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Books I Read in 2018

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dick, Philip K., ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I’ve been enjoying the Blade Runner universe, this year I saw Blade Runner 2049 and read the book the movies originate. Good writing in the book, strongly recommend if you enjoy science fiction.

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups Coyle, Daniel, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ An insightful read for anyone helping teams work better, full of information on how to create a team environment.

Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity Scott, Kim Malone, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Read to level up in the manager role.

Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders Marquet, David, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The favorite phrase “Leader-leader,” a recommendation from Steve Pasek that has provided value every day in how I support software development teams.

Free: The Future of a Radical Price Anderson, Chris, ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Nothing is free.

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) Jemisin, N.K., ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Next fascinating world after the games of Thrones world.

Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters Meeker, Meg, ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Solid guidance, disregard the religious content if that’s not your thing.

The Girl on the Train Hawkins, Paula, ⭐⭐⭐

Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) Herbert, Frank, ⭐⭐⭐

Caliban’s War (The Expanse, #2) Corey, James S.A., ⭐⭐⭐

Blood Rites (The Dresden Files, #6) Butcher, Jim, ⭐⭐⭐

Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude Kethledge, Raymond M., ⭐⭐⭐

Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs, #1) Morgan, Richard K., ⭐⭐⭐

Stay Hungry Maniscalco, Sebastian, ⭐⭐⭐

Woken Furies (Takeshi Kovacs, #3) Morgan, Richard K., ⭐⭐⭐

Legend: * 5 ⭐, it changed how I view the world or gave me immense pleasure, strongly recommend * 4 ⭐, good read, recommend * 3 ⭐, okay read * 2 ⭐, not such a great book * 1 ⭐, for some unknown reason I finished this book, and I feel like I wasted my time