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
  • How Nonviolence Protects the State, Peter Gelderloos
  • Little, Big, John Crowley
  • My Bright Abyss, Christian Wiman
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snickett
  • Experiencing God, Blackaby and King (with church)

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

Year 2021 (from two pandemic book clubs, personal reading, the year in books, poster challenge, etc.):

  • Wreck This Journal, Keri Smith
  • Daevabad Trilogy, S. A. Chakroborty
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Susanna Clarke
  • The Creative Writer’s Notebook, John Gillard
  • Bird by Bird, Ann Lamott
  • Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery
  • The Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker
  • Adult Activity Book
  • According to Hoyle
  • My Bright Abyss, Christopher Wiman
  • The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
  • APRIL
  • Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster
  • 642 Things to Draw
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, Karina Yan Glaser
  • The Kite Runner, Khaled Housseini
  • Don’t Feed the Monkey Mind, Jennifer Shannon
  • Tassajara Bread Book, Edward Espe Brown
  • Deadliest Enemy, Michael T. Osterholm
  • Best Remembered Poems, Martin Gardner
  • The House at Pooh Corner, A. A. Milne
  • Wired for Love, Stan Tatkin
  • MAY
  • One Thing, Gary Keller
  • Zen in the Art of Writing, Ray Bradbury
  • Think Like a Monk, Jay Shetty
  • New Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual, Reader’s Digest
  • A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansbery (with daughter)
  • The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros (Dickey books/with daughter)
  • The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks, Gwendolyn Brooks
  • JUNE
  • Let Me Be a Woman, Elisabeth Eliott
  • Dare, Barry McDonaugh
  • 365 Days of Art/Creativity/Art in Nature
  • Iodine, Haven Kimmel
  • King Lear, William Shakespeare
  • A Manual for Cleaning Women, Lucia Berlin
  • JULY
  • The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey
  • On Writing Well, William Zinnser
  • Squanto, Clyde Robert Bulla
  • Notes on a Nervous Planet, Matt Haig
  • Build the Perfect Bug-Out Bag, Creek Stewart
  • The Lost Queen, Signe Pike
  • Pipi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
  • Matilda, Roald Dahl
  • Interpreter of Maladies, Sidhartha Mukerjhee
  • AUGUST
  • Ragamuffin Gospel, Brenden Manning
  • Night Journeys, Avi
  • Lives of the Stoics, Stephen Hanselman
  • 399 Games, Puzzles, and Trivia
  • Les Miserables, Victor Hugo
  • How Nonviolence Protects the State, Peter Gelderloos
  • A Girl Named Zippy, Haven Kimmel
  • SEPTEMBER
  • The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence
  • The Writing Life, Annie Dillard
  • Give Me Liberty, L.M. Elliot
  • Burnout, Emily Nagoski
  • Ottolenghi Simple, Ottolenghi
  • Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Litte, Big, John Crowley
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyitch, Leo Tolstoy
  • OCTOBER
  • God Came Near, Max Lucado
  • Minalima version of Harry Potter
  • The Witches, Roald Dahl
  • Guns for General Washington, Seymour Reit
  • Overwhelmed, Bridget Schulte
  • The Surprise Date Challenge: Home Edition, Dana Lam
  • Dune, Frank Herbert (science fiction list, movie release)
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Steig Larrson
  • The Color Purple, Alice Walker (social passion series, movie)
  • NOVEMBER
  • Discovering God, Dennis McCallum
  • Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg
  • The Nest, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
  • By the Great Horn Spoon!, Sid Fleischman
  • Rising Strong, Brene Brown
  • The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It, Louise Harvey
  • Up from Slavery, Booker T. Washington (social passion series)
  • The Solace of Leaving Early, Haven Kimmel
  • The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
  • DECEMBER
  • The Broken Way, Ann Voskamp
  • The Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp
  • Honest Advent, Scott Erikson
  • Behind Rebel Lines, Seymour Reit
  • The Road Back to You, Ian Morgan Cron
  • The Kindness Challenge, Shaunti Feldhahn
  • Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zin
  • The Bone People, Keri Hulme
  • The Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis

Books in My Personal Library I Have Not Reviewed (and In Some Cases Haven’t Read):

  • Mother and Son, Emerson Eggerichs
  • Born a Crime, Trevor Noah
