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Books I have read since the beginning of
40 Books in 365 Days

Here is a list of books I have read since the end of 2011. 

I will admit, I don't remember the storyline of all of them. However, I am excited to be able to list these books somewhere that I can view and share with others.

Just know that when I was reading these books, my bigger purpose was raising money for the children in Kenya and I am grateful we have had this opportunity in the past 9 years. 

Began on December 29, 2011

1- Sarah's Key- Tatiana de Rosnay

2- Slow Love- Dominique Browning

3- A Secret Kept- Tatiana de Rosnay

4- Water for Elephants- Sara Gruen

5- The Confession- John Grisham

6- Prisoner of Tehran- Marina Nemat

7- Julie/Julia- Julie Powell

8- Nothing Stays in Vegas- Elena Aitken

9- The Litigators- John Grisham

10- The Magic- Rhonda Byrns

11- The Outlander- Diana Gabaldon

12- Inside The Wall- Megan Bishop-Scott

13- Dragonfly in Amber- Diana Gabaldon

14- Motorcycle Therapy- Jeremy Kroecker

15- Voyager- Diana Gabaldon

16- Drums of Autumn- Diana Gabaldon

17- 50 Shades of Grey- E.L. James

18- 50 Shades Darker- E.L. James

19- 50 Shades Freed- E.L. James

20- Great Gatsby- F.Scott Fitzegerald

21- The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins

22- Catching Fire- Suzanne Collins

23- The Mockingjay- Suzanne Collins

24- The Fiery Cross- Diana Gabaldon

25- The Joy Luck Club- Amy Tan

26- The Bonesetter's Daughter- Amy Tan

27- The Kitchen House- Kathleen Grissom

28- State of Wonder- Ann Patchett

29- South of Bixby Bridge- Ryan Winfield

30- Drawing Free- Elena Aitken-Welch

31- Again- Diana Murdock

32- The Bridge Club- Patricia Sands

33- Finding Emma- Steena Holmes

34-Cracks in the Sidewalk- Bette Lee Crosby

35-Live to Tell- Lisa Gardner

36- Tuesdays with Morrie- Mitch Albom

37- who i kissed- Janet Gurtler

38- A Different Kind of Normal- Cathy Lamb

39- The White Maasai- Corinne Hofmann

40- The Last Maasai Warriors- Wilson Meikuaya and Jackson Ntirkana

 

 

2014

1- Annabel- Kathleen Winter

2- Cockroach - Rawi Hage

3- School of Essential Ingredients- Erica Bauermeister

4- The Year of the Flood- Margaret Atwood

5- Summer of Change- Elena Aitken

6- Half Blood Blues - Esi Edugyan

7- The Rosie Project- Graeme Simsion

8- Clutterfree with Kids- Joshua Becker

9- The Ten Year Nap by Meg Wolitzer

10-The Price of Stones- Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

11- Divergent- Veronica Roth

12- Heaven is for Real- Todd Burpo

13- The Alchemist- Paulo Coelho

14- The House of Many Gods- Kiana Davenport

15-Insurgent - Veronica Roth

16- The End of your Life Book Club - Will Schwalbe

17- The Four Agreements -Don Miguel Ruiz

18- The Valley of Amazement- Amy Tan

19-Island of the Secret Love Nun- Christopher Moore

20- North of Normal- Cea Sunrise Person

21- Driving the Saudis- Jayne Amelia Larson

22- Allegiant- Veronica Roth

23- Walk in Their Shoes - Jim Ziolkowski

24- Congo- Michael Crichton

25- The Road - Cormac McCarthy

26- The Power of Now- Eckhart Tolle

27- Written in my Own Heart's Blood- Diana Gabaldon

28- China Dolls- Lisa See

29- The 100 Foot Journey - Richard C Morais

30- Tempting Gifts- Elena Aitken

31- Spare Change- Bette Lee Crosby

32- The Lottery by Patricia Wood

33- Short Way Up - Steve Wilson

34- The Secret Life of Bees- Sue Monk Kidd

35- The Light Between Oceans- M.L. Stedman

36- Midnight Springs- Elena Aitken

37- Jubilee's Journey- Bette Lee Crosby

38- The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules - Catharina Ingelman Sundberg

39- Angels of Abundance- Doreen Virtue

40- The Voice of Knowledge- Don Miguel Ruiz

 

 

2016

 

