. Our journalist narrator tries to penetrate the glamorous New York scene, but is hampered by his alarming ability to always say the wrong thing. A great lesson in how not tackle your first move to the big city.
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As with his recent books on the Second World War, Hastings adopts a cosmopolitan approach in which Britain takes her proper place as just one among the combatant nations — and numerically a very small player at that., My twin sister, on the other hand, is a huge curly-q bookworm.
People are bitten in half, smashed on rocks, lured to death by women things with sexy voices, do so many drugs they stop caring about existing, and have sex with goddesses. Instead of the cobbled together feeling of lazy fantasy, Middle-Earth has rhyme and reason as its bedrock. Not that Dubliners is any slouching steppingstone. Crichton knows his stuff, but one of his smarter moves is only giving as much sciency talk as we need to suspend disbelief. The book makes a pretty solid argument for ethical science, especially since not-ethical science means having your intestines pulled out by velociraptors. Watching R.
The reasons men don't read are varied, but "not really wanting to" seems to be the main one. If you feel guilty about preferring video games, movies and TV to reading, this is the book for you. Because if you like war, this is war all right, explained with impeccable authority and detail by a former soldier. It is long — pages — but you'll want it longer. Besides, the length means that in a combat situation the book itself might be useful as a weapon. I'm not aware of any novel that is easier or more exciting to read. It's also so short — 99 small pages — that we are being kind even calling it a novel.
Since I work in Hollywood, I have plenty of smart, articulate, interesting friends who These are the kinds of people who can name all manner of obscure films from the s, yet do nothing more than stare blankly when you make a comment about a seemingly ubiquitous Maggie Shipstead title. The trick is to make sure you're tailoring your recommendations appropriately — even huge crowdpleasers can fall on deaf ears if those ears are already resistant to the idea of reading. This is my list of favorite recommends for non-readers, paired with the type of person I generally recommend them to. Click Here To Buy.