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Book List

Books are a passion of mine. Below is a working list of Agile books that I have read, along with links to a review (if applicable).

My general grading scale is:

Five stars: must-read and a class above
Four stars: Recommended and worth your time and money
Three stars: Good book, but you can probably take it or leave it. The material is probably covered better elsewhere.
Two stars: Not recommended.
One star: Run away! The only value this book has is as a fire starter.

Book TitleRatingAuthor(s)Year
Agile Business Analyst4Ryland Leyton2015
Agile Project Management with Scrum2Ken Schwaber2004
Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great3Esther Derby, Diana Larsen

2006
Becoming Agile: ...in an imperfect world3Greg Smith, Ahmed Sidky2009
Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition5Lyssa Adkins2010
Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept To Cash5Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck2006
Kanban In Action5Marcus Hammarberg, Joakim Sunden2014
Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS4Craig Larman, Bas Vodde2016
Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses5Eric Ries2011
People's Scrum (The)5Tobias Mayer2013
Scrum Product Ownership: Balancing Value from the Inside Out5Bob Galen2013
Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust3Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland2012
Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility3Michele Sliger, Stacia Broderick2008
Agile Estimating and Planning5Mike Cohn2005
Agile Coaching: Wisdom from Practitioners4Michael de la Maza et. al2017
Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products That Customers Love4Roman Pilcher2010
Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products 5Jim Highsmith2009 (2nd Edition)
Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Game4Alistair Cockburn2006 (2nd Edition)
Bridging the Communication Gap: 3Gojko Adzic2009
Essential Scrum4Kenneth Rubin2012
Exploring Scrum: The Fundamentals4Dan Rawsthorne and Doug Shrimp2011 (2nd Edition)
Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change5Kent Beck2004 (2nd Edition)
Scrum Mastery: From Good to Great Servant-Leadership5Geoff Watts2013
User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole, Build the Right Product5Jeff Patton2014
Scrum Field Guide: Agile Advice for Your First Year and Beyond4Mitch Lacey2015 (2nd Edition)
Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time5Jeff Sutherland and JJ Sutherland2014