TBR

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

Small List of Books Begun but Not Finished (Yet):

  • 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
  • (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
  • Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
  • The One Year Chronological Bible
  • Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

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

  • Little, Big, John Crowley
  • How Nonviolence Protects the State (social passion series)
  • Experiencing God, Blackaby and King (with church)
  • The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros (Dickey books/with daughter)
  • A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansbery (with daughter)
  • The Color Purple, Alice Walker (social passion series, movie)
  • Little Women, Louisa May Alcott (movies)
  • Up from Slavery, Booker T. Washington (social passion series)
  • My Bright Abyss, Christopher Wiman
  • Roots, Alex Haley (social passion series)
  • The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander (social passion series)
  • Be Anxious for Nothing, Max Lucado
  • The Invisible Man (social passion series)
  • Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell (poster)
  • Dune, Frank Herbert (science fiction list, movie release)
  • Younger Next Year, Chris Crowley (Made Strong series)
  • Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon (social passion series)
  • In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan (Made Strong series)
  • Justice, Michael Sandel (social passion series)
  • Brain Warrior’s Way, Amen and Amen (Made Strong series)
  • The 48 Laws of Power, Robert Greene (social passion series)
  • The Zookeeper’s Wife, Diana Ackerman (world list, little library)
  • The Nick Adams Stories, Ernest Hemingway (short stories list, little library)
  • Everything is F*cked, Mark Manson (social passion series)
  • Save the Cat!, Blake Snyder
  • Reasons and Persons, David Parfit (social passion series)
  • The Kindness Challenge
  • The Chronicles of Narnia (series, poster)
  • Factfulness, Hans Rosling (social passion series)
  • Seraphina and the Black Cloak, Robert Beatty
  • Seraphina and the Twisted Staff, Robert Beatty
  • Seraphina and the Splintered Heart, Robert Beatty
  • A Theory of Justice, John Rawls
  • Homeschool Supermom… Not!, Susan Kemmerer
  • Violence and the Word, Robert Cover (social passion series)
  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  • Less Than Human, David Livingstone Smith (social passion series)
  • Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
  • Ulysses, James Joyce (poster)
  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Making Sense of Human Rights, James Nickel (social passion series)
  • The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne Frank
  • The Ordeal of Integration, Orlando Patterson (social passion series)
  • 11/22/63, Stephen King
  • Sharp’s Dictionary of Power and Struggle (social passion series)
  • Empire Falls, Richard Russo
  • The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas (social passion series)
  • Out of My Mind, Sharon Draper
  • All American Boys, Reynolds and Keily (social passion series)
  • Wish Girl, Nikki Loftin
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle, Davis, Barat and West (social passion series)
  • Rules, Cynthia Lord
  • The Fire This Time, Jesmyn Ward (social passion series)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
  • Citizen, Claudia Rankin (social passion series)
  • Quiet, Susan Cain
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou (social passion series)
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Raising White Kids, Jennifer Harvey (social passion series)
  • La Morte d’Arthur, Malory
  • Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates (social passion series)
  • The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • White Fragility, DiAngelo and Dyson (social passion series)
  • Over Sea, Under Stone, Susan Cooper
  • How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi (social passion series)
  • Small Acts of Amazing Courage, Gloria Whelan
  • The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee (social passion series)
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood (social passion series)
