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2017

Number of Books Read = 58
Number of Pages Read = 17,744

  1. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight (386pp) – 1/5
  2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (197pp) – 1/7
  3. The Two Towers (LOTR #2) by J.R.R. Tolkien (322pp) – 1/13
  4. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King (264pp) – 1/17
  5. Run by Blake Crouch (284pp) – 1/22
  6. Shackleton’s Way by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell (256pp) – 1/24
  7. Red Rising (Red Rising #1) by Pierce Brown (382pp) – 1/26
  8. Golden Son (Red Rising #2) by Pierce Brown (430pp) – 2/1
  9. Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott (336pp) – 2/5
  10. Carrie by Stephen King (253pp) – 2/8
  11. Designed to Go the Distance by Mitch Dowell (102pp) – 2/9
  12. Morning Star (Red Rising #3) by Pierce Brown (524pp) – 2/15
  13. Churchill by Paul Johnson (192pp) – 2/17
  14. The Legacy of Steve Jobs by Fortune Magazine (112pp) – 2/19
  15. Think Like a Freak by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (304pp) – 2/25
  16. Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss (707pp) – 3/5
  17. Hero of Hacksaw Ridge by Booton Herndon (126pp) – 3/8
  18. The Purpose Economy by Aaron Hurst (288pp) – 3/12
  19. Getting There by Gillian Zoe Segal (208pp) – 3/21
  20. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey (325pp) – 3/22
  21. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (453pp) – 4/1
  22. The King’s Speech by Mark Logue and Peter Conrad (242pp) – 4/5
  23. J.K. Rowling: A Biography by Sean Smith (248pp) – 4/21
  24. Good Leaders Ask Great Questions by John Maxwell (320pp) – 4/22
  25. Who You Are When No One’s Looking by Bill Hybels (113pp) – 4/27
  26. Presence by Amy Cuddy (352pp) – 4/30
  27. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher (336pp) – 5/4
  28. Once Upon a Time in Russia by Ben Mezrich (288pp) – 5/8
  29. Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool (336pp) – 5/18
  30. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (155pp) – 5/20
  31. Deep Thinking by Garry Kasparov (304pp) – 5/24
  32. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg (217pp) – 5/29
  33. Mozart by Paul Johnson (176pp) – 6/2
  34. What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith (256pp) – 6/6
  35. Best Job Ever! by Dr. C.K. Bray (256pp) – 6/11
  36. TED Talks by Chris Anderson (288pp) – 6/22
  37. The Power of Positive Leadership by Jon Gordon (208pp) – 6/25
  38. What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell (444pp) – 7/4
  39. The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann (133pp) – 7/4
  40. The Disney Way by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson (256pp) – 7/12
  41. Focus by Daniel Goleman (320pp) – 7/16
  42. The Girl Before by JP Delaney (320pp) – 7/17
  43. Radical Candor by Kim Scott (272pp) – 7/24
  44. What Good is God? by Philip Yancey (304pp) – 7/26
  45. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee (278pp) – 7/29
  46. It by Stephen King (1,116pp) – 8/4
  47. The Everything Store [2] by Brad Stone (384pp) – 8/9
  48. The Return of the King (LOTR #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien (490pp) – 8/14
  49. The Amazon Way by John Rossman (136pp) – 8/20
  50. Do Over by Jon Acuff (288pp) – 8/25
  51. What Color is Your Parachute? 2017 Version by Richard Bolles (354pp) – 8/25
  52. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis (224pp) – 8/25
  53. Start with Why by Simon Sinek (256pp) – 8/28
  54. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [3] by J.K. Rowling (320pp) – 9/1
  55. Winston Churchill by John Keegan (208pp) – 9/5
  56. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets [3] by J.K. Rowling (341pp) – 9/5
  57. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban [3] by J.K. Rowling (435pp) – 9/10
  58. The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss (308pp) – 9/10

Non-Fiction Highlights

  1. Start with Why by Simon Sinek
  2. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
  3. Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott
  4. Shackleton’s Way by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
  5. Deep Thinking by Garry Kasparov
  6. Radical Candor by Kim Scott
  7. The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann
  8. The Power of Positive Leadership by Jon Gordon
  9. Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool
  10. The Legacy of Steve Jobs by Fortune Magazine
  11. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  12. Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
  13. Getting There by Gillian Zoe Segal
  14. The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

Fiction Highlights

  1. Red Rising (Red Rising #1) by Pierce Brown
  2. It by Stephen King
  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  5. Golden Son (Red Rising #2) by Pierce Brown
  6. Morning Star (Red Rising #3) by Pierce Brown
  7. The Two Towers (LOTR #2) by J.R.R. Tolkien
  8. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
  9. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  10. The Return of the King (LOTR #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien
  11. The Girl Before by JP Delaney
  12. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  13. Run by Blake Crouch

