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2017 Favorite Books

I read 100+ books in 2017, and so I wanted to share some of my favorites with you! 

 

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by Joel Ohman in Book Reviews

I read 100+ books in 2017, and so I wanted to share some of my favorites with you!

If you’re anything like me, it’s VERY difficult to try and pick a “favorite” book, because there are so many different books I’ve enjoyed for many different reasons. Sometimes I’m in the mood for fiction, sometimes non-fiction, sometimes an autobiography about the inner workings of life as a chef in a fancy NYC restaurant (free on Kindle Unlimited), sometimes a classic murder mystery about finding a killer in a small farming community in Australia ($4.99 on Kindle), sometimes a political thriller that pits a hacker vs a US Senator (free on Kindle Unlimited), or maybe a book about the opiate epidemic in America ($2.99 on Kindle), or maybe a book written about entrepreneurship and running a startup that describes my business life better than anything I’ve ever read ($13.24 on Kindle), or historical fiction that plants you inside The Protestant Reformation and written by an International Bestselling Author ($15.99 on Kindle), or maybe this fantastic book written by a friend of mine that encourages Christians in their calling to create ($2.99 on Kindle, and mentions yours truly!), and, well, on it goes…

Those books linked to above, in order, are:

1) Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly – Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential

2) The Dry – Jane Harper

The Dry

3) The Short Drop – Matthew Fitzsimmons

The Short Drop

4) Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic – Sam Quinones

Dreamland

5) The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers – Ben Horowitz

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

6) A Column of Fire – Ken Follett

A Column of Fire

7) Called to Create – Jordan Raynor

Called to Create

Anyway, I wouldn’t necessarily rank those books as #1-#7 of the year, because I’ve read so many great books in 2017, and they all hit the spot in different ways, but I hope you might get some good book recommendations by checking out those books above or (most) of the books I read by checking out these 101 books I read in 2017 on GoodReads.

One thing I love about my Reader’s Group (Have you joined yet? Just enter your email at the bottom of the page) is that so many of you are constantly emailing me your book recommendations, so keep them coming! Now, here’s another question for you:

a) How many books did you read in 2017?

b) What were some of your favorites?

BONUS: here is a great list of Kindle book deals for you!

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