Yes, it should be obvious what kind of books I've been reading lately-- career guides!
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko turned out to be worth the $6 and I'll probably give it to one of my colleagues after I read it one more time. It's really aimed at Gen Yers and a little light, but gets to the point.
1. There is no plan.
2. Think strengths, not weaknesses.
3. It’s not about you.
4. Persistence trumps talent.
5. Make excellent mistakes.
6. Leave an imprint.