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Year in Books: 2019


🚸 Denotes a book that was read aloud with my children.

⍟ Takedown by Brad Thor

⍟ No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

⍟ Humble Service: Leading Your Family as a Stay-at-Home Dad by Chet Collins

⍟ The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré

⍟ Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

⍟ The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Dank

⍟ St. Francis of Assisi by G.K. Chesterton

⍟ The Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty by William Bligh 🚸

⍟ The Art of War by Sun Tzu

⍟ Rebel Yell by S.C. Gwynne

⍟ How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

⍟ Church of Spies: The Pope’s Secret War Against Hitler by Mark Riebling

⍟ Blowback by Brad Thor

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

⍟ Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

⍟ Keep Going by Austin Kleon

⍟ State of the Union by Brad Thor

⍟ The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis 🚸

⍟ The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 🚸

⍟ Last Days of the Concorde by Samme Chittum

⍟ Hero: Being the Strong Father Your Children Need by Meg Meeker, MD

⍟ The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids by Sarah Mackenzie

⍟ Path of the Assassin by Brad Thor

⍟ The Lions of Lucerne by Brad Thor

⍟ Spymaster by Brad Thor

⍟ The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo

⍟ Boys Should Be Boys: 7 Secrets to Raising Healthy Sons by Meg Meeker, MD

⍟ Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport

⍟ The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future by Joseph C. Sternberg

⍟ Stong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know by Meg Meeker, MD

⍟ Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard

⍟ The One Thing: Passing Faith Onto Children by Matthew Kelly

⍟ You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want by Jesse Mecham

⍟ Democracy Inc.: How Members of Congress Have Cashed In On Their Jobs by The Washington Post

⍟ 8 Minute Meditation Expanded: Quiet Your Mind. Change Your Life. by Victor Davich

⍟ Hunting El Chapo: The Inside Story of the American Lawman Who Captured the World’s Most-Wanted Drug Lord by Andrew Hogan

⍟ Spies in the Family: An American Spymaster, His Russian Crown Jewel, and the Friendship That Helped End the Cold War by Eva Dillon

⍟ Smart Money Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze

⍟ Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

⍟ Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals by Michael Hyatt

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