Reading List

Reading List

These are books that are on my reading list. I haven’t read all of these books yet. I do have books that I recommend. This list will always change, so come back often. I am including business, fiction, nonfiction, and tech categories.

Please feel free to recommend books that you have enjoyed. Let me know if you have read a book on my reading list. Please comment in the discussion below.

Note: if you prefer listening, Audible offers two free audiobooks with a free trial to Audible.

You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.

Charlie “Tremendous” Jones


The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated  by Helaine Olen  and Harold Pollack

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns by John C. Bogle

Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing by Harry Beckwith

Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success by Rory Vaden

Winners Never Cheat: Even in Difficult Times, New and Expanded Edition by Jon M. Huntsman

YouTube Secrets: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Following and Making Money as a Video Influencer by Sean Cannell and Benji Travis 


Backlash: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series) by Brad Thor 

A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel – by Amor Towles

Magpie Murders, A Novel by Anthony Horowitz


12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson

The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally  – by Jason Fung

Pure, White, and Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It by John Yudkin


Automate the Boring Stuff with Python: Practical Programming for Total Beginners by Al Sweigart

Microsoft Excel 2019 Inside Out by Bill Jelen

Microsoft Excel 2019 Pivot Table Data Crunching by Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander 

MrExcel LIVe: The 54 Greatest Excel Tips of All Time by Bill Jelen

Predictive Analytics: Microsoft® Excel 2016 by Conrad Carlberg

Now it is your turn. Have you read any of these books on my list? What did you think? What books do you recommend?

Jeff Mankin

Jeff Mankin teaches financial literacy. His website is

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