You can’t stutter every time you see and walk up to an insanely beautiful woman, can you? The truth is, not all of us come into this world with the mastery of seduction. For most of us, it takes more than a few lip-tied encounters, and train wreck moves to get the one date.
On the other hand, some guys seem to have all the right words spilling from their mouths catching the ladies in their tracks.
If you are in the first category, then your manly instincts for survival need a boost.
Well, while there isn’t a button you can flip to automatically become the ladies-man, the guy whose linguistic prowess can’t fail him, you can learn slowly how to be the absolute charmer.
You will discover these 10 best pua books on our list:
- The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss
- The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene
- The Mystery Method: How to Get Beautiful Women Into Bed by Mystery
- Player’s Handbook by Tommy Orlando
- Models: Attract Women Through Honesty by Mark Manson
- The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire by David Deida
- No More Mr. Nice Guy by Robert A. Glover
- Rules of the Game by Neil Strauss
- The Manual: What Women Want and How to Give It to Them by W. Anton
- The Rational Male: Preventive Medicine by Rollo Tomassi
Fortunately, there are numerous PUA books which will teach you the tricks and also help you relearn other strategies.
Think of it like – grade school, but this time, you are learning adult stuff: the things that will help boost your dating game. So, if you are interested in upping your dating game, here are some of the best pick up artist books you should get your hands on.
Book #1 – The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss
This is a highly recommended book that lets you take a peek into what was and what is Neil Strauss’ life. As he puts it, in every city in the world, there is an underground seduction lair. Within the lairs, men always trade effective and ineffective techniques on charming and wooing women.
You may not believe it but, Neil was in of these lairs which they termed projects.
Two years later, he shared what he learned. The main lesson from this book is that your game can easily take you from the average frustrated chump to a pick-up artist and finally the pickup guru. You would want to get there too, wouldn’t you?
From the book description:
On his journey from AFC (average frustrated chump) to PUA (pick-up artist) to PUG (pick-up guru), Strauss not only shares scores of original seduction techniques but also has unforgettable encounters with the likes of Tom Cruise, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, Heidi Fleiss, and Courtney Love.
And then things really start to get strange – and passions lead to betrayals lead to violence. The Game is the story of one man’s transformation from frog to prince – to prisoner in the most unforgettable book of the year.
Book #2 – The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene
This has to be the most famous book written about finding your way around the ladies. But, as you’ll soon find out, that isn’t all the book offers. The Art of Seduction presents an all-rounded life guide and philosophies.
It is a masterful production of the works of great thinkers known to us such as Ovid, Einstein, Freud, and Kierkegaard.
It also highlights the achievements of the world’s greatest seducers like Cleopatra and Josephine Bonaparte and Andy Warhol.
By using the wits of these minds and others, you’ll learn how to get to the heart of that person you are into. The book covers the 24 strategies and tactics that will let you take control of situations ultimately having the person you are interested in eating out of your hands.
Some of the quotes from the book you might enjoy:
“What will seduce a person is the effort we expend on their behalf, showing how much we care, how much they are worth. Leaving things to chance is a recipe for disaster, and reveals that we do not take love and romance very seriously.”
“Every seduction has two elements that you must analyze and understand: first, yourself and what is seductive about you; and second, your target and the actions that will penetrate their defenses and create surrender.”
Nate Liason wrote a great summary of this book, so don’t forget to check it out before you decide to get it.
In simple terms, this is the book that lets you assess your role in a situation, pick a target, then seduce the target. This book has the basic and the advanced methods of seduction.
Book #3 – The Mystery Method: How to Get Beautiful Women Into Bed by Mystery
Call him crazy or call him bold but, Mystery is the kind of guy that needs no introduction. His work is out the world, and The Mystery Method Promises to blow your mind away. This book lets you learn Mystery’s unique technique which he applies when interacting with women.
His technique allows you to overcome the guard shield used by women to overcome come-ons.
Through The Mystery Method, you’ll learn how to fake it just long enough to get her to bed. But, that isn’t all – this book lets you deep into the workings of the female psychology. So, you don’t just get the women of your dreams but, you understand female social behaviors.
