Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Book Reviews for 2009

Since the year 2009 is rapidly coming to a close, I've decided to compile a list of all the of books I've read this year which focus on topics (science, philosophy, culture, etc.) that pertain to my book, The Mustard Seed.

If you scroll down, you'll see that I've provided titles and rankings on a 1-10 scale. I wish I could review all of these books, but sadly, I just don't have the time.


By Design or By Chance? The Growing Controversy on the Origins of Life in the Universe (8.5)

Why Us?: How Science Rediscovered the Mystery of Ourselves

The Vital Dimension: A Quest for Mind, Memory and God in the Thickness of Time

From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany

The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist's Case for the Existence of the Soul

Reason in the Balance: The Case Against Naturalism in Science, Law & Education (7.0)

Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?: Bodies, Behavior, and Brains--The Science Behind Sex, Love, & Attraction


The Big Book of the Soul: Our Many Lives as Holographic Aspects of the Self (9.0)

Human Devolution: A Vedic Alternative to Darwin's Theory

Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives

Life After Death: The Evidence (8.0)

The Lost Secret of Death: Our Divided Souls and the Afterlife

There is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind


The Ominous Parallels: A Brilliant Study of America Today - and the 'Ominous Parallels' With the Chaos of Pre-Hitler Germany

Ayn Rand and the World She Made

When Nietzsche Wept (6.0)


We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism

I Am Charlotte Simmons

Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West

Night (7.5)

God is Back: How the Global Revival of Faith Is Changing the World

The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

The Conservative Soul: Fundamentalism, Freedom, and the Future of the Right


Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse (

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