The 2018 Book List

pexels-photo-768125Books, classes, podcasts, and blogs…Enjoy the reads and resources! Find my 2016 booklist here, and my 2017 booklist here.

Business/ Personal Development

  1. Dare to LeadBrave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brene Brown
  2. Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans (the design thinking class is here on creative live)
  3. Off The Clock by Laura Vanderkam
  4. The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice by Todd Henry
  5. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World by Tim Ferriss
  6. Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction by Chris Bailey
  7. Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry
  8. High-Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become that way by Brendon Burchard
  9. Managing Oneself by Peter F Drucker
  10. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves
  11. Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud
  12. Finding Your Zone by Micheal Lardon
  13. Get Into Your Creative Flow class by Steven Kotler, (Author of Rise of Superman and Stealing Fire): class is here on creative live 
  14. Made for These Times: A Start-Up Guide to Calling, Character, and Work That Matters by Justin Zoradi
  15. Chop Wood Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the Process of Becoming Great by Joshua Medcalf
  16. The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

Life and Faith

  1. I’d Like You if You Were More Like Me: Getting Real About Getting Close  by John Ortberg
  2. Swipe Right: Life, Death, Sex, and Romance by Levi Lusko
  3. Almost Everything: Notes on Hope by Anne Lammot
  4. Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People by Bob Goff
  5. The Next Christians: The Good News About the End of Christian America
    by Gabe Lyons
  6. Through the Eyes of a Lion: Facing Impossible Pain, Finding Incredible Power by Levi Lusko
  7. Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor
  8. My Name is Hope by John Mark Comer
  9. The Legacy Journey: A Radical View of Biblical Wealth and Generosity by Dave Ramsey
  10. Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace by Anne Lamott
  11. A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live by Emily P Freeman

Fiction and Memoir

  1. Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
  2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  3. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Other books I frequently reference…

  1. The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them Now
  2. You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church…and Rethinking Faith
  3. The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
  4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Links to Podcasts and Blogs

The Epic Life PodcastThe Accidental Creative Podcast, Seth Godin’s Blog, Seth Godin’s podcast, The Chase Jarvis Live Show podcast (30 days of genius), Creative Live (online education platform)

What’s on your 2019 booklist? Leave a comment below.


2 thoughts on “The 2018 Book List

  1. Hey Chrissa, have you read most of John Ortberg books? What do you like most about his teaching / preaching style?


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