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My 2019 Reading List

Okay y’all, one of my goals for 2019 is to read more, so I put together a focused list of the specific books I want to dig into throughout the year and thought I’d share it with you in case you’re looking for any good reads to add to your list!

Spiritual Growth

  1. Garden City by John Mark Comer

  2. Preach to Yourself by Hayley Morgan

  3. Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin

  4. The Eternal Current by Aaron Niequist

  5. Soul Keeping by John Ortberg

  6. Letters to the Church by Francis Chan

  7. Through the Eyes of a Lion by Levi Lusko

  8. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien

  9. Desiring God by John Piper

  10. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero

  11. In His Image by Jen Wilkin

  12. Multiply by Francis Chan

  13. The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan

Personal Growth

  1. Comfort Detox by Erin M. Straza

  2. The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon

  3. Self to Lose, Self to Find by Marilyn Vancil

  4. Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin

  5. Everybody, Always by Bob Goff

Habits + Productivity

  1. Atomic Habits by James Clear

  2. Do More Better by Tim Challies

  3. Gospel Centered Productivity by Ryan J. Pelton

  4. What’s Best Next by Matthew Perman

Life + Work

  1. 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke

  2. Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

  3. An Unhurried Life by Alan Falding

  4. God and Money by Gregory Baumer and John Cortines

  5. Get a Financial Life by Beth Kobliner

  6. Saved from Success by Dale Partridge

  7. Stretched to Thin by Jessica Turner

  8. People Over Profit by Dale Partridge

Marriage + Family

  1. You and Me Forever by Francis Chan

  2. Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday by Valerie Woerner

  3. Raising Passionate Jesus Followers by Phil & Diane Comer

  4. Parenting Scripts by Amber Lia and Wendy Speake

  5. Triggers by Amber Lia

  6. Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World by Kristen Welch

  7. Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Dr. Laura Markham

  8. Jesus the Gentle Parent by L.R. Knost

  9. The Enneagram of Parenting by Elizabeth Wagele

  10. First Ask Why by Shelly Wildman

P.S. For those wondering, I highly doubt that I will accomplish reading every book on this list in 2019 (forty books in 365 days is a pretty tall order!) But I couldn’t narrow down, so anything that doesn’t get read this year will likely carry over into next year.

What about you? Anything you’re excited to read this year? Did you add any of these books to your list? Let me know in the comments below!