Saturday, May 30, 2015

Reading Challenge 2015

How to Respond to Eastern Religions -- finished Jan 7
Crunchy Cons, by Dreher -- finished Jan 13

Holy Housewifery -- finished Jan 17
Wild Swans, by Chang  -- finished Feb 25
Light in the Dark Belt: Story of Rosa Young -- March 7
Heidelberg Disputation -- finished April 2 
On Being a Theologian of the Cross, by Forde -- April 13
Broken: 7 "Christian" Rules ... to Break-- May 1
Let's Roll, by Beamer-- finished May 4
Christ for Us, by Preus

Pioneer Girl (biography of Laura)
The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You,  by Aron

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good, by Karon -- March 30
Beyond the Mists, by Benchley
Cutting for Stone, by Verghese

~ The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe -- May 17
~ Prince Caspian
~ Dawn Treader 
~ Silver Chair
~ Horse and His Boy -- finished April 16 [audio]
~ Magician's Nephew -- finished May 12 [audio] 

~ Last Battle
Harry Potter
Hammer of God

With Maggie:
Anne of Ingleside -- finished Jan 16
Rainbow Valley
Rilla of Ingleside

Penderwicks -- finished Feb 24
Carry On, Mr Bowditch
On to Oregon
Across Five Aprils

Swallows and Amazon series
or Little House series (again)
or Little Britches series
or Five Little Peppers

Additional Suggestions from Friends:
Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Hardcore Poor, by Sangree
Joel Salatin's 2007 book about food practices in the USA
Simply Classical
On Our Way Rejoicing, by Trobisch
Richest Man in Babylon
Finding Kansas
Our Island Story
Luther the Reformer, by James Kittelson
The Right to Be Wrong, by Seamus Hasson
How to Bake Pi, by Cheng (SCI 510.1)
Bitter is the New Black (817.6 LAN)

Faith, Hope, and Ivy June

House of Living Stones
Bride Most Begrudging
A Star for Mrs Blake
Caleb's Crossing


  1. The Boys Who Challenged Hitler, by Hoose. (Recommended by LaRena.)

  2. Unbroken: A World War II Story, by Hillenbrand. (Recommended by Bep and Jane.)

  3. Caspian finished June 23.

  4. Christ For Us -- finished Sept 25.

  5. Finished Ivan Denisovich on 29 July, 2016.

  6. Mothering Many -- finished on 13 Aug.
    Every Woman's Guide to Foot Pain Relief: The New Science of Healthy Feet -- finished on 19 Aug.

  7. Around the World in 80 Days [audio-book read by Jim Dale] -- finished August 24, 2016.

  8. Add to list -- It's So You: Fitting Fashion to Your Life.

  9. Christ For Us -- finished for the 5th time in April 2017.

    Pioneer Girl -- finished 3 May 2017.

    Dust in the Glass (Rachel's book) -- finished 16 May 2017.

  10. House of Living Stones -- May 27, 2017.
    The Choir Immortal -- May 30, 2017.

  11. Kingdom of the Birds -- June 17, 2017.

  12. Boys Who Challenged Hitler -- finished July 4, 2017.

  13. The Pastor's Wife -- finished August 2017.
    33 Going on Spinster -- finished 8-15-2017.
    The Fire and the Staff -- finished October 2017.

  14. The Harvest Raise -- finished 12-19-2017.