Books I Read in 2019

One of my main objectives for 2019 was to read at least one book per month.

“Reading more” has been an ongoing objective for several years. However, I feel as if it wasn’t until 2019 when I finally “crushed” this goal.

One of the main reasons why I was able to read so much this year is that I significantly reduced my social media time.

I focused mostly on my business, family time, and working on my projects.

I’m not going to sit here and claim everything was perfect. However,  making a conscious effort to focus my time on goals as opposed to mindless scrolling made a huge difference.

You’d be surprised at how many hours we spend on social media. It is mind-blowing.

And by the way – I still struggle with the “mindless scrolling” but it is something I’m working on eliminating :).

Ok, without further ‘ado, below is a list of everything I read this year.

If you have any questions about any of the books listed or would like the link for each individual post, let me know and I’ll direct you to them.


The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

Atomic Habits by James Clear



Finish: Give Yourself The Gift of Done

By: Jon Acuff


Wisdom from Women in The Bible

By: John C. Maxwell



Title – Start: Punch Fear in the face, escape average work, do work that matters

Author: Jon Acuff



Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace

By: John Maxwell



The Happiness Project

By: Gretchen Rubin

Happiness P


We’re Going To Need More Wine

By: Gabrielle Union



The Everything Store

By: Brad Stone



Vendes o Vendes de Grant Cardone (Sell or be Sold) 


The Latte Factor

by David Bach



The Entrepreneur’s Startup GamePlan

By: Sharon Beason

Sharon Books SEPTEMBER


The 10X Rule

By: Grant Cardone

10x rule

Roba Como Un Artista: Las 10 Cosas Que Nadie te ha Dicho Acerca de ser Creativo

BY: Austin Kleon

Steal Like an Artist: The 10 things No One Has Told You About Being Creative


Show Your Work: 10 Ways To Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered

By: Austin Kleon


Email Marketing Demystified

By: Mathew Paulson



The Little Book of Confidence

By: Susan Jeffers, Ph.D

Do it anyways


You, Inc. – Discover The CEO Within

By: Burke Hedges



Not only did I read this book over and over again as I ran through edits and worked with my editor but I ALSO wrote it :). 

Stock Analysis 101: Step by Step Guide to Analyzing and Buying Stocks

By: Mabel A. Nunez, MBA

stock analysis 101

And that’s all folks!

QUESTION FOR YOU: What did you read this year? Even if it was one book or 20 books, the number is not the point.

I think what matters are the nuggets of wisdom that helped you take your life to the next level :). If you feel you read anything worth sharing, let me know in the comments :).



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6 thoughts on “Books I Read in 2019

  1. Thank you so much for sharing your book list! Your emails/Instagram Posts are so informative. You have definitely helped me in my quest to become even more financially literate.

    Rachelle Donald


    1. Hi, Rachelle! Thank you for your feedback on the content that I share. Getting messages like yours strengthen my mission of teaching the world how to invest. Thank you for being part of our community!

  2. Hi Mabel,You never cease to amaze me!  I was inspired by someone last week to create a vision board.   Though I haven’t put anything on paper yet, I have several things in mind to record.  To read more is one of my goals for 2020.  Today, on my drive back home (TX) from Arkansas, I was thinking that I would review your list of books to see if there were any I wanted to include on my reading list.  So, I was thinking that I would go back through your emails this week and locate all your books, and lo and behold I opened this email and you have them all listed !!!  Just amazing! 

    1. Hi, Fannie! WOW thank you so much for sharing that with me and I am so grateful you’ve been inspired to include more reading this year. I am so glad this post came at the perfect time :). YAY! If you have any questions about any of the books, you know how to find me. Cheers to an amazing year. Hugs.

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