2018 Reviewed in Books

In conjunction with our weekly podcast, here are all the books read by your host during 2018. They are organized by Fiction and Non-Fiction with some categories under them. The best sports book I read was Shoe Dog by Phil Knight.

For all those with “Read more Books” on your New Years Resolutions, here’s some suggestions.





Sports (5)

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Miracle at Shreveport by the Benham Brothers

Carlisle vs. Army by Lars Anderson

Strokes of Genius by John Wertheim




Total (61) Jerusalem a Biography

Non Fiction (38)

The Poisoners Handbook by Deborah Blum

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

Biography/Autobiography (11) Grant by Ron Chernow

Paul: A Biography by N.T. Wright

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight (SPORTS)

Leonardo De Vinci by Walter Issacson

Becoming Kareem (SPORTS)

Miracle at Shreveport by the Benton Brothers (SPORTS)

Beatrix Potter by Linda Lear

Grant by Ron Chernow

American Lion by Jon Meachum

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet by John G. Turner

Jerusalem: A Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore

History (6) Apollo 13

The President, the Pope and the Prime Minister by John O’Sullivan

Carlisle vs. Army by Lars Anderson (SPORTS)

Signing their Lives Away by Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnest

Strokes of Genius by Jon Werthiem (SPORTS)

Apollo 8 by Jeffry Kluger

Apollo 13  

Political/Philosophical

Right Leaning (3) Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Suicide of the West by Jonah Goldberg

The Fatal Conciet by F.A. Hayek

Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell

Left Leaning (4) Strangers in their Own Land

Strangers in their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

Perils of Privilege by Phoebe Maltz Bovy

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

Neither

12 Rules for Life: The Antidote to Chaos by jordan Peterson

Religious (6) The Inevitable Apostacy

The Inevitable Apostacy by Tad Callister

A Marvelous Work and a Wonder by Legrande Richards

The Crucible of Doubt by Givens

The Book of Mormon (reread)

Revelations Made Easier by Ridges

The Apostle Paul, His Life and His Testimony

Parenting (6) Glow Kids

Glow Kids by Nicholas Kardaras

Protecting the Gift by Gavin De Becker

Attachments by Clinton and SIbcy

How to Talk so Little Kids Will listen by Faber

How to talk to kids so they will listen and listen so kids will talk by Faber

The Gift of Fear by Gavin DeBecker

Fiction (19)

Classic (5) Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper

Quo Vadis by Henryk Seinkiewlcz

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Cristy

Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper

Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling (reread) 

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Contemporary (14) Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

China Rich Girlfriend

Crazy Rich Problems

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

What Alice Forgot by Laine Moriarty (Reread)

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

The Storied Life of AJ Fikery by Gabrielle Zevin

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Sarah by Orson Scott Card

Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card

Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt

Mr. Penubras 24 hr Bookstore By Robin Sloan

Children’s (4) Complete Beatrix Potter Collection

A Cry From Egypt 

Poems for Young Children by Philip Hawthorne

Complete Beatrix Potter Collection

Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Minnie

Sports (5)

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Miracle at Shreveport by the Benham Brothers

Carlisle vs. Army by Lars Anderson

Strokes of Genius by John Wertheim

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