2012 Reading List

Books I’ve Read:  

  1. 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker
  2.  The Writer’s Manifesto by Jeff Goins 
  3. The Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne
  4. 48 Days to the Work You Love by Dan Miller
  5. On Writing by Stephen King  
  6. The Next Story: Life and Faith after the Digital Explosion by Tim Challies 
  7. Wordsmithy by Douglas Wilson
  8. Kisses from Katie by Katie Davis
  9. When Your Child Has Dyslexia by Abigail Marshall
  10. Simplify by Joshua Becker
  11. Dinner with a Perfect Stranger by David Gregory
  12. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  13. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  14. Fire by Kirstin Cashore
  15. Quiet by Susan Cain
  16. You’re Already Amazing by Holley Gerth
  17. Alone Together by Sherry Turkle
  18. The Elements of Style by William Strunk
  19. The Accidental Creative by Todd Henry
  20. Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke
  21. Tribes by Seth Godin
  22. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
  23. Respecting Autism by Greenspan and Tippy
  24. Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
  25. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  26. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
  27. Love Does by Bob Goff
  28. Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
  29. You Are a Writer by Jeff Goins
  30. Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer
  31. The $100 Startup up by Chris Guillebeau
  32. Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling
  33. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
  34. Be Still My Soul edited by Nancy Guthrie
  35. Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
  36. Platform by Michael Hyatt
  37. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  38. Prayers from the Pew by Teri Lynne Underwood
  39. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
  40. Focused 15 by Katie Orr
  41. Back to Homeschool by Misty Krasawski
  42. Hope for the Weary Mom by Brooke McGlothlin and Stacey Thacker
  43. From Mom’s Failure to God’s Grace by The MOB Society writers
  44. The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis
  45. Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  46. Wrecked by Jeff Goins
  47. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  48. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  49. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
  50. Every Writer Needs a Tribe by Jeff Goins
  51. Self-Publish by Erin Ulrich and Teri Lynne Underwood
  52. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
  53. A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle
  54. Hoping for Something Better by Nancy Guthrie
  55. I’m Chocolate, You’re Vanilla by Marguerite A. Wright
  56. Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin
  57. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
  58. Hula Hoop Girl by September McCarthy
  59. Parenting from the Overflow by Teri Lynne Underwood
  60. Community Wins by Bryan Allain
  61. The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
  62. The Art of Neighboring by Pathak & Runyon
  63. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
  64. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
  65. Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie
  66. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
You can also check out my reading lists from 2011, ,2010, 2009, and 2008.
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Comments

  1. Mandy says:

    Great list! One of my favorites was Holley Gerth’s You’re Already Amazing. Life-changing.

  2. The Harry Potter books are always fun reads:). Kisses from Katie is on my reading list too!

  3. ‘Love Does’ and ‘The $100 Startup’ sound like great books. They’re already on my next list to get and read in 2013!

  4. Joyce says:

    Stopping by from Sarah Mae’s link up.

    It looks like a great variety of books on your list!

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