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by Robert L. Norton
Design of Machinery
Author: Robert L. Norton, Milton P. Higgins II Distinguished Professor Emeritus Worcester Polytechnic Institute Publisher: McGraw Hill Publication date: 2019 ISBN: 978-0-07-352935-6 Design of Machinery has proven to be a favorite of both students and educators across the globe. It is currently used in hundreds of schools in the U.S. and Canada and in many more worldwide in both English and several other languages. The book is praised for its friendly writing style, clear exposition of difficult topics, attractive appearance, thorough and relevant coverage, its emphasis on synthesis and...
Number of pages: ~ 111 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.9/5

by Héctor García
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • 1.5 MILLION+ COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE “Workers looking for more fulfilling positions should start by identifying their ikigai.” ―Business Insider “One of the unintended—yet positive—consequences of the [pandemic] is that it is forcing people to reevaluate their jobs, careers, and lives. Use this time wisely, find your personal ikigai, and live your best life.” ―Forbes Find your ikigai (pronounced ee-key-guy) to live longer and bring more meaning and joy to all your days. “Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years.” —Japanese proverb ...
Number of pages: ~ 204 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5

by Morgan Housel
The Psychology of Money
Doing well with money isn’t necessarily about what you know. It’s about how you behave. And behavior is hard to teach, even to really smart people. Money―investing, personal finance, and business decisions―is typically taught as a math-based field, where data and formulas tell us exactly what to do. But in the real world people don’t make financial decisions on a spreadsheet. They make them at the dinner table, or in a meeting room, where personal history, your own unique view of the world, ego, pride, marketing, and odd incentives are scrambled together. In The Psychology of Money,...
Number of pages: ~ 256 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Oliver Burkeman
Four Thousand Weeks
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Provocative and appealing . . . well worth your extremely limited time." ―Barbara Spindel, The Wall Street Journal The average human lifespan is absurdly, insultingly brief. Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just over four thousand weeks. Nobody needs telling there isn’t enough time. We’re obsessed with our lengthening to-do lists, our overfilled inboxes, work-life balance, and the ceaseless battle against distraction; and we’re deluged with advice on becoming more productive and efficient, and “life hacks” to optimize our days. But such...
Number of pages: ~ 288 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Dolly Alderton
Everything I Know About Love
New York Times Bestseller Everything I Know About Love now streaming on Peacock! "There is no writer quite like Dolly Alderton working today and very soon the world will know it.” —Lisa Taddeo, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Three Women “Dolly Alderton has always been a sparkling Roman candle of talent. She is funny, smart, and explosively engaged in the wonders and weirdness of the world. But what makes this memoir more than mere entertainment is the mature and sophisticated evolution that Alderton describes in these pages. It’s a beautifully told journey and a thoughtful,...
Number of pages: ~ 384 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

by Yuval Noah Harari
Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective. 100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo Sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations, and human rights; to trust money, books, and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables, and consumerism? And what will...
Number of pages: ~ 512 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Daniel Walter
The Power of Discipline
Have you spent weeks, months, or even years trying to achieve your goals but keep failing? Have you given up on becoming successful because your futile efforts have led you to believe that success is only for the select few? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions—don’t worry, there is still hope for you! Before you can achieve anything in life, you need a solid foundation of self-discipline. Talent, intelligence, and skill are only a part of the equation. Positive thinking, affirmations, and vision boards are only a part of the equation. If you want to turn your dreams into...
Number of pages: ~ 132 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

by Sun Tzu
The Art of War
"The Art of War" is a timeless masterpiece that offers profound insights into strategy, leadership, and the nature of conflict. Written by the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, this concise but impactful book provides a guidebook for navigating the complexities of warfare and achieving victory. In this influential treatise, Sun Tzu emphasizes the importance of meticulous planning, strategic positioning, and understanding one's adversaries. He underscores the significance of intelligence gathering, adaptability, and the ability to exploit weaknesses in order to gain an advantage on...
Number of pages: ~ 149 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2/5

by Lambert G.L.
Ho Tactics
"Ho Tactics" is a controversial self-help book by G.L. Lambert that aims to teach women how to empower themselves in the dating world by adopting a "ho" mentality. The book challenges traditional ideas of femininity and advocates for women to take control of their own sexuality and desires. Lambert's writing is blunt and unapologetic, addressing sensitive topics such as sex, money, and power with a no-holds-barred approach. He provides practical advice on how to identify and avoid "lames" (men who are not worth your time), how to use your appearance and personality to your advantage, and how...
Number of pages: ~ 131 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.9/5

by Jennifer Francis
The Defiant Mate
"The Defiant Mate" is a paranormal romance novel that follows the story of shifters Dimitri and Jaycee, who have been fated to be mated since birth. However, when Dimitri is captured and forced to fight in a brutal shifter arena, Jaycee decides to rescue him and bring him back to their pack. As they navigate their newfound relationship and the dangers of the shifter world, Dimitri and Jaycee must also confront a threat from a rival pack that seeks to destroy them. With the help of their pack and their love for each other, they fight to protect their home and their people. Throughout the...
Number of pages: ~ 333 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5