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What J's Been Reading in 2020
Sat., Apr. 25. 2020 2:29pm EDT

J. Jackson, lead singer and lyricist for ApologetiX here yet again.

When I was growing up, my mom, my three older sisters, and I were all voracious readers. Our shelves were filled with books, and there were always many other books lying around the house in the process of being read. The situation is similar in the house in which my kids have grown up — a mother, three sisters, and a baby brother constantly reading books.

The only difference is there's a fourth sister who doesn't read books much (she has autism and prefers reading Wikipedia articles). Oh, one other difference: My dad read the newspaper but didn't read books. But my kids' dad loves books. In fact, he's usually got about three or four books going at the same time, albeit in different rooms. :)

Here's a list of books I've been reading thus far in 2020:

FINISHED READING

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre

Fallen: The Sons of God and the Nephilim by Tim Chaffey

Unlucky 21: The Saddest Stories and Games in Pittsburgh Sports History by The Association of Gentlemen Pittsburgh Journalists

Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film by Peter Biskind

Here, There and Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles by Geoff Emerick

A Memoir by Toni Tennille

Never a Dull Moment: 1971 The Year That Rock Exploded by David Hepworth

The Complete Book Of The British Charts, 3rd Edition by Neil Warwick, Jon Kutner and Tony Brown

Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles , Eric Clapton, The Faces . . . by Geoff Emerick

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God's Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You by John Burke

CURRENTLY READING

Me, Myself, and Bob: A True Story About Dreams, God, and Talking Vegetables by Phil Vischer

1973: Rock at the Crossroads by Andrew Grant Jackson

Barry Manilow: The Biography by Patricia Butler

The Whitburn Book of Top 10 Hits 1950-2020 by Joel Whitburn

IN THE QUEUE

1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music by Andrew Grant Jackson

Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story by Roger Daltrey

The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood by Tom King

Before Jerusalem Fell: Dating the Book of Revelation by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.

Villains of the Early Church (and How They Made Us Better Christians) by Mike Aqualina

The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years by Joseph A. Califano

Of course, by far the most important book I've been reading in 2020 is the Bible. I just finished 2 Peter today, and I'm slated to finish the whole thing on May 5. Then I'm going to do something with it that I won't do with the books I listed above — I'm going to pick it back up and read it cover to cover again. Care to join me? You have 10 days to decide!