1- "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing" by Marie Kondo

2- My Spiritual Journey- The 14th Dalai Lama

3- The Ulitmate Gift Jim Stovall

4-The Ultimate Life- Jim Stovall

5- The Untethered Soul- Michael A Singer

6- The Surrender Experiment- Michael A Singer

7- Song of the Spirit- Sarah Lark

8- The Secret of Meditation- Davidji

9- The kiss at Kihali- Ruth Harris

10- The Autobiography of a Yogi- Paramahansa Ygananda

11- Lost and Found by Brooke Davis

12- The Aloha Quilt- Jennifer Chiavernini

13- Shelter by the Sea- Elena Aitken

14- Celestine Prophecy- James Redfield

15- Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness- Chase

16- Freedom is you Nature- Christine Wushke

17- I Promise you This (#3)- Patricia Sands

18- Book of Souls- Glenn Cooper

19- The Elementals by Morgan Llywelyn

20- Shadow Spell- Nora Roberts

21- Four Homeless Millionaires- Rik Leaf

22- Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It

23- Shadow of Night- Deborah Harkness

24- Healing Ancient Wounds- John Barnes

25- The Boy who Couldn't Smile- Brian G Spare

26- Dying to be Me- Anita Moorjani

27- Eat Pray Love- Elizabeth Gilbert

28- Big Magic- Elizabeth Gilbert

29- The Bite of the Mango -Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland

30- Animal Farm- George Orwell

31- destressifying- Davidji

32- Love in the Moment- Elena Aitken

33- Moving from the Outside, In Tracy Makarenko

34- 21 Days to Improving your Communication with the Angels- Doreen Virtue

35- The Book of Life- Deborah Harkness

36- Confessions of a Medium/ The Crystal destiny Tammy Russell-Tocheniuk

37- I am a Brilliant Woman- Karen Klassen and Various Authors including Tracy Makarenko

38- Soul Shift - Barbara De Angelis

39- The King of Torts- John Grisham

40- Uncharted- Colette Baron Reid

 

 

2018

1- The Dolphin Heptad- Amelia Lionheart

2- The Sacred Power- Davidji

3- Light Warrior- Kyle Gray

4- How to Be Your Own Genie- Radleigh Valentine

5- Manifesting with the Angles- Charles Virtue

6- Island of a Thousand Springs- Sarah Lark

7- Theodore Boone- The Activist

8- From This Moment- Elena Aitken

9- Indian Horse- Richard Wagamese

10- No Baggage- Clara Bensen

11- The 5 Love Languages- Gary Chapman

12- the More of Less- Joshua Becker

13- When We Left- Elena Aitken

14- Playing The Matrix- Mike Dooley

15-How to Read the Akashic Records- Linda Howe

16- The Universe Has Your Back- Gabrielle Bernstein

17- The Real Journey Empowered Mom Boss- Collection of Authors including Meagan Fettes

18- Judgement Detox- Gabrielle Bernstein

19- The Time Keeper- Mitch Albom

20- Drawing Lessons- Patricia Sands

21- The Akashic Records- Linda Howe

22- Behind the Kitchen Doors- Marion Ann Berry

23- Reiki For Life- Penelope Quest

24-Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine- Gail Honeyman

25- When we Were Us- Elena Aitken

(Unfortunately, I dropped the ball this year as I was busy traveling :-) )