  • What Every Child Should Know About Prayer, Nancy Guthrie
  • Knowing God, Charles Colson
  • They Both Die at the End, Adam Silvera
  • Divergent series, Veronica Roth
  • The Killer Across the Table, Douglas and Olshaker
  • The Mask of Sanity, Hervey M. Cleckley
  • The Zookeeper’s Wife, Diane Ackerman
  • This Is Not a Book, Keri Smith
  • Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster
  • Abraham Lincoln, Carl Sandburg
  • The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Graham
  • Victorian and Later English Poets, Beck Snow
  • Complete Shakespeare
  • English Drama 1580-1642, Brooke and Paradise
  • The Book of Virtues, William J. Bennett
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver
  • An Insular Possession, Timothy Mo
  • The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
  • The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson
  • The Complete Winne-the-Pooh, A. A. Milne
  • The Nick Adams Stories, Ernest Hemingway
  • Julie of the Wolves, Jean Craighead George
  • Endurance, Alfred Lansing
  • The Color of Water, James McBride
  • QPB Treasury of North American Folktales, Catherine Peck
  • The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron
  • The Beloved Works of C. S. Lewis
  • Praying the Names of God, Ann Pangler
  • We Were the Mulvaneys, Joyce Carol Oates
  • Confessions, Augustine
  • Flyboys, James Bradley
  • The Chosen, Chiam Potok
  • Telling Stories?
  • 1421, Gavin Menzies
  • Middlesex, Eugenides
  • Saving Fish from Drowning, Amy Tan
  • A History of the Private Life I, Samuel Pepys
  • Overwhelmed, Brigid Schulte
  • Walking the Bible, Bruce Feiler
  • Animal Dreams, Barbara Kingsolver
  • 100 Selected Poems, e. e. cummings
  • Sonnets from the Portuguese, Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Coming to Light, Brian Swann
  • Queen Bees and Wannabes, Rosalind Wiseman
  • The Emperor of Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, Paul Kennedy
  • 1491, Charles C. Mann
  • Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
  • The Last Lion, William Manchester
  • Islands of the World ?
  • The Wings of the Dove, Henry James
  • Mythology, Edith Wharton
  • Poems by Emily Dickinson
  • The Greatest Generation, Tom Brokaw
  • When God Doesn’t Make Sense, James Dobson
  • Who Am I?, Jeff Little
  • The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
  • African American Poetry
  • Dream of the Red Chamber, Tsao Hsuehlchin
  • Whitefang, Jack London
  • Rules, Cynthia Lord
  • The Infernal World of Branwell Bronte, Daphne du Maurier
  • Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
  • Household Stories, Brothers Grimm
  • Mycophilia, Eugenia Bone
  • Mindhunter, Douglas and Olshaker
  • Serafina and the Black Cloak, Robert Beatty
  • Everything, Everything, Nicola Yoon
  • One of Us Is Lying, Karen M. McManus
  • Almost Home, Joan Bauer
  • One Year Chronological Bible
  • Search the Scriptures, Alan M. Stibbs
  • Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes
  • Jacob Have I Loved, Katherine Paterson
  • Poems, Maya Angelou
  • Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
  • Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom
  • Comparison Trap, Sandra Stanley
  • The Jane Austen Book Club, Karen Joy Fowler
  • In the Name of Salome, Julia Alvarez
  • Yo!, Julia Alvarez
  • The War of the Saints, Jorge Amado
  • Israel, My Beloved, Kay Arthur
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • Mansfield Park, Jane Austen
  • Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
  • The Complete Works of Jane Austen
  • Midwives, Chris Bohjalian
  • Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury
  • American Triptych, Pearl S. Buck
  • If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Italo Calvino
  • Reading in the Dark, Seamus Deane
  • Bleak House, Charles Dickens
  • The Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
  • Hard Times, Charles Dickens
  • Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens
  • The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Gambler, Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Notes from the Underground, Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • House of Sand and Fog, Andre Dubus
  • The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
  • The Brothers K, David James Duncan
  • Middlemarch, George Eliot
  • Silas Marner, George Eliot
  • Commodore Hornblower, C.S. Forster
  • Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
  • None to Accompany Me, Nadine Gordimer
  • River Woman, Donna Hemans
  • The Iliad, Homer
  • How to Be Good, Nick Hornby
