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The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself Okay So no one actually kills themselves in this book The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself pulls you into the early s New York City rave scene in all its chaotic psychedelic glory The narrator grabs

  • Title: The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself
  • Author: Nicholas Tanek
  • ISBN: 9781478701873
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself By Nicholas Tanek, Okay So no one actually kills themselves in this book The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself pulls you into the early 90 s New York City rave scene, in all its chaotic, psychedelic glory The narrator grabs you by your wrist and drags you behind two teenage lovers from New Jersey as they tumble through a whirlwind of reckless hedonism that eventually spirals into a dark, devasOkay So no one actually kills themselves in this book The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself pulls you into the early 90 s New York City rave scene, in all its chaotic, psychedelic glory The narrator grabs you by your wrist and drags you behind two teenage lovers from New Jersey as they tumble through a whirlwind of reckless hedonism that eventually spirals into a dark, devastating world of drug addiction and heartbreak.As a teenager, Lynn cried, No one is ever going to write something for me Nearly two decades later, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Nicholas did just that The gesture came too late for our unlikely heroine, but his heart was in the right place A broken heart but a true love Reunited after years apart, Lynn and Nicholas embraced their love and sexuality, and embraced each other, despite troubled pasts, despite illness, despite all of their imperfections and mistakes They shared the kind of honest and shameless connection that few have had the honor of knowing, and most would never understand We re not hurting anyone We re just living life without caring what anyone thinks about us It s the coolest way to kill ourselves, Lynn said So turn the page, and pull the trigger.

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    1. When I was sent this book, there was a lot said that alluded to the fact that I d be shocked by this I was very cocky about it I ve seen things people I ve lived things Nothing shocks me any I believe my exact words to the author were something like If I m not shocked or repulsed by this I am going to be very upset An idiot, am I.Not because I was shocked or repulsed by anything in the book although, I m sure some would be , but because when I finished this book, I realised how thoughtless my wo [...]

    2. If there is one book that captures not only 1990 s nostalgia but also love in the Big Apple, The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself does so with flying colours neon colours of the city, that is For a book with such a title as this one has, it sure is full of life and joy and fun, the fun of being young and living in a very influential decade, that decade between Eighties flamboyant pop, and the 21st century of soul sucking social media The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself is set in a very exciting era, an [...]

    3. Sometimes in our lives, amazing things happen to us, things that don t come often, things that stay with us forever, things that change us unexpectedly in an unexplainable way for me it was reading The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself.When I came across this book, I was obviously taken aback by its title, I thought, hold on a minute that can t be right, then I read the description and slowly things made sense, I immediately wanted to know about this story, I was absolutely captivated so I purchased [...]

    4. I am hooked What an awesome read I can totally relate to the era with his music info This is a very heartbreaking story to read Yet, I am so glad I read it The Author is telling a story of his one and only love of his life And the struggles and pain they both endured from the beginning till the end I cried my ass off And I also laughed my ass off Be warned this a real life story about drug abuse, spouse abuse and love But so worth the tears and laughs If you are from the 80s and love the punk an [...]

    5. Honestly I m at a loss for words I feel like I can t come up with the right wording to truly express how much I loved this book.I knew minutes into reading The Coolest Way that it was going to be something I would never be able to forget, and even that s an understatement Don t let the title fool you, no one kills them self in this book Nicholas Tanek takes his readers on an emotional journey of love gaining it, losing it, understanding it, accepting it, and fighting for it.The Coolest Way to Ki [...]

    6. To start out, this story cannot be classified as a romance novel so put that idea aside right now The happily ever after ending is not here This is a true story of love and loss through difficult circumstances But if you re looking for an expos of the New York New Jersey rave party scene, look elsewhere This is a love story While some of the subject matter is raw, particularly the heavy drug use and the rave party scene, the description of the actual parties and use of drugs is minimal, keeping [...]

    7. Let me just start out by saying that this has to be the most unusual book I have read in quite some time That is not to say I didn t like it because I absolutely loved, loved, loved it This book was a gift and I am very thankful that it was in fact gifted to me because I don t know if I would have picked it up off the shelf with a name like it has Although now I understand the title, I would have been very reluctant to read a book about suicide as that subject hits very close to my home recently [...]

