Books of 2017

Currently Reading:

Daily Readings
Savor
by Shauna Niequist
Simply Sacred
by Gary Thomas
On This Day
by Robert J. Morgan
365 Devotions to Embrace What Matters Most
by John Michalak
Earth from Above: 365 Days
by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Nonfiction
The Gifts of Christ
by Dorothy Davis
Numbers: Learning Contentment in a Culture of More by Melissa Spoelstra

Fiction
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Poetry

Finished:

January 2 What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World by Henry Clark
January 4 Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (audio)
January 6 A Cup of Comfort for Christmas ed. by Colleen Sell
January 7 The Creative Call by Janice Elsheimer
January 11 The Chosen by Chaim Potok
January 12 The Autobiography of George Muller
January 18 Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
January 21 The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (audio)
January 22 The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp
January 23 Giants in the Earth by Ole Edvart Rølvaag
January 23 The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer
January 25 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (audio)
January 26 The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
January 28 The Call of the Wild by Jack London (audio)
January 28 Ten Days in a Madhouse by Nellie Bly
January 30 White Fang by Jack London (audio)

February 4 Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
February 6 Thorns in the Heart by Steven Stiles
February 8 Animal Farm by George Orwell
February 11 Weakness is the Way by J.I. Packer
February 12 Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace by Joseph M. Williams
February 14 The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (audio)
February 15 Fierce Convictions by Karen Swallow Prior
February 16 Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity by Adam Hamilton
February 18 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
February 19 Pray, Write, Grow by Ed Cyewski
February 20 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
February 24 The Book of Unholy Mischief by Elle Newmark
February 26 A Book of Strife in the Form of a Diary of an Old Soul by George MacDonald
February 28 The Good Girl’s Guide . . . by Sheila Wray Gregoire
February 28 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
February 28 Walden by Henry David Thoreau

March 1 Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty MacDonald (aloud with Pooka)
March 6 Far Away And Long Ago by William Henry Hudson (audio)
March 6 The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
March 8 Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird
March 8 From Good to Grace: Letting Go of the Goodness Gospel by Christine Hoover
March 13 How Can I Be Blessed? by R.C. Sproul
March 14 Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
March 18 The Backwoods of Canada by Catharine Parr Traill
March 18 The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
March 21 Wind, Sand, and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
March 22 American Notes by Rudyard Kipling
March 23 The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
March 23 Run the World by Becky Wade
March 25 Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson
March 28 Awe by Paul David Tripp
March 29 His Last Words by Kim Erickson
March 29 Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
March 31 Daily Grace for Daily Life by Anita Higman

April 1 The Pianist by Władysław Szpilman
April 6 Poems in Two Volumes, Vol. 1 by William Wordsworth
April 9 Walk with Jesus by Charles R. Swindoll
April 9 Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
April 9 Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
April 9 American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens
April 10 At Gettysburg by Matilda Pierce Alleman
April 12 The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap by Wendy Welch
April 14 The Cross of Christ by Andrew Murray
April 16 Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
April 17 The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy
April 20 Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
April 23 On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duvvis
April 24 The Book on the Bookshelf by Henry Petroski
April 26 What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Daniel Pool
April 27 Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mewed by Alan Bradley
April 30 Wednesdays in the Tower by Jessica Day George

May 1 Be Heroic by Warren Wiersbe
May 2 Thursdays with the Crown by Jessica Day George
May 3 Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
May 9 Sleeping Giants by Silvain Neuvel
May 10 Middlemarch by George Eliot
May 11 Midnight Assassin by Patricia L. Bryan and Thomas Wolf
May 12 I Want God by Lisa Whittle
May 13 The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
May 14 The Pearl by John Steinbeck
May 15 A Very Special Year by Thomas Montasser
May 18 I’ll Never Be French by Mark Greenside
May 20 Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
May 23 Ashes by Laurie Halse Anderson
May 28 The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey
May 29 The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

June 1 Freckles by Gene Stratton-Porter
June 2 Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
June 5 Far Appalachia by Noah Adams
June 6 March by Geraldine Brooks
June 10 Children of the New Forest by Frederick Merryat
June 10 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
June 12 The Me I Want to Be by John Ortberg
June 14 The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
June 16 The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
June 17 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

July 5 Dreamlander by K.M. Weiland
July 8 Walking with God by Richard Baxter
July 8 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
July 10 What If . . . by Randall Munroe
July 12 The Warden by Anthony Trollope
July 12 Solidify by Christine Woda
July 13 Monday Or Tuesday: Eight Stories by Virginia Woolf
July 14 My Antonia by Willa Cather
July 15 All Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot
July 17 The Other Einstein by Heather Terrell
July 17 The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
July 18 A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July 18 The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
July 18 The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July 21 The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
July 22 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
July 24 His Little Princess: Treasured Letters from Your King by Sheri Rose Shepherd
July 24 The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
July 25 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
July 27 The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
July 29 Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

August 1 Savvy by Ingrid Law
August 5 Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
August 7 Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
August 9 The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
August 9 The Pianist by Noah Adams
August 11 Unchained by Noel Jesse
August 13 The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
August 15 The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar
August 15 The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
August 15 Caught by the Sea by Gary Paulsen
August 17 The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
August 19 Persuasion by Jane Austen
August 21 Seamless by Angie Smith
August 23 The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
August 23 The Band That Played On by Steve Turner
August 25 The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
August 30 Anne of Windy Poplars by L. M. Montgomery

September 1 Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
September 3 Life Creative by Wendy Speake and Kelly Stuart
September 4 A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
September 16 Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
September 17 A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle
September 19 Openness Unhindered by Rosaria Butterfield
September 20 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
September 20 The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer
September 27 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
September 30 Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

October 13 Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel
October 13 The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley

 

 

 

 

 

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