Books “I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a son of a librarian, books hold a special meaning to me and the selection of books below are ones that have impacted how I view and interact with the world. I personally recommend each one. I’ve divided them into focus subcategories but, as with many things in life, each of these books could easily fill two or more categories.

As I continue to read, learn, and grow, I’ll update this page with new books that I believe can bring value to your life. I hope you enjoy!

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Living an Exceptional Life


Essentialism – Greg McKeown
Deep Work – Cal Newport
Atomic Habits – James Clear
Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl
Daring Greatly – Brene Brown



The 4-Hour Body – Tim Ferriss
The Wim Hof Method – Wim Hof
10% Happier – Dan Harris
Boundless – Ben Greenfield



Your Money or Your Life – Vicki Robin
The Simple Path to Wealth – JL Collins
Meet the Frugalwoods – Elizabeth Willard Thames
The 4-Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss



A Sand County Almanac – Aldo Leopold
The Hidden Life of Trees – Peter Wohlleben
Walden – Henry David. Thoreau
The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan



The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt – Edmund Morris



Harry Potter Series – J.K Rowling
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline