Back in 2014, I began a quest to read 52 books in a year. At the end of the year, I was slightly shy of my goal, but I became infatuated with this new world: the vast landscape of literature, information, knowledge, and art that is contained within a book. Since then, I have challenged myself to read more and to read a wide array of books each year. But I not only read these books, but challenged myself further to write about them. This synthesis of the information is one of the most important parts of reading that we forget about: what does this information/story mean to me? And you have the impetus for this website. I have here cataloged every book that I have read and written a review on since 2014. Enjoy it, pass it on, and read, my friends.

Also read my post: “Some Thoughts on Writing in Books”




Above All Earthly Pow’rs: Christ in a Postmodern World

Alexander Hamilton

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

An American Soldier in World War I

Animal Farm

The Apostle: A Life of Paul

The Attributes of God Volume 2: Deeper into the Father’s Heart

The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight


Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics

The Bible (English Standard Version)

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Black Hawk Down

A Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis


Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake

A Christmas Carol 

A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography

A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces (2016)

The Consequences of Ideas: Understanding the Concepts that Shaped Our World

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters

The Courage to Be Protestant: Truth-Lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World

The Courage to be Protestant: Truth-Lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World (2015)

The Cross of Christ

The Cross of Christ (2015)

The Cross of Christ (2016)

Culture Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth (Today’s Critical Concerns)


Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

The Darkness and the Glory

The Daring Mission of William Tyndall 

The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee – A Look Inside North Korea

Debt of Honor

Desiring God, Revised Edition: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America



The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East

Fight Club

Final Seconds

Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes

First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps

From God To Us: How We Got Our Bible

Follow Me: A Call to Die. A Call to Live

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism


The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

George Washington: A Life

Getting the Message: A Plan for Interpreting and Applying the Bible

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

The Giver 

The Glory of Heaven: The Truth about Heaven, Angels and Eternal Life

God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams

God’s Greater Glory: The Exalted God Of Scripture And The Christian Faith

The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade

The Great Gatsby

The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones

Gulag: A History


Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther

The Hobbit 

How Should We Then Live: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture

How Should We Then Live: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture (2016)


I Dare You Not to Bore Me With the Bible

I Heard My Country Calling: a Memoir

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

Is Jesus the Only Savior? 


The Japanese and Christianity: Why is Christianity not widely believed in Japan?

Jesus Christ Our Lord

John Macarthur: Minister of the Flock 

Just Do Something, A Liberating Approach To God’s Will


Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles


The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe

The Last Stand Of Fox Company: A True Story Of U.S. Marines In Combat

Level Zero Heroes: The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan

Liar’s Poker

Life By Design

The Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones – 1899-1981

The Life of the Automobile: The Complete History of the Motor Car

Life’s Big Questions: Six Major Themes Traced Through The Bible

The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Days War

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Losing Our Virtue: Why the Church Must Recover Its Moral Vision

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate


Man (Dis)Connected: How Technology Has Sabotaged What it Means to be Male

The Man Christ Jesus: Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ

Mao: The Unknown Story

Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible

Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

My Men Are My Heroes: The Brad Kasal Story 


No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden

No Place For Truth, or Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology?


Out of the Silent Planet


PROOF: Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace

PsychoBabble: The Failure of Modern Psychology–and the Biblical Alternative



Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream

Rainbow 6

Ready Player One

The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

Refugee (Star Wars: Force Heretic, #2)

Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945

The Road



Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, and Meaning

A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Starship Troopers

Star Wars: Lords of the Sith

The Story of Christianity, Vol II The Reformation to the Present

Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship

Supernatural: What the Bible Teaches about the Unseen World – And Why It Matters

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine



Tartine Bread (Artisan Bread Cookbook, Best Bread Recipes, Sourdough Book)

Telling the Truth: Evangelizing Postmoderns

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from its Cultural Captivity

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity (2016)


Unlikely Warrior: Memoirs Of a Vietnam Combat Medic

The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible


Visions Of America: A History Of The United States


We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong

Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume I

Without Remorse

The Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World

When We Were on Fire: A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love, and Starting Over

Why We’re Not Emergent (By Two Guys Who Should Be)

The Wright Brothers