Nicholas Tanek

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in New Brunswick, NJ, The United States



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Nicholas Tanek is an American ghostwriter from New Brunswick, New Jersey. He graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor's degree in English. Nicholas Tanek grew up as a New Jersey punk rock skater kid who lost himself in the early 90’s New York City rave scene. After years of drug addiction, he got his life together when he was reunited with Lynn, the love of his life, before she died at the age of 37. Instead of choosing negativity, he chose creativity. Losing Lynn inspired him to write his first book, The Coolest Way To Kill Yourself. There is quite a bit of kinky sex, drugs, and music in the life of Nicholas Tanek and he has some unique stories to tell.

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Average rating: 4.35 · 223 ratings · 153 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Coolest Way to Kill You...

4.24 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Chipped Black Nail Polish

4.39 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Your Kinky Friends

4.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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2 DAY EVENT - 20 AUTHORS - Mental Health Awareness 11/15 and 11/16

Isalovesbooks and I are hosting a 2 day Author Takeover Event for me, Nicholas Tanek. WE WILL HAVE 20 AUTHORS! We are hoping to help bring more awareness and donations to Mental Health charities. Please clear your calendar for The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself by Nicholas Tanek 11/15 and 11/16 and come join all the great authors we have attending. Read more of this blog post »
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Your Kinky Friends by Nicholas Tanek
"Its a very important tale. Its a tale that I feel isn't told much. How many stories end in death with no follow up of what comes next? (Looking at you Nicholas Sparks) I went into this book with dread. I had just finished The Coolest Way to Kill Your" Read more of this review »
Chipped Black Nail Polish by Nicholas Tanek
"Definitely much lighter than his other material. It is very cute in its own twisted way. When I was reading this I felt relieved. As a fellow kinkster, I've felt awkward about being open when it comes to the fact that my first kinky experiences were " Read more of this review »
The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself by Nicholas Tanek
"If you can't be bothered to read multiple paragraphs of me reviewing this book, then just know its kinky, its funny, its arousing, its tragic, and an all around great book. GO READ IT!!!

If you want to hear my thoughts on this more in depth then, plea" Read more of this review »
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“Life goes on and so does love. As”
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“Jealousy is a dangerous mistress who will always leave you bruised.”
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“Love is suicide. Maybe I am being pretentious, but think about it. If you truly give yourself to someone, you leave the life you had behind. Sometimes, love can be like not caring about anything else but that other person. You do not care what anyone says. You do not care about the consequences. Like a suicidal person on a cliff, you just jump.”
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“The world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, around and around, it has thrills and chills, and it's very brightly colored, and it's very loud, and it's fun for a while. Many people have been on the ride a long time, and they begin to wonder, "Hey, is this real, or is this just a ride?" And other people have remembered, and they come back to us and say, "Hey, don't worry; don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride." And we … kill those people. "Shut him up! I've got a lot invested in this ride, shut him up! Look at my furrows of worry, look at my big bank account, and my family. This has to be real." It's just a ride. But we always kill the good guys who try and tell us that, you ever notice that? And let the demons run amok … But it doesn't matter, because it's just a ride. And we can change it any time we want. It's only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings of money. Just a simple choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one. Here's what we can do to change the world, right now, to a better ride. Take all that money we spend on weapons and defenses each year and instead spend it feeding and clothing and educating the poor of the world, which it would pay for many times over, not one human being excluded, and we could explore space, together, both inner and outer, forever, in peace.”
Bill Hicks

“I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.”
A.A. Milne

“I always thought it was interesting that people who held life and death in their hands were so aloof.”
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“I believe that if someone loves someone else and they become partners in life, those two people should have a connection where they will step up and take care of business.”
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“Jealousy is a dangerous mistress who will always leave you bruised.”
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Madeleine It's good to formally make your GR acquaintance. :)

Thanks again for the book (I was surprised at its heftiness!) and your charming inscription. I'll definitely let you know when I finally get around to it, as well as eventually send you now two adequate responses to your very kind messages.

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