  • The 158 Pound Marriage, John Irving
  • The Fourth Hand, John Irving
  • A Prayer for Own Meany, John Irving
  • Setting Free the Bears, John Irving
  • A Widow for a Year, John Irving
  • The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James
  • Ahab’s Wife, Sena Jeter Nasland
  • The Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
  • The Secret Lives of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Stand, Stephen King
  • The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver
  • Shoeless Joe, W. P. Kinsella
  • A Separate Peace, John Knowles
  • I Know This Much Is True, Wally Lamb
  • She’s Come Undone, Wally Lamb
  • Out of a Silent Planet, C. S. Lewis
  • Perelandra, C. S. Lewis
  • Phantastes, C. S. Lewis
  • The Baronets Song, George McDonald
  • The Highlander’s Last Song, George McDonald
  • Sir Gibbie, Geroge McDonald
  • Palace Walk, Naguib Mahfouz
  • I Am Legend, Richard Matheson
  • Songs in Ordinary Time, Mary McGarry Morris
  • The Nanny Diaries, Emma McLaughlin
  • Wicked series, Gregory McGuire
  • Beloved, Toni Morrison
  • The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
  • Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison
  • We Were the Mulvaneys, Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Gift, Patrick O’Leary
  • A Perfect Peace, Amos Oz
  • A Severe Mercy, Sheldon Van Auken
  • The Prophet, Frank Peretti
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert M. Pirsig
  • The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
  • My Name is Asher Lev, Chiam Potok
  • Accordion Crimes, E. Annie Proulx
  • Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx
  • The Godfather, Mario Puzo
  • Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
  • The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
  • The Pilot’s Wife, Anita Shreve
  • The Jungle, Upton Sinclair
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  • A Simple Plan, Scott Smith
  • On Beauty, Zadie Smith
  • White Teeth, Zadie Smith
  • East of Eden, John Steinbeck
  • Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift
  • The Bonesetter’s Daughter, Amy Tan
  • The Opposite of Fate, Amy Tan
  • Saving Fish from Drowning, Amy Tan
  • War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
  • Kurt Vonnegut: Bluebeard, Deadeye Dick, Galapagos, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Jailbird, Mother Night, The Sirens of Titan, Slapstick, Welcome to the Monkey House
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities, Tom Wolfe
  • I am Charlotte Simmons, Tom Wolfe
  • A Late Divorce, A. B. Yehoshua
  • Mani, A. B. Yehoshua
  • The Shack, William Paul Young
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society, Carol Alexander
  • The Secret Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  • Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
  • The Penderwicks, Jeanne Birdsall
  • My Amish Story, Rebecca Borntrager Graber
  • The Education of Little Tree, Forrest Carter
  • Where the Lilies Bloom, Very Cleaver
  • Artemis Fowl, Eioin Colfer
  • Over Sea, Under Stone, Susan Cooper
  • The Trouble with Chickens, Doreen Cronin
  • Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
  • The Twits, Roald Dahl
  • Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe
  • Incident at Hawk’s Hill, Allan W. Eckert
  • The Black Stallion, Walter Farley
  • Julie of the Wolves, Jean Craighead George
  • The 39 Clues, Rick Riordan
  • Spy School, Stuart Gibbs
  • Diary of a Penguin-Napper, Sally Harris
  • A Separate Peace, John Knowles
  • Eight Keys, Suzanne LeFleur
  • The Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis
  • Whitefang, Jack London
  • The Call of the Wild¸ Jack London
  • Pipi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
  • Anastasia Krupnick and series, Lois Lowry
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall, Patricia MacLachlan
  • Chocolate Covered Ants, Stephen Manes
  • The Candymakers, Wendy Mass
  • Winnie-the-Pooh, A. A. Milne
  • Eragon series, Christopher Paolini
  • Captain Underpants, Dav Pilkey
  • Junie B. Jones, Barbara Park
  • Finding Ruby Starling, Carrie Rivers
  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School series, Louis Sachar
  • The Cricket in Times Square, George Selden
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
  • Stuart Little, E. B. White
  • Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White
  • The Trumpet of the Swan, E. B. White
  • Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea, Ben Clanton
  • Mistress Masham’s Repose, T. H. White
  • American Girl series
  • Fancy Nancy series, Jane O’Connor
