Reading

CURRENTLY READING:

The Lamb of God: Seeing Jesus in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy by Nancy Guthrie

How People Change by Timothy Lane and Paul Tripp

Future Grace by John Piper


BOOKS COMPLETED, 2013:

5. Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss
4. The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
3. The Age of Miracles: A Novel by Karen Walker Thompson
2. The Red Door: An Inspector Rutledge Mystery by Charles Todd
1. Black Water Rising: A Novel by Attica Locke

BOOKS COMPLETED, 2012:

79. Good News of Great Joy by John Piper
78. Right Ho, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
77. Housekeeping: A Novel by Marilyne Robinson
76. Killing Calvinism: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside by Greg Dutcher
75. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
74. The Secret Keeper: A Novel by Kate Morton
73. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
72. Embracing Obscurity: Becoming Nothing in Light of God's Everything by Anonymous
71. The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament by Edmund Clowney
70. A Woman's Wisdom: How the Book of Proverbs Speaks to Everything by Lydia Brownback
69. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
68. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
67. Divergent by Veronica Roth
66. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
65. The Beekeeper's Apprentice: Or On the Segregation of the Queen/A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie King
64. Drowning Ruth: A Novel by Christina Schwartz
63. Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
62. The Flight of Gemma Hardy: A Novel by Margot Livesey
61. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel by Tom Franklin
60. Charms for the Easy Life by Kay Gibbons
59. Opening Moves: The Bowers Files by Steven James
58. The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
57. The Hobbit by J. R. Tolkien
56. The Shuttle by Francis Hodgson Burnett
55. The Promised One: Seeing Jesus in Genesis by Nancy Guthrie
54. The Explicit Gospel by Matt Chandler
53. According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible by Graham Goldsworthy
52. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
51. Nothing to Hide (A Roland March Mystery) by J. Mark Bertrand
50. The Homecoming of Samuel Lake: A Novel by Jenny Wingfield
49. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
48. The Discovery, A Novel by Dan Walsh
47. Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara
46. Dig Deeper: Tools for Understanding God's Word by Nigel Beynon and Andrew Sach
45. The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which Is to Come by Paul Bunyan
44. The Bible or the Axe: One Man's Dramatic Escape from Persecution in the Sudan by William Levi
43. Abide with Me: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout
42. 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith
41. Reformation: Yesterday, Today and Tommorrow by Carl R. Trueman
40. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
39. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38. Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie Davis
37. The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
36. Awaiting a Savior: The Gospel, the New Creation and the End of Poverty by Aaron Armstrong
35. The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
34. The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World by Melissa Kruger
33. Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
32. A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
31. Voices in Summer by Rosemunde Pilcher
30. Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson
29. A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons
28. On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon by Kaye Gibbons
27. Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food by Lysa Terkheurst
26. Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
25. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
24. Evangellyfish by Douglas Wilson
23. The Cross He Bore by Frederick Leahy
22. Wednesdays were Pretty Normal: A Boy, Cancer, And God by Michael Kelley
21.Feeling For Bones by Bethany Pierce
20. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
19. The Hawk and the Dove Trilogy by Penelope Wilcock
18. A Place for Weakness: Preparing Yourself for Suffering by Michael Horton
17. Breathing Lessons: A Novel by Anne Tyler
16. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
15. Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life by Douglas Wilson
14. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
13. The House at Riverton: A Novel by Kate Morton
12. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
11. Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke
10. Amy Inspired by Bethany Pierce
9. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey
8. The World-Tilting Gospel: Embracing a Biblical Worldview and Hanging on Tight by Dan Phillips
7. Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
6. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P. D. James
5. Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family by Condoleezza Rice
4. The Distant Hours: A Novel by Kate Morton
3. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks
2. The Skull Beneath the Skin by P. D. James
1. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson


BOOKS COMPLETED, 2011:

63. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillebrand
62. King's Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus by Timothy Keller
61. Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
60. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
59. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
58. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
57. The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
56. Why Church Matters: Discovering Your Place in the Family of God by Joshua Harris
55. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
54. The Man in the Queue by Josephine They
53. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey
52. Surprised by Oxford: A Memoir by Carolyn Weber
51. The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story by D.A. Carson
50. The Queen: A Patrick Bowers Thriller by Steven James
49. These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
48. Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
47. The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
46. By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
45. On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
44.Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
43. The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure
42. Pattern of Wounds by J. Mark Bertrand
41. The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
40. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
39. Bible Study: Following the Ways of the Word by Kathleen Nielson
38. Hinds' Feet On High Places by Hannah Hurnard
37. George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century by Arnold Dallimore
36. Entwined by Heather Dixon
35. March by Geraldine Brooks
34. As Silver Refined: Answers to Life's Disappointments by Kay Arthur
33. The Prodigal God by Tim Keller
32. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
31. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
30. The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty
29. Feminine Threads: Women in the Tapestry of Christian History by Diana Severance
28. A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley
27. True Grit by Charles Portis
26. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
25. Knowing God by J.I. Packer
24. Girl Meets God: A Memoir by Lauren Winner
23. Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry
22. Chasing Sunsets by Eva Marie Everson
21. Elisha's Bones by Don Hoesel
20. Death of an Expert Witness by P.D. James
19. Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
18.The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
17. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
16. Discipline: The Glad Surrender by Elisabeth Elliot
15. What is Reformed Theology?: Understanding the Basics by R.C. Sproul
14. Thicker than Blood by C.J. Darlington
13. Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot
12. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
11. Surprised by Grace: God's Relentless Pursuit of Rebels by Tullian Tchvidijian
10. By the Light of a Thousand Stars by Jamie Langston Turner
9.  The Organized Heart: A Woman's Guide to Conquering Chaos by Staci Eastin
8.  Some Wildflower in My Heart by Jamie Langston Turner
7.  Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life by Elyse Fitzpatrick
6.  Suncatchers by Jamie Langston Turner
5.  The Mountains Bow Down by Sibella Giorello
4.  Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Root by J.C. Ryle
3.  Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
2.  The Apothecary's Daughter by Julie Klassen
1.  The Prince of Frogtown by Rick Bragg


