My 2023 Reading List

Here is some interesting news from a recent YouGov poll which proves how awesome my readers are!
46% of American adults read no books in 2023. Zero. Nada. 🫨 Yipes!
If someone read 6 books in 2023, he did more than 72% of our fellow citizens.
If a reader polished off 30 books last year, she finished more than 92% of American adults.
Almost all the readers I’ve met on my journey are reading more than one book per month. Many are reading a book per week, if not more.
That just proves how exceptional they are! 💯
I read 24 fiction books last year and 14 non-fiction books. The total is less than the last couple of years, but 2023 was exceptional busy. I'll do better next year.

Here's my list. 

Fiction (in no particular order)

Don’t Stop the Carnival – Herman Wouk (reread - my favorite)
Hostile Takeovers – Michael A. Black
Slow Horses – Mitch Herron
The Way Some People Die – Ross MacDonald
Shaft’s Carnival of Killers – Ernest Tidyman
Budda’s Money – Martin Limon
Digger’s Game – Chester Himes
Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse – Lee Goldberg
Among the Shadows – Bruce Robert Coffin
Pros and Cons – Janes Evanovich/Lee Goldberg
Four to Score – Janet Evanovich
If Rock and Roll Were a Machine – Terry Davis
Bloodline – Jess Lourey
By Force or Fear – Thonie Hevron
The Gray Man – Mark Greaney
The New Centurions – Joseph Wambaugh
The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman
Into a Dying Sun – Frank Zafiro
The Last Cop & Other Stories – Frank Zafiro
All the Forgotten Yesterdays – Frank Zafiro
Some Kind of Hell – Frank Zafiro
Hope Dies Last – Frank Zafiro
Shades of Knight – Frank Zafiro
The Marsh King’s Daughter – Karen Dionne

Non-Fiction (in no particular order)

$100M Offers – Alex Hormozi
$100M Leads – Alex Hormozi
The Total Money Makeover – Dave Ramsey
Living with a SEAL – Jesse Itzler
The Indy Author Mindset – Adam Croft
The Successful Author Mindset – Joanna Penn
Stop Making Others Rich – Morgana Best
Going Wide – M.K. Williams
Give ’em the Pickle – Robert E. Farrell
Never Finished – David Goggins
Me, Inc. – Gene Simmons
Everybody Lies – Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell
Daily Stoic Journal – Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman

How did you do last year? 

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