2010 Reading List

This is an archive of everything I read in 2010. My reading list for the current year is here.

All books listed I have read cover to cover, unless otherwise noted. Books upon which I have posted a formal review are linked as well. All links are Amazon affiliates.

Happy reading!

2011 Reading List
2012 Reading List

2010 Reading List


Committed: A Sceptic Makes Peace with Marriage Elizabeth Gilbert
McGuffey’s Fifth and Sixth Eclectic Readers (skimmed) William Holmes McGuffey
Why We Want You to be Rich: Two Men – One Message Donald J Trump & Robert T Kiyosaki
Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas James Patterson
American Wife Curtis Sittenfeld
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time Keith Ferrazzi


The Broker John Grisham
The Last American Man Elizabeth Gilbert
How to Invest in Real Estate with Little or No Money Down Robert Irwin
YOU: Being Beautiful: The Owner’s Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty Michael F Roizen, Mehmet C Oz
Start Late Finish Rich: A No-Fail Plan For Achieving Financial Freedom at Any Age David Bach


Traveling With Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey Sue Monk Kidd, Ann Taylor Kidd
UnMarketing: Stop Marketing Start Engaging Scott Stratten (book review)


Little Bee Chris Cleave
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto Michael Pollan 


Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner
Let the Great World Spin Colum McCann 


Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher
Mercy Jodi Picoult
Outliers: The Story of Success Malcolm Gladwell
The Westing Game Ellen Raskin
Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner Dean Karnazes
Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior Ori & Rom Brafman


Six Pixels of Separation: Everyone is Connected. Connect Your Business to Everyone Mitch Joel 
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
Tony Hsieh (book review)
50/50: Secrets I learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days — and How You Too Can Achieve Super Endurance! Dean Karnazes

Before June  :-)  (in order as well as memory serves):

The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich Timothy Ferriss
The One Minute Manager Kenneth H Blanchard, Spencer Johnson
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Christopher McDougall
The Shack William P Young
The Business of the 21st Century
Robert T Kiyosaki
The Eloquent Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: A Portrait in Her Own Words Bill Adler
Maestro: A Surprising Story About Leading by Listening
Roger Nierenberg
Rich Dad’s Conspiracy of the Rich: The 8 New Rules of Money Robert T Kiyosaki
Social Media 101: Tactics and Tips to Develop Your Business Online Chris Brogan (book review)
The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz
How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life
Tom Rath, Donald O Clifton
Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist Michael J Fox
Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
Pamela Slim
Before You Quit Your Job: 10 Real-Life Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Building a Multimillion-Dollar Business
Robert Kiyosaki
The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time
Elizabeth Rogers
Dear John
Nicholas Sparks
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Vicki Myron
Push: A Novel
The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel Garth Stein
1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina
Chris Rose
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir Bill Bryson

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  • http://pursuingourpassion.com Jill Felska

    I absolutely love this idea, Annie! We have very similar tastes in books – but there are definitely a few on this list that I haven't read and are excited to pick up. Thanks for compiling!

  • http://pursuingourpassion.com Jill Felska

    And by are excited, I mean am excited. This is what happens when I comment on blogs before I've had any coffee… :)