TBR

This is the Starving Artist current TBR. Not much more to say about that.

TBR (that means “to be read” to all you bloggers and blogophiles; Currently Reading in bold):

  • The Brontes: Wild Genius on the Moors, Juliet Barker
  • The School for Good and Evil trilogy, Soman Chainani
  • The Infernal World of Branwell Bronte, Daphne de Maurier
  • Homeschool Supermom… Not!, Susan Kemmerer
  • Flora and Ulysses, Kate di Camillo
  • American Gods, Neil Gaiman
  • I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
  • Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
  • 11/22/63, Stephen King
  • Empire Falls, Richard Russo
  • Out of My Mind, Sharon Draper
  • When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
  • Wish Girl, Nikki Loftin
  • Rules, Cynthia Lord
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • La Morte d’Arthur, Malory
  • The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • Over Sea, Under Stone, Susan Cooper
  • The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  • Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
  • A Broom of One’s Own, Nancy Peacock
  • The Food Lab, J. Lopez Kenji-Alt
  • Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  • Inheritance series, Christopher Paolini
  • Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll
  • 642 Things to Draw, Chronicle Books
  • Wreck This Journal, Keri Smith
  • Overwhelmed, Brigid Schulte (NPR)
  • The Key to Extraordinary, Nathalie Lloyd
  • An Author’s Odyssey, Chris Colfer
  • Catch Your Death, Feel the Fear, Pick Your Poison, and Blink and You Die, Lauren Child
  • Walking the Bible, Bruce Felier (Dickey books)
  • Queen Bees and Wannabees, Rosalind Wiseman (Dickey books)
  • The Christian Atheist, Craig Groeschel ($1 books)
  • Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (Dickey books)
  • Soul Detox, Craig Groeschel ($1 books)
  • Animal Dreams and The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver (and other books?) (Dickey books)
  • Confessions, Augustine ($1 books)
  • The Chosen, Chaim Potok (Dickey books)
  • Real Marriage, Mark and Grace Driscoll ($1 books)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Kinney (Dickey books)
  • Margin, Richard A. Swenson ($1 books)
  • The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros (Dickey books)
  • Galatians and Acts, Max Lucado ($1 books)
  • Middlesex, Eugenides (Dickey books)
  • Through Gates of Splendour, Elliot ($1 books)
  • A History of the Private Life (Dickey books)
  • Signs of the Spirit, Sam Storms ($1 books)
  • Poems, Maya Angelou (Dickey books)
  • Knowledge of the Holy, Tozer ($1 books)
  • The Wings of the Dove, Henry James (Dickey books)
  • Reading the Bible with Heart and Soul ($1 books)
  • Telling Stories, Joan Didion (Dickey books)
  • Sonnets from the Portuguese, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Dickey books)
  • Generous Justice, Timothy Keller ($1 books)
  • Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris (Dickey books)
  • The Sacred Romance, Curtis and Elderidge ($1 books)
  • 100 Selected Poems, E.E. Cummings (Dickey books)
  • Vintage Church, Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears ($1 books)
  • Poems by Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson (Dickey books)
  • Total Truth, Pearcey ($1 books)
  • Columbine, Dave Cullen (Dickey books)
  • The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom ($1 books)
  • Mythology, Edith Hamilton (Dickey books)
  • One Month to Live, Kerry and Chris Shook ($1 books)
  • Coming to Light: Contemporary Translation of the Native Literatures of North America (Dickey books)
  • The Pleasures of Loving God, Mike Bickle ($1 books)
  • She’s Come Undone, Wally Lamb (Dickey books)
  • Convergence, Sam Storms ($1 books)
  • 2030 , Albert Brooks (comedy list)
  • Fresh Air, Hodges ($1 books)
  • Dune, Frank Herbert (sci-fi/fantasy list)
  • Don’t Waste Your Life, John Piper ($1 books)
  • Tuesdays With Morrie, Mitch Albom (biography list)
  • The Travels of Ibn Battuta, Ibn Battuta (travel list)
  • The Histories, Herodotus (history list)
  • The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame (C/MG/YA list)
  • Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain (food list)
  • The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr. (nonfiction list)
  • The Underwater Welder, Jeff Lemire (graphic novel list)
  • Hunger Games (trilogy), Suzanne Collins
  • Roald Dahl everything
  • The Norton Anthology of World Literature (world list)
  • Beer In the Snooker Club, Waguih Gali (world list, Middle East)
  • Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe (world list, Africa)
  • A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry (world list, South Asia)
  • Dream of the Red Chamber, Cao Xueqin (world list, Asia)
  • A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov (world list, Balkans)
  • Pan, Knut Hamsun (world list, Scandinavia)
  • Genesis, Eduardo Geleano (world list, Latin America)
  • The Stone Carvers, Jane Urquhart (world list, Canada)
  • The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie (world list, Native America)
  • The Bone People, Keri Hulme (world list, Oceania)
  • Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak (children’s list)
  • The Talmud (and a Talmud exposition)
  • The Goose Girl, Shannon Hale (and the rest of the existing series)
  • Secret Garden, Johanna Bosford
  • The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Complete Poems, Giacomo Leopardi
  • Lanark: A Life in Four Books, Alasdair Gray
  • books, Haven Kimmel
  • The Story of Life, Konstantin Puakovsky
  • Jefferson and His Times, Dumas Malone
  • Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand, and some other Rand books
  • Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, Leonard Peikoff
  • Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life, Michael Paxton
  • Fear, L. Ron Hubbard
  • Killshot, Elmore Leonard
  • The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, Mark A. Noll
  • Stargirl, Jerry Spinelli
  • On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
  • Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Galileo Galilei
  • Big Fish, Daniel Wallace
  • self-help books on shelf
  • writing books on shelf
  • religious books on shelf
  • re-read/review the Top Twelve
  • Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Galileo Galilei
  • Writings, Epicurus
  • Man in the Woods, Scott Spencer
  • A Short History of Decay, Emil M. Cioran
  • Misery, Stephen King
  • The Secret of Roan Innish, John Sayles
  • A Life of One’s Own, David Kelley
  • Poems and Songs, Robert Burns
  • Hungarian Short Stories and Folktales of Hungary
  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding, John Locke
  • Little Novels of Sicily, Giovanni Verga
  • Polish Post-War Poetry
  • The Room, Harold Pinter
  • The High King series, Lloyd Alexander
  • Private Parts, Howard Stern
  • Pig Earth, John Berger
  • Poems, St. John Perce
  • The Princess Bride, William Goldman
  • The Conference of Birds, Farid ad-Din Attar
  • His Best, Howlin’ Wolf
  • Poems, Sylvia Plath
  • The Underdogs, Mariano Azuela
  • Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
  • Continue with Best Books List….

