A collection of the best books I've read.

This list is updated constantly. Titles are in alphabetical order. Feel free to email me (hello@japhethmast.com) if you need recommendations or simply want to chat about books.


Business & Leadership

  • "The $100 Startup" - Chris Guillabeau
  • "The 4 Hour Workweek" - Tim Ferriss
  • "21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" - John Maxwell
  • "#AskGaryVee" - Gary Vaynerchuk
  • "Anything You Want" - Derek Sivers
  • "The Brand Gap" - Marty Neumeier
  • "Developing the Leader Within You" - John Maxwell
  • "E-myth" - Michael Gerber
  • "EntreLeadership" - Dave Ramsey
  • "Essentialism" - Greg McKeown read three times
  • "First Steps to Wealth" - Dani Johnson
  • "Good to Great" - Jim Collins
  • "Launch Your Dream" - Dale Partridge
  • "People Over Profit" - Dale Partridge
  • "Purple Cow" - Seth Godin
  • "School of Greatness" - Lewis Howes
  • "So Good They Can’t Ignore You" - Cal Newport
  • "Tools of Titans" - Tim Ferris s
  • "Tribes" - Seth Godin 

Non-Fiction

  • "The Alchemist" - Paulo Coelho
  • "Big Magic" - Elizabeth Gilbert
  • "Creativity, Inc." - Ed Catmull
  • "Daring Greatly" - Brene Brown
  • "The Gifts of Imperfection" - Brene Brown
  • "Jesus > Religion" Jefferson Bethke
  • "John Adams" - David McCullough
  • "Present Over Perfect" - Shauna Niequist
  • "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" - Frederick Douglass
  • "Night" - Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel
  • "Scary Close" - Donald Miller
  • "The War of Art" - Steven Pressfield
  • "Wild at Heart" - John Eldridge

Personal Development & Growth

  • "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" - Stephen R Covey
  • "9 Things Graduates Must Do to Succeed in  Life" - Dr. Henry Cloud
  • "The Art of Non-Conformity" - Chris Guillabeau
  • "The Dip" - Seth Godin 
  • "The Happiness of Pursuit" - Chris Guillebeau
  • "My Philosophy for Successful Living" - Jim Rohn
  • "Start" - Jon Acuff
  • "Winning with People" - John Maxwell

Fiction

  • "The Art of Racing in the Rain" - Garth Stein
  • "A Tale of Two Cities" - Charles Dickens
  • "Big Smoke Mountain" - Lewis B. Miller
  • "Brave New World" - Aldous Huxley
  • "The Chronicles of Narnia" series (7 books) - C.S. Lewis read three times
  • "Frankenstein" - Mary Shelley
  • "Lord of the Flies" - William Golding
  • "Ranger's Apprentice" series (12 books) - John Flanagan
  • "The Space Trilogy" series (3 books) - C.S. Lewis  read twice