books of 2011: biographies to beach trash

Posted by pamela on Jan. 02, 12 | 3 COMMENTS

Every year I write up a list of the books I have read – from biographies to beach trash. This year I decided to break it up so that you can at least know which books I recommend. I have provided links to the recommended books on Amazon (don’t get me wrong – I love beach trash at times, but it is so much harder to find good books than beach trash). Let me now if you have any questions and what your favorite books are as it is always good to have reading suggestions. Happy reading in 2012!

Recommended reads:

Beach trash for various reasons:

  • The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve
  • Atlantis Found  by Clive Cussler
  • The Mediterranean Caper  by Clive Cussler
  • Raise the Titanic!  by Clive Cussler
  • I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron
  • Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream  by David Platt

Business or development reads:

  • The Male Factor: The Unwritten Rules, Misperceptions, and Secret Beliefs of Men in the Workplace  by Shaunti Feldhahn
  • The One-Page Project Manager for Execution by Clark A. Campbell
  • The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything  by Guy Kawasaki
  • Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations  by Clay Shirkly

3 Responses to “books of 2011: biographies to beach trash”

  1. Alyssa Says:

    Im on the waiting list for Cutting for Stone! I’ll have to check out the others too. I just finished the latest Nicholas Sparks book, which I’m sure you have no interest in haha!

  2. joel Says:

    nice list! i like how Clive C. holds multiple places.

  3. AsianCajuns Lar Says:

    Great list, Pam! I always love going through your lists and adding things to my “Must Read List.” I have another recommendation. It’s better than beach reads, but it is a very easy one called “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.” It’s about a group of people on the island of Guernsey (British, but right by France) and their occupation by the Germans in WW II. Sounds depressing, but it isn’t. I think you’ll love it ;)
    xoxo,
    Lar

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