Here are ten great books I’ve recently finished that you might like, too. Every month we share our reading lists at Jennifer’s.
1. Pursuing Health in an Anxious Age
by Bob Cutillo MD
A meaningful Christian book about our bodies in an age where we obsess about them or else treat them with abandon.
2. The Bridge to Brilliance
How One Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World
by Nadia Lopez
A hopeful story about a tough inner city school in Brooklyn, NY, and the principal there who is changing lives.
3. A Force for Good
The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World
by Daniel Goleman
Beautiful and practical advice from one of the world’s most compassionate people—the Dalai Lama—on how we can each make positive changes in our world, right where we are.
4. How to Be Here
A Guide to Creating a Life Worth Living
by Rob Bell
God has us all here for a reason—this book encourages you to find that purpose and do something about it.
5. Stumbling on Happiness
by Daniel Todd Gilbert
A most fascinating book on study after study about what really makes people happy—and what doesn’t.
6. Search Inside Yourself
by Chade-Meng Tan
From one of Google’s earliest engineers, this is an inspiring look at how to be more mindful in our everyday lives.
7. Love Warrior
by Glennon Doyle Melton
An authentic and engrossing memoir about facing pain head-on instead of running from it.
8. Before the Fall
by Noah Hawley
Jeff and I both loved this mesmerizing novel about a small plane crash off Martha’s Vineyard and the story of the passengers’ lives before and after.
9. Underground Airlines
by Ben H. Winters
What if the Civil War never happened, and the states actually did divide into basically two countries? This novel set in modern times gives a haunting look at what might have been.
10. The Crossover
by Kwame Alexander
This Newbery Medal winner is told in verse (and I liked it!) about a young basketball player, his twin brother, and their ex-professional basketball player father.
- The Sparrow
by Mary Doria Russell
- Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
by Sebastian Junger
- Habit: The 95% of Behavior Marketers Ignore
by Neale Martin
- Beauty Will Save the World: Rediscovering the Allure and Mystery of Christianity
by Brian Zahnd
- The Prophet
by Kahlil Gibran
- The Great Spiritual Migration
by Brian D. McLaren
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What are you reading this month? Please share here.
- Pursuing Health in an Anxious Age – Book Review
- On the Blog – November 2016