Books Read

My ongoing list of books I've read since I was 16.

Books Read Since 2004 (Total: 202)

2004 (17)
1. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
2. The Moon Is Down – John Steinbeck
3. The Pearl – John Steinbeck
4. My Heartbeat – Garret Freymann-Weyr
5. Stones in Water – Donna Jo Napoli
6. Imani All Mine – Connie Porter
7. Who I Am – Melody Carlson
8. On My Own – Melody Carlson
9. My Name Is Chloe – Melody Carlson
10. Sold Out – Melody Carlson
11. Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
12. Tuesdays With Morrie – Mitch Albom
13. Girl, Interrupted – Susanna Kaysen
14. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants – Ann Brashares
15. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood – Ann Brashares
16. Hole In My Life – Jack Gantos
17. A Voice in the Wind – Francine Rivers

2005 (20)
18. The Farming of Bones – Edwidge Danticat
19. Saying It Out Loud – Joan Abelove (02/02)
20. Keeping the Moon – Sarah Dessen (02/08)
21. To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee
22. A Separate Peace – John Knowles
23. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain (04/19)
24. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
25. Someone Like You – Sarah Dessen
26. The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle – Avi
27. Send No Blessings – Phyllis Renyolds Naylor
28. Just As Long As We’re Together – Judy Blume (07/23)
29. Inside Out – Terry Trueman (07/29)
30. I Have Live A Thousand Years – Livia Bitton-Jackson
31. Girls In Pants – Ann Brashares
32. In the Middle of the Night – Robert Cormier
33. The Chocolate War – Robert Cormier
34. Heroes – Robert Cormier (09/23)
35. The Luckiest Girl in the World – Steven Levenkron (10/01)
36. My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult (11/26)
37. The Burn Journals – Brent Runyon (12/25)

2006 (20)
38. Night – Elie Wiesel
39. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
40. McCoy and the Vanishing Breed – Virginia McCoy Shepard
41. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
42. The Tenth Circle – Jodi Picoult
43. The Pact – Jodi Picoult
44. Just Listen – Sarah Dessen
45. Every Young Woman’s Battle – Shannon Ethridge/Stephen Arterburn (7/8)
46. Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White (7/20)
47. Stuart Little – E.B. White (7/22)
48. Freak the Mighty – Rodman Philbrick (7/23)
49. Mountains Beyond Mountains – Tracy Kidder (8/13)
50. Plain Truth – Jodi Picoult (8/30)
51. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold (9/12)
52. Fat Girl: A True Story – Judith Moore (11/19)
53. Arcadia (a play) – Tom Stoppard (11/29)
54. Picture Perfect – Jodi Picoult (12/01)
55. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie (12/08)
56. Murder on the Orient Express – Agatha Christie (12/11)
57. Marley & Me – John Grogan (12/29)

2007 (27)
58. Dark Blue – Melody Carlson (01/06)
59. Things You Either Love or Hate - Brigid Lowry (01/09)
60. Second Star to the Right – Deborah Hautzig (01/20)
61. The Best Little Girl in the World – Steven Levenkron (01/21)
62. A Child Called “It” – Dave Pelzer (01/21)
63. The Luckiest Girl in the World - Steven Levenkron (01/27)
64. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens – Sean Covey (02/03)
65. Do You Think I’m Beautiful? – Angela Thomas (02/08)
66. But Inside I’m Screaming – Elizabeth Flock (02/14)
67. The Red Badge of Courage – Stephen Crane (02/17)
68. Stronger Than You Think - Kim Gaines Eckert (02/22)
69. The Mother Knot - Kathryn Harrison (03/05)
70. The Passion of Alice - Stephanie Grant (03/06)
71. How to Win Friends & Influence People - Dale Carnegie (03/13)
72. Animal Farm - George Orwell (03/18)
73. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum (03/20)
74. Blade Silver - Melody Carlson (03/21)
75. Faded Denim - Melody Carlson (03/22)
76. Loving Your Body: Embracing Your True Beauty in Christ - Dr. Deborah Newman (04/11)
77. The Four Loves - CS Lewis (06/06)
78. Searching For God Knows What - Donald Miller (07/01)
79. Blue Like Jazz - Donald Miller (07/25)
80. The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom (08/03)
81. Transforming Grace - Jerry Bridges (08/12)
82. Me & Emma - Elizabeth Flock (08/15)
83. It's Not About Me - Max Lucado (08/27)
84. Redeeming Love - Francine Rivers (11/30)

