Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations/Suggestions

Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up

Having a rough time or some life issues?

Want something light and funny or anything with a sense of humor that will turn out to be a spot of brightness for you?

Well, read these 12 books that will brighten up your life and lift you back up from the despondent you’re into or simply that will help you feel better:


 

 

1.

The Internet is a Playground
by David Thorne

The Internet is a Playground by David Thorne | Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: 27bslash6.com started simply to annoy people, it averaged around fifty hits a week until boredatwork.com posted the article ‘If I had a monkey’ in late 2008 and the hits went up to around five thousand a week.

Page count: 368 pages

Publisher: Penguin

Publication Date: April 28th, 2011

Quote: “I do not own any camping gear, but this is not a problem, as I have watched every season of Survivor.” 

Funniest… book… ever!

David Thorne’s The Internet Is A Playground is a collection of his insane musings, which often wish but never dare to respond to. This book is an art of a satirist. Where a reader should have a satirical sense of humor. This book was a hilarious joyride for me and has literally made me laugh tears on several occasions.

Love sarcasm and hate regret? Buy yourself a copy and read it ASAP!

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2.

Hyperbole and a Half
by Allie Brosh

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh | Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: When I was ten years old, I wrote a letter to my future self and buried it in my backyard.

Page count: 384 pages

Publisher: Square Peg

Publication Date: October 31st, 2013

Quote: “I’ve always wanted not to give a fuck. While crying helplessly into my pillow for no good reason, I would often fantasize that maybe someday I could be one of those stoic badasses whose emotions are mostly comprised of rock music and not being afraid of things.”

Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a half is a hilarious take on her life through the artwork and honest narration. This book is a collection of short stories of her life, which she also had told on her blog. I was in stitches the whole time I was reading this book. Hyperbole and a half have a very fresh feel to it. This book is a full laugh and life lessons.

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3.

Your User’s Manual
by Anderson Silver

Your User's Manual: A Guide for Purpose and an Anxiety Free Life in the 21st Century Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: Congratulations, you are alive.

Page count: 88 pages

Publisher: ISBN Canada

Publication Date: November 24th, 2018

When I had picked this book, I hadn’t expected it to be that good. Being someone who is living with a person who is suffering from anxiety, this book has proved really helpful. Your User’s Manual has many valid and useful points for people suffering from anxiety. Crisp and concise.

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4.

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs
by Chuck Klosterman

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto by Chuck Klosterman | Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: No woman will ever satisfy me.

Page count: 272 pages

Publisher: July 2nd, 2004

Publication Date: Scribner

Quote: “Life is rarely about what happened; it’s mostly about what we think happened.”

This book is unputdownable the moment you pick up the book… Klosterman’s sense of humor is cynical, but that’s the charm of the book. The narrative is very thought provoking and in a very easy to understand language. He covers a vast amount of pop culture topics. One of the most important books on Gen X/Millennial entertainment.

Get your Copy

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5.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams | Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.

Page count: 208 pages

Publisher: Del Rey

Publication Date: June 23rd, 1997

Quote: “Would it save you a lot of time if I just gave up and went mad now?”

Science Fiction has been my genre to read, that being said I hadn’t expected to enjoy this book. It was light to the palate and hilarious to the core. Adam’s masterpiece of a narrative is thought-provoking and sometimes outright Ludicrous. It talks about technological advancements, the meaning of life and then it says Earth is controlled by MICE. Yes, you read that right. Read it, if you want a grin on your face.

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6.

Uncle Dynamite
by P.G. Wodehouse

Uncle Dynamite by P.G. Wodehouse | Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: On the little branch line which starts at Wockley Junction and conveys passengers to Eggmarsh St John, Ashenden Oakshott, Bishop’s Ickenham and other small and somnolent hamlets of the south of England the early afternoon train had just begun its leisurely journey.

Page count: 278 pages

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc

Publication Date: July 1st, 2013

Quote: “I wish people wouldn’t tell me I can’t do things.”

This book could top the list of my most favorite book. Let tell you why? The plot is fun with extraordinary wit. The narrative is cunning and the background is “Ooo” BRITISH. You wouldn’t want to miss a single word of this book!

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7.

Will Save the Galaxy for Food
by Yahtzee Croshaw

Will Save the Galaxy for Food by Yahtzee Croshaw | Feeling Down? These 7 Books Will Help Lifting You Back Up | Book Recommendations

Opening Lines: I mashed the button to open the port-side observation shutters just as day broke on the planet below.

Page count: 232 pages

Publisher: Dark Horse Books

Publication Date: February 14th, 2017

Quote: “I’d sometimes pictured myself bravely sacrificing my life to save another, but my preference had always been that it be someone I actually liked.”

“I love peanut butter.”

If the very first few words of the introduction are so simple yet alluring, imagine how good the whole book will be. An action drama which is full of laughter and entertainment. A book with which you will fall in love instantly.

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