Master list of books I have read

Last updated: 9 January 2019

This list is in the order of author surname. I began keeping lists of the books I read each year in 2004 but even then did not record every book I read until more recently so this remains a somewhat incomplete list.

Multiple dates after a book indicate that I’ve read it several times.

  1. Saladin Ahmed, Throne of the Crescent Moon. October 2018.
  2. Lloyd Alexander, The Arkadians. January 2006.
  3. David Allen, Getting Things Done. January 2008.
  4. James Allen, As a Man Thinketh. July 2017.
  5. James Altucher, Choose Yourself. August 2016.
  6. Giselle Liza Anatol (Editor), Reading Harry Potter (Critical essays). April 2004.
  7. Kristen Jane Anderson and Tricia Goyer, Life, In Spite of Me. 2012.
  8. Anonymous, Embracing Obscurity.January 2013, April 2018.
  9. ‘BB, Brendan Chase. (with illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford), June 2006 (ISBN 0-416-58830-1).
  10. Craig Ballantyne, How To Set Goals. January 2017.
  11. Eric J. Bargerhuff, The Most Misused Verses in the Bible. December 2018.
  12. L.L. Barkat, Rumors of Water. April 2017.
  13. Mark Batterson, Circle Maker. May 2013.
  14. Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem. December 2018.
  15. Jo Bell & Jane Commane, How to be a Poet. September 2018.
  16. Arnold Bennett, How to Live on 24 hours a Day. April 2016.
  17. Arthur Bennett, Valley of Vision. May 2018.
  18. Ingrid Betancourt, Even Silence Has an End. January 2011.
  19. Steve Biddulph, Manhood. January 2009.
  20. Steve Biddulph, Raising Boys (2nd Edition). February 2005.
  21. Steve Biddulph, The Secret of Happy Children. November 2005.
  22. Steve Biddulph, 10 Things Girls Need Most. June 2017.
  23. Henry Blackaby and Richard Blackaby, Hearing God’s Voice. January 2018.
  24. Susan Rose Blauner, How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me. July 2014.
  25. Steve Bloem and Robyn Bloem, Broken Minds. May 2012.
  26. Micha Boyett, Found. 2015.
  27. Tyler Braun, Why Holiness Matters. December 2016.
  28. Wayne Breitbarth, The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success. October 2017.
  29. Kevin Brennfleck and Kay Marie Brennfleck, Live Your Calling. December 2014.
  30. Mary Helen Briscoe, Preparing Scientific Illustrations. June 2004.
  31. Susan McGee Britton, The Treekeepers. October 2004.
  32. Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code. July 2004.
  33. Randy A Brown, Easy Bible Marking Guide. August 2014.
  34. Sally Brown, Liz McDowell and Phil Race, 500 Tips for Research Students. April 2004.
  35. Bill Bryson, Mother Tongue. October 2018.
  36. Frederick Buechner, Telling Secrets. March 2011.
  37. John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress. November 2008, March 2013.
  38. John Bunyan, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. October 2008, January 2009.
  39. David D. Burns, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy. May 2014.
  40. Timothy Butler, Getting Unstuck. May 2008.
  41. Tony & Barry Buzan, The Mind Map Book. January 2005.
  42. Susan Cain, Quiet. February 2016.
  43. Mayra Calvani and Anne K. Edwards, The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing. August 2012.
  44. Richard Carlson, Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff at Work. April 2005.
  45. Captain E.G. Carre, Praying Hyde. January 2018.
  46. Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries. October 2016
  47. Harry E. Chambers, My Way or the Highway: The Micromanagement Survival Guide. July 2017.
  48. Francis Chan, Crazy Love. December 2009.
  49. Tim Chester, The Message of Prayer. June 2009.
  50. Catherine Chidgey, In A Fishbone Church. November 2005.
  51. Catherine Chidley, Golden Deeds. January 2006.
  52. Dorie Clark, Reinventing You. April 2018.
  53. Geoff Coffey & Susan Prosser, FileMaker Pro 8 The Missing Manual. April 2006.
  54. Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. April 2008.
