Reading List

Because I love books, and keeping track of what I’ve read + browsing a good booklist helps feed my addiction.  (all book links are affiliate links, which means if you spy a book you think you’d like and click over and buy it, you also help keep this blog up and running…at no extra cost to you!  Many thanks!)


Leadership Coaching: The Discipline, Skills and Heart of a Christian Coach by Tony Stoltzfus

Charis: God’s Scandalous Grace For Us by Preston Sprinkle

Crazy Mama: 9 Steps to a Not-So-Normal Life by Hannah Keeley

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Leaving (Bailey Flanigan, #1) by Karen Kingsbury

The Dawning of Deliverance (The Russians, #5) by Judith Pella

The Antelope in the Living Room: The Real Story of Two People Sharing One Life by Melanie Shankle

Sacred Influence: How God Uses Wives to Shape the Souls of Their Husbands by Gary Thomas

Finding My Way Home by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Heart in the Right Place by Carolyn Jourdan

Called to Adoption by Mardie Caldwell

Simply Tuesday by Emily P. Freeman

His Imprint, My Expression by Kay Arthur

The Blue Bistro by Elin Hilderbrand

Chasing the Sun by Tracie Peterson

The Whole Life Fertility Plan by Kyra Phillips

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos

For the Love by Jen Hatmaker

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Pride, Prejudice, & Cheese Grits by Mary Jane Hathaway

Fervent by Priscilla Shirer

Breaking Busy by Alli Worthington

The Search for Significance by Robert S. McGee

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Adoption is a Family Affair! by Patricia Irwin Johnston

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

All is Grace by Brennan Manning

The Wounded Healer by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

The Connected Child by Karyn B. Purvis

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki

Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Foster W. Cline

A Mile Wide: Trading a Shallow Religion for a Deeper Faith by Brandon Hatmaker

The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes

Brazen: The Courage to Find the You That’s Been Hiding by Leeana Tankersley

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Audacious by Beth Moore

Encouragement: The Key to Caring by Larry Crabb

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Attaching in Adoption by Deborah D. Gray

Still Life by Louise Penny

A Million Little Ways by Emily P. Freeman

Anne of Green Gables (for the 300th time) by L.M. Montgomery

All the Pretty Things by Edie Wadsworth

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Wild Grows the Heather in Devon by Michael Phillips

The Undoing of Saint Silvanus by Beth Moore

An Historical Survey of the Old Testament by Eugene H. Merrill

Away in a Manger by Rhys Bowen


Connecting by Larry Crabb

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith

When God Doesn’t Fix It by Laura Story

Never Unfriended by Lisa-Jo Baker

Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger

White Nights, Red Morning by Judith Pella

Grace-Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel

Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3) by Marissa Meyer

A Fatal Grace by Louise Penney

The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

Every Wild Heart by Meg Donohue

Choosing Joy by Angela Thomas

Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

Redeemed by Angela Thomas

Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers (a re-read)

The Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett