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2018 Reading

Updated: 8 October 2018 Slow Reads There are some books that I intentionally read slowly in order to let their message sink in or to enjoy the experience of digesting smaller morsels that are rich in meaning. Selected Poems by William Bronk (ISBN 0-8112-1314-5) Second Sky by Tania Runyan (ISBN 978-1-62564-288-2) Holy Bible (KJV) Holy Bible (NIV) Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth by Walter Bruggemann. 167 pages (ISBN 978-0-8006-3460-5). […]

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2006 Reading

A partial list of books that I read in 2006 The Arkadians by Lloyd Alexander, January 2006 ISBN 0-525-45415-2 Golden Deeds by Catherine Chidley, January 2006 ISBN 0-86473-384-4 Backyard Battlefield by Ruud Kleinpaste, January 2006 ISBN 1-86941-691-0 Time Management by Harvard Business School, March 2006 ISBN 1-59139-633-6. Mostly common sense really, not much real depth to any of the topics. Thriving in 24/7 (Six Strategies for Taming the New World […]

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2005 Reading

Books that I read in 2005 The Mind Map Book by Tony & Barry BuzanJanuary 2005 ISBN 0-563-48701-1 Raising Boys (2nd Edition) by Steve BiddulphFebruary 2005 ISBN 1-876451-50-5 Too Busy NOT to Pray by Bill HybelsFebruary 2005 ISBN 0-85110-896-2 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling February 2005 ISBN 0-7475-3849-2 Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. LewisMarch 2005 ISBN 0-330-02172-9 Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff at […]

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2004 Reading

The books I read in 2004. Writing Fiction: An introduction to the craft by Garry Disher. Finished January 2004. ISBN 1-86508-589-8. The E Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber. Finished January 2004. ISBN 0-88730-728-0. Basically sings the prasies of companies such as McDonalds which are franchised and operate on the basis of very tightly controlled systems with minimal creativity. Mastering Fiction Writing by Kit Reed. Finished January 2004. ISBN 0-89879-479-X. […]

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2008 Reading

There are a finite number of hours in my life, and only a limited number of books that I can read. Realistically, I can easily read one book per month; 12 books per year; 396 books before I am 70. In choosing books to read, try to aim for literature that will enrich my soul – opt for quality rather than quantity. Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress Free […]

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My giant list of books to read

Books I intend to read These are books I already own because at some point I have decided that I want to read them. The lists below are not in any particular order, though I have split them into hardcopy vs Kindle to help me keep track of where each book is located and have separated out poetry books because I like to see what poetry books I’ve got in […]

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2017 Reading

What I’m Currently Reading This page is what I think of as my ‘reading pipeline’. Here you will find the books I’m currently in the process of reading (I tend to have a few on the go at once as different books suit different moods and levels of concentration), a few of the books in the queue to be read next (unless something else catches my interest before I get […]

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2016 Reading

As you can see from this list, I read a lot of fiction this year, particularly fantasy novels (the entire ‘Wheel of Time’ series and started ‘Game of Thrones’). The Luminaries was an excellent book that had been sitting on my shelf for over a year before I was game to dive into such a thick tome. For non-fiction, the self-help books ranged from complete garbage (‘Choose Yourself’ by James […]

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2013 Reading

This is an incomplete list of books I read in 2013. Embracing Obscurity: Becoming Nothing in Light of God’s Everything by Anonymous January 2013 Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick by Jeremy Dean January 2013 The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan March 2013 Unfriend Yourself: Three Days to Detox, Discern, and Decide About Social Media by Kyle Tennant […]

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