February 21, 2017

17 Books To Read In 2017


Since 2017 has started, I’ve been on social media and watching TV a lot less. Like waaaaaaay less. And I have so much more time to read which I am so excited about. Now, I’ll be the first to admit, I love to buy books and my library has quite a slew of books I’m excited to read. They focus on an array of topics ranging from leadership, organization, love and more. Here are the 17 books I plan on reading in 2017.

Instinct by TD Jakes

Eat For Your Type by Dr. Peter D’Adamo

The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

#AskGaryVee by Gary Vaynerchuk

Good To Great by Jim Collins

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

How To Get A Meeting With Anyone by Stu Heinecke


Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Show Your Work by Austin Kleon

Unashamed by Christine Caine

Ask by Ryan Levesque

Developing The Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

Developing The Leaders Around You by John C. Maxwell

How To Talk So People Will Listen by Steve Brown

How Successful People Think by John C. Maxwell

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  1. Megan at Lush to Blush

    February 21st, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    These books sound amazing! I seriously LOVE to read. Thank you so much for sharing!


    Megan at Lush to Blush

  2. Officiallychic1

    February 22nd, 2017 at 8:36 am

    I purchased “Year of Yes” over the weekend and I can’t wait to read it! I love Shonda Rhimes and her way of thinking so I know this is going to be a good one! I’ve also been reading “Successful Women Think Differently” by Valorie Burton. It’s really good.

  3. Natalya

    March 7th, 2017 at 11:58 am

    I’m reading Successful Women Think Differently right now as well, so far so good!

  4. Carey

    February 22nd, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    These are great reads. I have read Year of Yes and I love it – so many great gems on being courageous.
    Also books by John Maxwell are definitely on my must reads – such a brilliant thought leader.

  5. Yolanda

    February 23rd, 2017 at 9:07 am

    Hi love this book list!! I have the magic of tidying up i need to read again.. I learned so much from her about simplifying your belongings. Over fr periscope. I’m definitely going to check out Gary Vee. Have a great day!

  6. Lina

    February 25th, 2017 at 8:45 pm

    Many of the books you have on your list I have on mine..and the ones I don’t have…you know I’m adding them! Thanks Mattie!

  7. Chioma

    March 2nd, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Thanks for sharing these! My husband and I are going to get on it!

  8. Ecouia

    March 3rd, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Looking for some more books to read. Thanks for sharing this list.

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