Reading Challenge 2015

#52books52books Below is the list of books I have read in 2015. More information about the books is available at this Goodreads link.

(5 – worth multiple reads, 4 – a must read!, 3 – worth the read, 2 – meh!, 1 – run head first into a brick wall, it’s better entertainment.)

TitleAuthorMy RatingGoodreads
Average
Rating
Be Unstoppable: The 8 Essential Actions to Succeed at AnythingAlden Mills44.38
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World TravelRolf Potts43.92
The Way of MenJack Donovan23.91
Satin IslandTom McCarthy53.24
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated OrganGiulia Enders43.97
Bad FeministRoxane Gay43.88
The Year of the RunawaysSunjeev Sahota53.84
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)Orson Scott Card34.29
The One World Schoolhouse: Education ReimaginedSalman Khan34.29
The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going NowherePico Iyer33.72
The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)Hal Elrod34.01
Van Diemen's LandJames Boyce34.22
Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury53.96
Good OmensTerry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman44.25
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of EverythingSteven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner33.92
Escape from the Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political ExilesTeo Soh Lung34.2
The Fall Of SingaporeTimothy C. Hall43.5
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New RichTimothy Ferriss43.81
Sapiens: A Brief History of HumankindYuval Noah Harari44.32
Think Like a FreakSteven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner43.81
All The Pretty HorsesCormac McCarthy33.96
So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You LoveCal Newport54.05
The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of ExcellenceJosh Waitzkin54.07
For the good of the causeAleksandr Solzhenitsyn33.49
To A God UnknownJohn Steinbeck33.92
Cloud AtlasDavid Mitchell34.01
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever NeedDaniel H. Pink43.75
Statesman (Bio of a Space Tyrant, #5)Piers Anthony33.71
Executive (Bio of a Space Tyrant, #4)Piers Anthony33.72
Politician (Bio of a Space Tyrant, #3)Piers Anthony43.71
The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That WayBill Bryson33.96
The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and LeadRichard Branson43.96
On Being a TeacherJonathan Kozol23.8
An Illustrated Book of Bad ArgumentsAli Almossawi33.8
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)Mindy Kaling43.84
From India with LoveLatika Bourke33.4
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic JoyWilliam B. Irvine44.17
Mercenary (Bio of a Space Tyrant, #2)Piers Anthony23.77
Refugee (Bio of a Space Tyrant, #1)Piers Anthony33.7
The Last Great Strike: The Untold Story of the Strike That Closed the Straits Times. by Clement MesenasClement Mesenas23.5
Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and RealityScott Belsky43.9
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and HappinessRichard H. Thaler & Cass R. Sunstein43.78
So You've Been Publicly ShamedJon Ronson33.9
Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better LifeEric Greitens54.34
The Wife DroughtAnnabel Crabb44.06
Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be CreativeKen Robinson43.91
The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into TriumphRyan Holiday44.07
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our DecisionsDan Ariely44.09
The Good LifeHugh Mackay33.54
Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?Michael J. Sandel44.23
BossypantsTina Fey33.94
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the TalibanMalala Yousafzai44.03
Tall Man: The Death of DoomadgeeChloe Hooper44.15
Why Orwell MattersChristopher Hitchens53.91
Mr. CheerfulRoger Hargreaves53.95
The PassionJeanette Winterson44.12
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and BusinessCharles Duhigg34
Once There Was a WarJohn Steinbeck33.82
Ministry of Moral PanicAmanda Lee Koe44.21
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary UnderbellyAnthony Bourdain33.99
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the CrematoryCaitlin Doughty33.99
Dead EuropeChristos Tsiolkas33.21
The Narrow Road to the Deep NorthRichard Flanagan54
The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive ThinkingOliver Burkeman54.05

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