Friday, January 04, 2008

Books Read in 2008

1. The Bible (Genesis - Esther)
2. Surprised by Joy, by C.S. Lewis
3. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, by Betty MacDonald
4. Mosaic: Pieces of My Life So Far, by Amy Grant
5. Letters to Children, by C.S. Lewis
6. The Great Divorce, by C.S. Lewis
7. A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage, by Mark Twain
8. Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson
9. A Long, Fatal Love Chase, by Louisa May Alcott
10. Edge of Eternity, by Randy Alcorn
11. Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
12. Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
13. Farmer Boy, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
14. On the Banks of Plum Creek, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
15. By the Shores of Silver Lake, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
16. The Long Winter, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
17. Little Town on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
18. These Happy Golden Years, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
19. The First Four Years, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
20. The Last Sin Eater, by Francine Rivers
21. The Bookseller of Kabul, by Asne Seierstad
22. Don't Let the Goats Eat the Loquat Trees, by Dr. Thomas Hale
23. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg
24. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic, by Betty MacDonald
25. Iran: Desperate for God
26. Between Two Tigers
27. The Pastor's Wife, by Sabina Wurmbrand
28. My Life and Hard Times, by James Thurber
29. The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden
30. If I Gained the World, by Linda Nichols
31. Old Mother West Wind, by Thornton Burgess
32. Blue Like Jazz, by Donald Miller
33. Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, by Joanna Weaver
34. Life Among the Savages, by Shirley Jackson
35. Prayer Walk, by Janet Holm McHenry
36. Emily of New Moon, by Lucy Maud Montgomery (reread)
37. 90 Minutes in Heaven, by Don Piper
38. A Severe Mercy, by Sheldon Vanauken
39. River Rising, by Athol Dickson
40. A Bear Called Paddington, by Michael Bond
41. Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!, by Patrick McManus
42. Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
43. Mommy Diaries, edited by Tally Flint
44. My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier
45. Washington's Lady, by Nancy Moser
46. Experiencing the Resurrection, by Henry & Melvin Blackaby
47. Walking from East to West, by Ravi Zacharias
48. Cordelia Underwood, by Van Reid
49. Brain Rules, by John Medina
50. A Comedy of Conscience, by S. Weir Mitchell
51. The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart
52. A Proper Pursuit, by Lynn Austin
53. Foxe's Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe
54. Just Jane, by Nancy Moser
55. A Year of Living Biblically, by A.J. Jacobs
56. Beyond Time-Out: From Chaos to Calm, by Beth A. Grosshans, Ph.D
57. A Treasury of Adoption Miracles, by Karen Kingsbury
58. The Grand Weaver, by Ravi Zacharias
59. Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, by Lesly M.M. Blume
60. Mandy, by Julie Andrews Edwards
61. The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey, by Trenton Lee Stewart
62. Summer of Light, by W. Dale Cramer
63. Awaken the Dragon, by David Aikman
64. Once Upon a Time . . ., by A.A. Milne
65. Pride & Prejudice (reread)
66. American's Hidden History, by Kenneth C. Davis
67. The Moffats, by Eleanor Estes
68. Affirming the Apostles Creed, by J.I. Packer
69. The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody, by Will Cuppy
70. The Penderwicks, by Jeanne Birdsall
71. Toby Tyler, by James Otis
72. I Wish For You a Beautiful Life
73. Mozart's Sister, by Nancy Moser
74. Wives & Daughters, by Elizabeth Gaskall
75. Home Schooling: A Family Journey, by Millman
76. Set-Apart Femininity, by Leslie Ludy
77. Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte
78. Emily's Runaway Imagination, by Beverly Cleary
79. Discover Your Children's Gifts, by Don & Katie Fortune
80. Practical Theology for Women, by Wendy Horger Alsup
81. Titanic's Last Secrets, by Brad Matsen
82. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, by Ben Carson
83. Broken Into Beautiful, by Gwen Smith
84. For the Family's Sake, by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
85. The Shack, by William Young
86. Letters for Lizzie, by James O'Donnell
87. The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment, by Tim Challies
88. Igraine the Brave, by Cornelia Funke
89. My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George
90. Understood Betsy, by Dorothy Canfield
91. The Enchanted Castle, by E. Nesbit
92. Keeping Holiday, by Starr Meade
93. Pollyanna, by Eleanor H. Porter
94. Radical Femininity, by Carolyn McCulley
95. Christmas at Fairacre, by Miss Read
96. Grace from China
97. Radical Womanhood, by Carolyn McCulley
98. Leepike Ridge, by N.D. Wilson
99. The Ice Diaries, by Capt. William R. Anderson
100. Christmas with Anne, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
101. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis
102. Prince Caspian, by C.S. Lewis
103. Voyage of the Dawn Treader, by C.S. Lewis
104. The Silver Chair / The Horse and His Boy, by C.S. Lewis
105. The Magician's Newphew, by C.S. Lewis
106. The Last Battle, by C.S. Lewis
107. Psmith, Journalist, by P.G. Wodehouse
108. Bill the Conqueror, by P.G. Wodehouse
109. The Tail of Emily Windsnap, by Liz Kessler
110. Kilmeny of the Orchard, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
111. Stand: A Call for Endurance of the Saints
112. Hallie's Heart, by Shelly Beach
113. The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo
114. The Faerie Queen, Book One
115. The God I Love, by Joni Eareckson Tada


Anonymous said...

wow. I thought I was off to a good start! But, gosh darn it - I am if I compare to myself, right? I'll be back to read more... (Care at

ibeeeg said...

I wanted to say, "Thanks for your blog. I have been reading through it and have started a list of books to read, have my children read and to read aloud. I really have been enjoying your reviews. Thanks."

Leisha said...

I am in awe......I want to be this organzied one day when I grow up!! I have to ask - which one is in the running for best book?

Carrie said...

As for which book is in the running for being the best - here's my year in review post: