The Happiness of Pursuit -- A Review

So, I received a copy of The Happiness of Pursuit from Blogging for Books in exchange for a fair and honest review of the book! It took me forever to finish this book, so that's why the review is just now happening.

I have to be honest, I almost didn't finish this book. I wanted to, but there's a lot of story lines going on and my attention span is super short. I did love the idea behind this book, it's all about the quest. Which makes you think about all of the bucket lists and 20 by 20 lists we make. It actually inspired me to sit down and write a 101 in 1001 list. 

The book focuses on a variety of different people's quests and the lengths they went through to accomplish them. If you don't have a sense of adventure and wanderlust when you start the book, you will when you finish it. Guillebeau sets out to define a real quest and gives the guidelines on how to accomplish it. 

I would absolutely recommend this book, but I will warn the story lines get a little tough to follow. While Guillebeau has collected an incredible group of people on their quest, it's a little hard to keep up with all of them. 

Now, I'm off to create a 101 in 1001 list and a blog business plan because this book really has me thinking through what I want out of life and how I can accomplish it. 

Also, the FTC requires that I let you know that I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review! You should check them out too. 


  1. I love books that inspire you to think about your life and fire you up. :) I hope you share some things from your 101 list, I'd love to hear more about it!

  2. I plan on it!! I feel like 101 is a lot of things to list, so it should be an adventure!!