For the eighth year in a row, I’ve asked clients, colleagues, and leaders from The Making Magnificence Project® for their most-loved book of the year.

Below is what came back, in no particular order.

Happy reading and gifting!


10x is Easier than 2x by Benjamin Hardy and Dan Sullivan

Clear Thinking by Shane Parrish

Hidden Potential by Adam Grant

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese

Life Force by Tony Robbins

How Big Things Get Done by Bent Flyvbjerg

The Creative Act: A Way of Being by Rick Rubin

Our Andromeda by Brenda Shaughnessy

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Smart Brevity by Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, & Roy Schwartz

Like the Appearance of Horses by Andrew Krivak

The Madstone by Elizabeth Crook

Dark Days: Fugitive Essays by Roger Reeves

An Immense World by Ed Yong

The Wager by David Grann

Yellowface by R.F. Kuang

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano

Violeta by Isabel Allende

And There Was Light by Jon Meacham

The Great Dissenter by Peter S. Canellos

Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson

Outlive by Dr Peter Attica

David & Goliath by Malcom Gladwell

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

Anxiously Attached by Jessica Baum