This page serves as a repository for books that I have read. It is organized in reverse chronological order in yearly sections. As I finish reading books, they will be added to the top of the list. Where possible, I will make the book title a link to the page for the format in which the book was read.

I hope you find many enjoyable and useful books to read.


Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrigue

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut


Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures by Matt Stine

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries by Neil deGrasse Tyson

A Farewell to Walmart by Carly J. Hallman

They Rule the World by Samuel Hazo

Lit by Mary Karr

Grief Is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter

The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Slade House by David Mitchell

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

Walking by Henry David Thoreau

On Truth by Harry G. Frankfurt


[My Year in Books – 2016]

A Drive into the Gap by Kevin Guilfoile

The Tale of the Unknown Island by José Saramago

The Way to Wealth by Benjamin Franklin

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

Washington County Murder & Mayhem by A. Parker Burroughs

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Ban en Banlieue by Bhanu Kapil

Dark Souls Design Works by Udon Entertainment

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

by Abby Sunderland

Dark Souls 2 Design Works
by Caleb Cook

The Elephant in the Room
by Jon Ronson

Creativity, Inc.
by Ed Catmull

Everything but the Squeal
by John Scalzi

Hello, Moto
by Nnedi Okorafor

Reason for Hope
by Jane Goodall

M Train
by Patti Smith

The Last Wish
by Andrzej Sapkowski

Rejection Proof
by Jia Jiang

by Laura Hillenbrand

The Black Company
by Glen Cook

by Nnedi Okorafor

Keep Moving
by Dick Van Dyke

The Turner House
by Angela Flournoy

Lauren Ipsum
by Carlos Bueno

Secrets of Simplicity
by Mary Carlomagno

Find the Good
by Heather Lende

Her Way
by Jeff Gerth

Hyperbole and a Half
by Allie Brosh

Hillbilly Elegy
by J.D. Vance

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman

Kitchen Confidential
by Anthony Bourdain

The Danish Way of Parenting
by Jessica Joelle Alexander

Birds and Blooms of the 50 States
by Anna Branning

The Opposite of Loneliness
by Marina Keegan

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
by Carlo Rovelli

Not My Father’s Son
by Alan Cumming

The Revenant
by Michael Punke

Easy Street (the Hard Way)
by Ron Perlman

The Wisdom of the Shire
by Noble Smith

My Ántonia
by Willa Cather

A Spool of Blue Thread
by Anne Tyler

Avenue of Mysteries
by John Irving

The Tsar of Love and Techno
by Anthony Marra

Fates and Furies
by Lauren Groff

by Fran Ross

The Story of My Teeth
by Valeria Luiselli

The Invaders
by Karolina Waclawiak

The New World
by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz

Our Souls at Night
by Kent Haruf

An Amateur’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness
by Britt Reints

by Elisha Cooper

The Journal of Best Practices
by David Finch

A Sport and a Pastime
by James Salter

Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel

The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins


Off to Be the Wizard
by Scott Meyer

The City & The City
by China Miéville

Screamfree Parenting
by Hal Edward Runkel

Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes

My Brilliant Friend
by Elena Ferrante

by Stanislaw Lem

by Edan Lepucki

How to Love
by Thich Nhat Hanh

This Is How You Lose Her
by Junot Díaz

H Is for Hawk
by Helen Macdonald

Learning to Swim
by Sara J. Henry

Paper Towns
by John Green

An Abundance of Katherines
by John Green

Looking for Alaska
by John Green

As You Wish
by Cary Elwes & Joe Layden

All the Birds, Singing
by Evie Wyld

by Jeff VanderMeer

The Gemini Effect
by Chuck Grossart

by Jeff VanderMeer

The Final Note
by Kevin Alan Milne


10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace
by Wayne W. Dyer

The Art of Procrastination
by John Perry

Words Like Coins
by Robin Hobb

The Willful Princess and the Piebald Prince
by Robin Hobb (kindle)

The Martian
by Andy Weir (hardcover) *****

Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood
by Michael Lewis (kindle)

Broken Magic
by Eric Sipple (kindle)

Paleo Diet Mistakes You Wish You Knew
by Mirsad Hasic (kindle)

by Hugh Howey (audio)

Under the Dome
by Stephen King (audio)