  • Unworthy Republic (social passion series)
  • A Broom of One’s Own, Nancy Peacock
  • The Earth Is Weeping (social passion series)
  • The Food Lab, J. Lopez Kenji-Alt
  • Decolonizing American History (social passion series)
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  • A Shorthand Account of the Deconstruction of the Indies (social passion series)
  • Horton Halfpott, Tom Angelberger
  • 1491 (social passion series)
  • Inheritance series, Christopher Paolini
  • An Indigenous People’s History of the United States (social passion series)
  • Wreck This Journal series
  • Bury My Knee at Wounded Knee (social passion series)
  • 642 Things to Draw, Chronicle Books
  • Empire of the Summer Moon (social passion series)
  • Wreck This Journal, Keri Smith
  • Trail of Tears (social passion series)
  • A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
  • American Indian Myths and Legends (social passion series)
  • Overwhelmed, Brigid Schulte (NPR)
  • Life’s Work (social passion series)
  • The Key to Extraordinary, Nathalie Lloyd
  • A Spark of Light (social passion series)
  • Emily Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman
  • The Girls Who Went Away (social passion series)
  • Catch Your Death, Feel the Fear, Pick Your Poison, and Blink and You Die, Lauren Child
  • Subverted (social passion series)
  • Walking the Bible, Bruce Felier (Dickey books)
  • Handbook for a Post-Roe America (social passion series)
  • Rules for Virgins, Amy Tan and other Amy Tan
  • Book of American Martyrs (social passion series)
  • Queen Bees and Wannabees, Rosalind Wiseman (Dickey books)
  • Odd Girl Out, Rachel Simmons
  • Pro-Life Answers to Pro-Choice Arguments (social passion series)
  • The Christian Atheist, Craig Groeschel ($1 books)
  • The Mothers (social passion series)
  • The Gift (Kevin)
  • Shout Your Abortion (social passion series)
  • Aurelia’s Colors
  • Pour Your Soul (social passion series)
  • Wollstonecraft (series), Jordan Stratford
  • Killing the Black Body (social passion series)
  • My Name is Malala (Windsor)
  • All the Boys I Loved Before (Windsor)
  • When She Woke (social passion series)
  • Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (Dickey books)
  • Unplanned (social passion series)
  • Soul Detox, Craig Groeschel ($1 books)
  • Why Pro Life?  (social passion series)
  • Animal Dreams and The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver (and other books?) (Dickey books)
  • Hand of God (social passion series)
  • The Ethics of Abortion (social passion series)
  • The Walls Are Talking (social passion series)
  • 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)
  • Not for Sale, David Batstone (social passion series)
  • The Chosen, Chaim Potok (Dickey books)
  • The Slave Next Door, Kevin Bales (social passion series)
  • Real Marriage, Mark and Grace Driscoll ($1 books)
  • Blood and Earth, Kevin Bales (social passion series)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Kinney (Dickey books)
  • Hidden in Plain Sight, Simon and Hepburn (social passion series)
  • Margin, Richard A. Swenson ($1 books)
  • Girls Like Us, Rachel Lloyd
  • 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)
  • Sold, Patricia McCormick (social passion series)
  • A Crime So Monstrous, E. Benjamin Skinner (social passion series)
  • Galatians and Acts, Max Lucado ($1 books)
  • A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah (social passion series)
  • Middlesex, Eugenides (Dickey books)
  • A Promise to Nadia, Zana Muhsen (social passion series)
  • 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
  • The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester (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
  • Cooked, The Belly of Paris, and Smitten Kitchen Cookbook (food list)
  • The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr. (nonfiction list)
  • The Underwater Welder, Jeff Lemire (graphic novel list)
  • The Last Samurai, Helen DeWitt (2000s list)
  • The Emporer of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee (2010s list)
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips, James Hilton
  • 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 Essential Chekov (shorts collections list)
  • The Talmud (and a Talmud exposition)