2016

Number of Books Read = 73
Number of Pages Read = 23,441

  1. The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver (544pp) – 1/1
  2. The Art of War by Sun Tzu (273pp) – 1/3
  3. Killing Reagan by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (290pp) – 1/5
  4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [2] by J.K. Rowling (870pp) – 1/11
  5. Love and War by John and Stasi Eldredge (240pp) – 1/16
  6. A New Hope (Star Wars IV) by George Lucas (247pp) – 1/20
  7. The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen (336pp) – 1/23
  8. On Becoming a Leader by Warren Bennis (256pp) – 1/27
  9. The Empire Strikes Back (Star Wars V) by Donald Glut (214pp) – 1/27
  10. The Return of the Jedi (Star Wars VI) by James Kahn (181pp) – 1/29
  11. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (311pp) – 2/11
  12. Originals by Adam Grant (336pp) – 2/11
  13. The Courage to Act by Ben Bernanke (624pp) – 2/14
  14. Good Profit by Charles Koch (288pp) – 2/21
  15. 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management by Kevin Kruse (308pp) – 2/23
  16. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (211pp) – 2/23
  17. The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis by Ben Bernanke (134pp) – 2/27
  18. The Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program by Stanley Frank (212pp) – 3/5
  19. This Will Make You Smarter edited by John Brockman (399pp) – 3/5
  20. The 5 Levels of Leadership by John Maxwell (304pp) – 3/13
  21. Stardust by Neil Gaiman (250pp) – 3/16
  22. On Fire at Work by Eric Chester (256pp) – 3/19
  23. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. edited by Clayborne Carson (400pp) – 3/27
  24. Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed (320pp) – 4/4
  25. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (328pp) – 4/9
  26. Fix It: Getting Accountability Right [Advance Copy] by Roger Connors, Tom Smith, et. al. (416pp) – 4/16
  27. Elon Musk: Inventing the Future by Ashlee Vance (392pp) – 4/24
  28. Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton (312pp) – 4/27
  29. Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg (400pp) – 5/13
  30. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince [2] by J.K Rowling (652pp) – 5/18
  31. Scrum by Jeff and J.J. Sutherland (237pp) – 5/22
  32. The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie (191pp) – 5/26
  33. Putting the One Minute Manager to Work by Ken Blanchard and Robert Lorber (112pp) – 5/30
  34. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [2] by J.K. Rowling (759pp) – 6/5
  35. The Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind (480pp) – 6/12
  36. The Greatest Trade Ever by Gregory Zuckerman (304pp) – 6/16
  37. Blink [2] by Malcolm Gladwell (296pp) – 6/20
  38. Facing Leviathan by Mark Sayers (240pp) – 6/23
  39. Grit by Angela Duckworth (320pp) – 6/29
  40. Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy #2) by Stephen King (431pp) – 7/3
  41. Holes by Louis Sachar (233pp) – 7/6
  42. Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday (256pp) – 7/9
  43. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (336pp) – 7/10
  44. They Call Me Coach by John Wooden with Jack Tobin (272pp) – 7/11
  45. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (336pp) – 7/17
  46. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter #8) by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany (343pp) – 8/1
  47. Flash Boys [2] by Michael Lewis (320pp) – 8/3
  48. Intentional Living by John Maxwell (288pp) – 8/13
  49. The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston with Mario Spezi (322pp) – 8/20
  50. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (342pp) – 8/27
  51. How to Win Friends and Influence People [2] by Dale Carnegie (288pp) – 8/30
  52. Candide by Voltaire (94pp) – 9/1
  53. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (374pp) – 9/8
  54. The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday (224pp) – 9/11
  55. The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni (226pp) – 9/17
  56. Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (521pp) – 9/26
  57. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (304pp) – 10/2
  58. The Essential Wisdom of the World’s Greatest Thinkers edited by Carol Kelli-Gangi (128pp) – 10/2
  59. The Fever Code by James Dashner (347pp) – 10/9
  60. Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock (416pp) – 10/16
  61. Quiet by Susan Cain (337pp) – 10/26
  62. Jaws by Peter Benchley (320pp) – 10/29
  63. The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins (304pp) – 11/11
  64. Blaze by Richard Bachman (285pp) – 11/14
  65. The Storyteller’s Secret by Carmine Gallo (289pp) – 11/24
  66. Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal (304pp) – 11/25
  67. The Golden Rules by Bob Bowman and Charles Butler (288pp) – 12/9
  68. Rise by Patty Azzarello (288pp) – 12/10
  69. The Art of People by Dave Kerpen (288pp) – 12/16
  70. The Fellowship of the Ring (LOTR #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien (398pp) – 12/24
  71. The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis (362pp) – 12/25
  72. How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer (259pp) – 12/27
  73. Mindset by Carol Dweck (276pp) – 12/31