  55. Danny Cox and John Hoover, Seize The Day. February 2004.
  56. Carolyn Crane, Mind Games. November 2016.
  57. Matthew Crawford, The Case for Working with Your Hands. September 2016.
  58. Mason Currey, Daily Rituals. October 2018.
  59. Michael John Cusick, Surfing for God. October 2017.
  60. Ed Cyzewski, Pray, Write, Grow. January 2017.
  61. Suzanne Davis, Ten Interesting Things About Human Behavior. January 2017.
  62. Jeremy Dean, Making Habits, Breaking Habits. January 2013.
  63. Edward De Bono, Simplicity. June 2008.
  64. Edward De Bono, Sur/petition. February 2004.
  65. Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe. August 2018.
  66. Mary E. DeMuth, Thin Places: A Memoir. October 2018.
  67. Kevin DeYoung, Crazy Busy. May 2014.
  68. Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Twitter for Good. August 2012.
  69. Waris Dirie, Desert Dawn. May 2009.
  70. Garry Disher, Writing Fiction: An introduction to the craft. January 2004.
  71. Joni Eareckson, Joni. April 2004.
  72. David & Leigh Eddings, The Elder Gods. November 2016.
  73. Robert Edric, Peacetime. April 2005.
  74. Nir Eval, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. March 2017.
  75. Fiona Farrell, Book Book. October 2005.
  76. Laurence Fearnley, Edwin + Matilda. 2012.
  77. Gordan D. Fee and Mark L. Strauss, How to Choose a Translation for All its Worth. June 2018.
  78. Gordan D. Fee and Douglas Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. June 2018.
  79. Sinclair B. Ferguson, In Christ Alone. April 2010.
  80. Sinclair B. Ferguson, The Grace of Repentance. January 2017.
  81. Tim Ferris, The 4-Hour Work Week. 20 March 2018.
  82. Jonathan Fields, Uncertainty. 2015.
  83. Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett, When Helping Hurts. September 2012.
  84. Neil Fiore, The Now Habit. July 2008.
  85. Graeme Finlay, God’s Books, Genetics & Genesis. April 2005.
  86. Kenneth C. Flint, Isle of Destiny. November 2016
  87. Pat Flynn, Let Go. 2015
  88. Pat Flynn, Will It Fly?. April 2017.
  89. Janet Frame, Owls Do Cry. April 2004.
  90. Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning. 2012.
  91. Lawrence M. Friedman, Curt Furberg and David L. DeMets, Fundamentals of Clinical Trials. May 2004.
  92. Robert Fulford, The Triumph of Narrative. October 2004.
  93. Guy Gabriel Kay, Tigana. May 2018.
  94. Steve Gaines, Pray Like It Matters. September 2017.
  95. Peter Garrett, Big Blue Sky. January 2018.
  96. Michael E. Gerber, The E Myth Revisited. January 2004.
  97. Camilla Gibb, the petty details of so-and-so’s life. September 2004.
  98. André Gide, The White Notebook. January 2018.
  99. Francesca Gino, Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed. 2015.
  100. Jocelyn K. Glei, Maximize Your Potential. 2015
  101. Seth Godin, The Dip. April 2008.
  102. Jeff Goins, Wrecked. September 2013.
  103. Larry Gonick and Woollcott Smith, The Cartoon Guide To Statistics. May 2004.
  104. Robert Greene, Mastery. February 2016.
  105. Lev Grossman, The Magicians. August 2018.
  106. Wayne Grudem, The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today. July 2018.
  107. Chris Guillebeau, $100 Startup. 2012.
  108. Nicky Gumbel, Questions of Life. March 2004.
  109. Lee Gutkind (Editor), Keep It Real. March 2016.
  110. Vinita Hampton Wright, The Art of Spiritual Writing. August 2018.
  111. Johann Hari, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression. March 2018.
  112. Harvard Business School, Time Management. March 2006.
  113. Paul Hawken, Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. November 2018.
  114. Sally Helgesen, Thriving in 24/7. March 2006.
  115. Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea. 2012.
  116. Todd Henry, Louder Than Words. November 2015.
  117. David Hieatt, Do Open: How a simple email newsletter can transform your business. May 2017.
  118. Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich. January 2017.
  119. Susan D. Hill, Closer Than Your Skin. June 2008.
  120. Jim C. Hines, Libriomancer. October 2016.
  121. Charles D. Hodges, Good Mood, Bad Mood. May 2014.
  122. Mark Holloway, The Freedom Diaries. January 2018.
  123. Anne Holm, I Am David. December 2005.
  124. Mark Hurst, Bit Literacy. July 2013
  125. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World. November 2017.
