Books and Movies of 2018

Books

January

1-Three Degrees of Glory, by Lawrence Flake

2-History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil, by Jean de Lery

3-Defender of the Faith: The B.H. Roberts Story, by Truman Madsen

4-I Walk by Faith, by Ardeth Kapp Greene

5-Mayflower: A story of Courage, Community, and War, by Nathaniel Philbrick

6-Spy Secrets that can Save your Life, by Jason Hanson

7-Long Mile Home (Boston Marathon Bombing) by Scott Helmee, and Jenna Russell

8-I Will Lead You Along: The Life of Henry B. Eyring, by Robert Eaton and Henry J. Eyring

9-You and Your Marriage, by Hugh B. Brown

10-Bhagavad-Gita

11-Camilla, by Carolina Eyring Miner and Edward L. Kimball

12-Golf: Lessons I learned while Looking for My Ball, by John Bytheway

February

13-A Parisian in Brazil, by Adele Toussaint-Samson

14-After the Fact: The art of Historical Detection

15-The Monk and the Riddle, by Randy Komisar

March

16-The Broken Heart, by Bruce Hafen

17-The Covenant Heart, by Bruce Hafen

18-Brazillionaires, by Alex Cuadros

19-The Slum, by Jose de Azevedo

20-God and Country: Politics in Utah, edited by Jeffrey Sells

21-Peace, be Still, by David S. Baxter

22-Golf Course Design, by Tom Fazio III

23-One Second After, by William Forstchen

24-One Year Later, by William Forstchen

April

25-Preferred Lies: A Journey to the Heart of Golf, by Andrew Greig

26-The Final Day, by William Forstchen

27-Into the Brazilian Wilderness, by Theodore Roosevelt

28-Matthew Cowley: A Man of Faith, by Henry Smith

29-A History of Modern Brazil: The Past against the Future, by Colin M. MacLachlan

30-The Wheel, by Wendell Berry

31-Golf by Design. by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1/60)

32-The Voyage: A Sailor’s Viewpoint, by Philip H. Harris(2/60)

May

33-Bringing it to the Table: On Farming and Food, by Wendell Berry (3/60)

34-Two More Stories of the Port William Membership, by Wendell Berry (4/60)

35-Rediscovering God in America, by Newt Gingrich (5/60)

36-Jayber Crow, by Wendell Berry (6/60)

37-Everybody needs a Brain Tumor, by David Koelliker (7/60)

38-The Long-Legged House, by Wendell Berry (8/60)

39-Meeting the Expectations of the Land: Essays in Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship, edited by Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry, and Bruce Colman (9/60)

40-The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg (10/60)

41-Teach Ye Diligently, by Boyd K. Packer (11/60)

42- James Buchanan, by David Collins (12/60)

43- The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom (13/60)

June

44- The Story of a Happy Marriage, by Ann Patchett (14/60)

45- The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care, by T. R. Reid (15/60)

46-The Rooster Bar, by John Grisham (16/60)

47-The Overton Window, by Glenn Beck (17/60)

48-The First Billion is the Hardest, by T. Boone Pickens (18/60)

July

49-Signing their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence, by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese (19/60)

50-The Power Within, by Russell M. Nelson (20/60)

51-Forks over Knives, by T. Colin Campbell and Caldwell B. Esselstyn (21/60)

52-The Way to Perfection, by Joseph Fielding Smith (22/60)

53-Hannah Coulter, by Wendell Berry (23/60)

54-Memorable Stories and Parables, by Boyd K. Packer (24/60)

55-Joseph Fielding Smith, edited by J.M. Heslop and Dell R. Van Orden (25/60)

September

56-Broken Things to Mend, by Jeffrey R. Holland

57-A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare

58-Things as They Really Are, by Neal A. Maxwell

October

59-As You Like It, by William Shakespeare

60-The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare

61-A Garlic Testament: Seasons on A Small New Mexico Farm, by Stanley Crawford

62-Richard III, by William Shakespeare

63-The Shield of Faith, by Boyd K. Packer

 

Movies

January

1,2,3-Indiana Jones I,III, IV

4-The Hometeachers

5-National Treasure

6-Holiday Inn (best movie!)

7-A Man for All Seasons

February

8-Black Orpheus

9-The Legend of Bagger Vance

March

10-The Invention of Lying

11-Gandhi

April

12-The Tree of Life

13-Avengers: Infinity War

14- The Sound of Music

15-Taking Chance

June

16-Jason Bourne

July

17-Cars

18-Guardians of the Galaxy 2

September

19-Fiddler on the Roof

October

20-High Noon