Roy Kessel Reading List-February 2018

The Reef Roberts, Nora
The Third Secret Berry, Steve
Tribe of Mentors Ferriss, Tim
“F” is for Fugitive Grafton, Sue
Believe Me Hadid, Yolanda
Templar Legacy Berry, Steve
Tuesday the Rabbi Saw Red Kemelman, Harry
The Games Patterson, James
Sapiens Harari, Yuval Noah
Love You More Gardner, Lisa
The Innocent Coben, Harlen
The Burning Room Connelly, Michael
The Arraignment Martini, Steve
Runaway Best Seller Silber, Lee
Trouble Kellerman, Jesse
Buddha’s Brain Hanson, Rick
Inca Gold Cussler, Clive
Originals Grant, Adam
Red Room Pearson, Ridley
Shaken Tebow, Tim
The Associate Margolin, Phillip
Focus Halvorsen, Heidi Grant Higgins, E. Tory
Moment of Truth Scottoline, Lisa
Odd Thomas Koontz, Dean
The New Jim Crow Alexander, Michelle
Fallen Slaughter, karin
Privileged Information White, Stephen

Roy Kessel Reading List-January 2018

The Ultramind Solution Hyman, Mark
The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working Schwartz, Tony
The Upside of Irrationality Ariely, Dan
Filthy Rich Patterson, James
Mental Traps Kukla, Andre
Endurance Kelly, Scott
The Force Winslow, Don
Weird Al–The Book Rabin, Nathan
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Bradberry, Travis Greaves, Jean
Murder can botch up your birthday Eichler, Selma
Rough Justice Scottoline, Lisa
“E” is for Evidence Grafton, Sue
Prior Bad Acts Hoag, Tami
The Jury Martini, Steve
The Sportswriter Ford, Richard
Sunday the Rabbi Stayed Home Kemelman, Harry
Isle of Dogs Cornwell, Patricia
No Second Chance Coben, Harlen
The Drop Connelly, Michael
Gone Kellerman, Jonathan
The Adversity Advantage Stoltz, Paul Weinhenmayer, Erik
Sahara Cussler, Clive
Live To Tell Gardner, Lisa
Proof Positive Margolin, Phillip
The Secret History Tartt, Donna
The Columbus Affair Berry, Steve
Mistaken Identity Scottoline, Lisa
Parallel Lies Pearson, Ridley
Born in Death Robb, JD
Broken Slaughter, karin

Roy Kessel Reading List-December 2017

Larceny Games Tuohy, Brian
Kill The Messenger Hoag, Tami
The oNe Thing You Need to Know Great managing and leading and sustained individual success Buckingham, Marcus
Heavens Fury Frey, Stephen
“D” is for Denial Grafton, Sue
Discipline and Punish Foucault, Michel
Evidence Kellerman, Jonathan
Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry Kemelman, Harry
Open Boxes Organ, Christine
Case of Lies O’Shaughnessy, Perri
Rooster Bar Grisham, John
Mindsight Seigel, Daniel
The Attorney Martini, Steve
Gentleman’s Hour Winslow, Don
Give and Take Grant, Adam
Art of Deception Pearson, Ridley
Smart Baseball Law, Keith
Dragon Cussler, Clive
Succeed Halverson, Heidi Grant
Postcard Killers Patterson, James
Principles Dalio, Ray
Ties that Bind Margolin, Philip
Bone Bed Cornwell, Patricia
Mr. Penumbras 24 Hour Bookstore Sloan, Robin
Origin in Death Robb, J.D.
The Lawyers Lawyer Sheehan, James
The Welcoming Roberts, Nora
Willpower Baumeister, Roy Tierney, John
Undone Slaughter, Karin

Roy Kessel’s Personal Development/Self-Help Reading Recommendations for July through December 2017

Here are my best reading recommendations for July through December 2017 in the Personal Development/Self-Help category.

  1. Flourish–Martin Seligman
  2. Younger Next Year–Chris Crowley/Henry Lodge
  3. Mindless Eating–Brian Wainsink
  4. Mindset–Carol Dweck
  5. The How of Happiness–Sonja Lyubormirsky
  6. Positivity–Barbara Frederickson
  7. Mindsight–Daniel Siegel
  8. Willpower–Roy Baumeister/John Tierney
  9. Rapt–Winifred Gallagher
  10. Year of Yes–Shonda Rimes
  11. Lonlinless–John Caccioppo/William Patrick
  12. The Happiness Advantage–Shawn Achor
  13. The Relaxation Response–Herbert Benson
  14. Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers–Robert Sapolsky
  15. I Don’t Know What I Want:  But I Know It Isn’t This–Julie Jansen
  16. Who’s On Top/Who’s On Bottom–Dr. Robert Schwebel
  17. Open Boxes–Christine Organ
  18. Keep Your Brain Alive–Lawrence Katz/Manning Rubin
  19. Chicken Soup For The Prisoner’s Soul–Jack Canfield/Mark Victor Hansen

Roy Kessel’s Business/Leadership Reading Recommendations for July through December 2017

Here are my best reading recommendations for July through December 2017 in the Business/Leadership category.

