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Books I’ve Read

A list of books I’ve read since about 2010. Dates are a little skewed since Goodreads can’t quite figure out when I finished reading books. Even though I entered the dates when I completed them and moved them to Read from Currently Reading. But life is too short.

Currently* Reading

Currently* reading can be a stretch. Some books I’ll graze through over months (or years) like Tribe of Mentors. Some are library books where my loan expired but I keep them active so I remember to return to them when they’re available. Some books I’ve merely misplaced in my house and need to locate them before I can continue.

  • Subterranean Scalzi Super Bundle by John Scalzi
  • Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World by Timothy Ferriss
  • A People’s Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers by Various Authors
  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
  • For the Win by Cory Doctorow
  • Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life by Ozan Varol

Books I’ve Read

(Most recent on top)

Deep Down, Second Son and High Heat by Lee Child, (04-20-2021)

  1. Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks, (2021/03/01) | ★★★★
  2. The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun, (2021/01/23) | ★★★★
  3. Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline (2021/01/23) | ★★★★
  4. Terminus by Peter Clines (2020/12/11) | ★★★★
  5. All Systems Red by Martha Wells (2020/05/17) | ★★★★
  6. The Worldship Humility by R.R. Haywood (2020/11/24) | ★★★
  7. The Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen (2020/10/25) | ★★★★
  8. Delta-v by Daniel Suarez (2020/10/20) | ★★★★
  9. Randomize by Andy Weir (2020/10/10) | ★★★
  10. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport (2020/10/06) | ★★★★
  11. Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Pérez (2020/09/12) | ★★★★
  12. Lurking: How a Person Became a User by Joanne McNeil (2020/09/28) | ★★★★
  13. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman (2020/09/12) | ★★★★
  14. Max and the Multiverse by Zachry Wheeler (2020/09/07) | ★★★
  15. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell (2020/09/01) | ★★★★
  16. Exit Strategy by Martha Wells (2020/05/17) | ★★★★
  17. Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches by John Hodgman (2020/06/22) | ★★★
  18. The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent by Larry Correia (2019/07/16) | ★★★
  19. Rage by Jonathan Maberry (2020/01/26) | ★★★★
  20. Dead Moon by Peter Clines (2020/02/29) | ★★★★
  21. Scam Me If You Can: Simple Strategies to Outsmart Today’s Ripoff Artists by Frank W. Abagnale (2020/03/04) | ★★★
  22. Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons by Mike Reiss (2020/03/04) | ★★★★
  23. The Last Emperox by John Scalzi (2020/04/25) | ★★★★
  24. Artificial Condition by Martha Wells (2020/05/17) | ★★★★
  25. Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells (2020/05/26) | ★★★★
  26. Do Open: How a simple email newsletter can transform your business (and it can) by David Hieatt (2020/04/13) | ★★★★
  27. The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally (2020/02/25) | ★★★★
  28. Permanent Record by Edward Snowden (2020/02/23) | ★★★★
  29. How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveller by Ryan North (2020/01/15 0/Abandoned
  30. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (2020/01/06) | ★★★★
  31. All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World by Seth Godin (2019/12/29) | ★★★
  32. Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together by Gaby Dunn (2019/10/07) | ★★★
  33. Die Trying by Lee Child (2019/06/27) | ★★★★
  34. Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson (2019/09/11) | ★★★★
  35. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson (2019/09/01) | ★★★
  36. I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime by Joe Kenda (2019/08/29) | ★★★★
  37. Amped by Daniel H. Wilson (2019/08/28) | ★★★★
  38. No Middle Name (Jack Reacher Short Stories) by Lee Child (2019/08/20) | ★★★
  39. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell (2014/04/16) | ★★★
  40. Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport (2019/07/25) | ★★★★
  41. Infomocracy by Malka Ann Older (2019/07/14) | ★★★
  42. The Vexed Generation by Scott Meyer (2019/07/10) | ★★★★ Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing by Robert A. Caro (2019/07/01) | ★★★★
  43. Killing Floor by Lee Child (2019/06/27) | ★★★★
  44. Alien: Out of the Shadows by Tim Lebbon (2019/05/04) | ★★★★
  45. Master of Formalities by Scott Meyer (2019/04/26) | ★★★
  46. All These Worlds by Dennis E. Taylor (2019/04/10) | ★★★★
  47. For We Are Many by Dennis E. Taylor (2019/03/25) | ★★★★
  48. We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor (2019/03/25) | ★★★★
  49. The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer (2019/03/17) | ★★★★
  50. The Year of Less by Cait Flanders (2019/02/19) | ★★★
  51. Deep Silence by Jonathan Maberry (2019/02/07) | ★★★★
  52. Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier (2019/01/23) | ★★★★
  53. Differently Morphous by Yahtzee Croshaw (2019/01/12) | ★★★★
  54. Dot Journaling: A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together by Rachel Wilkerson Miller (2019/01/06) | ★★★★
  55. The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion by Elle Luna (2019/01/05) | ★★★★
  56. The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi (2018/01/03) | ★★★★
  57. Coming to You Live (Newsflesh Novella) by Mira Grant (2018/12/01) | ★★★
  58. Zoe’s Tale by John Scalzi (2018/11/11) | ★★★★
  59. The Last Colony by John Scalzi (2018/10/31) | ★★★★
  60. Paradox Bound by Peter Clines (2018/10/18) | ★★★★
  61. A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa (2018/10/12) | ★★★★
  62. Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi (2018/10/02) | ★★★★
  63. Change Agent by Daniel Suarez (2018/09/03) | ★★★★
  64. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud (2018/08/27) | ★★★
  65. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams (2018/08/20) | ★★★
  66. Out of Spite, Out of Mind by Scott Meyer (2018/08/05) | ★★★★
  67. Will Save the Galaxy for Food by Yahtzee Croshaw (2018/08/03) | ★★★★
  68. Hell to Pay by Luke Chmilenko (2018/07/10) | ★★★★
  69. Legacy of the Fallen by Luke Chmilenko (2018/07/22) | ★★★★
  70. Head On by John Scalzi (2018/06/06) | ★★★★
  71. Ascend Online by Luke Chmilenko (2018/06/13) | ★★★★
  72. Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-To Book by Dan Harris (2018/06/23) | ★★★
  73. An Unwelcome Quest by Scott Meyer (2018/06/06) | ★★★
  74. Spell or High Water by Scott Meyer (2018/06/06) | ★★★
  75. Off to Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer (2018/06/06) | ★★★
  76. Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in) | 468 Easy(ish) Steps by Kelly Williams Brown (2018/05/19) | ★★★
  77. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams (2018/04/30) | ★★★★
  78. Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present by Cory Doctorow (2018/03/31) | ★★★★
  79. Run Program by Scott Meyer (2018/03/25) | ★★★★
  80. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (2014/04/14) | ★★★★
  81. Fight and Flight by Scott Meyer (2018/01/30) | ★★★
  82. Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk (2018/02/22) | ★★
  83. NPCs by Drew Hayes (2018/02/15) | ★★★★
  84. In Real Life by Cory Doctorow (2018/01/25) | ★★★★
  85. Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker by Ed Piskor (2018/01/24) | ★★★★
  86. Artemis by Andy Weir (2018/01/05) | ★★★★
  87. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (2018/01/08) | ★★★★
  88. Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein (2017/12/28) | ★★★
  89. The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi (2018/01/03) | ★★★★
  90. Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David Kushner (2017/09/01) | ★★★★
  91. Porcelain: A Memoir by Moby (2017/08/12) | ★★★★
  92. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (2017/08/14) | ★★★★
  93. The Dispatcher by John Scalzi (2017/08/14) | ★★★★
  94. Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America by Jeff Ryan (2017/07/17) | ★★★★
  95. The Ables by Jeremy Scott (2017/07/10) | ★★★★
  96. Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations by Garson O’Toole (2017/07/12) | ★★★
  97. Trade by Lochlan Bloom (2017/06/05) | ★★★
  98. The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida (2017/01/12) | ★★★★
  99. The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron (2017/05/11) | ★★★
  100. Mind’s Eye by Douglas E. Richards (2017/05/11) | ★★★
  101. BrainWeb by Douglas E. Richards (2015/08/18) | ★★★★
  102. Redemption by Richard Stephenson (2016/03/09) | ★★★★
  103. The Code Thief by Justin Conboy (2017/03/27) | ★★★★
  104. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (2017/03/05) | ★★★
  105. Deadly Provocation: A Year of Domestic Surveillance by T.F. Coleman (2014/04/11) | ★★★
  106. Redshirts by John Scalzi (2017/02/21) | ★★★★
  107. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson (2017/02/20) | ★★★★
  108. Virtual Light by William Gibson (2017/02/08 1
  109. Raw Materials: Collected Essays by Matt Gemmell (2017/01/11) | ★★★
  110. Paintwork by Tim Maughan (2017/01/11) | ★★★★
  111. Lexicon by Max Barry (2016/12/05) | ★★★★
  112. Company by Max Barry (2016/10/25) | ★★★★
  113. I Know I Am, But What Are You? by Samantha Bee (2016/10/16) | ★★★★
  114. Nomad by Matthew Mather (2016/02/15 ) | ★★★
  115. Zeroes by Chuck Wendig (2016/02/05) | ★★★
  116. Blood is Red by Scott Sigler (2012/07/08) | ★★★★
  117. Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan (2015/10/07) | ★★★★
  118. Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari (2015/09/03) | ★★★★
  119. Pandemic by Scott Sigler (2015/07/07) | ★★★★
  120. We Are All Weird: The Myth of Mass and The End of Compliance by Seth Godin (2011/10/21) | ★★★
  121. Living the Remote Dream: A Guide To Seeing the World, Setting Records, and Advancing Your Career by Darren Murph (2015/06/05) | ★★★★
  122. The Good Creative: 18 ways to make better art by Paul Jarvis (2015/05/11) | ★★★★
  123. 10% Happier by Dan Harris (2015/05/06) | ★★★★
  124. Choose Yourself by James Altucher (2015/01/28) | ★★★★
  125. Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love by David Sturt (2015/01/13) | ★★★★
  126. With a Little Help by Cory Doctorow (2015/01/07) | ★★★★
  127. Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin (2015/01/01) | ★★★★
  128. The Bleak Door by Christian Baker (2014/12/22) | ★★★★
  129. The Champion by Scott Sigler (2014/11/24) | ★★★★
  130. Under the Empyrean Sky by Chuck Wendig (2014/10/16) | ★★★★
  131. Allah’s Revenge by Pete Barber (2014/08/29) | ★★★★
  132. The Average American Male by Chad Kultgen (2014/08/22 ) | ★★★
  133. The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin (2014/04/21) | ★★★★
  134. Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman (2014/06/16) | ★★★★
  135. The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp (2014/06/01) | ★★★★
  136. Code Zero by Jonathan Maberry (2014/07/01) | ★★★★
  137. The Android’s Dream by John Scalzi (2014/07/14) | ★★★★
  138. Joe Ledger: Special Ops by Jonathan Maberry (2014/07/10) | ★★★★
  139. I Want it Now! A Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory by Julie Dawn Cole (2014/06/22) | ★★★
  140. Influx by Daniel Suarez (2014/03/15) | ★★★
  141. GAMELAND: Season One by Saul W. Tanpepper (2014/02/23) | ★★★
  142. Amped by Douglas E. Richards (2013/05/29) | ★★★★
  143. Chronicler of the Undead by Mainak Dhar (2013/09/07) | ★★★★
  144. Kill Decision by Daniel Suarez (2012/07/08) | ★★★★
  145. Trojan Horse by Mark E. Russinovich (2012/07/08) | ★★★★
  146. Wiredby Douglas E. Richards (2013/05/09) | ★★★★
  147. How Green This Land, How Blue This Sea by Mira Grant (2014/01/11) | ★★★★
  148. The Krone Experiment by J. Craig Wheeler (2014/01/09) | ★★★
  149. One-Way Trip by Scott McEwen (2013/11/15) | ★★★★
  150. Resistance by Richard Stephenson (2013/10/30) | ★★★★
  151. Collapse by Richard Stephenson (2013/10/25) | ★★★★
  152. The Complete Atopia Chronicles by Matthew Mather (2013/10/09) | ★★★★
  153. One Second After by William R. Forstchen (2013/09/02) | ★★★
  154. It’s Not About the Tights: An Owners Manual on Bravery by Chris Brogan (2013/07/03) | ★★★
  155. Shift by Hugh Howey (2013/09/02) | ★★★★
  156. Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey (2013/08/03) | ★★★★