2020

1- Time Convert- Deborah Harkness

2- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a “F&%$ -Mark Manson

3-A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes- Patricia Sands

4-Everything Happens for a Reason- Harold J. Reid

5- Write the Book You’re Meant to Write- Gail Woodard

6- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- Stephen R. Covey

7- Girl Wash Your Face- Rachel Hollis

8- Self-Discipline for Writers- Martin Meadows

9- All We Never Knew- Elena Aitken

10- The Giver of the Stars- Jojo Moyes

11- Wishes Fulfilled- Dr Wayne W. Dyer

12- Fire Blossom- Sarah Lark

13- Choosing Ever After Book 1- Elena Aitken

14- How to Write Great Blog Posts-Steve Scott

15- Eat Pray Love- Elizabeth Gilbert

16-Celestine Prophecy- James Redfield

17- The Gifts of Imperfection- Brene Brown

18-Needing Happy Ever After Book 2- Elena Aitken

19- Wallaby Station- Aaron Fletcher

20-23 Anti-Procrastination Habits (haha)- S.J. Scott

21- Songs of the Humpback Whale- Jodi Picoult

22- A Mind at Home with Itself- Byron Katie

23- Wanting Happily Ever After Book 3- Elena Aitken

24- Outback- Aaron Fletcher

25- My Sardinian Summer- Michael Uras

26- Walkabout- Aaron Fletcher

27- Get Rich Lucky Bitch- Denise Duffield-Thomas

28- Fighting for Ever After- Elena Aitken

29- Unleash your Inner Money Babe- Kathrin Zenkina

30- The Storyteller’s Secret-Sejal Badani

31- Big Magic- Elizabeth Gilbert

 32- She Means Business- Carrie Green

33-A Hope at the End of the World- Sarah Lark

34-The War of Art- Steven Pressfield

35- Jupiter's Travels-Ted Simon

36- We Wish You an Ever After- Elena Aitken

37- Get Out of Your Own Way- Dave Hollis

38- Long Way Down- Ewan Mcgregor and Charley Boorman

39-Luna Blue and the Magic of the Moon-Dianne Doyle-Lynch

 40-American Dirt-Jeanine Cummins

2022

1- Choosing Fulfillment is Scary AF- Sara Stepa

2- The Legend of Fire Mountain- Sarah Lark

3- The Secret Keeper of Jaipur- Alka Joshi

4- Finally Mine- Elena Aitken

5- Get Rich Lucky Bitch- Denise Duffield-Thomas

6- Guardian Angel- Lexis Madison

7- Distant Suns- Sam Manicom

8- Greenlights- Matthew McConaughey

9- Abundance Now- Lisa Nichol

10-Fame & Privilege - L.C. Reagan

11-Ubuntu- Heather Ellis

12-Happy - Gabrielle Bernstein

13- Squashed Possums- Jonathan Tindale

14- Finally Fall- Elena Aitken

15-Buttonwood Cottage- Erica Rose

16-Playing for Pizza- John Grisham

17-The Secrets We Hide- Patricia Sands

18- Finally Forever- Elena Aitken

19- Go Pro- Eric Worre

20-Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

21-Sahara- Clive Cussler

22-The 5 am Club- Robin Sharma

23-The Valkyries- Paulo Coelho

24-Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress-  Dai Sijie

25-Anne of Green Gables- Lucy Maude Montgomery

26-Finally Free- Elena Aitken

27-The Last Lecture- Randy Pausch

28-The End of East- Jen Sookfong Lee

29-Anne of Avonlea - Lucy Maude Montgomery

30-Anthony Bourdain The Last Interview and Other Conversations

 

 

2013

1- The Notebook- Nicholas Sparks

2- The Glass Castle- Jeannette Walls

3- She's Come Undone- Wally Lamb

4- A Breath of Snow and Ashes- Diana Gabaldon

5- The Lost Girls- Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner

6- Game of Thrones- George R.R. Martin

7- The Hundred Secret Senses- Amy Tan

8- My Sister's Keeper- Jodi Picoult

9- Nineteen Minutes- Jodi Picoult

10- Into the Wild- Jon Krakauer

11- Wild- Cheryl Strayed

12- Gone Girl- Gillian Flynn

13- Composing Myself- Elena Aitken

14- Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Book Store- Robin Sloan

15- Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet- Jamie Ford

16- An Echo in the Bone- Diana Gabaldon

17- Chai Tea Sunday - Heather A. Clark

18- 419- Will Ferguson

19- Up, A Mother and Daughter's Peakbagging Adventure - Patricia Ellis Herr

20- Summer in Tuscany - Elizabeth Adler

21- The Promise of Provence- Patricia Sands

22- Sole Survivor - Derek Hansen

23- The Five People You Meet in Heaven- Mitch Albom

24- Simplicity & Inside-Out Simplicity - Joshua Becker

25- Village Books- Craig McLay

26- Garden Spells - Sarah Addison Allen

27- Unexpected Gifts and/ Sugar Crash - Elena Aitken

28- Inferno - Dan Brown

29- Waiter Rant - Steve Dublanica

30- Mistaken Gifts - Elena Aitken

31- The Art of Racing in the Rain - Garth Stein

32- Secrets of a Spiritual Guru: Real Estate, Yoga and Lies- Tamara Lee Doris

33- Lucky's Lady- Tami Hoag

34- E-squared - Pam Grout

35- The Blue Sweater - Jacqueline Novogratz

36- Secret Gifts - Elena Aitken

37- Restless- William Boyd

38- If It Was Easy They’d Call the Whole Damn Thing a Honeymoon:

