Books I’ve Read/Books To Read

This is, by no means, even close to an exhaustive list of every book I’ve read, but I at least wanted to put down some of the more recent ones from the last couple of years or some of my favorites from the past.  If they are listed, it means I recommend them to read. I may feature a book review from time to time, but if you want to know my thoughts about any of the books listed below, ask in the comments.

Fiction
The Phantom of the Opera – Gaston Leroux
The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follett
Lord of the Rings Trilogy – J.R.R. Tolkien
Chronicles of Narna – C.S. Lewis
House of Sand and Fog – Andre Dubus III
Seabiscuit – Laura Hillenbrand
The Little Stranger – Sarah Walters
Til We Have Faces – C.S. Lewis
The Curious Incident of the Dog at Nighttime – Mark Haddon
Bel Canto – Ann Patchett
The Mummy – Anne Rice

Non-Fiction/Biography
American Lion (Andrew Jackson) – Jon Meacham
Upside of Irrationality – Dan Ariely
The Invisible Gorilla – Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
Trading Up – Michael J. Silverstein, Neil Fiske, and John Butman
The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
Snoop – Sam Gosling, PhD

Self-Help/Relationships
Understanding the Borderline Mother – Lawson
The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
The Soul of Rumi – Banks
The Gift of Fear – Gavin DeBecker
Working with Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goldman
Pulling Your Own Strings – Wayne Dyer
Wild Mind – Natalie Goldberg
Gaining – Aimee Liu
The Smart Stepfamily – Ron L. Deal

Parenting
Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp
The Five Love Languages of Children – Gary Chapman
Christian Childrearing and Personality Development – Paul Meier, M.D.
I’m Not Your Kid – Kay Atkins
Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World – Zig Zigler
Parenting Isn’t For Cowards – Dr. James Dobson
Reviving Ophelia – Mary Pipher, PhD
Making Your Child Mind Without Losing Yours – Dr. Kevin Leman
Have a New Kid by Friday – Dr. Kevin Leman
Raising Children Who Think For Themselves – Elisa Medhus, M.D.
The Highly Sensitive Child – Elain N Aron, PhD
The Strong Willed Child – Dr. James Dobson
Growing Up With Divorce – Neil Kalter
The Divorced Dad’s Survival Book – David Krior, PhD
Protecting the Gift – Gavin DeBecker
Parenting By the Book – John Rosemond, PhD
Making the Terrible Twos Terrific – John Rosemond, PhD
The Well Behaved Child – John Rosemond, PhD

Books to Read
Stepmonster – Wednesday Martin
The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson
Look Me In The Eye – John Elder Robinson

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