  157. American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle (2013/06/30) | ★★★★
  158. CyberStorm by Matthew Mather (2013/06/02) | ★★★★
  159. Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into your Comfortable Life by Jeff Goins (2013/04/25) | ★★★★
  160. Contagious by Scott Sigler (2013/04/17) | ★★★
  161. The minimal Mac Book by Patrick Rhone (2013/01/07) | ★★★★
  162. Anything You Want by Derek Sivers (2013/01/28) | ★★★★
  163. The Long Run by Mishka Shubaly (2013/03/20) | ★★★★
  164. Real Powers: Part Two by Colin Wright (2013/03/11) | ★★★★
  165. Real Powers: Part One by Colin Wright (2013/02/17) | ★★★★
  166. Operation Desolation: The Case of the Anonymous Bank Defacement by Mark E. Russinovich (2013/02/11) | ★★★
  167. The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim (2013/01/29) | ★★★★
  168. Minimalism: Essential Essays by Joshua Fields Millburn (2012/05/31) | ★★★★
  169. In Her Sights by Robin Perini (2012/10/13) | ★★★★
  170. Reamde by Neal Stephenson (2012/09/04) | ★★★★
  171. Zodiac by Neal Stephenson (2012/01/17) | ★★★
  172. Daemon by Daniel Suarez (2011/01/13) | ★★★★
  173. Feed by M.T. Anderson (2011/01/13) | ★★★★
  174. I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas by Lewis Black (2011/02/03) | ★★★★
  175. Freedom™ by Daniel Suarez (2011/01/13) | ★★★★
  176. Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry (2011/07/18) | ★★★★
  177. How to Disappear: Erase your Digital Footprint, Leave False Trails, and Vanish without A Trace by Frank M. Ahearn (2011/10/02) | ★★★★
  178. Keeping It Straight: You, Me & Everything Else by Patrick Rhone (2011/12/07) | ★★★★
  179. Blackout by Mira Grant (2012/01/04) | ★★★★
  180. The Rookie by Scott Sigler (2012/01/22) | ★★★★
  181. The Starter by Scott Sigler (2012/01/25) | ★★★★
  182. Bartending: Memoirs of an Apple Genius by Stephen Hackett (2012/04/10) | ★★★★
  183. You Are A Writer (So Start Acting Like One) by Jeff Goins (2012/06/25) | ★★★★
  184. The Reporter by Scott Sigler (2012/07/01) | ★★★★
  185. World War Hack by Ethan Bull (2012/07/04) | ★★★★
  186. Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End by Manel Loureiro (2013/01/01) | ★★★★
  187. The undefined Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau (2013/01/13) | ★★★★
  188. 279 Days to Overnight Success: An Unconventional Journey to Full-Time Writing by Chris Guillebeau (2013/01/13) | ★★★★
  189. The Tower by Chris Guillebeau (2013/01/13) | ★★★★
  190. The Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi (2013/01/28) | ★★★★
  191. Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow (2013/01/01) | ★★★★
  192. Old Man’s Warby John Scalzi (2012/12/31) | ★★★★
  193. Infected by Scott Sigler (2012/09/27) | ★★★★
  194. The Defender by Jordan Ritter Conn (2011/10/03) | ★★★★
  195. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain (2012/05/07) | ★★★★
  196. enough by Patrick Rhone (2012/05/07) | ★★★★
  197. The All-Pro by Scott Sigler (2012/02/04) | ★★★★
  198. MetaGame by Sam Landstrom (2012/01/04) | ★★★★
  199. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks (2011/11/02) | ★★★★
  200. The Mirror Test: Is Your Business Really Breathing? by Jeffrey W. Hayzlett (2011/10/19) | ★★★★
  201. One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer (2011/09/21) | ★★★
  202. The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World by Marti Olsen Laney (2011/06/06) | ★★★★
  203. Poke the Box by Seth Godin (2011/05/21) | ★★★★
  204. Zero Day by Mark E. Russinovich (2011/04/16) | ★★★★
  205. The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security by Kevin D. Mitnick (2011/04/11) | ★★
  206. The Hunger Gamesby Suzanne Collins (2011/03/05) | ★★★★
  207. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (2011/03/22) | ★★★★
  208. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (2011/03/18) | ★★★★
  209. Being Geek: The Software Developer’s Career Handbook by Michael Lopp (2011/01/15) | ★★★★
  210. Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry (2011/01/13) | ★★★★
  211. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson (2010/12/15) | ★★★★
  212. Growing Up 8-Bit by Loren Halek (2011/01/02 ) | ★★★★