  • America, John Stewart (comedy list)
  • The Goose Girl, Shannon Hale (and the rest of the existing series)
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi (biography and memoir list)
  • Secret Garden, Johanna Bosford
  • The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain (travel list)
  • Complete Poems, Giacomo Leopardi
  • The History of the Decline and the Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon (history list)
  • Lanark: A Life in Four Books, Alasdair Gray
  • The Thought Readers, Dima Zale (sci-fi list)
  • A Girl Named Zippy, Haven Kimmel
  • She Got Up Off the Couch, Haven Kimmel
  • Iodine, Haven Kimmel
  • Something Rising (Light and Swift), Haven Kimmel
  • The Solace of Leaving Early, Haven Kimmel
  • The Used World, Haven Kimmel
  • Kaline Klattermaster’s Tree House, Haven Kimmel
  • Orville, Haven Kimmel
  • The Farm, Haven Kimmel
  • A Game of Thrones series, George R.R. Martin (fantasy list)
  • The Story of Life, Konstantin Puakovsky
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends, Shel Silverstein (children’s list)
  • Jefferson and His Times, Dumas Malone
  • The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank (MG list)
  • 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
  • I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak (YA list)
  • Fear, L. Ron Hubbard
  • Lighthead, Terrence Hayes (poetry list)
  • Killshot, Elmore Leonard
  • In Cold Blood, Truman Capote (nonfiction list)
  • The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, Mark A. Noll
  • Cooked, Michael Pollan (food list)
  • Stargirl, Jerry Spinelli
  • The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Deb Perelman (cookbook list)
  • On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
  • 100 Bullets, Azarello and Risso (graphic novel list)
  • Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Galileo Galilei
  • The Kite Runner, Khaled Housseni (literary fiction list)
  • Coraline, Neil Gaiman
  • Sandman, Neil Gaiman
  • Stardust, Neil Gaiman
  • The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
  • Animal Tales, Sanderson (world literature list)
  • self-help books on shelf:
  • (migraine book
  • allergies book
  • brain ears book)
  • The Ancient Near East, anthology (Middle East list)
  • writing books on shelf:
  • (etc.)
  • Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe (Africa list)
  • religious books on shelf:
  • (etc.)
  • A Fine Balance, Rohinto Mistry (Southeast Asia list)
  • re-read/review the Top Twelve:
  • (The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
  • One hundred years of solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • White Teeth, Zadie Smith
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • Till We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis
  • A Prayer for Own Meany, John Irving
  • On Writing, Stephen King
  • Pipi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren)
  • The Dream of the Red Chamber, Cao Xeuqin (Asia list)
  • Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Galileo Galilei
  • A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov (Russia list)
  • Writings, Epicurus
  • The Norse Myths, anthology (Scandinavia list)
  • Man in the Woods, Scott Spencer
  • The Borzoi Anthology of Latin American Literature, anthology (Latin America list)
  • A Short History of Decay, Emil M. Cioran
  • The Stone Carvers, Jane Urqhart (Canada list)
  • Misery, Stephen King
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie (Native American list)
  • The Secret of Roan Innish, John Sayles
  • The Bone People, Kerri Hulme (Oceania list)
  • A Life of One’s Own, David Kelley
  • The Corrections and Freedom, Jonathan Franzen (2000s list)
  • Poems and Songs, Robert Burns
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo (2010s list)
  • Hungarian Short Stories and Folktales of Hungary
  • Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown (picture books list)
  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding, John Locke
  • Hamlet, William Shakespeare (plays list)
  • Guys and Dolls (musical list)
  • Annie (musical movies list)
  • Some Like It Hot (screenplay list)
  • Little Novels of Sicily, Giovanni Verga
  • On Writing, Stephen King (writing list)
  • Polish Post-War Poetry