Non-Fiction Highlights

  1. The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
  2. Mindset by Carol Dweck
  3. Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed
  4. Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
  5. Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  6. Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
  7. The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis by Ben Bernanke
  8. Elon Musk: Inventing the Future by Ashlee Vance
  9. The Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind
  10. Quiet by Susan Cain
  11. 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management by Kevin Kruse
  12. Fix It: Getting Accountability Right by Roger Connors, Tom Smith, et. al.
  13. Love and War by John and Stasi Eldredge
  14. The Courage to Act by Ben Bernanke
  15. The Greatest Trade Ever by Gregory Zuckerman

Fiction Highlights

  1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  2. The Fellowship of the Ring (LOTR #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
  3. Holes by Louis Sachar
  4. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter #8) by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany
  5. Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy #2) by Stephen King
  6. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
  7. Jaws by Peter Benchley
  8. The Fever Code by James Dashner
  9. A New Hope (Star Wars IV) by George Lucas
  10. The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen

2015

Number of Books Read = 61
Number of Pages Read = 19,899

1) The Waste Lands (Dark Tower III) by Stephen King (422pp) – 1/1
2) How to Speak Money by John Lanchester (262pp) – 1/3
3) The ONE Thing [2] by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan (225pp) – 1/11
4) The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga (352pp) – 1/13
5) Stationary Bike (novella) by Stephen King (100pp) – 1/19
6) Influencer by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler (272pp) – 1/19
7) Crime and Punishment (abridged) by Fyodor Dostoevsky (250pp) – 1/22
8) The Hard Thing about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz (282pp) – 1/28
9) The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni (199pp) – 2/7
10) David Copperfield by Charles Dickens (700pp) – 2/11
11) Wizard and Glass (Dark Tower IV) by Stephen King (672pp) – 2/14
12) How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg (274pp) – 2/16
13) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (229pp) – 2/21
14) Winning the Story Wars by Jonah Sachs (241pp) – 2/22
15) The Boy Kings by Katherine Losse (230pp) – 2/26
16) How to Be Like Walt by Pat Williams (389pp) – 3/7
17) Abraham Lincoln: Man of Faith and Courage by Joe Wheeler (287pp) – 3/8
18) The Money Culture by Michael Lewis (277pp) – 3/12
19) Murder Is Easy by Agatha Christie (272pp) – 3/18
20) Wolves of the Calla (Dark Tower V) by Stephen King (714pp) – 3/21
21) Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn (252pp) – 3/25
22) Honest Abe by Brian Thornton (231pp) – 3/28
23) Song of Susannah (Dark Tower VI) by Stephen King (413pp) – 4/5
24) The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson (272pp) – 4/16
25) Lincoln’s Melancholy by Joshua Wolf Shenk (368pp) – 4/21
26) The Dark Tower (Dark Tower VII) by Stephen King (845pp) – 5/3
27) You Only Have to Be Right Once by Randall Lane (208pp) – 5/18
28) Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli (412pp) – 5/24
29) Psych Ward by Stephen Seager (251pp) – 5/27
30) Business Adventures by John Brooks (441pp) – 6/8
31) Lost at Sea by Jon Ronson (481pp) – 6/15
32) Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (436pp) – 6/26
33) Leadership on the Line by Ronald Heifetz and Martin Linsky (236pp) – 7/3
34) Made to Stick [2] by Chip and Dan Heath (289pp) – 7/9
35) The Numerati by Stephen Baker (256pp) – 7/16
36) The Big Short [2] by Michael Lewis (266pp) – 7/26
37) Pines (Wayward Pines I) by Blake Crouch (309pp) – 8/2
38) Wayward (Wayward Pines II) by Blake Crouch (304pp) – 8/11
39) The Last Town (Wayward Pines III) by Blake Crouch (285pp) – 8/16
40) Incarnate Leadership by Bill Robinson (122pp) – 8/21
41) All the Pretty Horses (abridged) by Cormac McCarthy (200pp) – 8/28
42) A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel (394pp) – 9/10
43) The Martian by Andy Weir (381pp) – 9/12
44) Room by Emma Donoghue (352pp) – 9/18
45) Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (110pp) – 9/19
46) Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll (131pp) – 9/27
47) The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli (128pp) – 10/1
48) Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard Thaler (358pp) – 10/3
49) Becoming Your Best by Steven Shallenberger (246pp) – 10/17
50) The Count of Monte Cristo [2] by Alexandre Dumas (511pp) – 10/24
51) The Road to Character by David Brooks (270pp) – 10/26
52) All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (544pp) – 10/28
53) Brain Rules by John Medina (261pp) – 11/7
54) Dark Places by Gillian Flynn (349pp) – 11/9
55) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (116pp) – 11/10
56) The Wind Through the Keyhole (Dark Tower 4.5) by Stephen King (309pp) – 11/21
57) Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain by Ryan Blair (211pp) – 11/28
58) Missoula by Jon Krakauer (384pp) – 11/30
59) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire [2] by J.K. Rowling (734pp) – 12/12
60) Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (352pp) – 12/14
61) High Output Management by Andrew Grove (232pp) – 12/17

