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Top 7 books people who don’t celebrate Valentine’s will read on the day

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Are you going to be feeling as the only singleton this Valentine's Day who will need to treat the day as every other?

 

Well, the good news is that: You are not alone! To make you kill time more easily on the day feeling yourself, not feeling like an outsider, we prepared a list of top 7 books you should read as a singleton on Valentine’s Day.

7. The Dragon Slayer’s Apprendice by David Calder and Stieg Retlin

“It’s no work for amateurs. . . “.

It’s not easy being the Dragonslayer’s apprentice. The townspeople complain too much. The Dragonslayer is always keeping an eye on you. And the dragons have a bad attitude when it comes to being slain. It’s enough to make you want to hang up your sword and become a birdwatcher.

6. Dangerous Instincts by May O’Toole

Fear can’t help you in a dangerous situation. A former FBI profiler shows you what can.

As one of the world’s top experts on psychopathy and criminal behavior, Mary Ellen O’Toole has seen repeatedly how relying on the sense of fear alone often fails to protect us from danger.

5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .

Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich.

4. Cruising Attitude by Heather Poole

Real-life flight attendant Heather Poole has written a charming and funny insider’s account of life and work in the not-always-friendly skies. Cruising Attitude is a Coffee, Tea, or Me?

3. Sex and the City by Candance Bushnell

Enter a world where the sometimes shocking and often hilarious mating habits of the privileged are exposed by a true insider. In essays drawn from her witty and sometimes brutally candid column in the New York Observer, Candace Bushnell introduces us to the young and beautiful who travel in packs from parties to bars to clubs. Meet “Carrie,” the quintessential young writer

2. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Returning to Russia from a sanitarium in Switzerland, the Christ-like epileptic Prince Myshkin finds himself enmeshed in a tangle of love, torn between two women—the notorious kept woman Nastasya and the pure Aglaia—both involved, in turn, with the corrupt, money-hungry Ganya. In the end, Myshkin’s honesty, goodness, and integrity are shown to be unequal to the moral empti …more

1.How to Travel the World on $50 a day or less by Matt Kepnes: 

Quote: “The world isn’t as dangerous as the media says”

Nothing says “forget that all your friends have a date” than a travel book that shows you all your exotic fantasies in spotlight. Whenever you plan to pet elephants in an Indian sanctuary or have a yoga retreat in Bali, Matt is all about showing you that travel does’t have to be expensive.

Best known on Internet as Nomadic Matt, this blogger had his first trip abroad at 23 years old.

He has been backpacking full time since 2006! His initial plan when he quit his job was to travel for a year, but 80 countries later, he has a blogging school, owns a hostel in Texas and started a non-profit foundation. BBC called it “the Bible for Budget Travellers” and his book would get you over the Valentine fever people around you seem to have.

What book do you think you will read on Valentine’s Day? Tweet us @North_LightsNE

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