In the end, you also learn how to deal with women in general settings including work.
The Mystery Method: How to Get Beautiful Women Into Bed shares tips such as:
- Give more attention to her less attractive friend at first, so your target will get jealous and try to win your attention.
- Always approach a target within 3 seconds of noticing her. If a woman senses your hesitation, her perception of your value will be lower.
- Don’t be picky. Approach as many groups of people in a bar as you can and entertain them with fun conversation. As you move about the room, positive perception of you will grow. Now it’s easy to meet anyone you want.
- Smile. Guys who don’t get laid, don’t smile.
If you are wondering how to be assertive but remain persuasive, then this is the book for you. The benefit of reading this book is learning more than picking up chicks; you learn how to attract women effortlessly by learning how women think.
Book #4 – Player’s Handbook by Tommy Orlando
If you are looking for some revolutionary book that will teach you the universe’s secrets to getting more ladies, then this isn’t the book for you.
What this book does is that it provides you with an in depth foundation into sex and women by highlighting the realistic and simple rules you need to use to attract women.
This book will give you answers to questions like:
- How to never be without a sex partner – get any girl you want and always leave them wanting more!
- How to achieve the “Master” level, where seduction becomes second nature and you pick up girls without even thinking about it!
- Which “rules” you think you know that you may be dead wrong about – avoid these false assumptions and you will easily avoid rejection and missed opportunity.
- How to avoid the mistakes that 99% of men make when approaching women.
- The final answer on the age-old question: “What do women want?”
It is the ideal book for anyone looking to get back into the dating scene. Basically, this book teaches you how to pick up the hot ones using the old school point of view.
Book #5 – Models: Attract Women Through Honesty by Mark Manson
I bet you didn’t think about this before but, your honesty will earn you a date faster than a lie. To learn how to use honesty to your good, delve into this masterpiece by Mark Manson.
Though the book, you’ll learn the ropes on how to develop confidence and how to win women by understanding them. You’ll learn the importance of being charming, truthful, successful and attractive.
Inside this book, you’ll learn stuff like:
- The root behaviors that cause all female attraction.
- Why typical dating advice and pick up theory is counter-productive in the long-run.
- How to overcome nervousness and anxiety around attractive women.
- How any man can make himself appear attractive with a little time and effort.
- The three keys to keeping conversations with women interesting and engaging.
- How to develop a genuine and joyful sense of humor.
The book also lets you in onto ways of dealing with anxiety, success, failure and the physical aspects of dating. In a nutshell, this is a game changer that teaches you how to connect with women rather than impressing them.
Sometimes, all you need is a deeper connection to self and others. To earn a date with that lady that seems to be obviously out of your league, you have to know what you want, your purpose in life and you have to lead an authentic life.
This book guides you to find your purpose in life, what women needs and what would make you a great lover.
In The Way of the Superior Man, David Deida explores the most important issues in men’s lives from career and family, to women and intimacy, to love and spirituality and relationships to offer a practical guidebook for living a masculine life of integrity, authenticity, and freedom.
Join this bestselling author and internationally renowned expert on sexual spirituality for straightforward advice, empowering skills, body practices, and more to help you realize a life of fulfillment, immediately and without compromise.
8 chapters in this book deal with:
- A Man’s Way
- Dealing With Women
- Working With Polarity and Energy
- What Women Really Want
- Your Dark Side
- Feminine Attractiveness
- Body Practices
- Men’s and Women’s Yoga of Intimacy
The Way of The Superior Man is a guide for living a masculine life of authenticity, integrity, and freedom. Not appearing shallow wins hearts easily.
Book #7 – No More Mr. Nice Guy by Robert A. Glover
This is a masterpiece that will let you know the meaning of being a nice guy and still get what you want in life. This is the kind of book that exposes your mind’s boundaries letting you know how to get your act together and how to be happy.
This isn’t the book that tells you how to get a date by giving you first-date tips, it goes deeper and tackles what makes a man a nice guy.