  1. Radical Candor–Kim Scott
  2. Captivate–Vanessa Van Edwards
  3. Give and Take–Adam Grant
  4. Ethics in the Real World–Peter Singer
  5. Deep Work–Cal Newport
  6. Getting Things Done–David Allen
  7. Spark–John Raley
  8. Infonomics–Doug Laney
  9. Principles–Ray Dalio
  10. The Talent Code–Daniel Coyle
  11. Fooled by Randomness–Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  12. Why Smart Executives Fail–Sydney Finklestein
  13. Think Smart–Richard Restak
  14. The One Thing You Need To Know–Marcus Buckingham
  15. Succeed–Heidi Grant Halvorsen

Roy Kessel’s Miscellaneous Reading Recommendations for July through December 2017

Here are my best reading recommendations for July through December 2017 in the Miscellaneous category.

  1. Courtroom 302–Steve Bogira
  2. Hillbilly Elegy–JD Vance
  3. Finding My Virginity–Richard Branson
  4. Ugly Americans–Ben Mezrich
  5. The Ethical Slut–Dossie Eaton/Catherine Lizst
  6. Never Have Your Dog Stuffed–Alan Alda
  7. Discipline and Punish–Michel Foucault

Roy Kessel’s Sports Reading Recommendations for July through December 2017

Here are my best reading recommendations for July through December 2017 in the Sports category.

  1. Back in the Game–Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher/Joanne Gerstner
  2. Unwinding Madness–Gerald Gurney/Donna Lopiano/Andrew Zimbalist
  3. Larceny Games–Brian Tuohy
  4. Open–Andre Agassi
  5. Raw–Colin Cowherd
  6. Winning at Losing–Sam Weinman
  7. Smart Baseball–Keith Law
  8. Getting Up and Down–Ken Venturi
  9. The Art of Fielding–Chad Horbach
  10. The Athlete’s Way–Christopher Bergland
  11. How to Beat the Pointspread–Bobby Smith
  12. Selling The Green–Jonathan Taylor/Tim Davis

Roy Kessel’s Fiction Reading Recommendations for July through December 2017

Here are my best reading recommendations for July through December 2017 in the Fiction category.

  1. Final Girls–Riley Sager
  2. Bear Town–Frederick Backman
  3. Dark Places–Gillian Flynn
  4. Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore–Robin Sloan
  5. Bel Canto–Ann Patchett
  6. Windy City–Scott Simon
  7. Power of the Dog–Don Winslow

Roy Kessel Reading List-November 2017

Dark Horse Hoag, Tami
Open Agassi, Andre
The Protégé Frey, Stephen
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers Sapolsky, Robert
“C” is for Corpse Grafton, Sue
A Cold Heart Kellerman, Jonathan
Getting Things Done Allen, David
Unlucky in Law O’Shaughnessy, Perri
Critical Mass Martini, Steve
The Happiness Advantage Achor, Shawn
The First Victim Pearson, Ridley
The Talent Code Coyle, Daniel
Treasure Cussler, Clive
Why Smart Executives Fail Finklestein, Sydney
Finding My Virginity Branson, Richard
The Scarpetta Factor Cornwell, Patricia
Infonomics Laney, Doug
Divided in Death Robb, J.D.
Think Smart Restak, Richard
12th of Never Patterson, James
Who’s on Top Who’s on Bottom Schwebel, Robert
Wild Justice Margolin, Philip
Power of the Dog Winslow, Don
Storm Warning Roberts, Nora
Run Patchett, Ann
Faithless Slaughter, Karin
The Art of Fielding Horbach, Chad

Roy Kessel Reading List-October 2017

Secret Pilgrim LeCarre, John
Bel Canto Patchett, Ann
Back In The Game Kutcher, Jeffrey Gerstner, Joanne
Ashes to Ashes Hoag, Tami
Mindset Dweck, Carol
Dark Places Flynn, Gillian
Spark Raly, John
The Chairman Frey, Stephen
“B” is for Burglar Grafton, Sue
Loneliness Caccioppo, John Patrick, William
The Murder Book Kellerman, Jonathan
The Neighbor Gardner, Lisa
The Yiddish Policemans Union Chabon, Michael
Fooled by Randomness Taleb, Nassim Nicholas
Presumption of Death O’Shaughnessy, Perri
Windy City Simon, Scott
Cyclops Cussler, Clive
The Athlete’s Way Bergland, Christopher
The List Martini, Steve
The How of Happiness Lyubomirsky, Sonja
Getting Up and Down Venturi, Ken
Trace Cornwell, Patricia
11th Hour Patterson, James
Reunion in Death Robb, J.D.
Camino Island Grisham, John
Indelible Slaughter, Karin
Risky Business Roberts, Nora