#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWhat does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its readers.
Published by: Random House Canada | Publication date: 01/23/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 416 pages
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you'd like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: https://amzn.to/2SHNe8LThis book will teach you to become the best version of yourself. Dr. Jordan B Peterson breaks down what it actually takes to become successful in the modern world.Chapters include:
- Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping.
- Make friends with people who want the best for you.
- Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world.
- Pursue what is meaningful (not what is expedient).
- And much more...
Publication date: 04/10/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 45 pages
Note: This is a SUMMARY of Jordan B Peterson’s, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos12 Rules for Life became a #1 National & International Bestseller for a simple reason…Jordan B Peterson unearths archetypal principles that continue to shape our lives without our knowing. He first observes that Order and Chaos are the two primordial forces of the Cosmos. Chaos is the realm of limitless possibilities, unsuitable for life. It is where depression, anxiety, and suffering find a home. Order, on the other hand, is the world of rules, predictability, explanations, science, and conformity.In the 12 Rules for Life, Dr. Peterson offers a roadmap to navigate these polar forces. The antidote to chaos is not merely order – it comes down to understanding the subtleties of life, realizing that virtue lies in the balance of the two extremes, and developing your own skills at the game.Each Rule for Life will challenge you to examine your own approach to life and answer some tough questions about why you're living the way you do. It is only by transcending our own limitations that life becomes meaningful and rewarding.Who will benefit from this book?Whether you are an over-achiever burning through life, an under-achiever with perpetual overwhelm, or an intellectual, seeking deeper truths of human nature, this book is for you.The 12 Rules cover a broad spectrum where you will find advice on how to manage your thoughts and emotions, how to thrive, how to get along with others, and how to find a sense of meaning in life. Why read the summary?Reading is primarily an investment of your time with the aim of gaining useful knowledge and perspective. However, it's often true that people start out reading a long book with all the best intentions, but when life gets in the way, there's never enough time to finish it. As such, reading our summary is the perfect way to introduce you to the full material and grasp the essential insights of Jordan Peterson’s life-changing book, 12 Rules for Life.Why read ExecutiveGROWTH Summaries in particular?
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Publication date: 08/24/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 69 pages
Having more than 300 hours' worth of lectures online makes Peterson's work a mountain so large that the climb seems impossible, save only for the fervent. Why listen to a man many have already labelled a charlatan, a self-help guru, or worse, an alt-right prophet? One reason is because most have not placed his popular teaching in the context of his own work. This is an introduction to Jordan B. Peterson's ideas for the average person.Based on the article shared and recommended by Jordan B. Peterson himself, Why Tell the Truth: An Introduction to the Basic Ideas of Jordan B. Peterson outlines, explains, and connects the basic ideas of Jordan Peterson in seven chapters:
THE PROBLEMS BEFORE US PETERSON AND THE REVIVAL OF PRAGMATISM OUR MAPS OF MEANING: MYTH, SCIENCE, AND HIERARCHY THINKING CLEARLY ABOUT RELIGION: A PRELUDE TO PETERSON'S IDEAS ABOUT GOD AND FAITH THE LIFE THAT JUSTIFIES SUFFERING CULTURAL CONTROVERSIES: POSTMODERNISM, MARXISM, AND SPEECH LAWS FINAL REMARKSThis book significantly revises, updates, and expands the original essay and includes new references in light of recently released interviews, debates, and articles. The reader will be introduced to how Peterson understands science to be based on a motivational understanding of reality; the ideas of chaos and order; his ideas concerning postmodernism, Marxism, hierarchies, religion, and more!From the Foreword:"Peterson's huge popular appeal can easily be chalked up to his charisma, a 'black box' or occult entity that names his draw without really explaining it. Here again, however, attention to his understand- ing of truth proves instructive. As Lovins demonstrates in this book, Peterson's more pragmatic understanding of truth maintains a tight connection between thought with practice. It is from the embodied manifestation of the power of this connection in Peterson's teaching that much of the forceful appeal of his position arises. People, accustomed to encountering 'truth' in anaemic and enervated forms, are startled to attention when they see someone declaring truth as something vital and powerful, as something that is profoundly integrated into and animating of the life of its bearer.While a weak notion of truth may serve us in our partisan ideological and political squabbles, faced with the reality of suffering, it will prove insufficient to sustain us. It is not accidental that Peterson's vision has been forged in large measure upon the brutal anvil of totalitarian political forces in the twentieth century. In facing the problem of suffering, Peterson is not merely addressing the concerns of contemporary social and political discourse that tend to revolve around the maintenance of the complacency of a shallow consumerist comfort, but is unearthing dark corners of the human soul and emphasizing the need for self-mastery if we are to become people of integrity, people who can survive and overcome the worst that life and society can throw at us. Not content with encouraging persons to be well-adjusted members of a materialistic modern society, Peterson desires to equip us to withstand the sort of radical personal and social evil witnessed in communist and fascist countries over the last hundred years of history.It should come as no surprise that a great many people who have been seeking direction and strength to endure personal suffering have found rich spiritual sustenance in the teaching of Peterson. As an alternative to the dry morsels of bread afforded by mere ideology, words of genuine truth prove life-giving and empowering."
