45 Books to Read in 2020

2020 is the perfect year to start working through the long list of books you've been wanting to read. Here are 45 books to read in 2020.

I haven't read for fun in well over a year. When I was finishing my Bachelor's degree it was all I could do to stay on top of all my assignments, keep this blog going at very low levels, and make suer my kids had all of their needs met. Leisurely running was not a thing that was happening over here. That being said, taking over a year off from reading means that there are so many new books out that I haven't read.

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My taste for books is probably really dry for some people. I don't love fiction, or romance, or anything very fluffy. I love non-fiction the most, followed by historical fiction. There is the exception of Harry Potter, which is definitely fiction, and I do want to re-read the entire series in 2020 as well. That being said, here are 45 books I want to get through in 2020. I'll keep you posted with my progress in a monthly reading report post.

Books to Read in 2020

  1. Becoming by Michelle Obama
  2. Educated: A Memoir
  3. The Read Aloud Family: Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids
  4. Give Your Child The World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book At A Time
  5. 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think
  6. The Secrets of Happy Families
  7. The Self Driven Child
  8. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
  9. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About The People We Don't Know
  10. Atomic Habits
  11. Girl Stop Apologizing
  12. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  13. 12 Rules for Life
  14. Girl Wash Your Face
  15. The 10x Rule
  16. Outliers
  17. Boundaries: Updated and Expanded Version
  18. Take Control of Your Life
  19. You Are A Badass
  20. Why We Sleep
  21. The Pioneers
  22. Anti-Diet
  23. The Courage to be Disliked
  24. Blink
  25. The Tipping Point
  26. David and Goliath
  27. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
  28. Being Mortal
  29. White Fragility
  30. The Giver of Stars
  31. The Things We Cannot Say
  32. Before We Were Yours
  33. Helping Your Anxious Child
  34. The Highly Sensitive Child
  35. Why Smart Kids Worry
  36. The Whole Brain Child
  37. Born Anxious
  38. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone
  39. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets
  40. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Askaban
  41. Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire
  42. Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix
  43. Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince
  44. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows
  45. The Five Second Rule
  46. More Than Enough
  47. Viral Parenting

What's on your reading list for 2020? I'm always open to adding to the never ending list.

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  1. This looks like a great list of books! I really want to read Girl Stop Apologizing. Congratulations on your Bachelor's Degree!! :)


  2. I just finished "Educated" and I was astonished. What an incredible book. It has reignited my love of reading.
    I'm rereading some Dave Sedaris this year and am looking for more so your list is super helpful!