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In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Mason doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, let’s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected American society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up. Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited—"not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault." Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek. There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives. #book #books #bookreviews #reading #bookdepository #literature #lovereading #novels #fiction #nonfiction #romance #mystery #thriller #adventure #sciencefiction #fantasy #igreads

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SoulCycle, an extra “are you kidding me, Sunday?” + cat adoption event today. Cats really make it all better! 🤗Decided to grab some matcha to unwind. Single gal over here but I will read and listen (podcast on Audible) to everything by @estherperelofficial. 🧡 her. — #ibeesbreads

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⭐️FAIRY LOOT REP SEARCH ENTRY ⭐️ . Hi fairy loot, my name is Liv and I’m 22 and I live in Perth, Australia 🇦🇺 I’m still quite new to Bookstagram but I created the account Liberreads because I wanted to be able to share my love of reading and books in general. s you can see from this photo, I do a lot of flat lay posts but I am not limited in doing so. My favourite genre is fantasy and my favourite series is ACOTAR. I have a high standard for posting everyday and this is feeling like an interview. basically, I don’t have heaps of followers yet, but I want to be able to be given the chance to do something amazing like this and would be greatful if you considered me :D . This high fae is over and out 🤞 #fairylootrep7 . . . . #youngadultbooks #youngadultfiction #yafantasy #bookstagram #bookclub #booktag #reader #booklovers #vscocam #bookgram #booktography #instabooks #igreads #instaread #igbook #booksandtea #bookishrainbow #bookshelfie #tbrpile #bookhaul #yalit #yabooks #yafiction #booklove #biblio #bibliophile #girlswhoread #fantasy #fiction

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So after being inspired by Kathleen’s (@clumsy.words ) beautiful line-up of precious paperbacks, I wanted to recreate it to show you my little collection! Some of my most beloved books are in this snap Nothing better than that well-worn-spine-look! Do you see any favourites? 🧐

“At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it." ― Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha . ___ . The idea was to make this stack of books the first four I would read this year. However, after finishing two—Memoirs of a Geisha and A Room with a View—I got distracted by other books. . . Arthur Golden's 'Memoirs of a Geisha' was my first read of 2018, which was yours? . . . . .

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After YEARS of reading the Sword of Truth series, I finally found the prequel, Debt of Bones! It's also in an old-school cover that matches my 2nd hand editions Can't wait to get back in there! Thanks to @whatsername_reads and @heretherebeareader for the #bookstack #booktag ! #books #bookstagram #bibliophile #booknerd #bookworm #reading #literature #fantasy #highfantasy #igreads #epicreads #sareaders #swordoftruth #terrygoodkind #stoneoftears #bloodofthefold #templeofthewinds #souloffire #debtofbones #booksoutofdoors #bookpandemic #secondhandbooks

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Good morning and happy Monday everyone What’s your favourite reading spot..? I just love reading in my bed or at the beach — Guten Morgen und wunderschönen Montag euch Wo lest ihr eigentlich am liebsten..? Ich liebe es im Bett oder am Strand zu lesen

After watching My Love From Another Star last month and knowing that the male lead (Do Min Joon) repeatedly quoted from The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, I knew I had to have this book. The quotes quoted in the drama were beautiful that it truly piqued my interest to read the full book. And here I go.. I'm excited to start reading!

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hey and welcome! let's start a comic account! i am from @booknephilim where i mostly post photos & reviews about my favorite books. because i also read a lot of (web)comics & manga i decided to make a seperate account. this account is not about fancy photos, but about stories. with this account i want to keep track of all the comics/manga i've read & loved, and share them with whoever is interested in it. so yeah, that's it so far, i think. // 🦊

AND THE WINNERS ARE... A huge thank you to everybody for their fabulous entries, featuring books we've read and loved and others we're itching to get our hands on! Winners, please DM your postal address. We can't wait to get this chilling story out to you #booksontherail #giveaway #winners #jackheath #hangman

The Dark Artifices Lady Midnight Lord of Shadows Achtung SPOILER Bitte nicht lesen, wenn du die zwei Bücher noch nicht gelesen hast! . . ACHTUNG Spoiler Gestern habe ich "Lord of Shadows" beendet. Mir fehlen die Worte. Ich bin am Boden zerstört! Was lässt sich zu der Reihe sagen? Wie gewohnt von Cassandra Clare, bekommt man auch hier wieder fantastische Charaktere die die Geschichte unfassbar tragen. Deren persönliche Geschichten mir im einzelnen so viel wichtiger sind, als "das große Ganze". Wenngleich der Plot in dieser Reihe auch wirklich wieder fantastisch ist. Wir treffen in dieser Reihe alte Freunde wieder, lernen neue kennen und absolut lieben. (Julian, Mark, Kieran, Christina, Kit, Ty, Livia...) CC greift unfassbar intensive Themen auf und verwebt sie in ihre Geschichte. Aber das Ende in "Lord of Shadows" nimmt mich unfassbar mit. Was sie da getan hat... . . . #cassandraclare #bookstagram #bookworm #booknerd #buch #bücher #englishbook #buchnerd #shadowhunter #parabatai #bookstagram #instabook #booklove #instareads #shadowhunters #bookstagram #bibliophile #igreads #bookaddict #ladymidnight #bookaholic #parabatai #willherondale #jemcarstairs #thedarkartifices #lordofshadows

"One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other." - Jane Austen • • What are you currently reading?