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 Infernal World of Branwell Bronte, Daphne de Maurier
  • Mycophilia, Eugenia Bone
  • An Insular Possession, Timothy Mo
  • Food: A Love Story, Jim Gaffigan
  • (The Guide to Fifth Grade, Scholastic)
  • (The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas)
  • Rhythms of Grace, Kerri Wheems
  • Who Am I?, Jeff Little
  • Comparison Trap, Sandra Stanley
  • Wonder, R.J. Palacio
  • The Thing About Jellyfish, Ali Benjamin
  • Save the Cat!, Blake Snyder
  • 1984, George Orwell
  • Brave New World
  • The Kindness Challenge
  • Seraphina and the Black Cloak, Robert Beatty
  • Seraphina and the Twisted Staff, Robert Beatty
  • Seraphina and the Splintered Heart, Robert Beatty
  • Homeschool Supermom… Not!, Susan Kemmerer
  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  • Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
  • The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne Frank
  • 11/22/63, Stephen King
  • Empire Falls, Richard Russo
  • Out of My Mind, Sharon Draper
  • Wish Girl, Nikki Loftin
  • Rules, Cynthia Lord
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Frank L. Baum
  • Quiet, Susan Cain
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • La Morte d’Arthur, Malory
  • The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • Over Sea, Under Stone, Susan Cooper
  • Small Acts of Amazing Courage, Gloria Whelan
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  • The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  • 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
  • Horton Halfpott, Tom Angelberger
  • Inheritance series, Christopher Paolini
  • Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll
  • Wreck This Journal series
  • 642 Things to Draw, Chronicle Books
  • Wreck This Journal, Keri Smith
  • A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
  • 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)
  • Rules for Virgins, Amy Tan and other Amy Tan
  • Queen Bees and Wannabees, Rosalind Wiseman (Dickey books)
  • Odd Girl Out, Rachel Simmons
  • The Christian Atheist, Craig Groeschel ($1 books)
  • The Gift (Kevin)
  • Aurelia’s Colors
  • Wollstonecraft (series), Jordan Stratford
  • My Name is Malala (Windsor)
  • 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)
  • all my old faves and authors (Haven Kimmel, John Irving, Jane Austen, The Things They Carried, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Julia Alvarez, etc.)
  • 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)
  • writing books on my shelves (Becoming a Writer, The Elements of Style, Essentials of English, The Working Writer, The Well-Tempered Sentence, Writing for Screen, The Secret Miracle, The Writer’s Notebook, Plot and Structure, Bird by Bird, Writing Tools, What’s the Big Idea?, The Fine Print of Self Publishing, Writing Made Easy, The Practical Writer, On Writing)
  • 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)
  • Divergent series
  • 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)
  • House of Leaves, Mark Z. Daneilewski
  • 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)
  • Philip K. Dick: Ubik, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, The Man in the High Castle, A Scanner Darkly, and VALIS
  • 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)
  • All the Light We Cannot See
  • I’m Just No Good at Rhyming, Chris Harris
  • Total Truth, Pearcey ($1 books)
  • Columbine, Dave Cullen (Dickey books)
  • The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom ($1 books)
  • Mythology, Edith Hamilton (Dickey books)
  • The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah
  • 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)
  • What Luck, This Life, Kathryn Schwille
  • Convergence, Sam Storms ($1 books)
  • 2030, Albert Brooks (comedy list)
  • Fresh Air, Hodges ($1 books)
  • Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
  • Dune, Frank Herbert (sci-fi/fantasy list)
  • Don’t Waste Your Life, John Piper ($1 books)
  • Tuesdays With Morrie, Mitch Albom (biography list)
  • Dreamland, Sam Quinones
  • 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)
  • The Woman in the Window, A.J. Finn
  • Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain (food list)
  • The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr. (nonfiction list)
  • The Underwater Welder, Jeff Lemire (graphic novel list)
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips, James Hilton
  • 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)
  • Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik
  • 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)
  • The Book of Heroes, Miyuki Mayabe
  • A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov (world list, Balkans)
  • Pan, Knut Hamsun (world list, Scandinavia)
  • Genesis, Eduardo Geleano (world list, Latin America)
  • The Great Believers, Rebecca Makkai
  • 2018 Best American Short Stories
  • The Overstory, Richard Powers
  • 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
  • more Neil Gaiman
  • 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 and favorite books with no reviews….

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
  • Parenting the Enneagram
  • The Penguin Galaxy Series
  • unread books from our shelves

To Fold In, Periodically:

TBR during read-aloud with my son:

  • Bird & Squirrel series, James Burks
  • The Boxcar Children, Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
  • Little House on the Prairie series, Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events series, Lemony Snickett
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney
  • The Chronicles of Narnia series, C.S. Lewis
  • Star Wars: JEDI Academy series, Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  • Nevermoor series, Jessica Townsend
  • The One and Only Ivan, Evan Ibottson
  • Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, James Patterson
  • Because of Mr. Terupt, Rob Buyea
  • Wild Robot, Peter Brown
  • The Key to Extraordinary, Natalie Lloyd
  • The Problim Children, Natalie Lloyd
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Judy Blume
  • Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter
  • Jumanji, Chris Van Allsberg
  • The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
  • Stuart Little, E.B. White
  • The Blue Fairy Book
  • The Adventures of Pinnocchio, Carlo Collidi
  • The Borrowers, Mary Norton
  • The Incredible Journey, Shelia Burnford
  • The Hardy Boys series
  • The Nature Connection, Leslie
  • The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nihm, Robert C. O’Brien
  • A Cricket in Times Square, George Selden
  • Crickwing, Janell Cannon
  • Maniac McGee, Jerry Spinelli
  • Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech
  • fables
  • poetry
  • The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Jules Verne
  • Jack London
  • Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
  • The Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum
  • Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
  • Swiss Family Robinson, Johann David Wyss
  • Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe
  • Lord of the Flies, William Golding
  • Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift
  • Moby Dick, Herman Melville
  • Dragonbreath, Ursula A. Vernon
  • Junie B. Jones series, Barbara Park
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society series, Trenton Lee Stewart
  • The Penderwicks series, Jeanne Birdsall
  • The Peculiar and The Whatnot, Stefan Bachmann
  • Wildwood Chronicles series, Colin Meloy
  • Eva Ibbotson fest
  • Lemony Snicket’s All the Wrong Questions 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)
  • Hello, Universe, Erin Entrada Kelly
  • Pax, Sara Pennypacker
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Hello Universe, Erin Entrada Kelly
  • The Apothecary, Maile Maloy
  • Picture book classics
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