Living With and Loving the TV-Addicted, Sex-Obsessed, Not-So-Handy Man

You Married - Jenna McCarthy

39- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

40- "South of Normal. My year in paradise" by Norm Schriever

41- Me to We, Finding Meaning in a Material World by Craig & Marc Kielburger

2015

1- "The Book That Changed My Life. 71 Remarkable Writers Celebrate the Books that Matter Most to Them"- Roxanne J Coady and Joy Johannessen

2- Stillwater Rising- Steena Holmes

3- On Two Feet and Wings- Abbas Kazerooni

4- Seasons of the Dragonflies- Sara Creech

5- Second Glances/ Summit of Desire- Elena Aitken

6- Marathon Quest- Martin Parnell

7- Still Alice- Lisa Genova

8- Promises to Keep- Patricia Sands

9- The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry- Rachel Joyce

10- The Best of Friends- Sara James and Ginger Mauney

11- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- Mark Twain

12- Summit of Seduction- Elena Aitken

13- Twilight- Stephanie Meyer

14- Honeymoon with my Brother- Franz Wisner

15- Silver Bay- Jojo Moyes

16- Freedom is your Nature- Christine Wushke

17- The Red Tent- Anita Diamant

18- Summit of Passion- Elena Aitken

19- The Go-Giver- Bob Burg and John David Mann

20- Change your Thoughts, Change Your Life Living the Wisdom of Tao- Dr Wayne Dyer

21- The Element- Sir Ken Robinson PhD

22- A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness

23- The Monk who Sold His Ferrari- Robin S. Sharma

24- How to Travel the World for Free- Michael Wigge

25- Mutant Message Down Under- Marlo Morgan

26- The Giver- Lois Lowry

27- The Kindness Diaries- Leon Logothetis

28- I Can See Clearly Now- Dr. Wayne W Dyer

29_ The Age of Miracles- Marianne Williamson

30- Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me- Mindy Kaling

31- Wave- Sonali Deraniyagala

32- The Dark Witch- Nora Roberts

33- The Top Ten Things Dead People Want to Tell You. Mike Dooley

34- Return to Vegas- Elena Aitken

35- Malaika- Van Heerling

36- Holiday Gifts by Elena Aitken

37- The Land of the Long White Cloud - Sara Lark

38- The House in the Sky- Amanda Lindhout and Sarah Corbett

39- When the Moon is Low- Nadia Hashimi

40- Yamas and Niyams- Deborah Adele

2017

 

1- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone- J.K. Rowling

2- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- J.K. Rowling

3- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- J.K. Rowling

4- Escape to the Sun- Elena Aitken

5- Rebirth- Kamal Ravicant

6- have a little faith - Mitch Albom

7- Real Happiness- Sharon Salzburg

8- Hers to Take- Elena Aitken

9- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire- J.K. Rowling

10-Love is the Answer- Zoe Davenport

11- Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix- J.K. Rowling

12- Chakra Healing- Doreen Virtue

13-Goddesses Never Age- Dr. Christiane Northrup

14-Falling into Forever- Elena Aitken

15- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince- J.K. Rowlings

16- The Second Half of Life- Angeles Arrien

17- The Art of Stillness- Pico Iyer

18- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- J.K. Rowling

19- Rogue Lawyer- John Grisham

20-Love in the Moment- Elena Aitken

21- The Brethren- John Grisham

22- 10 Messages your Angels Want you to Know- Doreen Virtue

23- Before The Storm- Steena Holmes

24- Call of the Kiwi- Sarah Lark

25- Only for a Moment- Elena Aitken

26- Towards the Sea of Freedom- Sarah Lark

27- One More Moment- Elena Aitken

28- Nutrition for your Intuition- Doreen Virtue

29- The Thorn Birds Colleen McCullough

30- In This Moment- Elena Aitken

31-The Boy that Knew Too Much- Cathy Byrd

32- Sweet Memories- Steena Holmes

33- You can Create an Exceptional Life- Louise Hay & Cheryl Richardson

34- The Muse-Jessie Burton

35- The Big Wave Method- Mark Visser

36- The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year- Sue Townsend

37- Braving the Wilderness- Brene Brown

38- I am a Brilliant Woman Vol 11- Karen Klassen

2019

1- You Can Change your Thoughts, You Can Change Your Life- Living the Wisdom of the Tao- Dr. Wayne Dyer

