2020

Reading Schedule 

 

JANUARY - I ALWAYS WIN

WORK IT-
Carrie Kerpen 
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You don't have to be a #Girlboss or "lean in" to have a dream career and live a life you love.

In Work It, CEO of Likeable Media and popular podcast host Carrie Kerpen shares lessons from her career and an "advisory board" of powerful women in a wide range of industries to help women everywhere make their aspirations a reality. Packed with actionable tips and stories from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg, Aliza Licht, and Reshma Saujani, this inspiring book reveals their counterintuitive secrets for success

PRESENCE-
Amy Cuddy
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Brilliantly researched, impassioned, and accessible, Presence is filled with stories of individuals who learned how to flourish during the stressful moments that once terrified them. Every listener will learn how to approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and to leave them with satisfaction instead of

FEBRUARY - YOU CAN WIN

MANAGING DIABETES-
Joan Clark-
 
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FERVENT-
Priscilla Shirer
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Effective diabetes management requires not only daily effort, but knowledge in order to control side effects. However, armed with that essential knowledge, diabetes sufferers can lead normal and healthy lives, with minimal issues.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Managing Diabetes Fast-Track gives you critical yet practical insight to help manage the disease and minimize the risks.

With prayer. With a weapon that really works. Each chapter of this book will guide you in crafting prayer strategies that hit the enemy where it hurts, letting him know you're on to him and that you won't back down. Because with every new strategy you build, you're turning the fiercest battles of life into precise strikes against him and his handiwork, each one infused with the power of God's spirit

MARCH - IT'S A WIN

The Slight EDGE - Jeff Olson
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Who Are You? What Do You Want?:
Mike Ukieja & Robert Lorbert
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The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dreams for someone else. It’s not just another self-help motivation tool of methods you must learn in order to travel the path to success. It shows you how to create powerful results from the simple daily activities of your life, by using tools that are already within you.

IT'S A LIFESTYLE -
Rachel Riles 
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APRIL -Living or Existing

An innovative yet practical new approach to reaching goals and attaining success.

This book offers a direct link to understanding one?s own motivations and goals, and guides readers through a self-exploratory process that begins with four simple questions:
? Who are you and what do you want?
? Where are you and why are you here?
? What will you do and how will you do it?
? Who are your allies and how can they help?

LIVING FORWARD- Michael Hyatt&Harkavy
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Rachel was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension. Her decisions regarding food and fitness landed her in the Intensive Care Unit and then, She changed her mind to change her lifestyle so that she could LIVE. According to the Center for Disease Control, "approximately 84 million American adults—more than 1 out of 3—have pre-diabetes. Of those with pre-diabetes, 90% don’t know they have it."In sharing her journey and how she created a "NEW EATING CULTURE," She hopes to bring awareness to the importance of eating healthy but, good tasting meals.

Too many of us are doing the former - and our lives are slipping away one day at a time. But what if we treated life like the gift that it is? What if we lived each day as though it was part of a bigger picture, a plan? That's what New York Times best-selling author Michael Hyatt and executive coach Daniel Harkavy show us how to do: to design a life with the end in mind, determining in advance the outcomes we desire and the path to get there. In this step-by-step guide, they share proven principles that help listeners create simple but effective life plans so that they can get from where they are now to where they really want to be - in every area of life.

MAY - Women Building Stronger Relationships

UNLEASHING THE WOMAN IN YOU-
Latisa Be 
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The journey through this book allows the reader to recognize what was once an important event in their life can be transformed to an abundant life experience filled with love, gratitude, forgiveness and faith. There are points of reflection and opportunity to pen one’s own experience;  which causes a deeper engagement and connection while reading. 

SISTER CIRCLE HANDBOOK-
Nancy Moser&Brenda Josee
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Everyone benefits when women discover the joy of bonding...face it girls, we are good at this. We can connect with the woman in front of us at the market, or exchange child-rearing tips with someone we just met in an elevator. Men don't do this, and more amazingly, don't want to (they don't know what they're missing!) The truth is, God made us this way.  

 JUNE-Relational Intelligence

RELATIONAL INTELLIGENCE-
Dr. Dharius Daniels
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I AM A WOMAN OF GRIT - Bea Moore Luchin
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Considering Jesus' relational model for choosing the 12 disciples, Relational Intelligence will walk you through how to assess your relationships, define them, discern them, align them, and finally activate your relationships to unlock your greatest potential.

JULY -Women Empowered to Empower

FORGED/The Making of Her - R C Marshall
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R C Marshall starts the journey to finding her true identity in God after a spiritual encounter while working as an exotic dancer. Laden, with more baggage than an airport, R C develops an insatiable appetite for God. She struggled to hold on in an effort to heal her brokenness, years of neglect and self destructive patterns.  In forged you will be motivated  and encouraged by her endurance, unrelenting spirit, and sheer will to never give up. 

AUGUST  -Birthing Ubiquitous Relationships in Business

ARE YOU A WOMAN OF G.R.I.T?  Grace Restoration Integrity& Transformation?  Then this book is for you. Beatrice Moore's sensational new book chronicles her journey during a very turbulent time in her life. Her goal in writing this book was not focus on the details and pain of the fracture, but the healing she experienced in aligning herself with the word and promises of God...

