4 Books Recommended by TED Talk Speakers to Add to Your Summer Reads

Summer is the perfect setting to pick up a life-changing book and settle in accompanied by rays of sunshine for a healthy dose of inspiration. Luckily, we’ve found a list of unforgettable books recommended by TED Talk speakers that are sure to shake things up.

  • A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle: This book will blow your mind with astounding realizations about almost every aspect of your life. If everyone were to read this book, we truly believe the world would be a better place.
  • Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie: This summer, learn about the tricks our minds can play on us and how to increase self-awareness and reduce interpersonal conflict.
  • The Patterning Instinct by Jeremy Lent: According to media theorist Douglas Rushkoff, “This is a really readable but comprehensive interrogation of the assumptions underlying our society, how they developed, and how they can be questioned and changed. This is a journey to the origins of everything from economics to media, science to spirituality, told in a way that helps us recognize the patterns and provokes our motivation to do better."
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama: This book tells a story about the journey of just that: becoming. Written by the beautiful and revered former first lady.

The next time you find yourself visiting beautiful Puerto Vallarta, be sure to check out our used bookstore in the Romantic Zone; a Puerto Vallarta icon for over two decades. Our Puerto Vallarta coffee shop offers thousands of used books to choose from, plus all kinds of comfy spots to settle down with your new book. Plus, check out our full menu with sandwiches, salads and more at our Romantic Zone café in Old Town Puerto Vallarta!