Fervor Summer Reading: Books We Love
Tis the season for summer reading. Need a new book to get lost in this month? Whether you’re heading to the beach or even your own backyard, here are some books Fervor creatives are diving into this summer.
Wharton professor Adam Grant and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg combine forces for a book about loss, grieving and challenging seasons. It’s a book for people who are grieving, but also a book for family and friends of the bereaved — people who may not be sure what to say or do when someone they love is facing a tragedy. The book is about the hardest times we face in life, but it’s also optimistic, looking forward to what lies ahead.
Teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explores why active fathers can be such an influential and important part of building mentally and spiritually strong daughters. The book shows dads how they can both guide and protect their daughters as they grow, pointing their daughters in the direction of wise decisions and smart choices.
Daniel Pink draws on 40+ years of research to dive into the world of human motivation, showcasing the gap between what science knows about motivation and what business does with it. He makes the case for why autonomy, mastery and purpose are the real focal points in motivation, and gets to the core of what drives us.
Greg Mckeown challenges the popular assumptions that we can have it all and that we have to do it all — and shows us what it would look like to pursue the right thing, in the right way, at the right time. In our information-overload culture, Essentialism gives readers the permission to take back control of our time, energy and effort.
Malcolm Gladwell looks at the real reasons that David beat Goliath, integrating history, storytelling and psychology in his bestselling book about overcoming obstacles. He shares a new interpretation of pushing past disadvantage, while looking at some modern-day Goliaths and real-life Davids.