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Reading List in Review: 2011

For the past several years, I have set out a reading plan. It’s time to review 2011’s goals and what I actually read.
Reading List for 2011

Books I read in 2011:

Literature:
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (at Jo’s request – I’m very glad I read the book, though at times I thought she was crazy for liking the book so much. The Bronte sisters were odd…)
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (My first Dickens. This seems to have been a good one with which to start Dickens.)

Non-literature Fiction:
Monster in the Hallows by Andrew Peterson
The Confession by John Grisham
The Summons by John Grisham (re-read)
Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Biography:
Her Heart Can See: The Fanny Crosby Story by Edith Blumhofer
Men of the Bible by D.L. Moody
The Sketch of the Life and Labors of George Whitefield by J.C. Ryle

Baseball:
John Feinstein’s Living on the Black
Veeck as in Wreck Bill Veeck

Theology/Christian Living:
The Promise, by Robert Morgan
Sun Stand Still by Steven Furtick
Adopted for Life By Russell Moore
Love Wins by Rob Bell
Erasing Hell by Francis Chan
The Reason for God by Tim Keller
Jerry Bridges’ Trusting God
Max Lucado’s Six Hours One Friday(re-read)
Max Lucado’s Cure for the Common Life
A.W. Tozer’s Pursuit of God
Average Joe by Troy Meeder
Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman
10 Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health by Donald S. Whitney
Luke by John MacArthur (study series)
John (St. Andrew’s Expositional Commentary) by R.C. Sproul

Portions read:
Then Sings My Soul: 150 of the World’s Greatest Hymn Stories by Robert J. Morgan (read most of the stories)
Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion by Samuel Johnson and Samuel Longfellow
Simple Church by Thom Rainer
A God-Entranced Vision of All Things by John Piper and Justin Taylor
G.K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy
James Fennimore Cooper’s Last of the Mohicians
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (in progress)
The Reformed Pastor by Richard Baxter (in progress)
Crazy Love by Francis Chan (in progress)
This Momentary Marriage by John and Noel Piper (in progress reading along with Jo)

Read with Joshua:
The Magician’s Nephew
The Horse and His Boy (incomplete)
We began reading the “How to Train Your Dragon” Series by Cressida Cowell:
How to train your Dragon
How to be a Pirate
How to Speak Dragonese
How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse
How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale (in progress)

At Bedtime:
We again read through:
The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
and now working through
The Children’s Illustrated Bible by Selina Hastings

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