Book(s) List

Book List 2013:                                                       **Favorites in bold!
NonFiction – Life & Spirituality
Me Talk Pretty One Day by: Sedaris 
The Awakening of Hope by: Wilson-Hartgrove
Mortality by: Hitchens
Quiet: The Power of Introverts by: Cain (partially finished)

Is Everyone Hanging out with Me by: Mindy Kaling
Speaking My Mind by: Tony Campolo
Infidel by: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
A New Way to be Human by: Robert Taylor
Love is an Orientation by: Andrew Marin
Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire by: Cymbala
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by: Kingsolver
For the Time Being by: Annie Dillard
Wild by: Cheryl Strayed
Blue Nights by: Joan Didion
Comfort – A Journey Through Grief by: Ann Hood
My Life (and) Giving by: Clinton
The Bill from My Father: a Memoir by: Bernard Cooper
Hitch-22, God is Not Great, & Arguably by: Hitchens
The Boy Kings of Texas by: Domingo
King Leopold’s Ghost
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Secular City by: Cox

NonFiction – Family & Kids
When Children Ask About God by: Kushner
Happier at Home by: Rubin

Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe by: Clarkson
Ministry of Motherhood by: Clarkson (Mommy Book Club In Progress)
The God Box: Sharing My Mother’s Gift by: Mary Lou Quinlan
No Regrets Parenting by: Rotbart
Some Assembly Required by: Lamott
Parenting with Love & Logic by: Cline & Fay
Kisses from Katie by: Katie Davis
Momma Zen by: Miller
Arms Wide Open: A Midwife’s Journey by: Harman

Out of Oz by: Maguire
The Book Thief by: Zusak (Book Club: February)
Peter Pan by: Barrie (Book Club: March)
Casual Vacancy by: Rowling (Book Club: April)
The Sunset Limited by: McCarthy
The Light Between Oceans (Book Club: May)

Divergent & Insurgent by: Roth
The Thirteenth Tale by: Setterfield (Book Club: June)

The Birth House by: Amy McKay
Redemption by: Kingsbury
The Dead Don’t Dance by: Charles Martin
Dracula by: Stoker
King Solomon’s Mines by: Haggard
The Lost World by: A. Conan Doyle
Our Mutual Friend by: Dickens (In Progress…still…paused on p.254)
How to Talk to a Widower by: Tropper
The Sun Also Rises & The Old Man and the Sea by: Hemingway
Freedom by: Franzen
Still Life with Woodpecker by: Robbins
Middlemarch by: Eliot (& Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights….)
Breathing Lessons by: Tyler
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by: Boyne
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea & Journey to the Center of the Earth by: Verne
The Prophet by: Koryta
Ahab’s Wife by: Naslund
Bog Child by: Dowd (YA)
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by: Farmer (YA)
The Earthsea Trilogy by: Le Guin (YA)
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place by: Wood (YA)
Series of Unfortunate Events by: Snicket (YA)
Leisl & Po by: Oliver (YA)
Perks of Being a Wallflower by: Chbosky (YA)

Book List 2012:                                                       
Generous Orthodoxy by: Brian McLaren
Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis by: Winner

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus by: Spangler & Tverberg
Almost Amish by: Sleeth
7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by: Hatmaker
Interrupted by: Hatmaker
Stability by: Jonathon Wilson-Hartgrove
The Storytelling Animal – How Stories Make us Human by: Gottschall (skimmed)
Food Rules by: Michael Pollan
Mortality by: Hitchens

How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm by: Hopgood 
You Are Your Child’s First Teacher by: Dancy

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by: Maguire (Book Club: February)
The Artist of Disappearance by: Desai (Book Club: March)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by: Smith (Book Club: April)
A Feast for Crows by: Martin
Change of Heart by: Picoult (Book Club: May)
Cutting for Stone by: Verghese (Book Club: June)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by: Skloot (Book Club: July)
Trapeze by: Mawer (Book Club: September)
Digging to America by: Tyler (Book Club: October)
Cloud Atlas by: Mitchell
Call the Midwife by: Worth (Book Club: November)

A Lion Among Men by: Maguire

Book List 2011:
Secret Life of Bees by: Kidd (Book Club: July)
The Poisonwood Bible by: Kingsolver (Book Club: August)
The Glass Castle by: Walls (Book Club: September)
Russian Winter by: Kalotay (Book Club: October)
The Night Circus by: Erin Morgenstern (Book Club: November)
The Hunger Games Trilogy by: Collins
Game of Thrones & Clash of Kings & Storm of Swords by: Martin
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by: Selznick
Wicked & Son of a Witch by: Maguire
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by: Bender

The Year of Magical Thinking by: Didion
Same Kind of Different as Me by: Hall
Bird by Bird by: Ann Lamott (partially finished in 2011)
Leaving Church by: Barbara Brown Taylor 

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