Top 10 Books I Read in 2016

I read a lot. Part of it has to do with my curiosity and never-ending quest to learn. The other part is I have a hellish commute into and out of New York City five days a week. The latter gives me time, which is when a majority of my reading time takes place.

What I read is split among online content I hoard in my Pocket app and books, printed copies instead of my Kindle, as of late. I even completed my first audiobook this year.

It may not sound like a lot, but I set a goal to read one book per month in 2016. I ended up with 24 and am almost through another.

A lot of what I’ve read this year has been non-fiction, but one of my favorites was a fiction classic. Among those non-fiction titles, I’ve enjoyed some great business and psychology books, most of which were written many years ago and shouldn’t have taken me this long to set my eyes on.

As for the fiction titles, one was a kid’s classic (I bought for my son) and the other one of the biggest movies of the year (I read the book before I even knew a movie was ever a hitting theaters).

Here are the Top 10 books (not in any order) I read in 2016 that you should read in 2017.

1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

2. Man Searching for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

3. Art of War by Sun Tzu

4. Hatching Twitter by Nick Bilton

5. The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone

6. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

7. Freakanomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dunbar

8. The Everything Store by Brad Stone

9. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

10. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

What were some of your favorite books you read in 2016? Leave your response in the comments below.

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