2014 Reading List

Last year I managed to read 84 books, which was one more than the previous year. This year I hope to read at least 75 books and it would be good if some of these were from my overdue TBR pile.

Here are my completed reads for 2014:

  1. Pope Francis: Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio: His Life in His Own Words – Sergio Rubín, Francesca Ambrogetti (January 1)
  2. The Bluffer’s Guide to Football – Mark Mason (January 4)
  3. The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman (January 5)
  4. The Shining – Stephen King (January 23)
  5. The Cat’s Pajamas – Ray Bradbury (January 24)
  6. Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde (Illustrated Classics): A Graphic Novel – Robert Louis Stevenson, Andrzej Klimowski (Illustrator),Danusia Schejbal (Illustrator) (January 29)
  7. The Beam: The Complete First Season – Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant (February 6)
  8. Explorer: The Mystery Boxes – Kazu Kibuishi (Editor), Emily Carroll, Rad Sechrist, Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, Jason Caffoe, Johane Matte, Stuart Livingston (February 8)
  9. PostSecret: Confessions on Life, Death, and God – Frank Warren (February 10)
  10. Sanctuary of the Soul: Journey Into Meditative Prayer – Richard J. Foster (February 11)
  11. Blessed Be Your Name: You Give and Take Away, My Heart Will Choose To Say – Matt and Beth Redman (February 13)
  12. The Sacred Way: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Life – Tony Jones (February 14)
  13. The Mystery of the Russian Ransom – Roy MacGregor (February 23)
  14. Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life – Henri J.M. Nouwen (March 1)
  15. pray – Tony Jones (March 4)
  16. The Illustrated Man – Ray Bradbury (March 8)
  17. Listen to the Landscape – Linda Nemec Foster, Dianne Carroll Burdick (March 15)
  18. Life Together – Dietrich Bonhoeffer (March 22)
  19. What now? – Ann Patchett (March 22)
  20. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary – David Sedaris (March 24)
  21. Roverandom – J.R.R. Tolkien (March 26)
  22. The First Phone Call from Heaven – Mitch Albom (March 28)
  23. Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson (March 29)
  24. Divergent – Veronica Roth (April 2)
  25. The Illumined Heart: Capture the Vibrant Faith of Ancient Christians – Frederica Mathewes-Green (April 6)
  26. Insurgent – Veronica Roth (April 8)
  27. Sacred Space for Lent 2014 – The Irish Jesuits (April 20)
  28. The Last Eyewitness: The Final Week – Chris Seay and David Capes (April 21)
  29. Allegiant – Veronica Roth (April 21)
  30. The Challenge of Easter – N.T. Wright (April 22)
  31. Other Voices: Exploring the Contemplative in Salvationist Spirituality – Christine Faragher (April 25)
  32. For One More Day – Mitch Albom (May 1)
  33. Zen in the Art of Writing – Ray Bradbury (May 5)
  34. Ghostopolis – Doug TenNapel (May 16)
  35. The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden – Jonas Jonasson (May 19)
  36. Jesus: A Theography – Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola (May 23)
  37. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel – Ransom Riggs and Cassandra Jean (May 24)
  38. Jesus Now: Unveiling the Present-Day Ministry of Christ – Frank Viola (June 3)
  39. Cardboard – Doug TenNapel (June 3)
  40. The Way of the Heart – Henri J.M. Nouwen (June 9)
  41. The Target – David Baldacci (June 22)
  42. Boundless – Danielle Strickland and Stephen Court (June 26)
  43. Tommysaurus Rex – Doug TenNapel (June 30)
  44. Letters by a Modern Mystic – Frank C. Laubach (July 3)
  45. Behold the Beauty of the Lord: Praying With Icons – Henri J.M. Nouwen (August 7)
  46. The Moomins and the Great Flood – Tove Jansson (August 14)
  47. Mik Murdoch: The Power Within – Michell Plested (August 16)
  48. Mr. Bliss – J.R.R. Tolkien (August 16)
  49. Make Good Art – Neil Gaiman (August 20)
  50. The Late Starters Orchestra – Ari L. Goldman (August 23)
  51. Umberto Eco and Football – Peter Pericles Trifonas (August 24)
  52. In the Name of Jesus – Henri J.M. Nouwen (August 31)
  53. Four: A Divergent Collection – Veronica Roth (September 1)
  54. Neil Gaiman’s the Last Temptation 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Hardcover – Neil Gaiman, Alice Cooper, Michael Zulli,Dave McKean (September 6)
  55. Amulet, Vol.6: Escape From Lucien – Kazu Kibuishi (September 24)
  56. Essentials of Christian Experience – Frederick Coutts (September 28)
  57. The Silver Six – A.J. Liberman, Darren Rawlings (September 30)
  58. 1929 – A Crisis that Shaped The Salvation Army’s Future – John Larsson (October 7)
  59. The Little Pot Boiler – Spike Milligan (October 10)
  60. Tuck Everlasting – Natalie Babbitt (October 16)
  61. The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness – Timothy Keller (October 17)
  62. Madame Jeanne Guyon: Her Autobiography – Condensed and Modernized by Jan Johnson (October 18)
  63. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – C.S. Lewis (October 22)
  64. A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 – W. Phillip Keller (October 30)
  65. The Halloween Tree – Ray Bradbury (November 1)
  66. Opening to God: Lectio Divina and Life as Prayer – David G. Benner (November 9)
  67. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky – Heidi W. Durrow (November 10)
  68. The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten.: The Tweets of Steve Martin – Steve Martin (November 15)
  69. The Lost Boy – Greg Ruth (November 22)
  70. Report of the Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry: Executive Summary – The Honourable Paul R. Belanger (November 22)
  71. The Special Days and Seasons of the Christian Year – Pat Floyd (November 28)
  72. Sacred Space: The Prayer Book 2014 – The Irish Jesuits (November 29)
  73. Serpent – Clive Cussler, with Paul Kemprecos (November 30)
  74. Gray Mountain – John Grisham (December 20)
  75. The Boston Breakout – Roy MacGregor (December 21)
  76. Santa Claus Exposed! – Guy Incognito (December 24)
  77. Horrorstör – Grady Hendrix (December 28)
  78. Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers – Anne Lamott (December 30)
  79. Congratulations, by the way: Some Thoughts on Kindness – George Saunders (December 31)
  80. Bad Island – Doug TenNapel (December 31)
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