Wednesday, January 15, 2014

2014 Book List

I already have a hefty book list for this year, and I'm not afraid to tell you it'll look completely different by the time December rolls around. I usually hit about 50% of my lists, and because it's only January, I know there will be a lot of books that I want to read and add to this list as the year goes on. So many books, so little time! Thank goodness I've already got a good start so far.

*Pastrix by Nadia Bolz-Weber
*The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
*The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease
*Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
*The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier (current read)
*Pain Parties Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 by Elizabeth Winder
*Notes from a Blue Bike by Tsh Oxenreider
*The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
*The Namesake by Jhumpa Lairi
*State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
*Sacred Rythms by Ruth Hayley Barton
*A Circle of Quiet by Madeline L'Engle
* I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
*Orthodoxy- G.K. Chesterton
*Educating the Whole-Hearted Child by Sally Clarkson
*In the Body of the World by Eve Ensler
*Holy the Firm by Annie Dillard
*Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
 *The Right to Write by Julia Cameron
*When I Was a Child, I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson
*Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
*Imagine Childhood by Sarah Olmsted
*Leadership Education by Oliver DeMille
*The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
*Wednesday is Indigo Blue by Richard E. Cytowic
*Heaven by Randy Alcorn (bible study read)
*Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller
*Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
*Global Mom by Melissa Dalton-Bradford
*Faith is Not Wishing by Gregory Koukl
*A Beautiful Mess Happy Handmade Home by Elsie Larsen and Emma Chapman

The "maybe" pile includes:
*The Story of Charlotte's Web by Michael Sims
*Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton
*The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
*The Fault in our Stars by John Green
*The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
*Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
*the three other "Call the Midwife" memoirs, by Jennifer Worth, that include: In the Midst of Life, Shadows of the Workhouse, and Farewell to the East End

1 comment:

renee @ FIMBY said...

Loved, loved the Fault in our Stars. I will pinterest this list as a reference for myself. Do you own Sally Clarkson's Educating the Wholehearted Child? I'll give you my copy if you don't.