    8. There are two things I am going to admit here 1 I am an author who is terrible about leaving reviews for books 2 I read this many months ago and am now just getting to the review, see 1 for reason.Enough about me, let s get on to this book It s a love story for sure but not in the traditional sense, but in the real life sense Nicholas and Lynn are two people who truly experience life, sometimes together and other times apart When I say life, I mean the ups and downs of life For some people it s [...]

    9. The Coolest Way To Kill Yourself Is Love Wow what an amazing book I ve just read I was extremely hesitant about reading this book but as it had been recommended to me numerous times, I felt compelled to just read it and get it over and done with Shame on me This is not the kind of book that one simply gets over This book took me on such an intense and extremely emotional roller coaster ride that I m afraid I will never get off from I had no intention of writing a review for this book because fra [...]

    10. This book was an emotional journey filled with music,drugs,abuse, lust and of course love I stayed up all night to finish it and when I did I crawled into bed and held my husband tight, grateful to have the man I loved in my arms That is what I took from this story , to appreciate life and to LIVE it I easily fell in love with Nicholas and cheered him on, laughed with him and cried for his pain and loss If the author ever does read this I would like him to know that he did a great job and not on [...]

    11. Unconventional and beautifulI finished this book last night, and I read it over 2 days I tried to sit down and write my review when I was done, but I couldn t I couldn t come up with words because I ve not read a story like this one before This book breaks the formulaic love story book mold It comes to a different sort of closure Stay on your toes when reading it or you will miss it Believe me, I did.I felt like I was in a steady stream of consciousness with the author, and at first I wasn t sur [...]

    12. Where do I start I saw this title around for than a month before I finally got around to reading it Nicholas wrote a story for the love of his life as a memoir of sorts, but really it s one of the most intense, love stories I ve ever read It starts with his telling of his crazy, youthful years and by crazy I mean CRAZY drugs, debauchery, wild sex you name it Then, he lives life as he thinks he should and when that makes him miserable, he reconnects with his first and true love It s at this poin [...]

    13. I am going to have to agree with my counterpart reviewer below that this is the most different and unusual book that I have also ever read It took me a while to think about this book and what rating review I wanted to leave for it because it is one of those books that is with you a while good or bad Really that s for each reader to decide.This book is about Nicholas and basically his journey through life and I mean he really lived an adventurous, interesting life And it also focuses on his one t [...]

    14. Beautiful writing, great story telling It was poignant, honest and wonderfully and uncomfortably gritty at times I liked the concept of lessons learned, second chances, humility gained, and learning the real meaning of true love and friendship.I initially gave this book 4 stars However, two days later I still had a book hangover I couldn t seem to recover from the story of Nicholas and Lynne so I realized that this needed 5 stars The honesty in the story that the author displayed was very unsett [...]

    15. The coolest way to kill yourselfIs based on love In my opinion there is no perfection in life But if you re lucky enough to find true love, you can feel part of perfection This story of Nicholas and Lynn is filled with trials and tribulations from alcohol, drugs, sex, and all the hardships that can and ultimately do happen in their life together I also believe that some people s trials and tribulations are harder than others, but the lesson learned here was love Unconditional love.Nicholas Tanek [...]

    16. WOW readers this story will stay with me forever,it s an amazing read about Nicholas and Lynn s love You will become to feel you know them as Nicholas tells a brilliant story, he tells you not to judge but you will, you will think I can t carry on reading as it becomes very dark but please don t stop I m pleased I carried on Ultimately finding someone you can love and who loves you for the person you are is the greatest thing which Nicholas and Lynn experience through the toughest of times.This [...]

    17. Well this was not a book I would have picked to read a book lover like me told me about it , Let me say Im glad she did I have never read something written by a male author before, reading this book having someone tell me about their life and the life of his love that he had then lost then had again only too lose her again broke my heart Then to be told of his wild drugged out days and his sex which was some kink wow I even knew the music I listen to the same stuff growing up.

