Summer Reading List for 2012

by Raymond David Salas

Summer is officially here. 

For many of us, this is the time of the year for vacations, travel, going to the beach, hanging out, and just plain having fun. 

During these summertime activities, there are usually opportunities to "kick back," relax and read something good.

With that in mind, I offer you my current summer reading list of books to enjoy this summer (or any other): 

Now it's time to go out and get your read on...

by Gabrielle Bernstein
Hip, cool guide showing you how to use spiritual principles to create a life you're truly "stoked" about.

by Anita Moorjani
Inspiring true story of a woman, whose near-death-experience radically changed and healed her from stage four cancer.

Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success
by Chip Conley
After overcoming a series of tragedies, author Chip Conley came up with an easy-to-use system of "emotional equations" for solving some of life's biggest challenges.


by The Buried Life, Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn
Illustrated guide created by The Buried Life - four guys who set out to live their dream life and show each of us how to do the same.

by Neil Pasricha
Fun collection of some often-overlooked little things that make life so awesome.

by Dan Buettner
National Geographic researcher searches the world to find the secrets of why the longest living people on earth live the longest.

by Derek Sivers
Founder of popular music site "CD Baby" reveals the unique philosophy and simple, down-to-earth way he followed his passion and ended up creating a successful multi-million dollar company (without trying to).

by Leo Babauta
The ultimate guide for simplifying and getting more enjoyment out of your life starting now.

For more of my book picks... and some cool movies too, check out my Movie & Book Recommendations page HERE.