July Reading List

Here are the books I’ve been sinking my teeth into this month. Excited to start publishing some reviews on them very soon. Check the link list below for reviews and links to Amazon if you want to pick them up.

Some of these I’ve already finished, and others I’m just getting started. A big stretch goal of mine is to increase reading speed and get through more in a shorter amount of time. I’ll be writing a post on why you should develop that skill set soon. Not going to lie though, I used to be a painfully slow reader and it took some mind shifts for me to understand how to develop that ability.

But books matter. Way more than you may care to think. I view every author like a mentor (read this post on that). A treasure chest of wisdom is at your finger tips if you’re willing to take the time and dive in.

  • Leaders Eat Last (Simon Sinek)
  • Best Loser Wins (Tom Hougaard)
  • Trading In The Zone (Mark Douglas)
  • Bringing Up Boys ( James Dobson)
  • Profit First (Mike Michalowicz)
  • Creation And Time (Dr. Hugh Ross)
  • Speed Reading (Kam Knight)
  • Building a Second Brain (Tiago Forte)
  • The Bullet Journal Method (Ryder Carroll)
  • 10 Days To Faster Reading (Abby Marks Beale)

Embracing the Mentors
Within Books

In the boundless realm of books lies the gateway to personal growth. When you open a book, you invite countless mentors into your world, eager to guide you on your journey of self-discovery. Reading becomes a transformative experience, empowering you to flourish and evolve in ways unimaginable.

A less flowery way to say it: Reading makes you sharper, smarter, and more well rounded.

Within the pages of books, you find a multitude of voices—wise, compassionate, and insightful—each offering a unique perspective on life’s trials and triumphs. These mentors, captured in the written word, patiently await you. They have weathered storms, conquered fears, and grasped the depths of the human condition. Their knowledge and wisdom become a treasured gift, shared generously through their literary creations.

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C.S. Lewis’s Literary Works

C.S. Lewis Literary Works

C.S. Lewis was a prolific writer who authored numerous works in various genres, including fantasy, theology, and literary criticism. If you want to read a short bio on the man (with my stab at some British humor) read that here.

Here is a list of his complete works:

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A Brief Biography of C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis, a man of many talents and contradictions. A writer of both children’s stories and theological treatises, a lifelong bachelor who married late in life, an atheist turned Christian, and a stern scholar with a wild imagination. And, just like the British weather, he was ever unpredictable, but that’s why we loved him.

His best chums called him Jack though…

Jack was a British scholar, novelist, and theologian, whose many achievements make the rest of us feel rather inadequate.

Born in Belfast, Ireland in 1898, he had the kind of adventurous life that was always bound to become a Sunday afternoon BBC biopic.

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C.S. Lewis Quotes

C.S. Lewis Quotes

So much of the way I write and work is due to this man’s walk with God.

His legacy of creating and writing, and most importantly critical thinking has had such an influence on millions. I hope to soon review some of the books here on the blog that have personally impacted me the most.

For now let’s roll out some amazing quotes he came up with that most people don’t even realize were his.

22 C.S. Lewis Quotes:

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