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Books

Before the wee one came along, I could crank out some crazy reading. But, alas, things have changed. My own personal challenge is at least 24 books a year.

2017

Book 1:  When A Woman Inspires Her Husband by Cindi McMenamin

Book 2:  Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Book 3:  Say Goodbye to Survival Mode by Crystal Paine

Book 4:  American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Book 5: Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance

Book 6: Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney

Book 7:  Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Book 8:  The Life Giving Home by Sally and Sarah Clarkson

Book 9:  How Not To Die by Dr. Michael Greger

Book 10:  Some Women by Emily Liebert

Book 11: The Blossom Sisters by Fern Michaels

Book 12:  Moloka’i by Alan Brennert

2016

Book 1 – 33 Days to Merciful Love by Michael E Gaitley

Book 2 – The Daniel Plan by Rick Warren

Book 3 – Blossom Street Brides by Debbie Macomber

Book 4 – The BFG by Roald Dahl

Book 5 – Paper Towns by John Green

Book 6 – Death is Like a Box of Chocolates – Kathy Aarons

Book 7 – Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Book 8 – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Book 9 – Pieces of You by Tablo

Book 10- The Racketeer by John Grisham

Book 11 – The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis

Book 12 – The Girls by Emma Cline

Book 13 – Little Black Dress by James Patterson

Book 14- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling

Book 15-Medical Medium by Anthony William

Book 16 – Loving Our Kids on Purpose by Danny Silk

Book 17 – Lead by Kylie Scott

Book 18-All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

Book 19-Bunny, Bunny by Alan Zweibel

Book 20-You are a Badass by Jen Sincero

Book 21-The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Book 22-Having a Martha Home the Mary Way by Sarah Mae

Book 23-Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Book 24:  The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

Book 25: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Book 26:  All At Sea by Decca Aitkenhead

The best?  The BFG, All the Ugly and Wonderful Things, Bunny, Bunny ( this was a reread), Looking for Alaska.

2015

Book 1 – Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline

Book 2 – Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Book 3 – After by Anna Todd

Book 4: – After we Collided by Anna Todd

Book 5 – After we Fell by Anna Todd

Book 6 – After Ever Happily by Anna Todd

Book 7 – Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Book 8:  What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain

Book 9:  Steeped in Evil by Laura Childs

Book 10: The Miser by Molier

Book 11:  Grey by EL James

Book 12: The Teenage Liberation Handbook by Grace Llewellyn

Book 13:  Bitch Planet

Book 14: The Body Book by Cameron Diaz

Ok, so I didn’t meet my goal. That’s ok.  So, the best?  Anything by Anna Todd. I fell in love with the whole thing!

2014

Book 1 – Unsaid by Neil Abramson

Book 2 – Quilt or Innocence by Elizabeth Craig

Book 3:  Women Living Well by Courtney Joseph

Book 4:  And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Book 5: Amish Vampires in Space by Kerry Nietz

Book 6:  Uncommon Marriage by Tony Dungy

Book 7:  The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Book 8:  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Book 9:  Divergent by Veronica Roth

Book 10:  Left to Tell by Immaculee Illibagiza

Book 11:  Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

Book 12:  The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

Book 13:  The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank

Book 14:  Lamb by Christopher Moore

Book 15:  Interior Freedom by Jacques Philippe

Book 16:  In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Book 17:  Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquirel

Book 18:  The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

Book 19: The Chaperone by Laura Moriarity

Book 20:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book 21:  Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book 22: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Book 23:  The Giver by Lois Lowry

Book 24:  If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Book 25:  Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle

Book 26:  What Alice Forgot by Lian Moriarty

Book 27:  No Longer a Slumdog by KP Yohannan

Book 28: The Best Yes by Lysa TerKeurst

Book 29:  Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Book 30:  How to Work and Homeschool:  Practical Advice by Pamela Price

Book 31:  Messy, Beautiful Love by Darlene Schacht

Book 32:  The Girl Who Came Home by Hazel Gaynor

Book 33:  Before Amen by Max Lucado

My best books for this year are in bold.  

2013

Book 1:  Greater by Steven Furtick

Book 2:  Grace for the Good Girl by Emily P. Freeman

Book 3:  The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

Book 4:  Let. It. Go. by Karen Ehman

Book 5: Because He Loves Me by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Book 6: I am a Prodigal by Darrell Vesterfelt

Book 7: Prayer by Richard Foster

Book 8:  Tea with Jane Austen by Kim Wilson

Book 9:  Making the Most of your Life by  Various authors

Book 10: Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H Potter

book 11:  Messy Spirituality by Michael Yakoneli

Book 12:  31 Days to Great Sex by Sheila Wray Gregoire

Book 13:  The Good Wife’s Guide by Darlene Schacht

Book 14: Anything by Jennie Allen

Book 15:  A Million Little Ways by Emily P Freeman

Book 16:  My So-Called Life as a Proverbs 31 Wife by Sara Horn

Book 17:  Forevermore by Cindy Miles

Book 18: My So-Called Life as a Submissive Wife by Sara Horn

Best Books:  yikes – none of these…

2012

Book 1 by George RR Martin

Book 6 Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor by Allen Hunt

Book 7 Fifty Shades of Grey by  EL James Book

8 Fifty Shades Darker by EL James

Book 9 Fifty Shades Freed by EL James

Book 10 Bossypants by Tina Fey

Book 11 Reshaping It All by Candace Kirk Bure

Book 12 Mississippi Trial 1955 by Chris Crowe

Book 13 Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs

Book 14 One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

Book 15 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Book 16  A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans

Book 17 Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis

Book 18:  A Song of Fire and Ice by George RR Martin

Book 19:  Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White by Adam Hamilton

Book 20: ‘night Mother by Marsha Norman

Book 21:  21 Days to a More Disciplined Life by Crystal Paine

Book 22: We Killed by Yael Kohen

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