  • The Broken Way, Ann Voskamp (Christianity list)
  • The Room, Harold Pinter
  • History of the Church in England, J.R.H. Moorman (religion list)
  • The High King series, Lloyd Alexander
  • A History of Western Philosophy, Bertrand Russell (philosophy list)
  • Private Parts, Howard Stern
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain (classics list)
  • Pig Earth, John Berger
  • Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaardner (philosophy list)
  • Poems, St. John Perce
  • “The Tribute,” Jane Gardham (short stories list)
  • The Conference of Birds, Farid ad-Din Attar
  • A Manual for Cleaning Women, Lucia Berlin (shorts collections list)
  • His Best, Howlin’ Wolf
  • (add a couple favorite re-reads, here)
  • The Areas of My Expertise, John Hodgman (comedy list)
  • Poems, Sylvia Plath
  • A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah (memoirs list)
  • The Underdogs, Mariano Azuela
  • Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, Elizabeth West (travel list)
  • Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
  • The History of England, Thomas Babington MacCaulay (history list)
  • The Logic of Scientific Discovery, Karl Popper
  • Foundation, Isaac Asimov (sci-fi list)
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rossfuss (fantasy list)
  • Sources of Indian Tradition
  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Grace Lin (children’s list)
  • Ordinarily Sacred, Lynda Sexson
  • Are You There, God? It’s Me Margaret, Judy Bloom (MG list)
  • Florence Nightingale, Cecil Woodham-Smith
  • Uglies, Scott Westerfield (YA list)
  • Memoirs of Hadrian, Marguerite Yourcenar
  • The Book of Nightmares, Galway Kinnell (poetry list)
  • Handbook for Spiritual Warfare, Ed Murphy
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou (nonfiction list)
  • The Mismeasure of Man, Stephen Jay Gould
  • Yes, Chef, Michael Samuelsson (food list)
  • Sonnets, William Shakespeare
  • The Belly of Paris, Emille Zola (food fiction list)0
  • Unless: A Novel, Carol Shields
  • Baking, Dory Greenspan (cookbook list)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo
  • Batman, The Dark Knight Returns, Frank Miller (graphic novel list)
  • Autobiography, John Stuart Mill
  • The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco (literary fiction list)
  • Selected Plays, Henrik Ibsen
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee (plays list)
  • Gypsy (musicals list)
  • Newsies (musical movies list)
  • The City in History, Lewis Mumford
  • Casablanca (screenplays list)
  • The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James
  • An Anthology of World Poetry (world list)
  • Emotionally Weird, Atkinson
  • Beer in the Snooker Club, Waguih Gali (N. Africa and Mid-East list)
  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Richard Rhodes
  • A Bend in the River, V.S. Naipaul (Africa list)
  • Being and Nothingness, John-Paul Sartre
  • The Thousand and One Nights, Sheherezade (S. Asia and India list)
  • A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway
  • Rashomon, Ryanosuke Akutugawa (Asia list)
  • The Bartimeaus Trilogy, Johnathan Stroud
  • Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol (E. Europe and Russia list)
  • The Tiger’s Wife, Tea Obreht
  • The Prose Edda (Scandinavia list)
  • Moby-Dick, Herman Melville
  • Genesis, Eduardo Galeano (Latin list)
  • Le Celestina, Fernando de Rojas
  • Alias Grace, Margaret Atwood (Canada list)
  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • Ceremony, Leslie Marmon Silko (Native list)
  • Narrative of Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa, Evliya Celebi
  • Whale Rider, Witi Ihamaera (Oceania list)
  • The Memorandum, Vaclav Havel
  • Never Let Me Go, Kazua Ishigiro (2000s list)
  • The Waves, Virginia Woolf
  • Wild, Cheryl Strayed (2010s list)
  • Point Blanc, Anthony Horowitz
  • Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Browne and King (writing list)
  • Christabel, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Knuffle Bunny, Mo Willems (picture books list)
  • Fifth Business, Robertson Davies
  • Uninvited, Lysa Terkhurst (Christian list)
  • The True Believer, Eric Hoffer
  • The Indestructible Jews, Max Dimont (religion list)
  • Mysteries, Knut Hamsun
  • Philosophy As a Way of Life, Pierre Hadot (philosophy list)
