The Best 5 Books I Read in 2008

I do a lot of reading. They’re mostly read audio books checked out from the library with a few regular books added to the mix. From the fifty plus books I read this year (at least since I started tracking them on LibraryThing), here’s my top five, in the order that I read them.

The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias – An easy to read classic on all things related to managing your personal finances. It was an ideal blend of entertaining and informative.
The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need

Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Pavlina – Challenges you to improve yourself using simple methods that seem obvious in retrospect, but aren’t initially.
Personal Development for Smart People

On Writing by Stephen King – Basic principles of good writing and how to come up with a story from one of the most successful novelists out there.
On Writing

The Now Habit by Neil Fiore – A psychological approach to improving your productivity with practical ways to reduce procrastination.
The Now Habit

Be the person you were meant to be by Jerry A. Greenwald – An old book with a timeless message discussing nourishing and toxic behavior. Includes ways to increase nourishing habits and tips on reducing toxic ones.
Be the person you were meant to be

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