Originally published as an e-book that became a controversial media phenomenon, No More Mr. Nice Guy! landed its author, a certified marriage and family therapist, on The O’Reilly Factor and the Rush Limbaugh radio show.
Dr. Robert Glover has dubbed the “Nice Guy Syndrome” trying too hard to please others while neglecting one’s own needs, thus causing unhappiness and resentfulness. It’s no wonder that unfulfilled Nice Guys lash out in frustration at their loved ones, claims Dr. Glover.
He explains how they can stop seeking approval and start getting what they want in life, by presenting the information and tools to help them ensure their needs are met, to express their emotions, to have a satisfying sex life, to embrace their masculinity and form meaningful relationships with other men, and to live up to their creative potential.
Also, it teaches you how to spice up your life with the two chapters that tackle all matters sex, love and intimacy. In this book, Robert A. Glover gives you a guide on how to get your act together happily.
Book #8 – Rules of the Game by Neil Strauss
If you are looking for the book that will change your social life, then you have to read Neil Strauss’ Rules of the Game. While it has great tips on how to make you a ladies’ magnet, it holds a lot more wisdom that will simplify your life.
The Rules of the Game will teach you how to conduct yourself in public and how to be a social butterfly in an easy-to-understand process. The self-evaluation at the beginning of the book will help you in judging yourself.
From the Back Cover of The Book:
If you want to play the Game, you’ve got to know the Rules.
In his international bestseller The Game, Neil Strauss delved into the secret world of pickup artists—men who have made a science out of the art of seduction. Now, in this bestselling companion book, Strauss breaks down the knowledge he learned and techniques he invented into simple step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow to have success with women.
This expanded one-volume edition of Rules of the Game includes a new preface and a whole new book of powerful, field-tested word-for-word routines, published here for the first time.
You don’t need money, looks, or fame to succeed with women. All you need is an understanding of how attraction works—and this thirty-day workout program for your social skills, which has already guided tens of thousands of men from frustration to fulfillment.
This book comes after N. Strauss’ The Game and you may want to get your hands on both books to master the art of seducing women and mastering life successfully.
Book #9 – The Manual: What Women Want and How to Give It to Them by W. Anton
Wouldn’t you want to get women and to understand what they want once and for all? Well then, get this book by W. Anton. This book gives you insights into what women are attracted to or what they think they need.
You will also learn why women ‘play hard to get’ and if they are really hard to get or they pretend to be. By addressing your basic beliefs, you will be able to think correctly and behave in a way that is attractive to women.
According to the book description, you will learn:
The approach you’ll learn in The Manual is very different from conventional dating and the advice you find in the mainstream media because it focuses on natural attraction – on what women REALLY want – not what they CLAIM they want or what males in general BELIEVE women want.
It incorporate men’s and women’s socialization and explains phenomenon such as why men think women are attracted to things such as money (yet money is a man-made invention that has not even EXISTED very long) and why women “play hard to get” (a well-known phrase which amusingly reveals that women ARE easy but only pretend not to be).
This is why the beginning of the book addresses your basic beliefs and mindset, because if you learn to THINK correctly, you will automatically behave correctly around women.
Even if they are so stunning they normally take your breath away, your mind goes blank, and you run out of words.
Book #10 – The Rational Male: Preventive Medicine by Rollo Tomassi
You need this book to understand the phases of maturity and what to expect as you progress through the different stages of life. It explores the social dynamics of each stage of maturity and also provides you with an understanding of men’s behavior at different stages of life.
Building on the core works of The Rational Male – Preventive Medicine presents a poignant outline of the phases of maturity and the most commonly predictable experiences men can expect from women as they progress through various stages of life.
Rational and pragmatic, the book explores the intergender and social dynamics of each stage of women’s maturity and provides a practical understanding for men in dealing with women in those phases.
Preventive Medicine delves deep into the feminine social primacy, Hierarchies of Love and Hypergamy letting you know what women want or expect. In short, by reading this book, you won’t have to “wish you knew then what you know now“.
There you have it, all the books you should read to master the art of dating. These books will give you an upper hand in the dating world and they will also get you out of the dreaded friend-zone.