reading

Last Updated: 02/25/2018

Currently Reading:
  • The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  • King's Cage (Red Queen #3) by Victoria Aveyard
  • The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St. Clair
  • I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler, Frank Turek and David Limbaugh by My review (I am re-reading this repeatedly because there's so much to absorb.)
Just Finished:
  • Rot & Ruin (Rot & Ruin #1) by Jonathan Maberry
  • Dust & Decay (Rot & Ruin #2) by Jonathan Maberry
  • Flesh & Bone (Rot & Ruin #3) by Jonathan Maberry
  • Fire & Ash (Rot & Ruin #4) by Jonathan Maberry
  • Red Queen (Red Queen #1) by Victoria Aveyard
  • Glass Sword (Red Queen #2) by Victoria Aveyard
  • After On: A Novel of Silicon Valley by Rob Reid
  • The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
  • Powerless (The Hero Agenda Book 1) by Tera Lynn Childs, Tracy Deebs
  • The Twelve (The Passage #2) by Justin Cronin
  • The City of Mirrors: A Novel (The Passage #3) by Justin Cronin
  • Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick
  • Fix ('Mancer) by Ferrett Steinmetz
  • A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan
  • Deadline (Newsflesh #2) by Mira Grant
  • Blackout (Newsflesh #3) by Mira Grant
Up Next:
  • ???
Bookshelf:
(in between other stuff)
  • Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want by James H. Gilmore and B. Joseph Pine II
  • Fiction Writer's Workshop by Josip Novakovich
  • Church: Uncommon by Tony Dungy @tonydungy
  • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell
  • Not So Big Remodelling by Sarah Susanka and Marc Vassallo
  • Whatcha Gonna Do With That Duck by Seth Godin
Reading List:
I would certainly welcome donated copies of any of these books, or other books you'd like me to review as well as any recommendations you want to send my way.

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  • (none yet)

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  • Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions by Guy Kawasaki (Completed/My Review)

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-Q- (Completed)

  • (none yet)

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    -W- (Completed)


    -X- (Completed)

    • (none yet)

    -Y- (Completed)


    -Z- (Completed)

    • (none yet)

    -A- (Want to Read)

    • Note: I am in the process of switching from alphabetical-by-title to alphabetical-by-author. So, needless to say, this is a bit of a mess right now.
    • Names of God by ?
    • If You Build It, Will They Come? by Rob Adams
    • The Samson Syndrome by Mark Atteberry
    • The Art of War

    -B- (Want to Read)

    • Choke: What the Secrets of The Brain Reveal About by Getting It Right When You Have To by Stan Beilock
    • Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger (FC201304)
    • Empowered: Unleash Your Employees by Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler
    • Lead Your Family Like Jesus by Ken Blanchard, Tricia Goyer, Phil Hodges
    • NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
    • Communicating Design by Dan Brown
    • Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation by Tim Brown

    -C- (Want to Read)

    • Forgotten God by Francis Chan
    • The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman, Ross Campbell
    • The 5 Love Languages Men's Edition by Gary Chapman
    • Now You're Thinking by Judy Chartrand
    • Next by Michael Crichton
    • A World Gone Social by Ted Coine and Mark Babbit
    • About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design by Alan Cooper
    • Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster (Lean Series) by Alistair Croll
    • Parenting the Wholehearted Child by Jeannie Cunnion

    -D- (Want to Read)

    • There But Not by Jose D├ívila
    • Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
    • Wasted Prayer by Greg Darley
    • More Twisted by Jeffery Deaver
    • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and Business by Charles Duhigg (Inc. 201203)
    • Lead Employees to Success by Wendy Duncan
    • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck (01/04/11)
    • Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd by Youngme Moon

    -E- (Want to Read)

    • How Not to Be Wrong by Jodan Ellenberg (Bill Gates 2016)
    • The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development: A Cheat Sheet to The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits
    • Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination by Hugh MacLeod
    • Explore Everything: Place-hacking the City by Bradley L. Garrett

    -F- (Want to Read)

    • Just Dad and Me by Erin Falligant and Susan Walsh (recommended by Lori)
    • The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad) by Tana French
    • The Water's Edge by Karin Fossum
    • Prayer by Richard Foster
    • REWORK by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson (06/16/11 - adv. in May 2011 Inc.)
    • The Full Burn by Kevin Conley
    • Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age by Steven Johnson

    -G- (Want to Read)

    • The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing by Lisa Gansky
    • When Critics Ask by Norman Geisler
    • The Idea Factory by Jon Gertner
    • PASSION: The Bright Light of Glory by Louie Giglio
    • David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
    • Leading Geeks by Paul Glen (recommended by Clay)
    • Tales of the Revolution by Seth Godin
    • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver (author referenced in Brain Rules)
    • Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant (Inc., April 2013)
    • Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa (read the jacket at Barnes & Noble)
    • The Magician by Lev Grossman
    • Genius by Leopoldo Gout (recommended by Ellie)

    -H- (Want to Read)

    • Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs by Brian Halligan
    • 9 Things Successful People Do Differently by Heidi Grant Halvorson
    • 24 Hours that Changed the World by Adam Hamilton
    • The Omega Objective by Wesley Hankins
    • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (Bill Gates 2016)
    • Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Abraham Lincoln and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by Jay Heinrichs
    • The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday