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) The Hard Thing about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
2) Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
3) A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel
4) Influencer by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler
5) You Only Have to Be Right Once by Randall Lane
6) How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg
7) The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
8) Leadership on the Line by Ronald Heifetz and Martin Linsky
9) Brain Rules by John Medina
10) Psych Ward by Stephen Seager

Fiction Highlights
1) Pines (Wayward Pines I) by Blake Crouch
2) Wizard and Glass (Dark Tower IV) by Stephen King
3) The Dark Tower (Dark Tower VII) by Stephen King
4) The Waste Lands (Dark Tower III) by Stephen King
5) Wayward (Wayward Pines II) by Blake Crouch
6) Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
7) The Martian by Andy Weir
8) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
9) All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
10) Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn


2014

Number of Books Read = 83
Number of Pages Read = 23,487

1) How to Be Like Coach Wooden by Pat Williams (258pp) – 1/17
2) Jesus > Religion by Jefferson Bethke (202pp) – 1/17
3) The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (320pp) – 1/19
4) Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (446pp) – 1/26
5) The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor (256pp) – 2/3
6) A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence McDonald and Patrick Robinson (342pp) – 2/6
7) Asylum by Madeleine Roux (311pp) – 2/13
8) Crucial Confrontations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler (268pp) – 2/15
9) Presidential Leadership by The Wall Street Journal (266pp) – 2/17
10) Adversaries Into Allies by Bob Burg (244pp) – 2/19
11) Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton (200pp) – 3/1
12) Daring Greatly by Brene Brown (260pp) – 3/4
13) The Hour Between Dog and Wolf by John Coates (280pp) – 3/8
14) The 80/20 Manager by Richard Koch (247pp) – 3/16
15) Scarcity by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir (234pp) – 3/21
16) Legend by Marie Lu (336pp) – 3/23
17) The New New Thing by Michael Lewis (267pp) – 3/23
18) Inside Steve’s Brain by Leander Kahney (289pp) – 3/29
19) Waltzing with Bears by Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister (173pp) – 3/30
20) Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber (147pp) – 3/30
21) Killing Jesus by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (304pp) – 4/5
22) Flash Boys by Michael Lewis (274pp) – 4/5
23) Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki (189pp) – 4/10
24) The Doodle Revolution by Sunni Brown (223pp) – 4/17
25) Brief by Joseph McCormack (226pp) – 4/20
26) Walt Disney: An American Original by Bob Thomas (360pp) – 4/27
27) Prodigy by Marie Lu (400pp) – 4/28
28) Six Representative Viewpoints by L.R. Holben (301pp) – 4/30
29) Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace (319pp) – 5/5
30) Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson (390pp) – 5/9
31) The Prestige by Christopher Priest (360pp) – 5/13
32) What You Do Best in the Body of Christ by Bruce Bugbee (140pp) – 5/13
33) Start by Jon Acuff (257pp) – 5/18
34) A Sense of Urgency by John Kotter (196pp) – 5/23
35) It’s Your Ship by Captain Michael Abrashoff (210pp) – 5/25
36) Jack: Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch with John Byrne (437pp) – 5/29
37) Lessons from the Top by Thomas Neff and James Citrin (387pp) – 5/30
38) Kill Me If You Can by James Patterson and Marshall Karp (368pp) – 6/2
39) The Shining by Stephen King (447pp) – 6/7
40) Essentialism by Greg McKeown (246pp) – 6/14
41) Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton (175pp) – 6/16
42) Built to Last by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras (229pp) – 6/23
43) Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo (248pp) – 6/25
44) The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki (217pp) – 6/29
45) How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (292pp) – 7/4
46) Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith (256pp) – 7/10
47) Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations by John Wooden and Steve Jamison (201pp) – 7/11
48) The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis (192pp) – 7/12
49) Startup CEO by Matt Blumberg (363pp) – 7/20
50) The Everything Store by Brad Stone (349pp) – 7/27
51) The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson (111pp) – 7/27
52) Top Dog by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman (240pp) – 8/5
53) Jony Ive by Leander Kahney (274pp) – 8/7
54) Leadership and the One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard, Patricia Zigarmi, and Drea Zigarmi (106pp) – 8/8
55) The Broker by John Grisham (359pp) – 8/11
56) Lincoln by David Herbert Donald (599pp) – 8/15
57) Thanks for the Feedback by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen (323pp) – 8/23
58) Fearless by Max Lucado (180pp) – 8/24
59) The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive by Patrick Lencioni (180pp) – 8/28
60) Hell House by Richard Matheson (301pp) – 9/7
61) The Maze Runner [2] by James Dashner (374pp) – 9/12
62) The McKinsey Way by Ethan Rasiel (178pp) – 9/14
63) The Innocent Man by John Grisham (448pp) – 9/15
64) The Scorch Trials [2] by James Dashner (360pp) – 9/19
65) The Death Cure [2] by James Dashner (324pp) – 9/26
66) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (415pp) – 10/2
67) Allegiant by Veronica Roth (544pp) – 10/2
68) Contagious by Jonah Berger (213pp) – 10/5
69) The Picture of Dorian Gray [2] by Oscar Wilde (190pp) – 10/14
70) Leadership Gold by John Maxwell (254pp) – 10/17
71) Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity by David Kent (247pp) – 10/19
72) The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells (146pp) – 10/27
73) Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar (544pp) – 11/11
74) The Five Temptations of a CEO by Patrick Lencioni (134pp) – 11/13
75) The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo (218pp) – 11/20
76) The Trillion Dollar Meltdown by Charles Morris (169pp) – 11/26
77) Fail Better by Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn (288pp) – 11/30
78) The Gunslinger (Dark Tower I) by Stephen King (224pp) – 12/6
79) Killing Giants by Stephen Denny (230pp) – 12/9
80) Timeline by Michael Crichton (512pp) – 12/11
81) Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters (195pp) – 12/15
82) Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt (160pp) – 12/26
83) The Drawing of the Three (Dark Tower II) by Stephen King (464pp) – 12/26