2- Educated- Tara Westover

3- Abundance Now-Lisa Nichols

4-Get Rich, Lucky Bitch- Denise Duffield Thomas

5- When we Fell- Elena Aitken

6- You are a Badass at Making Money- Jen Sincero

7- Mind Hacking, How to Change your Mind for Good in 21 Days- Sir John Hargrave

8- Beneath the Kauri Tree- Sarah Lark

9- Nice Perfect Strangers- Liane Moriarty

10- Money Smart Kids- Gail Vaz-Oxlade

11-Manifesting Made Easy -Jen Mazer

12- Chillpreneur- Denise Duffield-Thomas

13- Flight of the Maori Goddess- Sarah Lark

14- The Vineyard in the Hills- Lily Malone

15- The Daughter of Molokai- Alan Brennert

16- Bossy Pants- Tina Fey

17- You are a Badass- Jen Sincero

18- The Blue Notebook- James A. Levine

19- Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife-

Eben Alexander M.D.

20- Yoga Bitch- One Woman’s Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment.- Suzanne Morrison

21- Shift Happens- Robert Holden PH.D

22- The Alice Connection- Kate Quinn

23- big Little Lies- Liane Moriarty

24- Just by Chance...or Does Everything Happen for a Reason - Harold J. Reid

25- A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes- Patricia Sands

26- Think Your Way to Wealth Action Plan- Mitch Horowitz

27- Braving the Wilderness- Brene Brown

28- Retirement Italiano: Adventures and Misadventures in a Foreign Culture- Terrence Coen

29- Karma 101 -Joshua Mack

30- How to Win Friends and Influence People- Dale Carnegie

31- City of Girls- Elizabeth Gilbert

32- The Latte Factor- David Bach

33- Happiness at Home- Gretchen Rubin

34- When we Believed in Mermaids- Barbara O’Neil

35- Our Perfect Moment- Elena Aitken

36- Camino Island- John Grisham

37- Everything is Figureoutable- Marie Forleo

38- A Gentleman in Moscow- Amor Towles

39- Super Attractor- Gabby Bernstein

40- Random Acts of Kindness- Dete Meserve and Rachel Greco

2021 

1-The Henna Artist- Alka Joshi

2-Amazon Woman- Darcy Gaechter

3-The Last of the Moon Girls- Barbara Davis

4-The Wim Hof Method- Wim Hof

5-Hidden in the Sand- Elena Aitken

6- Maori- Alan Dean Foster

7-Millionaire Success Habits- Dean Graziosi

8-Fires of Change- Sarah Lark

9-The $100 Startup- Chris Guillebeau

10-Beneath a Scarlet Sky- Mark Sullivan

11-Under Asian Skies- Sam Manicom

12-Art of Psychic Reiki- Lisa Campion

13-Raise your Vibration- Kyle Gray

14-Into Africa- Sam Manicom

15-Keeping Happily Ever After- Elena Aitken

16-You are a Badass Making Money- Jen Sincero

17-Instinct - T.D. Jakes

18-Night-Elie Wiesel

19- Change your Thoughts, Change your Life, Living the Wisdom of the Tao-Wayne Dyer

20-Circling the Sun- Paula McLain

21-Seeking Happily Ever After-Elena Aitken

22-The Store- James Patterson

23- The End- James Patterson & Brendan Dubois

24- Lost in Mongolia- Colin Angus

25-The Gifts of Imperfection- Brene Brown

26-Gray Mountain- John Grisham

27-Cherishing Happily Ever After- Elena Aitken

28- The Big Leap- Gay Hendricks

29-The Rules of Magic- Alice Hoffman

30-Red Sky over Hawaii- Sara Ackerman

31-War Brides- Helen Bryan

32- Purple Orchids- Samantha Christy

33- White Lilies- Samantha Christy

34- Black Roses- Samantha Christy

35- Comeback Careers- Ginny Flynn-Brzezinski and Mika Brzezinski

36-All Together Now: A Newfoundlander's Light Tales for Heavy Times- Alan Doyle

37-The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan- Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller

38- Finally ours- Elena Aitken

39- For One More Day- Mitch Albom

40- Luna Blue and the Elemental Goddess- Dianne Doyle-Lynch