My Reading List for 2020: Insightful, Good-For-You Best-Sellers for Each Month of the Year

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You guys know how much I love reading – I’ve made several book guides (you can find some of them here, here, and here) and written some tips to get your book club started.

This year, I want to keep up reading and be more intentional about what I spend my time reading. I love perusing our local library for good reads, but I have a list a mile long of books I’ve been waiting to dig in to. So, I’ve compiled a list of the books I’m most eager to read, and I’m committing to reading at least one a month in 2020.

Most of my picks are of the self-improvement, inspirational, non-fiction sort, because that’s just my type. I love to learn from people that are much smarter than I am and garner a few good takeaways for my own life. If that’s you’re thing, I hope you read along with me! Cheers & happy reading, friends!


Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness – By Ingrid Fetell Lee


Lagom: The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life – Niki Brantmark

American Cozy

American Cozy: Hygge-Inspired Ways to Create Comfort & Happiness – Stephanie Pedersen

Fair Play

Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live) – Eve Rodsky

To Hell with the Hustle

To Hell with the Hustle: Reclaiming Your Life in an Overworked, Overspent, and Overconnected World – Jefferson Bethke

The Soul of Money

The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life – Lynne Twist

This I Believe

This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari

Life After Suicide

Life After Suicide: Finding Courage, Comfort & Community After Unthinkable Loss – Jennifer Ashton, M.D.

Here All Along

Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life – in Juadaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There) – Sarah Hurwitz

Where the Crawdads Sing

Where The Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill

Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Short Account of a Long Life – Gretchen Rubin