    18. I ve told a lot of people about this book since reading it Sure, there are a lot of drugs, sex, and other somewhat reckless behavior that takes place in the book But, at the end of the day, it s seems to be the tale of a man who becomes enlightened and finds out how valuable love can be in life If you re open minded enough to get passed the negative behaviors, I think it could truly change the way you view the world I know that was the case for me It s a must read.

    19. Incredible story that will stay with me for a very long time I can t even put into words my thoughts and feelings about it Such a heart wrenching story with humor, loss and love It was so different from anything I ve read and I truly loved it I would honestly recommend this book, it s a bumpy ride, but well worth it Thanks to my friend Rebecca for the rec

    20. Nicholas has a VERY UNIQUE writing style Not that it is bad It is quite good, but very unique Very artsy One you don t see every day So while I am going to tell you that you HAVE to have a VERY OPEN MIND to read this book because of the CONTENT, you also have to be very OPEN MINDED because of his writing style Nicholas is from a different generation than I, so, he being a great lover of music from his generation, and mostly from a subculture of music that I was not familiar with, I was lost with [...]

    21. I started into The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself and immediately thought it was Sixteen Candles movie meet s The Circle Jerks punk band This book should automatically come with a scratch n sniff n listen option I could almost smell the pot, hear the East coast accents and wanted desperately to hear the soundtrack Nicholas has set up for this, if it becomes a movie If you haven t read this book yet, have your iTunes and Youtube players handy The compulsion to look some of his music references up i [...]

    22. This Author really knows how to reach way down deep into your soul and rip everything out I honestly feel destroyed, damaged, wrecked, and torn asunder, however at the same time I do feel complete, fulfilled, or maybe just healed enough to move on with my own life and brush the struggles from my past aside No matter what the Title to the book is people, his words hold a true meaning for real life and true love The Author tells this story of his own real life circumstances in a very true, gritty [...]

    23. When I first heard about The Coolest Way, I was a bit worried to read it It has been a long time since I ve read anything longer than two hundred pages I was happy that I took a chance and read it This story has opened my eyes and left me raw.Lynn stated that no one would ever write her a story, Nicholas Tanek did just that He painted us a picture of love, heartbreak, abuse, drugs, sex, and music We were allowed a peek into not only Nicholas s life but also Lynn s I felt most connected Lynn as p [...]

    24. When I first came across this book, I was having second thoughts about reading it because of the title, but no one actually kills themselves in this story My friend was telling me about this book and how amazing it was written I was curious and decided to just read the sample pages on As I was reading, just the sample pages, I felt myself getting pulled into Nicholas story I couldn t get enough of it The Coolest Way To Kill Yourself is on of those rare and unique love stories This fiction novel [...]

    25. Possibly one of the most memorable books I ve ever read Unforgettable.A testament to a girl who thought that no one would ever write about her The love of her life did though He made it happen Now, he s shared it with us.Not only has Nicholas Tanek wrote about her, he s brought her to life and introduces her to his readers He gives us a glimpse into real life, real memories, real loss, real pain and real love The ups and downs, years apart, until finally they are given the gift of another chance [...]

    26. In this loving tribute to his life parter, Lynn, Nicholas Tanek shares the story of their epic love from adolescence through adulthood His recollections about their lives, together and apart, is gritty and riveting It is endearing and, at times appalling but is always unapologetic and forthright Thank you, Nicholas, for sharing your life, your love, and your experiences with the world For those of us who have lost our loves, or our loved ones this book is a reminder that forgiveness is a blessin [...]

    27. This book chronicles the relationship between Nicholas and Lynn as they grow up from young teenagers Set against a backdrop of the 1990s rave scene, we follow these two as they navigate relationships, addiction, and discovering who they truly are I could not put the book down and felt very drawn in to these characters lives At times, the story is funny, heartbreaking, shocking, but always honest, and it all adds up to a beautiful story I look forward to reading by this author who incidentally h [...]

    28. Words can not describe the journey this book took me on As someone who typically sticks to the NA romance, I was skeptical about this book And I can honestly say there were a few times I wanted to stop reading But having literally just read the last page, I can tell you that this is the BEST and most REAL love story I ve ever read As someone who has lost a true love I felt Nicholas s pain I recommend this book to any and everyone who loves someone, has loved and lost or is still waiting for that [...]

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