Book Worm

Books Read in 2017

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Below are the books that I read or listened to in 2017 listed below in no particular order. I was on two launch teams for new books this year: Lauren Casper’s “It’s Okay About It” and Osheta Moore’s “Shalom Sistas.” Both of these ladies were wrote wonderful books and were lots of fun to work with in their own ways! I also started my Masters in Social Work so some of my books are related to courses and I’ve been doing lots of reading of journal articles as well. One other thing is that I’ve begun to discover podcasts so some of commute time has moved from audiobooks to podcasts.

Any book or podcast recommendations for the next year?

  1. The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery (Suzanne Stable, Ian Morgan Cron)
  2. Outliers: The Story of Success (Malcolm Gladwell)
  3. It’s Okay About It (Lauren Casper)
  4. Shalom Sistas (Osheta Moore)
  5. Ministries of Mercy: The Call of Jericho Road (Timothy Keller)
  6. Lasting Impact: 7 Powerful Conversations that will Help Your Church Grow (Carey Nieuwhof)
  7. Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World (Bob Goff)
  8. The Broken Way (Ann Voskamp)
  9. Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk, and True Flourishing (Andy Crouch)
  10. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone (Brene Brown)
  11. The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children (Ross Greene)
  12. The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited (Scot McKnight)
  13. Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight out of This Wild and Glorious Life (Jen Hatmaker)
  14. In Search of Lucy (Lia Fairchild)
  15. Sacred Pathways (Gary Thomas)
  16. Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege (Mullaly, B.)
  17. Human Rights and Social Work: Towards Rights-Based Practice 3rd Edition (Ife, J)
  18. Social Policy for Effective Practice: A Strengths Based Approach (Chapin, R.K)
  19. Tatoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (Gregory Boyle)
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