Good Summer Reads – meditations on the Word

You’ve booked your time off – stay-cation, cottage, voyage across the sea – the only thing missing is a list of amazing books to download or lug with you.  Here you go – with love from my office tower colleagues.  Enjoy the inspiration.

The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven Covey

The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch

Something Borrowed – Emily Griffin

Anything by Robert Munsch (kids author)

Fall on Your Knees – Anne Marie MacDonald

The Sister’s Brother – Patrick DeWitt

The Firm – John Grisham

Little Bee – Chris Cleave

The Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Wheat Belly – William Davis

419 – Will Ferguson

This is How – Augusten Burroughs

Gone Girl – Gillian Flynne

Drive – Daniel Pink

Born to Run – Christopher McDougall

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

Total Recall – My Unbelievably True Life Story – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Steve Jobs – by Steve Jobs

The Road – Cormac McCarthy

Spellman Series – Lisa Lutz

Apathy and Other Small Victories – Paul Neilan

A World Elsewhere – Wayne Johnston

The Antagonist – Lynne Coady

The Immortal Life Henrietta Lachs – Rebecca Skloot

Anything by Harlan Courbin

Anything by Lee Child

Secret – L. Marie Adeline

Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns ­– Khaled Hosseini

Slave – Mende Nazer and Damien Lewis

Any parenting book by Alyson Schafer

Dreams of My Father – Barack Obama

Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man – Steve Harvey

Do They Hear you when you Cry – Fauziya Kassindja

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

Some Girls:  My Life in a Harem – Jilliam Lauren

Bad as I Wanna Be – Dennis Rodman

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