2011 Book List

I love to read. But I rarely finish anything (nevermind that I have 100 different things I could be doing in my “free time” (a.k.a. time when children are sleeping). Oh, the life of a mother…) Therefore, I am trying to keep myself accountable by posting here, for everyone to see, my reading GOALS for the entire year. Most of these books aren’t books I’m dyingto read, but rather books that have been on my shelf for many years and still left untouched. Someone gave them to me or some I may have purchased when I was really interested in something but since have forgotten about them, or ashamedly I say, some of them are books I was supposed to read in Bible College but didn’t. Some of them I am very anxious to read… those ones usually get read first. I will write a brief synopsis after I read them. Okay, time to get a blanket and some peppermint tea…

**Update: I am revising my 2011 Book List because a lot of things have changed in our lives lately and I have been picking up books relating to that change. I have also started a few that were on the list, and they were terrible (in my opinion) so I am removing them.

  1. The Prodigal God Tim Keller
  2. Discipline, the Glad Surrender Elisabeth Elliot
  3. Escape from Reason Francis Schaeffer
  4. How to Raise your Children for Christ Andrew Murray
  5. A Chance To Die Biography of Amy Carmichael by Elisabeth Elliot
  6. They Found the Secret V. Raymond Edmond
  7. Reason for God Tim Keller
  8. Church Planter Darrin Patrick
  9. Herbal Antibiotics Stephen Harrod Buhner
  10. Never Be Sick Again Raymond Francis and Kester Cotton
  11. The Raw Truth Jordin Rubin (Free PDF download!)
  12. Shopping for Time Carolyn Mahaney
  13. The Well-Trained Mind Susan Bauer
  14. The Privilege Kay Smith
  15. Crazy Love Francis Chan
  16. Cure Tooth Decay Ramiel Nagel
  17. Raising Godly Tomatoes L. Elizabeth Krueger (Free download, chapter by chapter)
  18. The Way They Learn Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
  19. Treasuring God In Our Traditions Noel Piper (free download HERE)
  20. Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came To Die John Piper (free download HERE)
  21. God is the Gospel John Piper (free download HERE)
  22. Chosen by God R.C. Sproul
  23. Spiritual Secret of Hudson Taylor Dr. and Mrs. Howard Taylor
  24. For the City Darrin Patrick & Matt Carter
  25. Cultivating a Life for God Neil Cole
  26. A Stolen Life: A Memoir Jaycee Duggard

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