Possible TBR additions:

  • (The Brontes: A Life in Letters)
  • (The Brontes, Patricia Ingram)
  • (Tales of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal, Christine Alexander)
  • (The Oxford Companion to the Brontes, Christine Alexander)
  • The Stages, Thom Saterlee
  • Save the Cat!, Blake Snyder
  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  • Quiet, Susan Cain
  • Small Acts of Amazing Courage, Gloria Whelan
  • Horton Halfpott, Tom Angelberger
  • A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
  • Rules for Virgins, Amy Tan and other Amy Tan
  • Wollstonecraft (series), Jordan Stratford
  • all my old faves and authors
  • writing books on my shelves
  • Divergent series
  • House of Leaves, Mark Z. Daneilewski
  • Philip K. Dick: Ubik, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, The Man in the High Castle, A Scanner Darkly, and VALIS
  • All the Light We Cannot See

To Fold In, Periodically:

TBR during read-aloud with my kids:

  • How to Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowel
  • Homer Price, Robert McCloskey
  • Because of Winn Dixie, Kate DiCamillo
  • The Nature Connection, Leslie
  • Dragonbreath, Ursula A. Vernon
  • Junie B. Jones series, Barbara Park
  • My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish, Mo O’Hara
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society series, Trenton Lee Stewart
  • The Penderwicks series, Jeanne Birdsall
  • The Peculiar and The Whatnot, Stefan Bachmann
  • Wildwood series
  • Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis
  • Eva Ibbotson fest
  • Lemony Snicket’s All the Wrong Questions and A Series of Unfortunate Events series
  • Sharon Creech fest
  • Judy Bloom books
  • Judy Moody and Stink series
  • Kate DeCamillo-a-thon
  • Finish the Ruby Redfort series, Lauren Child
  • Other Konigsburg books (Jennifer, Hecate, and The View from Saturday)
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Picture book classics
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