    -I- (Want to Read)

    • The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar

    -J- (Want to Read)

    • 57 Words that Changed the World by Daryl Johnson
    • Designing with the Mind in Mind: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Rules by Jeff Johnson

    -K- (Want to Read)

    • Design for Hackers by Kadavy
    • The Art of Social Media by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick
    • The Internet is Not the Answer by Andrew Keen
    • What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly
    • Dads and Daughters: How to Inspire, Understand and Support Your Daughter When She's Growing Up So Fast by Joe Kelly (recommended by Lori)
    • Between Heaven and Hell... by Peter Kreeft

    -L- (Want to Read)

    • The Vital Question by Nick Lane (Bill Gates 2016)
    • Imagine by Jonah Lehrer (EW #1 non-fiction)
    • Be the Dad She Needs You to Be by Kevin Leman
    • Raylan by Elmore Leonard
    • Monument 14 by Emmy Leybourne
    • A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield
    • Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by Timothy Lister and Tom DeMarco
    • Max on Life by Max Lucado
    • Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton

    -M- (Want to Read)

    • The Life God Blesses by Gordon MacDonald
    • Forbidden Places: Exploring Our Abandoned Heritage by Sylvain Margaine
    • How High Will You Climb? by John C. Maxwell
    • How Successful People Lead by John C. Maxwell
    • Developing the Leader within You by John C. Maxwell
    • In Pursuit of Elegance by Matthew E. May (Inc. 201203)
    • Up on the Roof by Alex McLean
    • Southern California: An Island on the Land by Carey McWilliams
    • Imaginary Jesus by Matt Mikalatos
    • The Power to Compete by Ryoichi Mikitani and Hiroshi Mikitani (Bill Gates 2016)
    • City Observed: Los Angeles by Charles Moore and Peter Becker
    • App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You by Chad Mureta
    -N- (Want to Read)

    • Networking is Not Working: Stop Collecting Business Cards and Start Making Meaningful Connections by Derek Coburn

    -O- (Want to Read)

    • Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder
    • 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People
    • The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office by Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan (Inc., Dec. '12)

    -P- (Want to Read)

    • The Cost of Bad Behavior by Christine Pearson, Christine Porath
    • 52 Things Daughters Need from their Dads by Jay Payleitner
    • What's Best Next by Matt Perman
    • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink
    • Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community by Alessandro Piol, Maria Teresa Cometto, and Fred Wilson
    • Read This Before Our Next Meeting by Al Pittampalli
    • Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
    • In Their Blood by Sharon Putts

    -Q- (Want to Read)

    • Q by Evan Mandery (Recommended by Tammie)

    -R- (Want to Read)

    • As Little Design as Possible by Dieter Rams (FC, Dec. '12)
    • The Naked Presenter by Garr Reynolds
    • Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don't Work by Dan Roam
    • Me, Myspace and I: Parenting the Net Generation by Larry Rosen
    • Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn by Dr. Larry Rosen
    • God is Just Not Fair by Jennifer Rothschild
    • Good Strategy, Bad Strategy by Richard P. Rumelt (Inc. July/Aug. 2011)

    -S- (Want to Read)

    • Business Brilliant by Lewis Schiff
    • Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play when No One Has the Time by Brigid Schulte
    • Probable Cause by Theresa Schwegal
    • Below the Surface by Tim Shoemaker
    • Little Bets: How Breakthroughs Emerge from Small Discoveries by Peter Sims
    • Overcoming Perfectionism by Ann Smith
    • The Flinch by Julien Smith
    • Deep and Wide by Andy Stanley (Recommended by Patrick)
    • Next Generation Leader by Andy Stanley
    • Seveneves by Neal Stephenson (Bill Gates 2016)
    • Redefining Leadership by Joseph Stowell
    • Microcosmic God by Theodore Sturgeon (03/29, while reading Groundswell)
    • The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History by John Ortved
    • Smile and Move by Sam Parker
    • Suddenly, A Knock on the Door by Etgar Keret

    -T- (Want to Read)

    • Zero to One by Peter Thiel
    • Admired: 21 Way to Double Your Value by Mark Thompson and Bonita Thompson
    • Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers and the Quest for a New Utopia by Anthony M. Townsend
    • Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline
    • The Thirteen Clocks by James Thurber
    • The 360° Leader by John C. Maxwell
    • Today Matters: 12 Daily Practices to Guarantee Tomorrow's Success by John C. Maxwell
    • Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
    • Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles (two volumes)
    • A 12-Month Guide to Better Prayer

    -U- (Want to Read)

    • If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland

    -V- (Want to Read)

    • Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity

    -W- (Want to Read)

    • Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself by David Foster Wallace and David Lipsky (NF)
    • 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot by Richard Wiseman
    • The Master Switch by Tim Wu
    • We Could Be Villains by Missy Meyer
    • Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson
    • Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier
    • A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink (NF)
    • Why Men Hate Going to Church by David Murrow

    -X- (Want to Read)

    • (none currently)

    -Y- (Want to Read)

    • The Shack by William P. Young

    -Z- (Want to Read)

    • (none currently)