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Amber's 2018 Reading List

Dec 31, 2017

One fun factoid about my hubster is his amazing ability to spit out truth bombs when you least expect it (or want to hear it!).  I bring this up because we were talking about our 2018 goals, one of which is to read more books.  Insert his truth bomb:


Love, if you want to serve others, you need to stay up on your material.  Consider reading a new book every few weeks to staying in the 'know'.  

- Hubster


{ boom }  

Right!?!  Yet he is spot on!  However, with all the items on my "Ta Da" list already, WHEN am I suppose to find time to read?  Then it hit me:  if it's important to me, I will find the time. 

Finding time = giving up on my Netflix series binge watching (most nights). 


But what TYPE of books did I want to read... business strategy? spiritual? personal development? chick lit?  documentaries?  nutritional books? cookbooks? 

I figured let's simplify things a wee bit and narrow down the categories to THREE and unfortunately chick lit didn't make the cut.  Although, anything by Laurie Notaro is a great place to start!  

 Here's my list (in no particular order) with the goal to read ONE book in each category every month! 



  1. You Are a Bad [email protected]@ at Making Money
  2. Think + Grow Rich 
  3. Entreleadership
  4. High Performance Habits 
  5. Secrets of a Millionaire's Mind
  6. I Will Teach You to be Rich
  7. Blue Ocean Strategy 
  8. Rich B!tch
  9. Living Forward (currently reading for JANUARY)
  10. Seasons of Life 
  11. The Slight Edge 
  12. Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown



  1. Grain Brain 
  2. Primal Fat Burner (currently reading for JANUARY) by Nora Gedgaudas, CNS, NTP, BCHN
  3. Keto Reset Diet by Mark Sisson
  4. Wired to Eat by Robb Wolf
  5. It Starts with Food (I love this one)
  6. Fat for Fuel 
  7. The Complete Guide to Fasting
  8. Undoctored by Williams Davis MD
  9. Deep Nutrition by Catherine Shanahan MD



  1. Bible * 
  2. Fervent by Priscilla Shirer
  3. Soar by TD Jakes
  4. Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein
  5. Spirit Junkie by Gabrielle Bernstein
  6. Uninvited by  Lysa TerKeurst
  7. The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer
  8. Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
  9. Famous in Heaven and at Home by Michelle Myers
  10. Grace, Not Perfect by Emily Ley
  11.  Pep Talk by Terri Savelle Foy




Whew!  The list is a wee bit overwhelming, but no doubt I'll hit a majority of them!  Better to AIM high and to almost reach it than to aim low and succeed, right?  

Question for you, what are YOU reading this year?  Or what book spoke to you in the past that's not on this list?   Help me out!  


* Bible:  Now.  I realize the bible will not be read in the course of ONE month; however, I'll be following a guide.  It is set to help you read the bible over the course of the full year in chronological order.  This handy-dandy guide was discovered here on the "she works HIS way" website! 


Grit + Gumption. 





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