Based on the award-winning blog 1000awesomethings.com, The Book of Awesome is a high five for humanity and a big celebration of life's little moments and the underappreciated, simple things that make us happy.
Sometimes it’s easy to forget the things that make us smile. With a 24/7 news cycle reporting that the polar ice caps are melting, hurricanes are swirling in the seas, wars are heating up around the world, and the job market is in a deep freeze, it’s tempting to feel that the world is falling apart. But awesome things are all around us, like:
The Book of Awesome reminds us that the best things in life are free (yes, your grandma was right). With laugh-out-loud observations from award-winning comedy writer Neil Pasricha, The Book of Awesome is filled with smile-inducing moments on every page that make you feel like a kid looking at the world for the first time. Read it and you’ll remember all the things there are to feel good about.
Neil Pasricha's The Book of Awesome is an international bestseller and has won the 2012 White Pine Award for Non-fiction.
“Little things, it turns out, are extremely important to happiness, and The Book of Awesome will remind you of a thousand little things that will make you happier.” — Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
“The Book of Awesome gives me 14,001 things to be happy about. Bravo for taking note of the sunny side of life!” Barbara Ann Kipfer, author of 14,000 Things to Be Happy About
“The awesomest part about The Book of Awesome is the realization that if you enjoy the simple moments in your life, you will be happier.” — Ben Huh, author of I Can Has Cheezburger? and How to Take Over Teh Wurld
“Funny, sweet, and filled with just enough nostalgia-laced goodness to bring out your own inner Pollyanna. I dare you to read this book without compiling your own list of awesome things to add.” — Jen Yates, author of Cake Wrecks