7 Books for Dad that Will Bring You Closer

Haley Doran is the social media marketing associate at Simon & Schuster. A Broadway lover, book worm, want-to-be coffee connoisseur and proud shih tzu owner, she's always ready for her next adventure.

We get it. Shopping for Dad can be a challenge. What gift really showcases your love for such an influential man in your life? Sure you can go with a bottle of scotch, sneakers, a tie, etc, but these books listed below are guaranteed to help bring you closer to Dad. Plan a BBQ and help man the grill, go fishing or practice meditation. These books are tools to help inspire your next adventure with Dad.

100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition

100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition

by Clint Emerson

From national bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson comes the essential guide for surviving today’s emergencies—from navigating in the wild to staying alive in any disaster. These 100 skills, adapted for civilians from actual field experiences of special forces operations, offer a complete hands-on and practical guide to help you survive in the wild no matter the climate or terrain; be prepared for any crisis; and have the critical life-saving knowledge for staying safe in any hostile environment or disaster.

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  • Get 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition
  • Get 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition
  • Get 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition
  • Get 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition
The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)

The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)

by Rich Johnson

Get ready, get set, SURVIVE! This updated and extreme edition of the popular, bestselling 2012 title is what you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself, and prevail over any danger. With the most up-to-date tips and the expert advice from the professionals at Outdoor Life magazine, The Ultimate Survival Manual is your comprehensive guide to surviving everything. 

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  • Get The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)
  • Get The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life Extreme Edition)
Strength in Stillness

Strength in Stillness

by Bob Roth

A simple, practical, and straightforward guide to Transcendental Meditation from world authority Bob Roth. Oprah Winfrey and Jerry Seinfeld. Ray Dalio and Ellen DeGeneres. Gwyneth Paltrow and Howard Stern. Tom Hanks and Gisele Bündchen. What do they have in common? The answer is a Transcendental Meditation teacher named Bob Roth, who has spent the past forty-five years helping many thousands of people access their innate creativity and power through this simple, nonreligious technique. Roth’s students range from titans of business and the arts to federal prisoners, from war-scarred veterans to overworked moms and dads.

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  • Get Strength in Stillness
  • Get Strength in Stillness
The Total Fishing Manual (Revised Edition)

The Total Fishing Manual (Revised Edition)

by Joe Cermele

Updated and expanded for 2017, with new expert information on everything the modern fisherman needs to know—from picking the right gear and kitting out your boat, to the best techniques and tactics for seeking, locating, and snaring your catch. This revamped edition of the best-selling 2013 title brings readers all the information they need before they hit the water: Gear Up Find the best of what’s out there, and what isn’t worth the money. Including lures, baits, flies and tackle for any situation in any style of water.

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  • Get The Total Fishing Manual (Revised Edition)
  • Get The Total Fishing Manual (Revised Edition)
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

by Angela Duckworth

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Duckworth, now a celebrated researcher and professor, describes her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not “genius” but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance.

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  • Get Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
101 BBQ and Grill Recipes

101 BBQ and Grill Recipes

by Dan Vaux-Nobes

A truly international collection containing 101 of the greatest recipes to cook on the grill. The sun’s out, your friends are coming over, the fridge is full of beers, and you’re ready to grill. But what to cook? The glorious marriage of pure heat and raw meat doesn’t have to be limited to charred pucks of beef, there are so many jaw-droppingly delicious ways to cook food over the coals or on a gas grill.

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  • Get 101 BBQ and Grill Recipes
  • Get 101 BBQ and Grill Recipes
Dad Jokes: The Punniest Joke Book Ever

Dad Jokes: The Punniest Joke Book Ever

by Editors of Portable Press

Dad’s comedy arsenal is about to get a huge upgrade…to the relief of everyone around him!Put an end to courtesy laughs and awkward silences with the jokes in this book! From the people who brought you Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader, this is an eclectic collection of the punniest, funniest, most outrageous knee-slappers that have ever been told!

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  • Get Dad Jokes: The Punniest Joke Book Ever
  • Get Dad Jokes: The Punniest Joke Book Ever

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