The power of praying for your adult chil

Stormie addresses areas of concern you may have for your grown children and shares how to lift them up to God. With stories from other parents and insight gleaned from personal experience, Stormie helps you pray with the power of God's word over your adult children and their:

 

  • Career choices and sense of purpose

  • Marriages and other vital relationships

  • Parenting skills and leadership

  • Struggles, addictions, or emotional trials

  • Faith commitment and prayer life

PUSH- Cindy Trimm
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ABUNDANCE NOW
Lisa Nichols&Janet Switzer
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THE POWER OF PRAYING FOR YOUR ADULT  CHILDREN- Stormie Omartian

Your Breakthrough Is Only a PUSH Away
Today’s world knows little about perseverance. This is why so few people become innovators, entrepreneurs, and world-changers. Success is bypassed, not due to a lack of opportunity, but because we don’t know how to maximize the opportunities in front of us and PUSH - persevere until success happens.

Nichols identifies the framework upon which a fulfilled existence is built. Abundance Now offers provocative lessons, actionable plans, and real-life case studies and makes clear what we must do every day to attract abundance, how to act as if we are already leading abundant lives, and how to open the door to a life of richness in our work, our relationships, our finances,

SEPTEMBER  - Men Make it Happen too!

HEAD DOWN PUSHING- Marques Roberts
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DIE EMPTY- Todd Henry
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Marques Roberts shares stories from his journey he challenges you to update how you see yourself and how you see the world by owning the responsibility of what you allow to be the source of influence of your thoughts and behavior. Marques shares how faith, humility, and accountability enabled him to overcome low self-esteem, inferiority complex, foolish pride, selfishness, anger, depression, and fear as he navigated the peaks and valleys of being a collegiate athlete, the darkness of transitioning into corporate America, and finding/owning his lane as a successful Healthcare professional, Public Speaker, and Author.

Most of us fill our days with frantic activity, bouncing from task to task, scrambling to make deadlines and chase the next promotion. But by the end of each day we're often left wondering if any of it really mattered. We feel the ticking of the clock, but we're unsure of the path forward.

Die Empty is a tool for people who aren't willing to put off their most important work for another day. Todd Henry explains the forces that lead to stagnation and introduces practices that will keep you on a true and steady course.
 

OCTOBER  - Winning Despite the Odds Against me

MY STORY MY TESTIMONY MY DELIVERANCE- Henry Fernandez
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What if you grew up feeling like the black sheep of the family? What would you do if you felt like nobody in the world cared about you, not even caring about yourself? This story recounts a young adult's struggle with learning how to live life her way and finding out through trial and error how to do life. From not understanding her value to glorifying in the beauty and love within, Mrs. Roz expounds upon her life lesson of finding her true value through the grace of God.

Strength Finder- Tom Rath
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All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths.

To help people uncover their talents, Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment, StrengthsFinder, in the 2001 management book Now, Discover Your Strengths. The book spent more than five years on the bestseller lists and ignited a global conversation, while StrengthsFinder helped millions discover their top five talents.

NOVEMBER  - Giving Thanks for Lessons Learned

PUSHING THROUGH THE PAINS- Deneatrice Millner
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Deneatice said, "Sometimes when relationships end it's not the end of your life, as a matter of fact it's just beginning because some people are lessons in our lives to help us get to our destiny. While I was pushing through my pain, through my childhood abuse, my bad relationships, my emotional breakdowns, and my physical pain I realized none it was for nothing, I grew up as a person, and as a woman I started loving me and accepting me for who I am and that is a Prophetess, a Evangelist and Preacher. I now accept who God say that I am. This book will show you how to accept and love you."

FROM RECOVERY TO DISCOVERY- Felicia Sexton
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From Recovery to Discovery” tells about Felicia's journey of searching that spiraled into a world of addiction. Snorting cocaine and hitting the pipe provided temporary comfort and avoidance of her truth, until her life hit rock bottom. Felicia tells how God raised her up from this low place and set her on a path of thriving.  The lessons she learned on the journey and shared in the book will provide insight to those who need assistance to realign after taking a wrong turn. 

DECEMBER  - My Self Image

I WAS BORN NATURAL AND i'M GOING TO STAY NATURAL- Sarafia Jones Hall
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LIVING WELL- Tosha Evans
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Sarafia Jones Hall said "Our natural hair is so beautiful, sadly society thinks differently. We wrote this book just for you, yes you the one who is saying I will rock my natural hair and walk confidently in my brown skin. As we know in this 20th century there has been a big fuss about us. Why?  Cause we have gotten over the creamy crack. And many of us are choosing to love and appreciate our hair. So glad you grabbed our book, gather yourself with your girls, or and your daughter and let us go on our natural hair journey."

The key to successfully transforming your life, and Being Incredibly Well, is to change the way you think, seeing yourself as God sees you and affirming what God says about you. Through this book, you can experience wholeness and freedom in absolutely every aspect of your life. This is what it means to “Be Incredibly Well”!