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace
2) How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
3) Flash Boys by Michael Lewis
4) Thanks for the Feedback by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen
5) Brief by Joseph McCormack
6) Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters
7) The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki
8) Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo
9) Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
10) Lincoln by David Herbert Donald

Fiction Highlights
1) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
2) The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King
3) The Gunslinger by Stephen King
4) The Prestige by Christopher Priest
5) The Shining by Stephen King


2013

Number of Books Read = 65
Number of Pages Read = 19,361

1) The Cure by Thrall, McNicol, and Lynch (108pp) – 1/6
2) Decision Points by George W. Bush (512pp) – 1/13
3) When Markets Collide by Mohamed El-Erian (298pp) – 1/17
4) We Got Fired! by Harvey Mackay (331pp) – 1/19
5) Cross Roads by William Paul Young (304pp) – 1/23
6) Irrational Exuberance by Robert Schiller (255pp) – 1/26
7) The Hunger Games [2] by Suzanne Collins (374pp) – 1/31
8) Why I Left Goldman Sachs by Greg Smith (265pp) – 2/6
9) The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time by Verne Harnish (203pp) – 2/14
10) Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky (214pp) – 2/21
11) The Winning Attitude by John Maxwell (185pp) – 2/21
12) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [2] by J.K. Rowling (309pp) – 2/26
13) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets [2] by J.K. Rowling (341pp) – 3/2
14) The Lean Startup by Eric Ries (290pp) – 3/8
15) Where Men Win Glory by John Krakauer (480pp) – 3/9
16) The Catalyst by Liedtka, Rosen, and Wiltbank (242pp) – 3/15
17) Beyond Talent by John Maxwell (275pp) – 4/1
18) Robopocalypse by Daniel Wilson (416pp) – 4/6
19) I Never Had It Made by Jackie Robinson (287pp) – 4/8
20) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban [2] by J.K. Rowling (435pp) – 4/26
21) The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (286pp) – 4/28
22) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzerald (180pp) – 5/1
23) Lincoln on Leadership by Donald Phillips (173pp) – 5/5
24) Give and Take by Adam Grant (268pp) – 5/15
25) The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning (204pp) – 5/25
26) Scandal! by Fortune Magazine (319pp) – 5/26
27) Sway by Ori and Rom Brafman (181pp) – 5/31
28) If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino (260pp) – 6/8
29) What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bell (211pp) – 6/8
30) Hide and Seek by James Patterson (302pp) – 6/12
31) Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan (269pp) – 6/13
32) Warren Buffett Speaks by Janet Lowe (173pp) – 6/26
33) The Right to Lead by John Maxwell (117pp) – 6/27
34) Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman (416pp) – 7/6
35) American Gods by Neil Gaiman (541pp) – 7/6
36) The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle (300pp) – 7/12
37) Crucial Conversations [3] by Patterson, Grenny, et al (228pp) – 7/21
38) Night Light by James and Shirley Dobson (298pp) – 7/30
39) The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (457pp) – 8/4
40) Psycho by Robert Block (208pp) – 8/16
41) The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (310pp) – 8/23
42) No Easy Day by Mark Owen (316pp) – 8/31
43) How to Get to the Top by Jeffrey Fox (171pp) – 8/31
44) The Gunslinger by Stephen King (336pp) – 9/6
45) The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (146pp) – 9/8
46) East of Eden by John Steinbeck (601pp) – 9/15
47) Trust Me, I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday (238pp) – 9/19
48) Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (324pp) – 9/24
49) David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell (277pp) – 10/12
50) The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak (450pp) – 10/18
51) The Stand by Stephen King (1,153pp) – 10/26
52) The Question of God by Armand Nicholi, Jr. (244pp) – 10/29
53) Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (336pp) – 11/12
54) Catching Fire [2] by Suzanne Collins (391pp) – 11/22
55) Decisive by Chip and Dan Heath (272pp) – 11/26
56) Chasing Goldman Sachs by Suzanne McGee (378pp) – 11/30
57) The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player by John Maxwell (151pp) – 12/1
58) The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan (225pp) – 12/8
59) Be Joyful by Warren Wiersbe (143pp) – 12/12
60) No Safety in Numbers by Dayna Lorentz (263pp) – 12/16
61) Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni (254pp) – 12/21
62) This is a Book by Demetri Martin (268pp) – 12/21
63) Misery by Stephen King (310pp) – 12/27
64) A Game Plan for Life by John Wooden and Dan Yaeger (184pp) – 12/28
65) Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling (105pp) – 12/30

