Based on the award-winning million-plus-hit blog Awesome Things, The Book of Awesome is an international bestselling high five for humanity. Published by Amy Einhorn Books, a division of Pasricha wrote The Book of Awesome while attempting to get over. 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.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Finishing a good book Finishing things in general is a pretty great feeling. Some of the items mentioned are just that, pleasant. It’s hard to read a book like this straight through, cover to cover, so I was giving myself room, to keep from getting bored or having it feel monotonous. About halfway through, I gave up reading Neil’s write-ups and just read the subject lines. My understanding of how this book came to be is that boko grew out of the blog Awesome Things which Pasricha started in order to chronicle the little awesome things in life that often get taken for granted but are, nonetheless, pretty fantastic.

This book has made me take a true reality check. I am blessed enough to have these thing in my life at such a young age but many will never get to experience these awesome things in their entire pasdicha. The smell of books reminds me of learning to read and learning to explore the world. View all 7 comments. Just because I have given it 2 stars does not mean that I hated the book either.

The Book of Awesome

And it wasn’t long before his writing style started to irritate the hell out of me. Pasricha says much of his wonder for the world comes from his immigrant parents and their perspective on seeing everything for the first time in Canada.


And that moment is counting down. This was such a warm and fuzzy reading experience. In our political climate of the times, it’s a good book to keep handy to remember the little things that relieve stress, the “instant fun” moments of life.

I realized this could never be my full time thing.

They were things I could relate to that made me think many people in the world don’t have sheets or can’t clean them with clean soap and water. I say a trilogy!

Given the book’s title, we’ve already pasrichz the point. I was having a bad day at work people I have bookmarked it and put a shortcut on my desktop as a reminder to nril there daily……keep up the good work…….

My friend Mary sent it to me in the mail last week, thinking I might like it.

Jul 30, Rachel rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The Book Of Awesome By: Open Preview See a Problem? When you get to a urinal and there is ice in it, giving you the opportunity to try and melt it! I felt such rage at the seeming unfairness awesomee how tragedy was handed out— I actually had to stop reading because I felt so exasperated and, frankly, scared.

I skimmed through it. Sure, the next book you pick up may not be as awesome. The Book of Awesome goes through those seconds of daily life and finds those situations that we pass by and re-lives, examines, and champions them with all the humo The Book of Awesome is a page reminder that great, AWESOME things come in the most simple of moments. Let me be the first to say: But awesome things are all around us-sometimes we just need someone to point them out. Each title describes the awesome thing and then the actual body copy ranging from a word to a few pages details the awesome.


That, and the fact that all these entries are still posted on his blog so you could read them for free on the internet and not content with 36 million blog hitshe cashed in on his free material by putting it in book form.

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Also what is with the seemingly random pasricua phrases? Some of the things the nfil identifies as AWESOME are obvious When the thing you are going to buy is already on salesome of the things that are AWESOME are not so obvious When you get the milk-to-cereal ratio just rightand some were hilarious and made me laugh out loud Hearing a stranger fart in public.

Oct 17, Sandra rated it it was ok. This is a feel good book that will make you smile and is fun to read out loud with friends oc everyone can relate but at pages! I love everything about this book. The Book of Awesome reminds us that the best things in life are free yes, your grandma was right.