Friday, January 1, 2016

2015 Books

This is a list of the books I read in 2015.  (This is more for my memory than for everyone else to know).

  1. 1066 by Jennifer Paxton
  2. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  3. A Disease Called Childhood: WHY ADHD Became an American Epidemic by Marilyn Wedge
  4. A Season of Saturdays: A History of College Football in 14 Games by Michael Weinreb
  5. A Spirituality of Fundraising by Henri Nouwen
  6. After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality and American Religion by Anthony M. Petro
  7. Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy by Rear Admiral Dave Oliver
  8. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, trans. by A.W. Wheen
  9. Allegiance by Timothy Zahn
  10. American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon
  11. Bellow Stairs by Margaret Powell
  12. Beyond: Our Future in Space by Chris Impey
  13. Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing by Joe Domanick
  14. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  15. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard Foster
  16. Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture by Ellen Ruppel Shell
  17. Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism by Bartow J. Elmore
  18. City of Dreams by William Martin
  19. Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilson
  20. Coronado by Dennis Lehane
  21. Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader by James Luceno
  22. Darwin: Portrait of a Genius by Paul Johnson
  23. Death Star by Michael Reeves and Steve Perry
  24. Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  25. E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth's Core by William Joyce
  26. Entreleadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches by Dave Ramsey
  27. Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers by Amir D. Aczel
  28. Five Marks of a Methodist: The Fruit of a Living Faith by Steve Harper
  29. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
  30. Free: Why Science hasn't Disproved Freewill by Albert R. Mele
  31. From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History by Kenneth Hammond
  32. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  33. God's Chosen Fast: A Spiritual and Practical Guide to Fasting by Arthur Wallis
  34. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Other's Don't by James C. Collins
  35. Grave Robber: How Jesus can make Your Impossible Possible by Mark Batterson
  36. Gregor and the Curse of the Warmblood by Suzanne Collins
  37. Gregor and the Marks of Secret by Suzanne Collins
  38. Gregor and the Prophecy of the Bane by Suzanne Collins
  39. Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
  40. Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter by Nina MacLaughlin
  41. Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire and Utopian Dreams by Michael D'Antonio
  42. Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing by Melissa Mohr
  43. How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise by Chris Taylor
  44. How the Mighty Fall by Jim Collins
  45. How to Read the Bible and Still be a Christian: Struggling with Divine Violence from Genesis through Revelation by John Dominic Crossan
  46. Humor Code: A Global Search for what Makes Things Funny by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner
  47. In Praise of Doubt: How to Have Convictions Without Becoming a Fanatic by Peter Berger and Anton Zijderveld
  48. Innovate the Pixar Way: Business Lessons from the World's Most Creative Corporate Playground by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson
  49. Intangiball: The Subtle Things that Win Baseball Games by Lonnie Wheeler
  50. Inventing Hell: Dante, the Bible and Eternal Torment by Jon M. Sweeney
  51. Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  52. Kenobi by John Jackson Miller
  53. Knuckleball: The History of the Unhittable Pitch by Lew Freedman
  54. Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving
  55. Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute
  56. Leading Change by John Kotter
  57. Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp
  58. Malestrom: Manhood Swept into the Currents of a Changing World by Carolyn Custis James
  59. Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind, edited by Jocelyn K. Glei
  60. Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P.L. Travers by Valerie Lawson
  61. Mayflower: A Story of Community, Courage and War by Nathaniel Philbrick
  62. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by John Krakauer
  63. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  64. Multiplication is for White People: Raising the Standards for Other People's Children by Lisa Delpit
  65. My Father's Wives by Mike Greenberg
  66. Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King by William Joyce
  67. Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
  68. Our Great American God: A Short History of Our Ever-Growing Deity by Matthew Paul Turner
  69. Renovate or Die: 10 Ways to Focus Your Church on Mission by Bob Farr and Kay Kotan
  70. Seize the Daylight: The Curious and Contentious Story of Daylight Saving Time by David Prerau
  71. Shakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson
  72. Shift: Helping Congregations Back into the Game of Effective Ministry by Phil Maynard
  73. Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples by Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger
  74. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  75. Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach
  76. Surprise!: Embrace the Unpredictable, Engineer the Unexpected by Tania Luna and LeeAnn Renninger
  77. Sycamore Row by John Grisham
  78. Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen by David Novak
  79. The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle by Joanne Huist Smith
  80. The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds and Forgeries in the Art World by Anthony M. Amore
  81. The Big Moo: Stop Trying to be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable by The Group of 33
  82. The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett
  83. The Bookwoman's Last Fling by John Dunning
  84. The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty by Caroline Alexander
  85. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote by Truman Capote
  86. The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession by John Cornwell
  87. The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy
  88. The Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
  89. The Great Evangelical Recession: 6 Factors that will Crash the American Church and How to Prepare by John S. Dickerson
  90. The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry
  91. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo
  92. The Man Who Ate His Boots: The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest Passage by Anthony Brandt
  93. The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert Edsel
  94. The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company by David A. Price
  95. The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make all the Difference by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval
  96. The Real Life of Mary Poppins: The Life and Times of P.L. Travers by Paul Brody
  97. The Sacred Art of Fasting: Preparing to Practice by Rev. Thomas Ryan, CSP
  98. The Scandalous Message of James: Faith Without Works is Dead by Elsa Tamez
  99. The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy by Paul Sullivan
  100. The Titled Americans: Three American Sisters and the British Aristocratic World into which They Married by Elizabeth Kehoe
  101. The Woman Who Can't Forget: The Extraordinary Story of Living with the Most Remarkable Memory Known to Science by Jill Price
  102. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  103. Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephan D. Dubner
  104. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  105. Toothiana: Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armies by William Joyce
  106. Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor by Warren Bennis, et all
  107. When the Astors Owned New York: Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in a Gilded Age by Justin Kaplan
  108. Why Suffering?: Finding Meaning and Comfort When Life Doesn't Make Sense by Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale
  109. Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand
  110. World Gone By by Dennis Lehane

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