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
2) The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
3) Decisive by Chip and Dan Heath
4) Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni
5) The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
6) Why I Left Goldman Sachs by Greg Smith
7) Give and Take by Adam Grant
8) David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
9) Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
10) Irrational Exuberance by Robert Schiller

Fiction Highlights
1) Misery by Stephen King
2) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
3) East of Eden by John Steinbeck
4) The Stand by Stephen King
5) If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino


2012

Number of Books Read = 50
Number of Pages Read = 12,247

1) The Death Cure by James Dashner (303pp) – 1/5
2) The Gardner by S.A. Bodeen (159pp) – 1/11
3) Lord of the Flies by William Golding (142pp) – 1/22
4) The Big Short by Michael Lewis (266pp) – 2/2
5) Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (265pp) – 2/15
6) Erasing Hell by Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle (115pp) – 3/3
7) Matched by Ally Condie (251pp) – 3/5
8) Crossed by Ally Condie (255pp) – 3/9
9) The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford (239pp) – 3/16
10) Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark (336pp) – 3/18
11) Switch by Chip and Dan Heath (264pp) – 3/22
12) Divergent by Veronica Roth (300pp) – 4/1
13) Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith (212pp) – 4/11
14) Solitary by Alexander Gordon Smith (187pp) – 4/16
15) Into Thin Air by John Krakauer (374pp) – 4/28
16) Tales from Q School by John Feinstein (328pp) – 5/10
17) Insurgent by Veronica Roth (314pp) – 5/10
18) More Sex is Safer Sex by Steven Landsburg (248pp) – 5/17
19) The One Minute Entrepreneur by Blanchard and Hutson (130pp) – 5/23
20) Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results by Lundin, Paul, and Christensen (107pp) – 5/31
21) Good Boss, Bad Boss by Robert Sutton (252pp) – 6/7
22) Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson (94pp) – 6/29
23) Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (326pp) – 7/10
24) The Three Signs of a Miserable Job by Patrick Lencioni (257pp) – 7/29
25) Wayne of Gotham by Tracy Hickman (229pp) – 8/3
26) Batman: Nightfall Volume 1 by Assorted Authors (Comic – 638pp) – 8/5
27) The Kill Order by James Dashner (313pp) – 8/19
28) The Enemy by Charlie Higson (303pp) – 8/24
29) The Dead by Charlie Higson (350pp) – 9/8
30) A First-Rate Madness by Nassir Ghaemi (240pp) – 9/9
31) The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make by Hans Finzel (195pp) – 9/13
32) The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty by Dan Ariely (204pp) – 9/15
33) Fooling Houdini by Alex Stone (247pp) – 9/21
34) How to Become a Great Boss by Jeffrey Fox (167pp) – 9/23
35) The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker (174pp) – 10/5
36) The Hobbit (abridged) by J.R.R. Tolkien (200pp) – 10/9
37) Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero (560pp) – 10/11
38) Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute (171pp) – 10/12
39) The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni (227pp) – 10/24
40) The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey by Ken Blanchard, William Oncken, Jr., and Hal Burrows (130pp) – 10/27
41) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey (319pp) – 11/9
42) Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz (296pp) – 11/15
43) Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson (273pp) – 11/19
44) How Full is Your Bucket? By Tom Rath and Donald Clifton (111pp) – 11/19
45) Developing the Leader Within You by John Maxwell (202pp) – 11/23
46) Gung Ho! by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles (176pp) – 11/28
47) Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey (279pp) – 12/13
48) How to Build a 21st Century Financial Practice by Matt Oechsli (229pp) – 12/24
49) The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino (118pp) – 12/28
50) Don’t Send a Resume by Jeffrey Fox (172pp) – 12/31