  • Many other picture books
  • *** left off checking authors here ***
  • Cash: The Autobiography
  • The Anthropolgy of Turquoise
  • Gandhi on Non-violence
  • The Walk West
  • Adrift
  • Julie and Julia, Julie Powell
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran
  • Memiors, Elie Wiesel
  • Living to Tell the Tale, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • The Man Comes Around, Dave Uranski
  • She Got Up Off the Couch, Haven Kimmel
  • Parallel Lives, Phyllis Rose
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  • Little Girl Lost, Drew Barrymore
  • Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
  • A Man Without a Country, Kurt Vonnegut
  • Joel, Joel Sonnenberg
  • The Making of a Chef, Michael Ruhlman
  • Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard
  • Beyond the Four Corners of the World
  • The Story of My Life, Helen Keller
  • The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou
  • The Roosevelts, Peter Collier
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends, Shel Silverstein
  • A Light in the Attic, Shel Silverstein
  • Archy and Mehitabel, Marquis
  • Sailing Alone Around the Room, Billy Collins
  • The Love Poems of Elizabeth and Robert Browning
  • Archyology, Marquis
  • Poems of Jerusalem and Love Poems, AMachai
  • Best Remembered Poems, Dover
  • Immortal Poems, Oscar Williams
  • Early Poems of Robert Frost
  • Blue Horses Rush In, Tapahonso
  • O Lord!, John Gowans
  • Oh Lord! Now What? John Gowans
  • The Complete Collected Poems, Maya Angelou
  • Sonnets, Shakespeare
  • Maus, Spiegelman
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service II
  • Alciphron, George Berkeley
  • Bioethics
  • A History of Wester Philosophy, Bertrand Russell
  • Bioethics and the Future of Medicine
  • Ethics: Selections from Classical and Contemporary Writers
  • Sing a Song of Popcorn
  • Home Comforts, Cheryl Mendelson
  • Query and Cover Letters
  • Review of my favorite reference books
  • The Practical Writer, Eiben and Gannon
  • Writing Made Easy, Dorothy Cora Moore
  • The Fine Print of Self-Publishing, Marh Levin
  • Writing Tools, Roy Peter Clark
  • The Writer’s Notebook
  • Plot and Structure
  • The Secret Miracle
  • How to Get Happily Published, Judith Applebaum
  • Writing for Screen and Television, Tobias
  • The New Well-Tempered Sentence, Gordon
  • The Elements of Style, Strunk and White
  • Essentials of English, Hopper
  • The Working Writer
  • What’s the Big Idea?, Reeves
  • The Writer’s Digest Character-Naming Sourcebook
  • Becoming a Writer, Brande
  • The Complete Works, William Shakespeare
  • Euripides
  • The Dead, James Joyce
  • Three Plays, Thornton Wilder
  • The Purgitario, Dante
  • King Lear, Shakespeare
  • Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand
  • The Complete Plays of Sophocles
  • Aristophanes
  • The Paradiso, Dante
  • The Classic Theatre, Eric Bentley
  • Beowulf
  • The Literature of the United States
  • The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature
  • Global Voices, Biddle
  • The North Anthology of English Literature I and II
  • The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces
  • Falling Into Theory, David Richer
  • Dictionary of World Myth
  • Writing Poetry, Drake
  • Sound and Sense, Perrine
  • The Essential Tales of Chekhov
  • The Roald Dahl Omnibus
  • Fiction, Gasarch
  • Nine Stories, J. D. Sallinger
  • American Indian Mythology, Alice Marriott
  • Billy Budd, Sailor, and Other Stories, Herman Melville
  • American Indian Myths and Legends
  • Mythology, Edith Hamilton
  • The Stories of Eva Luna, Isabel Allende
  • Myths of the Norsemen
  • A Book that Was Lost, S. Y. Agnon
  • The Complete Stories, Flannery O’Connor
  • Naguib Mahfouz
  • Fitzgerald: The Crack-Up
  • American Colonies, Alan Taylor
  • The Communist Manifesto, Marx
  • The Oxford History of Britain, Morgan
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond
  • Red Carolinians, Chapman J. Milling
  • War Without End, Anton la Guardia
  • Twentieth Century, J. M. Roberts
  • Selkirk’s Island, Diana Souhami
  • Galileo’s Daughter, Dava Sobel
  • Columbine, Dave Cullen
  • A History of Ancient Egypt, Nicholas Grimal
  • The British Museum Book of Ancient Egypt
  • What Jane Austen Wore and Charles Dickens Knew
  • A People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn
  • A History of the Modern World Since 1815
  • A History of the Jews
  • Mayflower, Nathaniel Philbrick
  • The Panic of 1907, Bruner
  • China Inc., Ted C. Fishman
  • The Holy Land, Murphy-O’Connor
  • Harmonies of the World, Kepler
