Yearly Reading Lists Posts

My 62 Books of 2016

My 62 Books of 2016

Here are the books I’ve read since January of 2016 with my rating for them (5 being the best) along with a brief review. Any book without a number rating has been given to me by the author or publisher. In addition to this list you might also check out my reading lists from previous years as well as my recommendations on how to become a better reader.

(Click here) to see the books I have personally written, and see below for the ones I’ve read this year. Topping the list were How to Be Here, The Sin of Certainty, Rejection ProofThe Explosive Child, and People to Be Loved.

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My 51 books of 2015

Here are the books I read in 2015 with my rating for them (5 being the best) along with a brief review. Topping the list this year was The Bible Tells Me So and The Grand Paradox.

Any book without a number rating has been given to me by the author or publisher. In addition to this list you might also check out my reading lists from previous years as well as my recommendations on how to become a better reader. A lot of people resolve to read more in the new year and if that’s you I hope this list gives you something to get you started.

This year I also released my book Redeeming Pleasure in September.

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My 57 Books of 2014

The last two years I somehow read the exact same number of books each year: 63. That’s a strange number but I wasn’t able to quite live up to it this year. My favorite books were A Farewell to Mars by Brian Zahnd (#33) and Culture Making by Andy Crouch (#48).

Here are all the books I’ve read since January of 2014 with my rating for them (5 being the best) and a brief review. You can see this list at any time by clicking on the link at the top of each page on my blog titled “reading list.” Any book without a number rating has been given to me by the author or publisher. You can also check out my lists from previous years, as well as my recommendations on how to become a better reader.

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My 63 Books of 2013

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Last year I set a new record for most books I’d ever read in a year. This year, I just realized that I read the exact same amount. It’s not exactly like sixty-three is a natural number to read so I’ll now be self evaluating myself to figure out what’s going on.

My favorite books this year were The Naked Gospel (reread), A Faith Not Worth Fighting For, and S.

Here is the list the books I’ve read since January of 2013 with my rating for them (5 being the best) and a brief review. Make sure you also check out my lists from previous years, as well as my recommendations on how to become a better reader. Also, click here to check out my book Crowdsourcing the Message.

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My 63 books from 2012

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Last year I set a new personal record for the number of books I was able to read with sixty-three. This was almost double my previous record of thirty-nine. As a result, I had more 5 star reviews than I normally do. My top books of the year were:

Unbroken, Mere Christianity, Who Is this Man?, The Myth of a Christian Nation, God Of the Possible, and Cross Roads

I also had more least favorite books this year as well. They included:

The Tiger’s Wife, Gathering Blue, Messenger, The Way of the Lord, and the Explicit Gospel

Below is the entire list from 2012 with my rating for them (5 being the best) and a brief review. You can also check out my lists from previous years as well as my first book, Crowdsourcing the Message, that I released in April of 2012. I keep this as a running list year-round and you can access it by clicking the “reading list” link on the top right of each page on my blog.

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My Reading List of 2011

[I]n 2011 I read through 39 books. Apart from the Bible, my favorite book was Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. My least favorite was Bizarre Books by Russell Ash and Brian Lake. Here is my list with my rating for each (5 being the best) and a brief review. Make sure you also check out my lists from previous years, as well as my recommendations on how to become a better reader.

FYI… at anytime you can find my up-to-date reading list by clicking on the “reading list” link at the top right of my blog. This post is a summation of my running list from 2011.

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