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Here is a regularly updated list of recommended reads for anyone thinking seriously about escaping the rat race.

Each one is packed full of practical advice and techniques on a range of crucial subjects including, earning a good living from a passive income, escaping debt and forging your escape plan, minimalism, location independence and much, much more.  Happy reading!


Cloud Living by Glen Allsopp.

Focus: A Simplicity Manifesto in the Age of Distraction by Leo Babauta

How to be Free by Tom Hodgkinson.

Minimalist Business by Everett Bogue.

Networking Awesomely by Colin Wright.

New Escapologist by Rob Wringham (Ed.).

Sell Your Crap by Adam Baker.

The Art of Being Minimalist: How to Stop Consuming and Start Living by Everett Bogue.

The Power of Enjoyment by John Anyasor.

The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life by Leo Babauta.

Smalltopia: A Practical Guide to Working for Yourself by Tammy Strobel.

Tribes by Seth Godin.

Unautomate Your Finances by Adam Baker.

Zen Habits Handbook for Life by Leo Babauta.

Zen to Done by Leo Babauta.


Just to let you know, these are all affiliate links – meaning that if you buy any of the books via them you’ll be helping out both the author and the Rainy Day Wonder website – at no extra cost to you.  Thanks!

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