BOOKS COMPLETED, 2010:

1. Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin
2. The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew #1) by Carolyn Keene
3. A Taste of Fame by Linda Shepherd and Eva Everson (review)
4. The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew #2) by Carolyn Keene
5. A Tale of Two Sons: The Inside Story of a Father, His Sons, and a Shocking Murder by John MacArthur
6. Small Wars: A Novel by Sadie Jones (review)
7. The Bungalow Mystery (Nancy Drew #3) by Carolyn Keene
8. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Nancy Drew #4) by Carolyn Keene
10. Burn by Ted Dekker and Erin Healy (review)
11. The Mystery at Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew #6) by Carolyn Keene
12. Leaving Yesterday by Kathryn Cushman (review)
13. Hunter's Moon by Don Hoesel (review)
14. Holy Subversion: Allegiance to Christ in an Age of Rivals by Trevin Wax (review)
15. Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah (review)
16. Finally Alive by John Piper
17. Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of Love, Food, and Healing in Italy by Paula Butturini (review)
18. The Lumby Lines by Gail Fraser (review)
19. Her Mother's Hope by Francine Rivers (review)
20. Forget Me Not by Vickie Hinze (review)
21. Dug Down Deep: Unearthing What I Believe and Why It Matters by Joshua Harris
22. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
23. The Lost Art of True Beauty: The Set-Apart Girl's Guide to Feminine Grace by Leslie Ludy (review)
24. The Season of Second Chances: A Novel by Diane Meier (review)
25. Holiness: The Heart God Purifies by Nancy Leigh Demoss
26. Fireworks Over Toccoa by Jeffrey Stepakoff
27. Ends of the Earth: A Bug Man Novel by Tim Downs (review)
28. The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear (review)
29. The Clouds Roll Away by Sibella Giorello (review)
30. Saints at the River: A Novel by Ron Rash
31. The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War by David Laskin (review)
32. I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy by Angie Smith (review)
33. My Bangs Look Good and Other Lies I Tell Myself: The Tired Supergirl's Search for Truth by Susanna Foth Aughtmon (review)
34. Motherhood is Murder by Diana Orgain (review)
35. This Body of Death: An Inspector Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George (review)
36. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
37. Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt (review)
38. This Fine Life: A Novel by Eva Marie Everson (review)
39. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
40. You Can Still Wear Cute Shoes: And Other Great Advice from an Unlikely Preacher's Wife by Lisa McKay (review)
41. Let the Reader Understand: A Guide to Interpreting and Applying the Bible
42. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (re-read, but of course)
43. An Assembly Such as This by Pamela Aiden (re-read)
44. These Three Remain by Pamela Aiden (re-read)
45. Ava's Man by Rick Bragg
46. What Is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert (review)
47. My Hands Came Away Red by Lisa McKay
48. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
49. Death in Holy Orders by PD James
50. Rescuing Ambition by Dave Harvey (review)
51. The Murder Room by PD James
52. The Lighthouse by PD James
53. The Private Patient by PD James
54. Dark in the City of Light by Paul Robertson (review)
55. The Pirate Queen by Patricia Hickman (review)
56. Back on Murder (A Roland March Mystery) by J. Mark Bertrand (review)
57. Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
58. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling (re-read)
59. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling (re-read)
60. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling (re-read)
61. Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling (re-read)
62. Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling (re-read)
63. Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling (re-read)
64. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling (re-read)
65. The Bishop by Steven James
66. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
67. The Stones Cry Out by Sibella Giorello
68. Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
69. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
70. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
71. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
72. One Corpse Too Many: The Second Chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters
73. Cover Her Face by P.D. James
74. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery by Alan Bradley
75. A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul Miller
76. A Mind to Murder by P.D. James
77. Damsel in Distress by P.G. Wodehouse
78. A Morbid Taste for Bones: The First Chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters
79. Home: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson
80. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel by Helen Simonson
81. Unnatural Causes by P.D. James
82. Shroud for a Nightingale by P.D. James
83. Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together by Ron Hall and Denver Moore
84. In the Company of Others: A Father Tim Novel by Jan Karon
85. The Black Tower by P.D. James
86. Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer
87. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosenay
88. Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices by Mosab Hassan Yousef
89. Crossing Oceans by Gina Holmes
90. Life in Defiance by Mary DeMuth
91. Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World by Carolyn McCulley (re-read for book club)
92. Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
93. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
94. Watch Over Me by Christa Parrish
95. Women's Ministry in the Local Church by J. Ligon Duncan and Susan Hunt



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