Consider Phlebas
by Iain M. Banks (trade paper)

Magnificent Vibration: A Novel
by Rick Springfield (kindle)

The Bird Eater
by Ania Ahlborn (kindle)

by Alice Sebold (kindle)

The Giver
by Lois Lowry (kindle)

The Dirty Parts of the Bible
by Sam Torode (kindle)

A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens (kindle)

Floating Gold: A Natural (And Unnatural) History of Ambergris
by Christopher Kemp (kindle)

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think
by Brian Wansink (kindle)

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth
by Chris Hadfield (hardcover)


The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (audio)

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (audio)

Down on the Farm by Charles Stross (kindle)

Divergent by Veronica Roth (kindle)

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter (audio)

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (kindle)

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (audio)

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (kindle)

The Human Division #1: The B-Team by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins (audio)

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (audio)

Listening is an Act of Love by Dave Isay (audio)

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam (audio)

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (audio dramatization)

The Human Division #2: Walk the Plank by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. (audio)

The Human Division #3: We Only Need the Heads by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #4: A Voice in the Wilderness by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #5: Tales from the Clarke by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker (audio)

MOGWorld by Yahtzee Croshaw (audio)

The Human Division #6: The Back Channel by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #7: The Dog King by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #8: The Sound of Rebellion by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #9: The Observers by John Scalzi (kindle)

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh (audio)

The Human Division #10: This Must Be The Place by John Scalzi (kindle)

After the Coup by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Autobiography of Black Hawk by Chief Black Hawk (audio)

A Tall Tale by Charles Stross (kindle)

The Human Division #11: A Problem of Proportion by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Magician King by Lev Grossman (audio)

The Human Division #12: The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads by John Scalzi (kindle)

The Human Division #13: Earth Below, Sky Above by John Scalzi (kindle)

Paladins of Shannara: Allanon’s Quest by Terry Brooks (kindle)

My Extraordinary Ordinary Life by Sissy Spacek (audio)

Opal Fire (A Stacy Justice Mystery – Book One) by Barbra Annino (kindle)

Insubordinate by Seth Godin (kindle)

Screw It, Let’s Do It by Richard Branson (kindle)

Paladins of Shannara: The Weapons Master’s Choice by Terry Brooks (kindle)

Paladins of Shannara: The Black Irix by Terry Brooks (kindle)

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder (audio)

Insurgent (Divergent) by Veronica Roth (kindle)

Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn (kindle)

Are You as Happy as Your Dog? by Alan Cohen (kindle)

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough (audio)

Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (kindle & audio)

Have You Hugged a Monster Today? by Alan Cohen (kindle)


The Information Diet by Clay Johnson

Make Love Not Porn by Cindy Gallop

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (excellent)

Simplify by Joshua Becker

Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk (audio)

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett (audio)

The Magicians by Lev Grossman (audio)

“What Money Can Buy” in The New Yorker (profiles Bill Gates and the fight to cure malaria) (audio)

Stuff by Randy Frost and Gail (audio)

Mile 81 by Stephen King (Kindle Single)

The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost (audio)

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (audio)

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs (audio)

Jesus, Interrupted by Bart Ehrman (audio)

Johannes Cabal The Necromancer by Jonathan L. Howard (audio)

Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard (audio)

The Mote in God’s Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle (audio)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (audio, abridged)

Some Assembly Required by Anne Lamott with Sam Lamott (audio)

The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

Cooking Solves Everything by Mark Bittman

I Moved Your Cheese by Deepak Malhotra

Drive by Daniel H. Pink (audio)

Overtime by Charles Stross

The Gunslinger by Stephen King (audio)


The $64 Tomato by William Alexander

Read This Before Our Next Meeting by Al Pittampalli

A Week at the Airport by Alain de Botton

Poke the Box by Seth Godin

Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky

Keeping It Straight by Patrick Rhone

Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon by Matt Forbeck and Jeff Grubb

Anything You Want by Derek Sivers

Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness by Dan Zarrella

Beekeeping for Beginners by Laurie R. King

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Nine Lessons by Kevin Alan Milne

We The Animals by Justin Torres

Predators I Have Known by Alan Dean Foster

Heldenhammer by Graham McNeill

Hatter by Daniel Coleman