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.


Confabulations by John Berger

A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel

When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut

Foster by Claire Keegan

Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett

The Manual: A Philosopher’s Guide to Life by Epictetus

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg

Ghosts of Ascalon by Matt Forbeck

George’s Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl

The Making of Guild Wars 2 by Doug Walsh

The Story of Kao Yu by Peter S. Beagle

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Accelerate by Nicole Forsgren

Mumbai New York Scranton by Tamara Shopsin

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

How to Live by Derek Sivers

Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman

LaserWriter II by Tamara Shopsin

Put Your Ass Where Your Heart Wants to Be by Steven Pressfield

How to Eat by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Hummingbirds’ Gift by Sy Montgomery

Seven Empty Houses by Samanta Schweblin


Radically Condensed Instructions for Being Just as You Are by J. Jennifer Matthews

The Trees by Percival Everett

Wonder and Other Survival Skills: A Selection of Essays from Orion Magazine by Orion Magazine

The Sense of Wonder: A Celebration of Nature for Parents and Children by Rachel Carson

The Hawk’s Way: Encounters with Fierce Beauty by Sy Montgomery

Warrior of the Light by Paulo Coelho

In Concrete by Anne Garréta

Beginner’s Mind by Yo-Yo Ma

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

How to Walk by Thich Nhat Hanh

Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life by John N. Gray

Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education by David Sobel

Get Up and Ride: a story of two friends and a cycling adventure on the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal by Jim Shea

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World by Rutger Bregman

Fox 8 by George Saunders

How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh

Principles for Success by Ray Dalio

You Are Special: Words of Wisdom for All Ages from a Beloved Neighbor by Fred Rogers


Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life by Lulu Miller

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World by William H. McRaven

Down to Earth: Gardening Wisdom by Monty Don

Randomize by Andy Weir

Take Control of Notes by Josh Centers

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

Numbers Don’t Lie: 71 Stories to Help Us Understand the Modern World by Vaclav Smil

The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide

How to Sit by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Mister Rogers Effect: 7 Secrets to Bringing Out the Best in Yourself and Others from America’s Beloved Neighbor by Anita Knight Kuhnley

The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris by John Baxter

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life by David Foster Wallace


What Owen Didn’t Know by Laurence Endersen

Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear by Carl Hiaasen

It’s Not About You: A Brief Guide to a Meaningful Life by Tom Rath

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Get Together: How to build a community with your people by Bailey Richardson

Direct Truth: Uncompromising, non-prescriptive Truths to the enduring questions of life by Kapil Gupta

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Dirty Pretty Things by Michael Faudet

How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House’s Dirty Little Secrets by Dana K. White

Carnival Row: Tangle in the Dark by Stephanie K. Smith

Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch by Ruth Cowen

Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Bilbo’s Last Song by J.R.R. Tolkien

Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis


Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

The Man Who Knew The Way to the Moon by Todd Zwillich

You’re Going to Mars! by Rob Dircks

The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth, #2) by N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) by N.K. Jemisin

A Little History of Philosophy by Nigel Warburton

Space Boy Volume 4 (Space Boy, #4) by Stephen McCranie

The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

How to Worry Less About Money by John Armstrong

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want by Rachel Cruze

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman

How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff

Why Your Life Sucks: And What You Can Do About It by Alan Cohen

The Art of Discarding: How to Get Rid of Clutter and Find Joy by Nagisa Tatsumi

Space Boy Volume 3 (Space Boy, #3) by Stephen McCranie

A Mind of Her Own by Paula McLain

Space Boy Volume 2 (Space Boy, #2) by Stephen McCranie

Space Boy Volume 1 (Space Boy, #1) by Stephen McCranie

Educated by Tara Westover

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Alien: Out of the Shadows (Canonical Alien trilogy, #1) by Tim Lebbon

Harry Clarke With Bonus Performance: Lillian by David Cale

The Man on the Mountaintop: An Audible Original Drama by Susan Trott

Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner


You Need a Budget by Jesse Mecham

Christmas Eve, 1914 by Charles Olivier

We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Denis E. Taylor

How to Fight a Hydra by Josh Kaufman

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel

Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets by Stephen Fry

My Twenty-Five Years in Provence by Peter Mayle

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

So Far So Good by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

The Year of Less by Cait Flanders

The Way the World Ends by Jess Walter

At the Bottom of New Lake by Sonya Larson

Boca Raton by Lauren Groff

Controller by Jesse Kellerman

There’s No Place Like Home by Edan Lepucki

The Hillside by Jane Smiley

Falls the Shadow by Skip Horack

Have a Nice Day by Billy Crystal

The Coming Storm by Michael Lewis

The Dark Tower by Stephen King

Lullaby by Jonathan Maberry

Hi Bob! by Bob Newhart

Kahlil Gibran’s Little Book of Life by Neil Douglas-Klotz

Song of Susannah by Stephen King

The Lady Astronaut of Mars by Mary Robinette Kowal

My Dog: The Paradox by Matthew Inman

Hyperion by Dan Simmons

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran

Discipline Equals Freedom by Jocko Willink

Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King

Wizard and Glass by Stephen King

Headhunters on My Doorstep by J. Maarten Troost

The Waste Lands by Stephen King

the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur

The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach

The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Conspiracy by Ryan Holiday

The Debt Consolidation Myth by Jesse Mecham

Flat Broke with Two Goats by Jennifer McGaha

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

The Little Things by Andy Andrews

The New Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World by Zig Ziglar

The Green Ember by S.D. Smith

Fever Dream by Samantha Schweblin

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Breaking Night by Liz Murray

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Sudden Death by Alvaro Enrigue


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


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

Unsinkable 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

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

The Black Company by Glen Cook

Binti 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

Oreo 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

Crawling 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

Solaris by Stanislaw Lem

California 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

Authority by Jeff VanderMeer

The Gemini Effect by Chuck Grossart

Annihilation 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)

Wool 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)

Lucky 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