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Quarantine Reading List

Quarantine Reading List

While you are stuck at home, enjoy some of the books I have most enjoyed over the last few years.  And please share your favorites with me.

 Personal Development Books

  • Indistractible by Nir Eyal
  • Deep Work by Cal Newport
  • Take The Stairs by Rory Vaden
  • No Excuses by Brian Tracy
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  • Getting Things Done by David Allen


  • The Bible – start with the Gospel of John if this is your first time reading it
  • Mere Christianity by CS Lewis
  • Cold Case Christianity by J. Warner Wallace
  • Mastering Life Before It’s Too Late by Robert Morgan


  • Unbroken by Laura Hildebrand
  • God’s Samurai by Gordon Prange
  • A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell
  • Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla by Mark Seifer
  • Mover of Men and Mountains by R.G. LeTourneau
  • The Heavenly Man by Brother Yun
  • Fearless by Eric Blehm
  • Every Child, Every Nation, Every Day by Robert Morgan (even better if you read The Indomitable Mr. O by Norman Rohrer first)


  • The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan (very depressing, but maybe it puts today in perspective)
  • The Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodard
  • Elephant Company by Vicki Constantine Croke


  • Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller
  • The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
  • Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

 Money, Finance and Investing

  • The Ivy Portflolio by Meb Faber
  • The Best Investment Writing by Meb Faber
  • The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias
  • Money, Possessions and Eternity by Randy Alcorn
  • The Little Book That Beats The Market by Joel Greenblatt
  • The Little Book of Value Investing by Christopher Browne
  • The Affluent Investor by Phil DeMuth


  • Verbal Judo by George Thompson
  • How to Fail at Almost Everything And Still Win Big by Scott Adams
  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely.
  • The Success Equation by Michael Muaboussin (and any of his other books)
  • Fooled By Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (and any of his other books)
  • The Sports Gene by David Epstein


  • The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis
  • The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
  • The Count of Monte Christo by Alexandre Dumas
  • State of Fear by Michael Crichton (and any of his other books)
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Bonus – staying in shape when all the gyms are closed

  • Run Less, Run Faster by Bill Pierce, Scott Murr, Ray Moss



“Happiness is a progressive realization of a worthy ideal.”  Brian Tracy