Books Read

I feel the need to remember what I’ve read. And if I don’t write down a list of titles, they seem to slip away in my mind. Favorites are bolded, (R) is a homeschool read aloud, (A) is an audiobook {and (RA) is both ;)}.


  1. There were a few in the beginning, but I didn’t start counting until July-ish…
  2. The Miracle Morning :: Hal Elrod
  3. Dying of Whiteness :: Jonathan Metzl
  4. Attachments :: Rainbow Rowell
  5. Myths and Legends :: Anthony Horowitz
  6. Outer Order, Inner Calm :: Gretchen Rubin
  7. Failing Up :: Leslie Odom, Jr.
  8. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? :: Beverly Daniel Tatum
  9. Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus :: Nabeel Qureshi
  10. The Year Without a Purchase :: Scott Dannemiller
  11. The Green Ember :: S.D. Smith
  12. Walden on Wheels :: Ken Ilgunas
  13. Erasing Hell :: Francis Chan (A)
  14. The Things We Do for Love :: Kristin Hannah


  1. 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You :: Tony Reinke
  2. The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class :: Elizabeth Currid-Halkett
  3. You Need a Budget :: Jesse Mecham
  4. Shadow Spinner :: Susan Fletcher (R)
  5. Teach Like Finland :: Timothy Walker
  6. Louisiana’s Way Home :: Kate DiCamillo
  7. Crispin: Cross of Lead :: Avi (R)
  8. You Who? Why You Matter and How to Deal With It :: Rachel Jankovic
  9. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind :: Dana White
  10. Atomic Habits :: James Clear
  11. Identity Theft: Reclaiming the Truth of Our Identity in Christ :: edited by Melissa Kruger
  12. There were more, but Claudia was diagnosed with leukemia, so everything flew out the window…

2018 (these are the books I posted about on Instagram; I don’t recall the rest)

  1. Ready Player One :: Ernest Cline
  2. Dangerous Territory :: Amy Peterson
  3. May B. :: Caroline Starr Rose
  4. The Very Worst Missionary :: Jamie Wright
  5. The Vanishing American Adult :: Ben Sasse
  6. Hillbilly Elegy :: J.D. Vance
  7. Educated :: Tara Westover
  8. The Year of Less: how I stopped shopping, gave away my belongings, and discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store :: Cait Flanders
  9. A Life Less Throwaway: The Lost Art of Buying Better :: Tara Button
  10. Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done :: Laura Vanderkam
  11. Detectives in Togas (R)
  12. Twice Freed (R)
  13. Money Diaries :: Linsey Stanberry
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