My father once told me that the people you meet and the books you read are change agents.  They help you grow, develop, and change.  Fortunately, I absolutely love to read. If you are looking to find a few books for 2011, I encourage you to use this list as a starter. Book reviews available for blue highlighted listings.  Here are the books I read in 2010:

1.Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado
2. A Life Unleashed by Christine Caine
3. Anonymous by Alicia Britt Chole
4. In the Eye of the Storm by Max Lucado
5. The Noticer by Andy Andrews
6. Holy Discontent by Bill Hybels
7. Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders
8. Desire by John Eldredge
9. Managing your Emotions by Joyce Meyer
10. Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
11. Woman Thou Art Loosed by T.D. Jakes
12. The One Minute Entrepreneur by Ken Blanchard
13. I’ll Have What She’s Having by Bobbie Houston
14. When God Winks at You by Squire Rushnell
15. On the Anvil by Max Lucado
16. Everyone Communicates, Few Connect by John Maxwell
17. Believe by Charlotte Scanlon-Gambill
18. The Spellbinder’s Gift by Og Mandino
19. Reposition Yourself by T.D. Jakes
20. 80-10-10 Everyman’s Road to Riches by Dr. Gene Lingerfelt
21. Enjoying Where You are on the Way to Where You are Going by Joyce Meyer
22. Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado
23. How to Become a Successful Consultant in Your Own Field by Hubert Bermont
24. A Different Kind of Wild: Is Your Faith Too Tame? by Debbie Alsdorf
25. Word of Mouth Marketing by Andy Sernovitz
26. Prayer: Does it Make Any Difference? by Philip Yancy
27. Out of Control and Loving It by Lisa Bevere
28. Waiting: Finding Hope When God Seems Silent by Ben Patterson
29. Maximize the Moment by T.D. Jakes
30. A Love Worth Giving by Max Lucado
31. Walking Wisely by Charles Stanley

If you are only going to read one book in 2011, I would encourage you to read Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado.  He reminds us that life is more than here and now, and we have an opportunity to leave a legacy that impacts people.  As you look to 2011, may you desire to grow, learn, and change.

Happy Reading!