2008 (22)
85. Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult (01/06)
86. Travels with Charley - John Steinbeck (03/30)
87. Plays by William Shakespeare:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Henry IV, Measure for Measure, As You Like It, King Lear, The Tempest
88. Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith - Rob Bell (05/05)
89. The Practice of the Presence of God – Brother Lawrence
90. All My Sons - Arthur Miller (08/31)
91. Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe (09/03)
92. The Crucible - Arthur Miller (09/10)
93. Sweet Bird of Youth – Tennessee Williams (09/19)
94. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Tennessee Williams (10/01)
95. Tea and Sympathy - Robert Anderson (10/13)
96. A Zoo Story - Edward Albee (10/17)
97. A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry (10/27)
98. Dutchman - LeRoi Jones (10/28)
99. The Pushcart War – Jean Merrill (10/29)
100. JB – Archibald MacLeish (11/08)
101. To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf (11/09)
102. The Night of the Iguana - Tennessee Williams (11/13)
103. The American Dream - Edward Albee (11/28)
104. Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller (11/30)
105. The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd (12/09)
106. Through Painted Deserts - Donald Miller (12/25)

2009 (20)
107. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens (01/10)
108. Suffering and the Sovereignty of God - John Piper, Justin Taylor (01/16)
109. Selections from Pickwick Papers – Charles Dickens (Ch. 1-2, 9-10, 12, 18-20, 27-29, 30, 33-34, 40, 41-43, 46) (01/20)
110. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (01/28)
111. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens (03/02)
112. Breaking Free - Beth Moore (03/30)
113. Our Mutual Friend - Charles Dickens (05/04)
114. Why We're Not Emergent - Kevin DeYoung & Ted Kluck (05/07)
115. The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World - Piper & Taylor (05/24)
116. Change of Heart - Jodi Picoult (06/07)
117. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ - John Piper (06/13)
118. The Wounded Spirit - Frank Peretti (07/28)
119. Handle With Care - Jodi Picoult (08/07)
120. Girl, Interrupted – Susanna Kaysen (09/02)
121. The Magician's Nephew - C.S. Lewis (09/05)
122. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis (09/07)
123. The Atonement Child - Francine Rivers (09/14)
124. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking - Malcolm Gladwell (09/27)
125. The Girl in the Orange Dress - Margot Starbuck (10/15)
126. Holy Bible* (NIV) - God-breathed (12/19) (*66 books)

2010 (9)
127. Just Do Something - Kevin DeYoung (01/07)
128. Forgotten God - Francis Chan (01/18)
129. God*Stories: Explorations in the Gospel of God - Andrew Wilson (01/30)
130. Living the Cross Centered Life - C.J. Mahaney (05/04)
131. Crazy Love - Francis Chan (05/31)
132. A Praying Life - Paul E. Miller (08/09)
133. Cold Tangerines - Shauna Niequist (11/06)
134. The Holiness of God - R.C. Sproul (12/05)
135. Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus - D.A. Carson (12/31)

2011 (6)
136. Radical - David Platt (04/09)
137. Note to Self - Joe Thorn (09/19)
138. Jesus + Nothing = Everything - Tullian Tchividjian (12/07)
139. O Little Town - Don Reid (12/27)
140. Life on Hold - Karen McQuestion (12/30)
141. Gospel - JD Greear (12/31)

2012 (6)
142. God and a Boy Named Joe - Ethel Barrett (01/08)
143. Same Kind of Different As Me - Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent (01/11)
144. The Pact - Jodi Picoult (01/17)
145. When Sinners Say "I Do" - Dave Harvey (01/28)
146. Afternoon of the Elves - Janet Taylor Lisle (01/30)
147. The Prodigal God - Timothy Keller (02/04)

