stacks of books on a table In 2010, to improve both my brain and my writing, I committed to reading a book per week. By using the tactic of reading in 40-page increments, I managed to read a whopping-for-me 78!

Below is the list of books I've completed reading in 2014. Thank you for reading!

  1. What Do Women Want?, by Daniel Bergner*
  2. Crucial Conversations, by Kerry Patterson et al*
  3. Mountain of Crumbs, by Elena Gorokhova
  4. 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself, by Steve Chandler
  5. The Examined Life, by Stephen Grosz
  6. As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick, by Peter Meyers & Shann Nix
  7. Actors Anonymous, by James Franco [read on Kindle 3]
  8. Orange Is the New Black, by Piper Kerman*
  9. Second Reading, by Jonathan Yardley*
  10. Always Hit on the Wingman, by Jake [read on Blio for iPhone]
  11. Still Writing, by Dani Shapiro
  12. Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage., by Rob Delaney
  13. Lost and Found, by Geneen Roth
  14. Humble Work & Mad Wanderings: Street Life in the Machine Age, by Ken Appollo
  15. Afterglow: A Last Conversation with Pauline Kael, by Francis Davis
  16. The 12-Step Buddhist, by Darren Littlejohn
  17. I Hear You: Repair Communication Breakdowns, Negotiate Successfully, and Build Consensus…in Three Simple Steps, by Donny Ebenstein
  18. Attempting Normal, by Marc Maron [read on Blio for iPhone]
  19. A Prayer Journal, by Flannery O'Connor
  20. The Spirituality of Imperfection, by Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham [read on Kindle 3]
  21. Anger, by Robert A.F. Thurman

*Started in 2013.