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
2) Fooling Houdini by Alex Stone
3) The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino
4) Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
5) The Big Short by Michael Lewis

Fiction Highlights
1) Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
2) The Death Cure by James Dashner
3) Divergent by Veronica Roth
4) The Kill Order by James Dashner
5) Matched by Ally Conde


2011

Number of Books Read = 60
Number of Pages Read = 16,533

1) Waking the Dead by John Eldredge (226pp) – 1/1
2) Wooden on Leadership by John Wooden and Steve Jamison (291pp) – ¼
3) How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes by Peter Shiff (231pp) – 1/6
4) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steigg Larssen (644pp) – 1/15
5) The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (311pp) – 1/24
6) Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath (289pp) – 1/29
7) Classic Christianity by Bob George (186pp) – 2/3
8) Moneyball by Michael Lewis (304pp) – 2/3
9) Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler (256pp) – 2/20
10) Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand (155pp) – 2/22
11) Connected by Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler (305pp) – 2/24
12) The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis (172pp) – 3/8
13) The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner (402pp) – 3/11
14) The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis (198pp) – 3/15
15) The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (198pp) – 3/20
16) The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis (230pp) – 3/21
17) Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis (230pp) – 3/23
18) The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis (246pp) – 4/8
19) Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis (310pp) – 4/14
20) How to Become CEO by Jeffrey Fox (162pp) – 4/18
21) Resonant Leadership by Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee (204pp) – 4/30
22) Clutch by Paul Sullivan (228p) – 5/8
23) The Marketing Imagination by Ted Levitt (227pp) – 5/11
24) The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman (283pp) – 5/23
25) Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? By Philip Yancey (336pp) – 5/25
26) Love Wins by Rob Bell (202pp) – 6/1
27) The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick (339pp) – 6/11
28) The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis (262pp) – 7/6
29) Boneman’s Daughters by Ted Dekker (416pp) – 7/9
30) Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi (300pp) – 7/11
31) Captivating by John and Stasi Eldredge (208pp) – 7/22
32) The Price of Everything by Eduardo Porter (246pp) – 7/24
33) Bounce by Matthew Syed (288pp) – 8/2
34) Panic edited by Michael Lewis (368pp) – 8/4
35) Limitless by Alan Glynn (336pp) – 8/8
36) 1984 by George Orwell (312pp) – 8/11
37) Linchpin by Seth Godin (236pp) – 8/13
38) The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell (276pp) – 8/16
39) The Invisible Gorilla by Chabris and Simons (242pp) – 8/22
40) The Steve Jobs Way by Jay Elliot (231pp) – 8/29
41) The Upside of Irrationality by Dan Ariely (295pp) – 9/6
42) What’s So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey (282pp) – 9/21
43) The Great Houdini by Williams and Epstein (268pp) – 9/22
44) And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (275pp) – 9/27
45) Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (400pp) – 10/7
46) Casino Royale by Ian Fleming (192pp) – 10/12
47) All the Devils are Here by Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera (364pp) – 10/16
48) StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath (174pp) – 10/19
49) Winning by Jack Welch (362pp) – 10/27
50) Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (346pp) – 11/11
51) Too Good to be True by Erin Arvedlund (291pp) – 11/18
52) Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (571pp) – 11/24
53) Diamonds are Forever by Ian Fleming (240pp) – 12/4
54) Brandwashed by Martin Lindstrom (325pp) – 12/10
55) Boomerang by Michael Lewis (212pp) – 12/15
56) The New World by Patrick Ness (24pp) – 12/19
57) The Compound by S.A. Bodeen (162pp) – 12/19
58) Drive by Daniel Pink (211pp) – 12/23
59) The Maze Runner by James Dashner (374pp) – 12/26
60) The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (360pp) – 12/31