Publication date: 11/08/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 167 pages
"An exhilarating tale delivered with the pace of a thriller." -Kirkus (Starred Review)A BookPage 2019 Most Anticipated BookA LitHub 2019 Most Anticipated Book From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars, the story of two college students on a wilderness canoe trip--a gripping tale of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violenceWynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing. Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier than when his feet are in the water. Jack is more rugged, raised on a ranch in Colorado where sleeping under the stars and cooking on a fire came as naturally to him as breathing. When they decide to canoe the Maskwa River in northern Canada, they anticipate long days of leisurely paddling and picking blueberries, and nights of stargazing and reading paperback Westerns. But a wildfire making its way across the forest adds unexpected urgency to the journey. When they hear a man and woman arguing on the fog-shrouded riverbank and decide to warn them about the fire, their search for the pair turns up nothing and no one. But: The next day a man appears on the river, paddling alone. Is this the man they heard? And, if he is, where is the woman? From this charged beginning, master storyteller Peter Heller unspools a headlong, heart-pounding story of desperate wilderness survival.
Published by: Knopf | Publication date: 03/05/2019Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 273 pages
Four women—friends, family, rivals—turn to online dating for companionship, only to find themselves in the crosshairs of a tech-savvy killer using an app to target his victims in this harrowing thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of See Jane Run and The Bad Daughter. Online dating is risky—will that message be a sweet greeting or an unsolicited lewd photo? Will he be as handsome in real life as he is in his photos, or were they taken ten years and twenty pounds ago? And when he asks you to go home with him, how do you know it’s safe? The man calling himself “Mr. Right Now” in his profile knows that his perfect hair, winning smile, and charming banter put women at ease, silencing any doubts they might have about going back to his apartment. There, he has a special evening all planned out: steaks, wine, candlelight . . . and, by the end of the night, pain and a slow, agonizing death. Driven to desperation—by divorce, boredom, infidelity, a beloved husband’s death—a young woman named Paige, her cousin and rival Heather, her best friend, Chloe, and her mother, Joan, all decide to try their hand at online dating. They each download an app, hoping to right-swipe their way to love and happiness. But one of them unwittingly makes a date with the killer, starting the clock on a race to save her life. New York Times bestselling author Joy Fielding has written a complex, electrifying thriller about friendship, jealousy, and passion—a deadly combination.
Published by: Ballantine Books | Publication date: 03/12/2019Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 358 pages
• TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Slate• ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Boston Globe, NPR, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Economist, Bustle• WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE• FINALIST FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE, THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE, THE ROGERS WRITERS' TRUST PRIZE"Enthralling" --Boston Globe "Extraordinary" --Seattle Times "A rip-roaring tale" --Washington PostA dazzling adventure story about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world.George Washington Black, or "Wash," an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master's brother as his manservant. To his surprise, the eccentric Christopher Wilde turns out to be a naturalist, explorer, inventor, and abolitionist. Soon Wash is initiated into a world where a flying machine can carry a man across the sky, where even a boy born in chains may embrace a life of dignity and meaning--and where two people, separated by an impossible divide, can begin to see each other as human. But when a man is killed and a bounty is placed on Wash's head, Christopher and Wash must abandon everything. What follows is their flight along the eastern coast of America, and, finally, to a remote outpost in the Arctic. What brings Christopher and Wash together will tear them apart, propelling Wash even further across the globe in search of his true self. From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, Washington Black tells a story of self-invention and betrayal, of love and redemption, of a world destroyed and made whole again, and asks the question, What is true freedom?