  • Darwin’s Black Box, Michael J. Behe
  • Dig, Meredith Kirton
  • The Reluctant Weekend Gardener, Wallace
  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Night Sky
  • Physics Demystified
  • How to Stay Alive in the Woods, Anger
  • The Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet, Benjamin Hoff
  • 20th Century Philosophy, Morris Weitz
  • The Philosophy of the 16th and 17th Century, Richard H. Poplin
  • Christian Ethics
  • Basic Issues in Aesthetics
  • Matter and Consciousness, Churchland
  • A Primer on Postmodernism, Grens
  • The Philosophy of Art, Neill
  • Does the Center Hold?, Palmer
  • Looking at Philosophy, Palmer
  • Philosophy: The Power of Ideas
  • A History of Philosophy, Jones
  • The Theory of Knowledge, Pojman
  • Classics of Philosophy, Pojman
  • Philosophical Explorations, French
  • Neighboring Faiths, Corduan
  • Scriptures of the East and West
  • Anthology of World Scriptures, Van Voorst
  • Experiencing the World’s Religions
  • Days of Awe, Agnon
  • Aspects of Rabbinic Theology, Solomon Schechter
  • Sayings of the Fathers, Hertz
  • The Message
  • The Liberated Imagination, Leland Ryken
  • Essential Home Tips
  • Everyday Home Repairs
  • The Everything Card Games Book
  • Brain Teasers
  • The Family Book
  • Logic: 200 Puzzles
  • Games Magazine Big Book of Games
  • The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Complete Guide to Money, Jeff Yeager
  • Capitalism, Ayn Rand
  • The Millionaire Mind, Stanley
  • Who Took My Money?, Kiyosaki
  • Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill
  • Celebrate Recovery Daily Devotional
  • I Stand with Christ, Zhang Rongland
  • On the Anvil, Max Lucado
  • And the Angels Were Silent, Max Lucado
  • Sings of the Spirit, Sam Stoms
  • Where Is God When It Hurts?, Philip Yancey
  • The Gospel According to the Simpsons, Pensky
  • No Wonder They Call Him the Savior, Max Lucado
  • Adam, Nouwen
  • Answers to Tough Questions, McDowell
  • The Final Week of Jesus, Max Lucado
  • Faith and Reason, Swinburne
  • The Savior of Science, Jaki
  • Letting to of Perfect, Amy Spiegel
  • Open My Heart, Lord, Oates
  • Celtic Daily Prayer
  • Steer, J. Hudson Taylor
  • Lord Bless This Marriage, Carmichael
  • The Case for Faith, Strobel
  • He Still Moves Stones, Max Lucado
  • The God Hypothesis, Corey
  • Daily Light
  • Pleasures Evermore, Sam Storms
  • Life’s Healing Choices, Baker
  • The Bible Jesus Read, Philip Yancey
  • Total Truth, Pearcey
  • Fresh Air, Hodges
  • The Pleasure of a Loving God, Mike Bickle
  • One Month to Live, Kerry and Chris Shook
  • Vintage Church, Driscoll
  • Galatians, Morris
  • Reading the Bible with Heart and Mind, Longman
  • The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom
  • Generous Justice, Timothy Keller
  • Don’t Waste Your Life, Piper
  • The Sacred Romance, Curtis and Eldredge
  • The Blessed Life, Robert Morris
  • Women of the Bible, Spangler
  • How Good Is Good Enough?, Andy Stanley
  • The Knowledge of the Holy, Tozer
  • Acts, Max Lucado
  • Convergence, Sam Storms
  • Galatians, Max Lucado
  • Soul Detox, Groeschel
  • The Christian Atheist, Groeschel
  • The Measure of a Man, Gene A. Getz
  • The Case for Christ, Strobel
  • The Fingerprint of God, Hugh Ross
  • Whiteman’s Gospel, Craig Smith
  • Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ, Piper
  • In the Face of God, Michael Horton
  • My Utmost for His Highest
  • Reasons of the Heart, Edgar
  • God’s Global Mosaic, Chandler
  • Blue Like Jazz, Donald Miller
  • After God’s Own Heart, Mike Bickle
  • The Inspirational Writings, Billy Graham
  • Beyond Words
  • The Great House of God¸ Max Lucado
  • The Christian Theology Reader
  • Old Testament Survey, House
  • Abandoned to God, Oswald Chambers
  • Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger, Sider
  • Desiring God, Piper
  • Freedom of Simplicity, Richard Foster
  • A Faith for All Seasons, Dorman
  • The Joyful Christian, C. S. Lewis
  • A Jonathan Edwards Reader
  • Orthodoxy, Chesterton
  • Prayer, Foster
  • Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis
  • The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis
  • I Was Just Wondering, Philip Yancey
  • Grace Walk, Steve McVey
  • Discovering God, Philip Yancey
  • Parenting by the Book, John Rosemond
  • Through Gates of Splendour, Elliot
  • What on Earth Are We Here For?, Warren
  • God Came Near, Max Lucado
  • The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence
  • The Ragamuffin Gospel, Brenden Manning
  • The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey
  • Strangers to These Shores
  • Let Me Be a Woman, Elizabeth Elliot
  • The Sociopath Next Door
  • Race and Ethnicity, Monk
  • Too Small to Ignore, Stafford
  • Out of the Shadows, Carnes
  • Five Signs of a Loving Family, Chapman
  • The Corner
  • Building Successful Relationships
  • The Five Love Languages
  • Counselling for Anger
  • The American Paradox, Myers
  • Love and Respect, Eggerichs
  • Simple Abundance
  • Review pregnancy and birth and other self help books
  • Best Friends, Worse Enemies, Michael Thompson
  • An Unquiet Mind, Kay
  • Our America, Leland Jones
  • Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir
  • Codependent No More, Beatty
  • The Gift of Fear, Gavin de Becker
  • When Helping Hurts, Corbett
  • The Triumphant Marriage, Neil Clark
  • The Age of Consent, Knight
  • Something More
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Living the 7 Habits
  • Man’s Search for Meaning
  • Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich
  • From This Day Forward
  • Margin, Swenson
  • Real Marriage, Driscoll
  • Diet for a New America
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Continuation of the TBR:

  • Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, Olga Tolkarczuk (writing group)
  • The Sympathizer and The Committed, Viet Thanh Nguyen (writing group)
  • A Swim in the Pond in the Rain, George Saunders (writing group)
  • The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, Kazo Ishiguro (writing group)
  • A few mood-chosen books: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, Theodora Goss, A Darker Shade of Magic, V.E. Schwab, The Philosopher’s Flight, Tom Miller, The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang)
  • Little Women, Louisa May Alcott (movies)
  • Time travel and sasquatch stuff I bought Kevin (including Max Brooks)
  • Laurie Colwin: More Home Cooking, A Big Storm Knocked It Over, Another Marvelous Thing and maybe more. (Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye without Leaving, Shine On Bright and Dangerous Object, The Lone Pilgrim, Passion and Effect…)
  • Roots, Alex Haley (social passion series)
  • The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander (social passion series)
  • The Invisible Man (social passion series)
  • Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell (poster challenge)
  • 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 challenge)
  • 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
  • White Too Long, Robert P. Jones (social justice series)
  • 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)
  • 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 Greek Myths, Robert Graves
  • Mythology, Edith Hamilton
  • 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, Writing Tools, What’s the Big Idea?, The Fine Print of Self Publishing, Writing Made Easy, The Practical Writer)
  • 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 Emperor 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)
  • Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown (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)
  • The Ancient Near East, anthology (Middle East list)
  • Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe (Africa list)
  • A Fine Balance, Rohinto Mistry (Southeast Asia list)
  • One hundred years of solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • White Teeth, Zadie Smith
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • A Prayer for Own Meany, John Irving
  • 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
  • The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats (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
  • 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
  • Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes (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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events series, Lemony Snickett
  • Mananaland, Ryan (book club)
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, Glaser (book club)
  • The House of Sixty Fathers, DeJong (lit. class)
  • My Side of the Mountain (series with pocket guide), Jean Craighead George
  • Jack London, including Call of the Wild
  • 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
  • fables
  • poetry
  • The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Jules Verne
  • Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
  • Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
  • Swiss Family Robinson, Johann David Wyss
  • 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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