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24 Books to Read in 2017

24 Books to Read in 2017 | Making the Most Blog

In keeping with tradition, I had to share my reading plans again this year.  I reached my goal last year, but since I’m looking for a full-time job, I’ve kept my goal the same.  I hope to read at least 24 books this year.  Here’s what’s on my list (some not yet released):

  1. Living Forward by Michael Hyatt
  2. Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard by Jennie Allen
  3. Beloved Mess: God’s Perfect Love for Your Imperfect Life by Kimm Crandall
  4. Choose Joy: Finding Hope and Purpose When Life Hurts by Sara Frankl
  5. Perfecting 7: A Practical Guide to Living Holy Seven Days a Week by Grace Spann
  6. Grace: For Those Who Think They Don’t Measure Up by Bob Lenz
  7. Life’s Great Dare: Risking It All for the Abundant Life by Christa Hesselink
  8. More Than Just Making It: Hope for the Heart of the Financially Frustrated by Erin Odom
  9. Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy: Making Room for Your Soul in an Overcrowded Life by Nicole Johnson
  10. Hope Sings: Risk More.  Dream Bigger.  Fear Less: by Susanna Foth Aughtmon
  11. Divine Direction: 7 Decisions That Will Change Your Life by Craig Groeschel
  12. 9 Ways to Hold On When You want to Give Up by James Merritt
  13. Trusting God by Jerry Bridges
  14. Listen Love Repeat: Other-Centered Living in a Self-Centered World by Karen Ehman
  15. But I’m NOT a Wicket Stepmother!: Secrets of Successful Blended Families by Kathy Lipp
  16. Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide by Rebecca Eanes
  17. The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel
  18. Undaunted: Daring to do what God calls you to do by Christine Caine
  19. Parenting with Purpose: How to Raise Well-Behaved Children and Build a Strong Parent-Child Relationship by Nina V. Garcia
  20. Chasing God by Angie Smith
  21. Anchored: Finding Hope in the Unexpected by Kayla Aimee
  22. Stunned by Grief: Remapping Your Life When Loss Changes Everything by Judy Brizendine
  23. I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t): Telling the Truth About Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power by Brene Brown
  24. A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows Through Loss by Jerry L. Sittser

Have you read any of these books?  Would you recommend?  Why or why not?

What books are you planning to read in 2017?  I’d love for you to share in the comments.

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