  126. Bill Hybels, Too busy Not to Pray. July 2004, February 2005, May 2006.
  127. Eileen Jay, Mary Noble & Anne Stevenson Hobbs, A Victorian Naturalist, Beatrix Potter’s Drawings from the Armitt Collection. January 2018.
  128. Nancy Kehoe, Wrestling with Our Inner Angels. February 2016.
  129. Cathy Kezelman, Innocence Revisited. 2015.
  130. Bernadette Jiwa, Meaningful. 2015.
  131. Bernice Koehler Johnson, The Shan: Refugees Without a Camp. 2012.
  132. Charles Johnson, The Way of the Writer. March 2018.
  133. Christine Johnston, The Shark Bell. October 2005.
  134. Christine Johnston, Goodbye Molly McGuire. September 2005.
  135. Christine Johnston, A Friend of Jack McGuire. September 2005.
  136. Christine Johnston, The Haunting of Lara Lawson. September 2005.
  137. David Jones, Pharmaceutical Statistics. May 2004.
  138. Robert Jordan, The Eye of the World. January 2016.
  139. Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt. February 2016.
  140. Robert Jordan, The Dragon Reborn. March 2016.
  141. Robert Jordan, The Shadow Rising. April 2016.
  142. Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven. April 2016.
  143. Robert Jordan, Lord of Chaos. April 2016.
  144. Robert Jordan, A Crown of Swords. May 2016.
  145. Robert Jordan, The Path of Daggers. May 2016.
  146. Robert Jordan, Winter’s Heart. May 2016.
  147. Robert Jordan, Crossroads of Twilight. May 2016.
  148. Robert Jordan, Knife of Dreams. May 2016.
  149. Robert Jordan, The Gathering Storm. June 2016.
  150. Robert Jordan, Towers of Midnight. June 2016.
  151. Robert Jordan, A Memory of Light. June 2016.
  152. Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis. March 2009.
  153. Howard M. Kanare, Writing the Laboratory Notebook. April 2004.
  154. Josh Kaufman, The Personal MBA. 2015.
  155. Guy Gabriel Kay, Tigana. April 2018.
  156. Crawford Kilian, Writing for the Web. February 2018.
  157. Carolyn King, The Natural History of Weasels & Stoats. May 2004.
  158. Carolyn M. King, Habitat of Grace. July 2005.
  159. Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book. June 2005.
  160. John Kirwin, All Blacks Don’t Cry. 2012.
  161. John Kirwin, Stand By Me. 2016.
  162. Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad. 2015.
  163. Ruud Kleinpaste, Backyard Battlefield. January 2006.
  164. Elizabeth Kolbert, Field Notes from a Catastrophe. January 2018.
  165. Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. November 2018.
  166. Dean Koontz, Breathless. January 2018.
  167. Gregg Krech, A Natural Approach to Mental Wellness. May 2014.
  168. Steve Krug, Don’t Make Me Think. May 2018.
  169. David T Lamb, God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old testament Angry, Sexist and Racist? October 2018.
  170. Danielle LaPorte, The Desire Map. January 2016.
  171. Nigel Latta, Before your kids drive you crazy, read this! March 2009.
  172. Nigel Latta, Fathers Raising Daughters. June 2011.
  173. Joan Leof, Fatal if Swallowed. April 2016.
  174. Yashua Levine, The Corruption of Malcolm Gladwell. July 2017.
  175. C.S. Lewis, Out of the Silent Planet. March 2005.
  176. C.S. Lewis, Perelandra. July 2005.
  177. C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain. April 2005.
  178. C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity. May 2008.
  179. Nick Loper, Buy Buttons March 2017.
  180. Angerona S. Love, When Darkness Comes. July 2012.
  181. Brian Lomas, Easy Step by Step Guide to Stress and Time Management. March 2006.
  182. Tremper Longman, How To Read The Psalms. June 2011.
  183. Greg Lucas, Wrestling with an Angel. August 2011.
  184. Gordan MacDonald, The Effective Father. May 2009.
  185. William McDonough and Michael Braungart, Cradle to Cradle. December 2018.
  186. Hugh McGuire and Brian O’Leary, Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto. September 2013.
  187. Brennan Manning, The Furious Longing of God. November 2012.
  188. Juliet Marillier, Daughter of the Forest. August 2005.
  189. Gary Martin, Devotional Catalyst, Inspiration For Busy Christians. September 2012.
  190. Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It and Other Stories. April 2014.
