I didn’t make my goal of reading 52 books in 2014, but I did read some great stuff:

(You can read my 2013 list here and my 2015 list here.)


1. I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution – Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks

2. Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge  – Mark Yarm

3. The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner Semester at America’s Holiest University – Kevin Roose

4. License to Pawn: Deals, Steals, and My Life at the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop – Rick Harrison

5. Dad Is Fat – Jim Gaffigan

6. The Gift of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be, and Embrace Who You Are – Brene Brown

7. Thank You Notes – Jimmy Fallon

8. VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave – Nina Blackwood, et al.

9. Silent Bob Speaks – Kevin Smith

10. Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday? A Mother’s Guide to Sanity in Stilettos – Laura Bennett

11. Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed – Glennon Doyle Melton

12. Chaplin: A Life – Stephen Weissman

13. Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN’s Sports Guy Found Salvation With a Little Help From Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank, and the 2004 Red Sox – Bill Simmons

14. The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History – John Ortlund

15. Young Money – Kevin Roose

16. No Greatness Without Goodness – Randy Lewis

17. Choosing Forgiveness – Nancy Leigh DeMoss

18. Possessed: The Rise and Fall of Prince – Alex Hahn

19. Leaving The Saints – Martha N. Beck

20. Anabel Unraveled – Amanda Romine Lynch

21. Everyone Wants to Be Me or Do Me: Tom and Lorenzo’s Fabulous and Opinionated Guide to Life and Style – Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez

22. Love in a Time of Homeschooling: A Mother and Daughter’s Uncommon Year – Laura Brodie

23. Gideon: Your Weakness; God’s Strength – Priscilla Shirer

24. Little House on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder

25. Together: Growing Appetites for God – Carrie Ward

26. The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance – Elna Baker

27. Growing Up Amish – Ira Wagler

28. My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag…and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha – Jolie Kerr

29. Getting the Behavior You Want…Without Being the Parent You Hate – Dr. Deborah Gilboa, M.D.

30. Anabel Divided – Amanda Romine Lynch

31. Beyond Anabel: Meghan Defined – Amanda Romine Lynch

32. Lady Parts – Andrea Martin

33. How to Fight Presidents – Daniel O’Brien

34. Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer

35. The Andy Cohen Diaries – Andy Cohen

36. Food:  A Love Story – Jim Gaffigan

37. Yes Please – Amy Poehler

38. Essential Oils for Beginners – Callisto Media

39. Choose Your Own Autobiography – Neil Patrick Harris