2019 Reading List

I fell short of my reading goals for last year, only managing 50 books of my targeted 75. This year I’ve decided to go for 52. Here are the books completed this year:

  1. All Our Losses, All Our Griefs: Resources for Pastoral Care – Kenneth R. Mitchell, Herbert Anderson (January 4)
  2. The Wounded Healer – Henri J.M. Nouwen (January 12)
  3. Pastoral Care: An Essential Guide – John Patton (January 13)
  4. The Crucifixion of Ministry: Surrendering Our Ambitions to the Service of Christ – Andrew Purves (January 17)
  5. A Very Marisol Christmas – Caroline Mickelson (January 19)
  6. No Place I’d Rather Be – Cathy Lamb (January 25)
  7. Book Love – Debbie Tung (February 5)
  8. The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen: Opening Your Eyes to Wonder – Lisa Gungor (February 10)
  9. Professional Spiritual & Pastoral Care: A Practical Clergy and Chaplain’s Handbook – Stephen B. Roberts (Editor) (February 17)
  10. A Peanuts Valentine – Charles M. Schulz, Kuo-Yu Liang (Editor) (February 17)
  11. The Substitute – Denise Grover Swank (February 21)
  12. The Player – Denise Grover Swank (March 16)
  13. The Gambler – Denise Grover Swank (March 20)
  14. The Valentine – Denise Grover Swank (March 25)
  15. Only the End of the World Again – Neil Gaiman (March 27)
  16. Hey, Kiddo – Jarrett J. Krosoczka (April 2)
  17. Clockwork Lives: The Graphic Novel – Kevin J. Anderson, Neil Peart (April 13)
  18. The Wedding Gift – Lucy Kevin (April 16)
  19. Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life – Tish Harrison Warren (April 17)
  20. Curve My Song – Sarah Gai (April 21)
  21. Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types – David Keirsey, Marilyn Bates (April 30)
  22. Called to Counsel – John R. Cheydleur (May 12)
  23. 2001: An Odyssey in Words – Ian Whates, ed. (May 18)
  24. Sparkles in Love – Sarah Gai (May 28)
  25. To Build a Fire – Christophe Chaboute (May 31)
  26. Beware That Girl (June 5)
  27. Illegal – Eoin ColferAndrew DonkinGiovanni Rigano (Illustrator) (June 6)
  28. I Am a Feminist: Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times – Monique Polak (June 12)
  29. Albert’s Quiet Quest – Isabelle Arsenault (June 14)
  30. How Not to Die Alone – Richard Roper (June 16)
  31. Love Is Love: A Comic Book Anthology to Benefit the Survivors of the Orlando Pulse Shooting – Marc Andreyko (editor/compiler) (June 22)
  32. Royal City, Vol. 1: Next of Kin – Jeff Lemire (June 24)
  33. Gracefully Grayson – Ami Polonsky (June 25)
  34. The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays – Jason Quinn, Lalit Kumar Sharma (July 1)
  35. Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee – Jeff Zentner (July 10)
  36. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood (July 20)
  37. Be My Love – Lucy Kevin (August 3)
  38. Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family Amanda Jette Knox (August 13)
  39. No Other Love – Lucy Kevin (August 22)
  40. Recursion – Blake Crouch (August 23)
  41. Go West – Garrett Gunn, Saint Yak (August 24)
  42. When It’s Love – Lucy Kevin (August 31)
  43. A Second Chance for Alexis – Ashley Emma (September 1)
  44. Freya: The Confession – Ashley Emma (September 2)
  45. The German Midwife – Mandy Robotham (September 12)
  46. Soccer School Season 3: Where Soccer Explains (Tackles) the World – Alex BellosBen LyttletonSpike Gerrell (Illustrations) (September 13)
  47. The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Christy Lefteri (September 21)
  48. Alone for the Holidays – Vivien Mayfair (September 26)
  49. Ministry in the Spiritual and Cultural Diversity of Health Care: Increasing the Competency of Chaplains – Robert G. Anderson, Mary A. Fukiyama (October 9)
  50. Jean Vanier: Portrait of a Free Man – Anne-Sophie Constant (October 26)
  51. Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black – Marcus SedgwickJulian SedgwickAlexis Deacon (Illustrations) (November 17)
  52. When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself – Steve CorbettBrian Fikkert (November 25)
  53. Nuclear Winter Vol. 1 – Cab (November 25)
  54. The Post-It Note Affair – Justine Avery (November 27)
  55. Sacred Space: The Prayer Book 2019 – The Irish Jesuits (November 30)
  56. Nuclear Winter Vol. 2 – Cab (December 11)
  57. Candlelight Kisses – Elna Holst (December 17)
  58. O Christmas Tree – Alicia Street (December 21)
  59. Holidays On Ice – David Sedaris (December 25)
  60. The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel – Margaret Atwood, Renee Nault (December 25)
  61. Low: An Honest Advent Devotional – John Pavlovitz (December 25)
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