  191. George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones. December 2016.
  192. George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings. December 2016.
  193. George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords. December 2016.
  194. George R. R. Martin, A Feast for Crows. January 2017. 
  195. George R. R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons. February 2017.
  196. Sarah Martin, How to Breed a Rabbit. April 2017.
  197. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto. October 2018.
  198. Eric Metaxas, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. 2015.
  199. Jeffrey J. Meyer, Time Management for Dummies. March 2006.
  200. Peter Michaelson, Why We Suffer. November 2012.
  201. Mike Michalowicz, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. September 2017.
  202. Jonathan Miller, Demonsouled. February 2018.
  203. Jonathan Milligan, The 15 Success Traits of Pro Bloggers. 2015.
  204. David Murray, How Sermons Work. September 2012.
  205. David P. Murray, Christians Get Depressed Too. 2012.
  206. Katariina Mustakallio and Christian Laes, The Dark Side of Childhood in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. December 2018
  207. Watchman Nee, Let Us Pray by. February 2017.
  208. Jill Elizabeth Nelson, Rivet Your Readers with Deep Point of View. October 2017.
  209. Richard O’Connor, Undoing Depression. May 2014.
  210. Kevin M. O’Doherty, The Little Book of Thinking Errors. April 2017.
  211. Mary Oliver, A Poetry Handbook. October 2018.
  212. Sean O’Neill, How to Write a Poem. July 2017.
  213. George Orwell, Animal Farm. January 2015.
  214. George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty Four. 1986, 1998, December 2017.
  215. Averil Overton, Stress Less. June 2008.
  216. JI Packer & Carolyn Nystrom, Guard Us, Guide Us. October 2009.
  217. Frank Page, Melissa: A Father’s Lessons from a Daughter’s Suicide. 2015.
  218. Alan Paton, Cry, The Beloved Country. January 2010.
  219. Pamela Paul, My Life with Bob. February 2018.
  220. Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlet, Evolution From Creation to New Creation. May 2005.
  221. Jim Phelps, Why Am I Still Depressed? April 2017.
  222. Nick Phoenix, Colin Frake on Fire Mountain. December 2018.
  223. Doris Pilkington, Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence. September 2016.
  224. John Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life. March 2008, November 2009.
  225. John Piper, Future Grace. February 2008.
  226. John Piper, The Supremacy of God in Preaching. August 2008.
  227. Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times. October 2017.
  228. John Preston and Julie Fast, Get It Done When You’re Depressed. February 2014.
  229. Warwick Pudney and Judy Cottrell, Beginning Fatherhood. February 2009.
  230. Kit Reed, Mastering Fiction Writing. January 2004.
  231. Tony Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You. March 2018.
  232. Tony Reinke, Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books. May 2018.
  233. David Rees, How to Sharpen Pencils. July 2016.
  234. Michael Reeves, Enjoy Your Prayer Life. 2015.
  235. Vaughan Roberts, Battles Christians Face. June 2017.
  236. Marilynne Robinson, Gilead. 2012.
  237. Joseph Romm, Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know. November 2018.
  238. Marshall B. Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication. July 2008.
  239. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. October 2004.
  240. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. February 2005.
  241. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. October 2005.
  242. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. June 2005, December 2005, June 2009.
  243. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. July 2005, September 2005, July 2009.
  244. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix. June 2004, July 2005.
  245. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. August 2009.
  246. J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. January 2018.
  247. Derek Rowntree, Statistics Without Tears. May 2004.
  248. Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project. June 2014.
  249. Antoine de Saint Exupery, The Little Prince. September 2016.
  250. Rosemary Sassoon, Improve Your Handwriting. April 2016.
  251. Alexander Schmemann, For the Life of the World. July 2012.
  252. Hugh Scott, The Shaman’s Stone. May 2004.
  253. James Scott Bell, Write Great Fiction — Plot & Structure. October 2018.
  254. Gerald Seymour, Condition Black. January 2016.
  255. Robin Sloan, Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. June 2018.
  256. Julien Smith, The Flinch. January 2017.
  257. Sean Smith, J.K. Rowling (A Biography). March 2004.
  258. Sherwood Smith, Wren To The Rescue. October 2004.
  259. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. April 2009.