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) Wooden on Leadership by John Wooden and Steve Jamison
2) Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath
3) Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler
4) All the Devils are Here by Bethany Mclean and Joe Nocera
5) Moneyball by Michael Lewis

Fiction Highlights
1) The Maze Runner by James Dashner
2) The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
3) The Compound by S.A. Bodeen
4) Limitless by Alan Glynn
5) Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton


2010

Number of Books Read = 36
Number of Pages Read = 8,643

1) Blue Like Jazz by Don Miller (240pp) – 1/1
2) I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert (217pp) – 1/1
3) Into the Wild by John Krakauer (203pp) – 1/6
4) Juiced by Jose Canseco (284pp) – 1/12
5) Sex God by Rob Bell (175pp) – 1/14
6) The Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne (358pp) – 1/25
7) A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Don Miller (250pp) – 2/8
8) Intro to Philosophy by Dave Robinson (169pp) – 2/16
9) How Life Imitates Chess by Garry Kasparov (204pp) – 2/18
10) Bobby Fischer Goes to War by Edwards and Eidinow (321pp) – 3/12
11) Jesus Wants to Save Christians by Rob Bell (181pp) – 3/13
12) How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff (142pp) – 3/16
13) Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitzkin (226pp) – 4/3
14) Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (179pp) – 4/12
15) Free by Chris Anderson (254pp) – 4/21
16) I Am Legend by Robert Mathison (159pp) – 4/27
17) Under the Banner of Heaven by John Krakauer (365pp) – 5/19
18) The Road by Cormac McCarthy (287pp) – 5/22
19) The Murder of Jesus by John MacArthur (243pp) – 5/29
20) The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis (141pp) – 6/13
21) Why We Buy by Paco Underhill (244pp) – 7/8
22) You Cannot Be Serious by John McEnroe (342pp) – 7/16
23) The Long Tail by Chris Anderson (226pp) – 8/3
24) Othello by William Shakespeare (95pp) – 8/9
25) The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich (255pp) – 8/13
26) Good to Great by Jim Collins (218pp) – 9/12
27) Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein (271pp) – 10/5
28) The Giver by Lois Lowry (179pp) – 10/12
29) Forgotten God by Francis Chan (166pp) – 10/13
30) Catch Me If You Can by Frank Abagnale (293pp) – 11/6
31) Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (191pp) 11/7
32) The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (277pp) – 11/13
33) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (374pp) – 11/21
34) Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (391pp) – 12/11
35) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (390pp) – 12/16
36) The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri Nouwen (133pp) – 12/22

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
2) Good to Great by Jim Collins
3) Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein
4) Catch Me If You Can by Frank Abagnale
5) Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Fiction Highlights
1) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
2) Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
3) Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
4) The Road by Cormac McCarthy
5) The Giver by Lois Lowry


2009

Number of Books Read = 29
Number of Pages Read = 9,962

1) Blink by Malcolm Gladwell (286pp) – 1/1
2) The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (511pp) – 2/3
3) The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis (146pp) – 2/10
4) Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich (273pp) – 2/10
5) The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie (252pp) – 2/20
6) The Shack by William Paul Young (248pp) – 3/3
7) The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (280pp) – 3/26
8) True North by Bill George (203pp) – 3/30
9) Thr3e by Ted Dekker (352pp) – 4/5
10) The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum (535pp) – 4/9
11) The Wave by Todd Strasser (138pp) – 5/3
12) A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter Miller Jr. (311pp) – 5/22
13) The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren (319pp) – 5/23
14) Freakonomics by Stephen Levitt and Steven Dubner (284pp) – 5/24
15) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (309pp) – 5/31
16) Buy-ology by Martin Lindstrom (209pp) – 6/3
17) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (341pp) – 6/5
18) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (435pp) – 6/12
19) The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (190pp) – 6/16
20) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (734pp) – 6/28
21) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling (870pp) – 7/15
22) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (652pp) – 10/20
23) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (759pp) – 11/16
24) Super Freakonomics by Stephen Levitt and Steven Dubner (216pp) – 11/16
25) Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (285pp) – 11/23
26) Velvet Elvis by Rob Bell (177pp) – 12/6
27) Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely (329pp) – 12/17
28) The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing by Al Ries and Jack Trout (132pp) – 12/19
29) Crazy Love by Francis Chan (186pp) – 12/26

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
2) Crazy Love by Francis Chan
3) The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
4) Buy-ology by Martin Lindstrom
5) Velvet Elvis by Rob Bell

Fiction Highlights
1) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
2) The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
3) The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
5) The Shack by William Paul Young

 

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