Books I read in 2020

January 01, 0001 · 2 mins read

NOTE: This is a work in progress — the reason why the date is Jan 1, 0001. :smile:

“The value of another’s experience is to give us hope, not to tell us how or whether to proceed.” - Peter Block (through Woody Zuill in the beginning of his talk on “Mob Programming”)

Following what John Sonmez had been doing, I am listing here the books I have read the past year.

Here is my list for 2020:


“Some books of The Bible” by C.S. Lewis

(Dec 12, 2019 - , physical book bought at BookSale in SM City Davao)

Genesis - Dec 13 2019 - Mar 30, 2020 Matthew - Apr 16 - Jun 21


“Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis

(2nd reading: Dec 22, 2019 - Jan 12, 2020, physical book bought from BookDepository.com) (3rd reading: May 27 - , [same copy]])

One of the greatest books ever written! You have to read this book!


“Forgiving Our Parents, Forgiving Ourselves” by David Stoop

(Dec 12, 2019 - April 4, 2020, physical book bought from BookDepository.com)


chapters 1-4 of “The Curious Christian” by Barnabas Piper

(Jan 1 - Jan 24, physical book bought at BookSale in SM City Davao)


first three sections of “The Coding Dojo Handbook” by Emily Bache

(Mar 13 - June 30, physical book bought from BookDepository.com)

(The fourth section is the Kata Catalogue, with suggestions. I’m going to do them later.)


“Patterns, Principles, and Practices of Domain-Driven Design” by Scott Millett with Nick Tune

(Mar 14 - , physical book bought from BookDepository.com)


“Porn Again Christian” by Mark Driscoll

(June 3 - 29, free ebook downloaded from BookDepository.com)

A recommended reading in the article “Solomon on smartphones and the pull of pornography”