2013 (9)
148. Biblical Authority - James T. Draper, Jr. & Kenneth Keathley (03/31)
149. Come Ye Children - Charles Haddon Spurgeon (05/02)
150. Dad Is Fat - Jim Gaffigan (05/11)
151. The Secret Holocaust Diaries by Nonna Bannister (06/06)
152. Bossypants – Tina Fey (audiobook, 07/15)
153. Franklin Tennessee… The Jewel of the Harpeth - Leonard Isaacs (10/16)
154. Church Unique – Will Mancini (10/31)
155. Crazy Busy - Kevin DeYoung (11/30)
156. The Storyteller - Jodi Picoult (12/29)

2014 (5)
157. Kisses from Katie - Katie J. Davis (02/11)
158. The Greener Grass Conspiracy: Finding Contentment on Your Side of the Fence - Stephen Altrogge (05/20)
159. The World of Christopher Robin: The Complete When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six - A. A. Milne (06/15)
160. Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson (09/01)
161. The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ - Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr. (10/20)

2015 (4)
162. Treasuring Christ When Your Hands are Full - Gloria Furman (02/03)
163. Loving the Little Years - Rachel Jankovic (03/24)
164. Jacksonland - Steve Inskeep (audiobook, 08/03)
165. Show Them Jesus - Jack Klumpenhower

2016 (20)
166. Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel - Russell Moore (01/11)
167. David and Goliath - Malcolm Gladwell (audiobook, 01/19)
168. Out Came the Sun - Mariel Hemingway (audiobook, 01/29)
169. Forgotten God - Francis Chan (audiobook, 02/05)
170. Pulse: Pumping Life into Your Kids Ministry - Ryan and Beth Frank, eds. (02/17)
171. Do More Better - Tim Challies (audiobook, 02/17)
172. The Big Picture Interactive 52-Week Bible Story Devotional (02/26)
173. Travels with Charley: In Search of America - John Steinbeck (audiobook, 02/29)
174. The Giver - Lois Lowry (audiobook, 03/14)
175. The Chocolate War - Robert Cormier (audiobook, 04/14)
176. For the Love - Jen Hatmaker (audiobook, 05/29)
177. The Mingling of Souls - Matt Chandler & Jared C. Wilson (audiobook, 08/05)
178. Coming Clean: A Story of Faith - Seth Haines (10/04)
179. Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates (audiobook, 10/07)
180. For Better or For Kids - Patrick & Ruth Schwenk (10/11)
181. King's Cross - Timothy Keller (audiobook, 10/27)
182. Kids Ministry That Nourishes - Jana Magruder (11/09)
183. The Magnolia Story - Chip & Joanna Gaines (11/30)
184. Potty Training Boys the Easy Way - Caroline Ferleman, MD & Simone Cave (12/04)
185. Come Back, Barbara - C. John Miller, Barbara Miller Juliani (12/16)

2017 (17)
186. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk - Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (audiobook, 01/27)
187. How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen - Joanna Faber, Julie King (audiobook, 02/11)
188. Seinfeldia - Jennifer Keishin Armstrong (audiobook, 03/03)
189. Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson (audiobook, 03/15)
190. Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness - Eric Metaxas (audiobook, 3/30)
191. The Hiding Place - Corrie Ten Boom (audiobook, 04/19)
192. Present Over Perfect - Shauna Niequist (audiobook, 04/27)
193. Because He Loves Me – Elyse M. Fitzpatrick (audiobook, 05/11)
194. Mom Enough: The Fearless Mother's Heart and Hope - Eds. Tony and Karalee Reinke
195. The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (audiobook, 06/25)
196. Love That Boy - Ron Fournier (audiobook, 06/30)
197. Between Breaths - Elizabeth Vargas (audoibook, 07/06)
198. Small Great Things - Jodi Picoult (audiobook, 08/05)
199. Deep Work - Cal Newport (audiobook, 08/25)
200. Humble Roots - Hannah Anderson (09/05)
201. Slow Down - Nichole Nordeman (09/13)
202. The Foundling - Alex Tresniowski & Paul Joseph Fronczak (audiobook, 09/17)
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