My current reading list containing books that I’m eager to read and several favorites that I’d read again. This book list is mainly for me to have a central, easy location to access this information before I started using Goodreads. Several suggestions littered throughout this page are pulled from fellow books recommend by Willow and Birch’s lists. Visit our other booklists for kids/teens, Zero Waste/ Minimalism, Parenting and Unschooling/Homeschooling.

Business and Psychology

  • The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How
  • Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Lessby Greg McKeown
  • The Power of Rest: Why Sleep is Not Enoughby Matthew Edlund
  • Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior
  • Games Primates Play by Dario Maestripieri
  • Leaders Guide to Radical Management
  • Crossing the Chasmby Moore
  • Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much
  • US Payment Handbook by Ben Love
  • Screw Business as Usual by Richard Branson
  • No Surprises Project Management: A Proven Early Warning System for Staying on Track
  • Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World
  • The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True (iPad)
  • User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development
  • E-Myth revisited
  • Tribal Leadership
  • So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport
  • A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix by Edwin H. Friedman

Book list for business, economics, psychology, gardening and more


  • Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth by Ludwig von Mises
  • Carl Menger and His Legacy in Economics (History of Political Economy Annual Supplement) by Bruce J. Caldwell
  • Classical Economics (Large Print Edition): An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume 2 by Murray N. Rothbard
  • The National Bank of Dad
  • Economix: How and Why Our Economy Works (and Doesn’t Work), in Words and Pictures


  • A Children’s Garden: 60 ideas to make any garden come alive for children by Molly Dannenmaier
  • The Family Kitchen Garden by Karen Liebreich

Other Book List Reads

  • The Magic of Matsumoto: The Suzuki Method of Education by Cr. Carolyn Barrett
  • Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay
  • Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton
  • The History of Money by Jack Weatherford
  • A History of Thought and Invention, from Fire to Freud by Peter Watson
  • The Poet’s Corner by John Lithgow
  • Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States by Seth Holmes, Philippe Bourgois
  • Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari’a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World by Sadakat Kadri
  • The Trial, a History from Socrates to OJ Simpson by Sadakat Kadri
  • Freemasonry by Giles Morgan
  • Money for Nothing by PG Wodehouse
  • A Short History of Ancient Times by Philip Van Ness Myers, part of the History At Our House series
  • Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages by Phyllis Rose, David Schorr, Carin Goldber
  • Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion by Alain De Botton

I don’t update the book list here as much. Join me over at Goodreads!

xo- Bar

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