  • The Federalist Papers, Hamilton and Madison
  • Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (classics list)
  • Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White
  • “The Stone Boy,” Gina Barriault (short story list)
  • The Ecology of Fear, Davis
  • Blow-Up and Other Stories, Julio Cortazar (shorts collections list)
  • The Social Contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • (add more lists here)
  • Christy, Catherine Marshall
  • The Love Department, William Trevor
  • Managing Your Time, Ted W. Engstrom
  • Eugenie Grandet, Honore de Balzac
  • Dare to Discipline, James Dobson
  • Man and Superman, George Bernard Shaw
  • Watership Down, Richard Adams
  • Ramona the Pest (and series), Beverly Cleary
  • Austerlitz, Winfried Georg Sebald
  • Hard Times, Charles Dickens
  • Poems, Po Chu-i
  • Autobiography, Anthony Trollope
  • Historical Plays, William Shakespeare
  • A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, James Joyce
  • The Age of Jackson, Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
  • Border Crossing, Pat Barker
  • Sweet Land Stories, E. L. Doctorow
  • Silas Marner, George Elliot
  • Records of the Grand Historian of China, Ssu-ma Chi’en
  • The Tragic Sense of Life in Men and Nations, Miguel de Unanmuno
  • Three Plays, Sean O’Casey
  • The Shadow University, Alan Charles Kors
  • Tracticus Logico-Philosophicus, Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Driftless, David Rhodes
  • The Double Helix, James D. Watson
  • The Autobiography, William Butler Yeats
  • The Book of Ramayana, Valmiki
  • Walking and Dreaming, Joseph Hart
  • Effi Briest, Theodor Fontane
  • Reaper Man, Terry Pratchett
  • Odes, John Keats
  • Moonheart, Charles de Lint
  • The Aztecs
  • Alabama Moon, Watt Key
  • Works, Gottfried William Liebniz
  • Clementine, Sara Pennypacker
  • Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
  • Ulysses, James Joyce
  • Pilgrim At Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard
  • Essays in Idleness, Kenko
  • The Makoika Sisters, Tanizaki Junichiro
  • The Devil in Silver, Victor LaValle
  • The Gift of a Cow, Premchand
  • The Periodic Table, Primo Levi
  • The Presocratic Philosophers
  • Music and Silence, Rose Tremain
  • Complete Letters, Vincent VanGogh
  • The Whipping Boy, Sid Fleischman
  • Selected Poems, Osip Emilievich Mandelstam
  • Tragedies, Sophocles
  • Neuromancer, William Gibson
  • In a Mellotone, Duke Ellington
  • Libellis, St. Thomas Moore
  • Dianetics, L. Ron Hubbard
  • Hunger, Knut Hamsun
  • Rebecca, Daphne de Maurier
  • Up From the Country, Pierre Marivaux
  • The Beach, Alex Garland
  • Fast Food Nation, Schlosser
  • Selected Works, Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Goodbye to All That, Graves
  • America’s Great Depression, Murray N. Rothbard
  • Othello, William Shakespeare
  • The Charterhouse of Parma, Stendahl
  • Selected Poems, Walt Whitman
  • The Color of Magic, Terry Pratchett
  • West with the Night, Berly Markham
  • Odes, Horace
  • The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri
  • Continue with Best Books List and additions from lists below….

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
  • books that Kevin, Windsor, or Eamon read

To Fold In, Periodically:

TBR with my son:

  • Bird & Squirrel series, James Burks
  • Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech
  • Amal Unbound, Aisha Saeed (book club)
  • In the Reign of Terror, Henty (lit class)
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events series, Lemony Snickett
  • Greenglass House, Kate Milford (book club)
  • Carry On, Mrs. Bowditch, Latham (lit.class)
  • Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, Kwame Mbalia (book club)
  • Lyddie, Paterson (lit. class)
  • New Kid, Craft (book club)
  • War Horse, Morpugo (lit. class)
  • Mananaland, Ryan (book club)
  • Number the Stars, Lowry (lit. class)
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, Glaser (book club)
  • The House of Sixty Fathers, DeJong (lit. class)
  • The Bronze Bow, Elizabeth George Speare
  • The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Elizabeth George Speare
  • The Boxcar Children, Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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