Friday, January 1, 2010

Reading List 2010

Looking back on last year's list, I see that I read (or attempted to read) 75% of the titles. Same as the year before, and with a new plan, too. Sheesh. Oh, well. I am not a quitter. This year I'll build some flexibility into the plan. I also want to read more books that I own. I'll still be a loyal library customer, but I have books on my shelf that have yet to be cracked open and that doesn't make sense.

So here's the list for 2010, in author order:

Guide to Spiritual Warfare by E.M. Bounds

A Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll

Who Speaks for God? Confronting the World with Real Christianity by Charles Colson

Snoopy's Guide to the Writing Life edited by Barnaby Conrad and Monte Schulz

There is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind by Antony Flew

How to Be Good without Really Trying: Letting Jesus Live His Life in You by Mike Flynn

Reverend Mother's Daughter: a Real Life Story by Mary Haskett

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling

One Smooth Stone by Marcia Lee Laycock

Who Switched Off My Brain? Controlling Toxic Thoughts and Emotions: You Can Learn to Control Your Thought life by Dr. Caroline Leaf

Heaven is Real: Lessons on Earthly Joy from the Man who Spent 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper

The Knifeman by William Rayner

Visioneering: God's Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Personal Vision by Andy Stanley.

Magazine Writing from the Boonies: How to Write for a Living While Buried in the Backwoods by Mark Zuelhke and Louise Donnelly


Just for fun, can anyone guess which titles I own (there are 7)? I'll come up with a prize for the person who comes closest!

3 comments:

Diane Girard said...

Captains Courageous
A Tangled Tale

Wild guesses

Anonymous said...

Snoopy's Guide
There is a God
Heaven is Real
Magazine Writing
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Reverend Mother's Daughter
Captains Courageous

Amy's guesses!

Susan said...

Well, even though Amy stepped out and guessed at seven, she only got one right whereas Diane was right on both her two guesses. So, Diane, you win - I'll be in touch.

Here are the titles I actually own, besides the two identified by Diane:

1) Guide to Spiritual Warfare,
2) How to Be Good without Really Trying,
3) The Knifeman,
4) Visioneering, and
5) Who Speaks for God?

Congratulations, Diane!