My goal is to read 30 books a year (Yes, I stole your idea, Brad J. Ward!). I also encourage you to check out GoodReads, a social network for bibliophiles.

Currently Reading:

  1. The Goldfinch by Donna Tart
  2. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

2014 BookList

  1. Push by Sapphire
  2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  3. Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  4. The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr
  5. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
  6. Changing the Face of Hunger by Tony Hall
  7. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  8. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  9. Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
  10. No Free Lunch by Rodney Carroll
  11. Tupac Shakur: The Life and Times of an American Icon by Fred Johnson
  12. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
  13. Fourth City: Essays from the Prison in America by Doran Larson
  14. Searching for Zion by Emily Raboteau
  15. Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussman
  16. Beyond Smells and Bells by Mark Galli
  17. Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky
  18. Savvy by Ingrid Law
  19. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  20. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Kanzen

2013 BookList

  1. Revolution in World Missions by K.P. Yohannan 
  2. Double Abduction by Chris Beakey
  3. Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan
  4. A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
  5. Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
  6. Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson
  7. Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper
  8. Seek God for the City: A Lenten Prayer Guide by WayMaker
  9. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader
  10. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Study Guide
  11. Commencement by J. Courtney Sullivan (re-read)
  12. The Slave Next Door by Kevin Bale
  13. Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  14. Kingdom Calling by Amy Sherman
  15. At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks
  16. Educating All God’s Children by Nicole Baker Fulgham
  17. Scars and Stilettos by Harmony Dust
  18. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  19. John Wesley: A Biography by Stephen Tomkins
  20. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
  21. The Leadership Secrets of Billy Graham by Harold Myra
  22. Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd
  23. Faith Powered Profession by Elizabeth Knox
  24. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
  25. Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
  26. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  27. Crash Into Me by Liz Seccuro
  28. Every Good Endeavor by Tim Keller
  29. The Pilgrim’s Regress by C.S. Lewis
  30. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  31. This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

2012 BookList

  1. The Little Blue Book of Big Ideas: Creating Your Own Child Abuse Prevention Projects by Janet Magee
  2. No Hiding Place: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities by Cecil Williams
  3. Theirs Is The Kingdom: Celebrating the Gospel in Urban America by Robert Lupton
  4. Little Bee by Chris Cleave
  5. The Dad I Wish I Had by Freddie Scott II
  6. Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
  7. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  8. When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
  9. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
  10. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  11. Through Painted Deserts by Donald Miller
  12. Compassion, Justice and the Christian Life: Rethinking Ministry to the Poor by Robert Lupton
  13. True Vine by John W. Fountain
  14. When God Writes Your Love Story by Eric & Leslie Ludy
  15. Still: A Memoir by Elizabeth Shirley
  16. A Tale of Two Sisters by Anna Maxted
  17. Walking With The Poor by Bryant L. Myers
  18. Fast Living: How the Church will End Extreme Poverty by Scott Todd
  19. Why I Stayed by Gayle Haggard
  20. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  21. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  22. Out of a Far Country by Christopher and Angela Yuan
  23. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  24. The Next Christians by Gabe Lyons
  25. The Great Emergence by Phyllis Tickle
  26. Restorers of Hope by Amy Sherman
  27. Tozer: Mystery of the Holy Spirit by A.W. Tozer
  28. The Bridesmaid Guide by Kate Chynoweth
  29. Orphans of the Living by Jennifer Toth
  30. D.L. Moody: The Greatest Evangelist of the 19th Century by Faith Coxe Bailey
  31. The Screwtape Letters (and Screwtape Proposes a Toast) by C.S. Lewis
  32. Echoes of Mercy by Nancy Alcorn
  33. Earthen Vessels by Matthew Lee Anderson
  34. Love is an Orientation by Andrew Marin
  35. Restoring At-Risk Communities: The CCDA Handbook edited by John Perkins
  36. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
  37. Walking from East to West by Ravi Zacharias
  38. Platform by Michael Hyatt
  39. The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs
  40. A Quiet Revolution by Dr. John Perkins
  41. Turning Stones by Marc Parent
  42. Undefending Christianity by Dillon Burroughs
  43. A Thousand Resurrections by Maria Garriott
  44. Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis by Lauren Winner
  45. The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
  46. A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
  47. Community is Messy by Heather Zempel
  48. Resurrecting Hope by Dr. John Perkins
  49. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

2011 BookList

  1. The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change by Beth Kanter
  2. Lullaby by Chuck Palanhiuk
  3. Heartburn by Nora Ephron
  4. Sex God: Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality and Spirituality by Rob Bell
  5. Hard Bargain: A Beautiful Place to Live by Scott Roley
  6. Commencement by J. Courtney Sullivan
  7. The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne
  8. Save Your Own by Elizabeth Brink
  9. Fist Stick Knife Gun by Geoffrey Canada
  10. Girl Meets God: A Memoir by Lauren F. Winner
  11. Citizen Girl by Emma McLaughlin
  12. For Women Only by Shaunti Feldman
  13. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  14. Courageous by Randy Alcorn
  15. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  16. Speaking of Faith by Krista Tippett
  17. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
  18. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  19. Love Wins by Rob Bell
  20. Real Sex: The Naked Truth About Chastity by Lauren F. Winner
  21. Orphanology by Tony Merida
  22. Radical by David Platt
  23. The Bible: The Psalms, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Hebrews
  24. He’s Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt
  25. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
  26. One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

2010 BookList

  1. Unhooked by Laura Sessions Stepp
  2. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  3. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
  4. In The Land of Believers by Gina Welch
  5. The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti
  6. Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
  7. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller
  8. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  9. Rediscovering Values by Jim Wallis
  10. Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress By Debra Ginsberg
  11. How To Be Good By Nick Hornby
  12. Off The Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor by Sudhir Venkatesh
  13. Straight Talking by Jane Green
  14. Prep by Curtis Sittenfield
  15. Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women by Nora Ephron

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