Published by: Knopf | Publication date: 09/18/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 332 pages
Summary & Analysis of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos | A Guide to the Book by Jordan Peterson
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you'd like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: http://amzn.to/2CyrLqK12 Rules for Life is the #1 Most-Read Non-Fiction book on Amazon Charts! (Amazon, April 13th, 2018) Renowned professor of psychology Jordan B. Peterson draws from science, tradition, and his varied clinical experience to explain what it takes to live a rich, meaningful life in his book, 12 Rules for Life.Click "Buy Now with 1-Click" to own your copy today! What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include?
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Published by: ZIP Reads | Publication date: 02/20/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 38 pages
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A finger in a wedding cake is only the beginning in this deliciously shocking mystery featuring Flavia de Luce, “the world’s greatest adolescent British chemist/busybody/sleuth” (The Seattle Times). Although it is autumn in the small English town of Bishop’s Lacey, the chapel is decked with exotic flowers. Yes, Flavia de Luce’s sister Ophelia is at last getting hitched, like a mule to a wagon. “A church is a wonderful place for a wedding,” muses Flavia, “surrounded as it is by the legions of the dead, whose listening bones bear silent witness to every promise made at the altar.” Flavia is not your normal twelve-year-old girl. An expert in the chemical nature of poisons, she has solved many mysteries, sharpening her considerable detection skills to the point where she had little choice but to turn professional. So Flavia and dependable Dogger, estate gardener and sounding board extraordinaire, set up shop at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, eager to serve—not so simple an endeavor with her odious little moon-faced cousin, Undine, constantly underfoot. But Flavia and Dogger persevere. Little does she know that their first case will be extremely close to home, beginning with an unwelcome discovery in Ophelia’s wedding cake: a human finger.Praise for The Golden Tresses of the Dead“Delightful . . . The mysteries in Mr. Bradley’s books are engaging, but the real lure is Ms. de Luce, the irreverent youngster.”—The Wall Street Journal “A winning tenth mystery.”—People“A ghoulish question is at the heart of Bradley’s excellent tenth Flavia de Luce novel. . . . Bradley, who has few peers at combining fair-play clueing with humor and has fun mocking genre conventions, shows no sign of running out of ideas.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Flavia’s over-the-top use of alliteration . . . and proudly precocious, sesquipedalian vocabulary . . . along with the thoroughly endearing cast of characters, make this series’ tenth installment a laugh-out-loud winner.”—Booklist (starred review) “Flavia de Luce hasn’t lost a sister, she’s gained a case—and what a case. . . . Perhaps the most consistently hilarious adventure of the alarmingly precocious heroine.”—Kirkus Reviews
Published by: Bantam | Publication date: 01/22/2019Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and [Grisham’s] strongest legal thriller yet, all the more gripping because it happens to be true.”—Entertainment Weekly In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron’s home, a young cocktail waitress named Debra Sue Carter was savagely murdered. The investigation led nowhere. Until, on the flimsiest evidence, it led to Ron Williamson. The washed-up small-town hero was charged, tried, and sentenced to death—in a trial littered with lying witnesses and tainted evidence that would shatter a man’s already broken life, and let a true killer go free. Impeccably researched, grippingly told, filled with eleventh-hour drama, The Innocent Man reads like a page-turning legal thriller. It is a book no American can afford to miss. Praise for The Innocent Man “Grisham has crafted a legal thriller every bit as suspenseful and fast-paced as his bestselling fiction.”—The Boston Globe “A gritty, harrowing true-crime story.”—Time “A triumph.”—The Seattle TimesBONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham’s The Litigators.
Published by: Dell | Publication date: 03/09/2010Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 458 pages