  260. R.C. Sproul, Can I Have Joy in My Life? August 2017.
  261. Kio Stark, Don’t Go Back to School. 2014.
  262. Roger Steer, George Müller, Delighted in God. September 2008.
  263. John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men. June 2016.
  264. Pamela Stephenson, Billy (The Complete Life Story Of A Comic Genius). August 2004.
  265. Sam Storms, Practicing the Power: Welcoming the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in Your Life. June 2018.
  266. Lee Strobel, The Case For Christ. July 2005.
  267. William Styron, Darkness Visible. May 2011.
  268. Jon Swanson, Anticipation: An Advent Reader. January 2017.
  269. Mark A Tabb, How Can a Good God Let Bad Things Happen? September 2018.
  270. Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place. June 2004.
  271. Kyle Tennant, Unfriend Yourself. May 2013
  272. Lysa TerKeurst, Unglued. July 2016.
  273. Mark Thornton, Meditation in a New York Minute. July 2008.
  274. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. June 2004, November 2018.
  275. Leo Tolstoy, The Death Of Ivan Ilych. October 2012.
  276. Lynne Truss, Eats, Shoots & Leaves. October 2004.
  277. Paco Underhill, Why We Buy (The Science of Shopping). February 2004.
  278. Peter Ustinov, The Loser. September 2018.
  279. Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts. February 2011.
  280. Denis Waitley, Timing is Everything. January 2004.
  281. Daniel Walker, God in a Brothel. 2012.
  282. Sheila Walsh, Loved back to life. March 2018.
  283. Sheila Walsh, In the Middle of the Mess. July 2018.
  284. David Watson, Fear No evil. April 2004.
  285. Bill Watterson, The Authoritative Calvin & Hobbes. Finished May 2004.
  286. K.M.Weiland, Outlining Your Novel. August 2016.
  287. Edward T. Welch, Depression, A Stubborn Darkness. July 2011.
  288. Sam Wellman, Amy Carmichael: Selfless Servant of India. April 2016.
  289. Elie Wiesel, Night. December 2009.
  290. Christie Wilcox, Bethany Brookshire, Jason G. Goldman, Science Blogging. April 2018.
  291. Samuel C Williamson, Hearing God in Conversation. April 2018.
  292. Wendy K. Williamson, I’m Not Crazy Just Bipolar. 2012.
  293. Douglas Wilson, Wordsmithy. January 2017.
  294. Rebecca Wilson and Bronwyn Evans, A Passion for Life (Young New Zealanders Doing Business). January 2004.
  295. Jonathan Wilson-Hargrove, The Wisdom of Stability. March 2017.
  296. Ben Witherington, Jesus and Money. January 2016.
  297. James Wood, How Fiction Works. May 2018.
  298. Desiree Woodland, I Still Believe. June 2012.
  299. Tony Woodlief, Somewhere More Holy. April 2011.
  300. Bob Woodward, Fear: Trump in the White House. September 2018.
  301. William Paul Young, The Shack. 2012.
  302. Mary Frances Zambreno, A Plague of Sorcerers. November 2004.
  303. Philip Zimbardo and Nikita Duncan, The Demise of Guys. August 2017.

Poetry

  • Billy Collins, Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems.
  • Billy Collins, Ballistics
  • Billy Collins, Picnic, Lightning.
  • Billy Collins, The Rain in Portugal. August 2018.
  • Billy Collins, Nine Horses. October 2018.
  • Shirley Deuchrass, River Calls Me Home.
  • Robert Frost, A Boy’s Will.
  • Dave Harrity, These Intricacies. April 2018.
  • Seamus Heaney, District and Circle.
  • Seamus Heaney, Human Chain.
  • Patrick Jones, darkness is where the stars are.
  • Mary Karr, Sinners Welcome.
  • Philip Larkin, Collected Poems.
  • Owen Marshall, The White Clock.
  • Lynley Millar, The Catlins Collection.
  • Andrew Motion, The Customs House.
  • Emma Neale, Spark. February 2018.
  • Emma Neale, Tender Machines.
  • Emma Neale, How to Make a Million. October 2018.
  • Bernard O’Donoghue, Farmers Cross.
  • Sylvia Plath, Ariel.
  • Luci Shaw, Scape.
  • Kenneth C. Steven, Iona.
  • Monica Taylor, Paper Boats.
  • Brian Turner, Taking Off.
  • Brian Turner, Night Fishing. September 2018.

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