2016 Reading List

My 2016 book list

  1. If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name by Heather Lende
  2. The Thorn by Beverly Lewis
  3. House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer’s Journey Home by Mark Richards
  4. Tea with Hezbollah: Sitting At The Enemies Table Our Journey Through the Middle East by Ted Dekker and Carl Medearis
  5. Among the Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya by Jamaica Kincaid
  6. Finding My Elegy by Ursula K. Guin
  7. The Restored Edition Ariel by Sylvia Plath
  8. American Shaolin by Matthew Polly
  9. Sing and Don’t Cry by Cate Kennedy
  10. Facing the Lions: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton and Herman Viola
  11. Think Christian: A Theology of Star Wars
  12. Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Fmr Capt Luis Carlos Mantlvan
  13. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reily and Martin Dugard
  14. No Higher Honor by Condoleezza Rice
  15. Paris My Sweet by Amie Thomas
  16. An Eye for Art: Focusing on the Great Artist and their Works by the National Art Gallery
  17. Before Amen: The Power of A Simple Prayer by Max Lucado
  18. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
  19. Killing Jesus by Bill O’Reily and Martin Dugard
  20. Star Wars: Before The Awakening by Greg Rucka
  21. The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denice Kiernan
  22. Unbroken: A World War ll Story of Survival Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbran
  23. The Art of Being Broken by Aaron Mark Reimer
  24. The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder by David J. Morris
  25. The Beauty by Jane Hishfield
  26. Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales Blazing Homesteader, Entrepreneurs and Rabble-Rousers by Brando Marie Miller
  27. 1861: The Civil War Awakening by Adam Goodheart
  28. Breaking Busy: How to Find Peace in a World of Crazy by Alli Worthington
  29. Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller, and Countrywoman by Judy Taylor
  30. Zoo by Ogden Nash
  31. A Penny Saved Is Impossible by Ogden Nash
  32. Discover the Mystery of Faith by Glenn Packiam
  33. The Witches: Salem 1692 by Stacy Schiff
  34. Farwell to Manzanar by Jeanne Houston and James D. Houston
  35. Gettysburg: The Last Invasion by Allen C, Guelzo
  36. American Sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
  37. What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
  38. Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault that Changed a Presidency by Billy O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  39. Killing Patton the Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  40. Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp by Jerry Stanley
  41. Along the Appalachian Trail: Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee by Leonard M. Adkins and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
  42. 50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha
  43. Worshipping Through John by Aaron Reimer
  44. Lead Like Wesley by Mark L. Gorveatte
  45. First Ladies by Susan Swain and C-Span
  46. Reaching Millennials by David Stark
  47. The City of Light (The Chronicles of Aitherios Book 1) by Barry Shaffer
  48. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
  49. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
  50. The Judgment by Beverly Lewis
  51. The Mercy by Beverly Lewis
  52. The Navajo Code Talkers by Bruce Watson
  53. Growing God’s Church by Gary L. McIntosh
  54. Escape From Saddam by Lewis Alsamari
  55. Wild Card Quilt: The Ecology of Home by Janisse Ray
  56. Call The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Time vol 1 by Jennifer Worth
  57. Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
  58. Elephant Company by Vickie Croke
  59. Call of the Midwife: Shadow of the Workhouse Vol 2 by Jennifer Worth
  60. Homer’s Odyssey by Gwen Cooper
  61. Tried By War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief by James M. McPherson
  62. Daughters of the Samurai by Janice P. Nimura
  63. George Washington‘s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution War by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
  64. Boys in the Tree A Memoir by Carly Simon
  65. The Bedford Boys by Alex Kershaw
  66. The 101’s Airborne At Normandy by Mark A Bando
  67. Bed Riddance A Posy For the Indisposed by Ogden Nash
  68. Finding Your Promise by Jane Rubietta
  69. There’s Always Another Windmill by Ogden Nash
  70. None Like Him by Jen Wilkin
  71. Over A Hot Stove by Flo Wadlow
  72. After the Boxes are Unpacked by Susan Miller
  73. He’s Toot and I’m Gonna Scoot by Barbara Johnson
  74. Normal is Just a Setting on your Dryer by Patsy Clairmont
  75. The Girls Come Marching Home by Kirsten Holmstedt
  76. Telling the Truth with a Smile by Jerry Pattengale
  77. The Cost of Discipleship By Dietrich Bonhoffer
  78. The Boy in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  79. Potty Training by Jennifer Nicole
  80. World War ll As I Saw It by William C. Butz
  81. Justin Trudeau: The Natural Heir by Huguette Young and George Tombs
  82. Along Virginia’s Route 58: Tales From Beach to Bluegrass by Joe Tennis
  83. Will it Waffle by Daniel Shumski
  84. A Different Kind of Daughter by Maria Toorpakai
  85. This is Where it End by Marieke Nijkamp
  86. Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachians Trail by Ben Montgomery
  87. Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan by John Bul Dau and Martha Arual Akech
  88. Images of America: Virginia in the Civil War by Joseph D’Arezzo
  89. Wildlfe Watching in America’s National Park: A Seasonal Guide by Gary W. Vequist and Daniel S. Licht
  90. God’s Healing for Hurting Families by David L. Thomson with Gina Thompson Eickhoff
  91. Sweet Briar College by Lynn Rainville and Lisa N. Johnston
  92. Blue Ridge Fire Towers by Robert Sorrell
  93. Damn Few: Making the Modern Seal Warrior by Rorke Denver
  94. 24/6 by Matthew Sleeth, MD
  95. America At the Crossroads by George Barna
  96. Storm Kings: The Untold History America’s First Tornado Chasers by Lee Sandlin
  97. Trouble Maker by Leah Remini
  98. Hissing Cousin by Marc Peyer and Timothy Dwyer
  99. Rage Against God: How Atheism Led me to Faith by Peter Hitchen
  100. Fearless by Eric Blehm
  101. The Viginia Blue Ridge Railroad by Mary E. Lyons
  102. Home Front Girl by Joan Wehlen Morrison
  103. White Lilies from the Kings Garden ( Beulah)
  104. GI Brides by Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi
  105. First Ladies of Running by Amby Burfoot
  106. The Karos Moment by Samuel Stephens
  107. Sanctuary by Beverly and David Lewis
  108. In the Heart of Mexico by Mae R.Royer
  109. Ministering Cross-Culturally by Sherwood G. Lingelter and Marvin K. Mayers
  110. If not For The Grace of God by Joyce Meyer
  111. The Call to Contentment by Norman G. Wilson and Jerry Brecheisen
  112. The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
  113. Jesus The Mission by Kenneth Schenck
  114. No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester in World War II Paperback by Dan Kurzman
  115. Stories Behind the Best – Loved Songs of Christmas by Ace Collins
  116. God Came Near by Max Lucado
  117. Cookie Craft Christmas by Janice Fryer
  118. Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010 by Charles Murray ( James told me to read it)
  119. Waiting Here for You: An Advent Journey of Hope by Louie Giglio
  120. Celebrate Our Daughters: 150 Years of Women in Wesleyan Ministry by Maxine L Haines


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