Book List

"Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river."
Virginia Woolf

You can follow my progress, ratings, and see what I'm currently reading over on Goodreads.


  1. From Excuses to Excursions by Gloria Atanmo

  2. Your Best Year 2018 by Lisa Jacobs

  3. Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling*

  4. Serafina & the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

  5. The Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz

  6. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid*

  7. The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

  8. Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling*

  9. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle*

  10. Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling*

  11. S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett

  12. Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling*

  13. He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

  14. Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling*

  15. Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin

  16. Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

  17. The Modern Enneagram by Kacie Berghoef & Melanie Bell

  18. The Path Between Us by Suzanne Stabile*

  19. The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya*

  20. Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling*

  21. Places I Stopped on the Way Home by Meg Fee*

  22. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling*

  23. The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

  24. Cultivate by Lara Casey

  25. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

  26. This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankl*

  27. The Very Worst Missionary by Jamie Wright

  28. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

  29. The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly

  30. The Dry by Jane Harper

  31. The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir

  32. Force of Nature by Jane Harper

  33. How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilesky

  34. Being Boss by Emily Thompson & Kathleen Shannon

  35. The Year of Less by Cait Flanders


  1. In the Woods by Tana French*

  2. The Likeness by Tana French*

  3. The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

  4. The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson

  5. The Wonder by Emma Donahue

  6. Love Wins by Rob Bell

  7. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch*

  8. Simply Christian by N.T. Wright*

  9. The End of Night by Paul Bogard

  10. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

  11. Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans*

  12. Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

  13. salt. by Nayyira Waheed

  14. Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

  15. Speak by Nish Weiseth

  16. Serena by Ron Rash

  17. Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav

  18. The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective by Richard Rohr & Andreas Ebert*

  19. Reviving Old Scratch by Richard Beck*

  20. The Prophetic Imagination by Walter Bruggeman

  21. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

  22. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

  23. Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham*

  24. Daring Greatly by Brenè Brown*

  25. bone. by Yrsa Daley-Ward

  26. The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

  27. A Million Junes by Emily Henry

  28. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren*

  29. All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

  30. For the Love by Jen Hatmaker

  31. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas*

  32. When We Were on Fire by Addie Zierman

  33. Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

  34. Finding God in the Waves by Mike McHargue*

  35. Bridges to Sustainable Communities by Philip E. DeVol

  36. The Way of the Heart by Henri Nouwen

  37. Embrace by Leroy Barber

  38. Torn by Justin Lee*

  39. Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin

  40. Wisdom of the Enneagram by Don Riso & Russ Hudson*

  41. Braving the Wilderness by Brenè Brown

  42. Lies She Told by Cate Holahan

  43. The Sacred Enneagram by Christopher L. Heuertz

  44. Six Stories by Matt Wesolowski

  45. Walking on Water by Madeleine L'Engle*

  46. Of Mess & Moxie by Jen Hatmaker

  47. Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker

  48. The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

  49. Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin

  50. Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller


  1. Paper Towns by John Green*

  2. Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans*

  3. One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

  4. Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk

  5. Out of Sorts by Sarah Bessey*

  6. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

  7. Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor

  8. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown*

  9. No Excuses: Go Nomadic by Chris Dunphy

  10. Grace (Eventually) by Anne Lamott

  11. Wild in the Hollow by Amber C. Haines

  12. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

  13. Bandersnatch by Erika Morrison

  14. Quiet Power Strategy by Tara Gentile

  15. The Enneagram Made Easy by Renee Baron

  16. The Essential Enneagram by David N. Daniels

  17. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

  18. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah*

  19. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver*

  20. The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan

  21. The Girls by Emma Cline

  22. Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi

  23. Princess Academy by Shannon Hale

  24. The Lightkeepers by Abby Geni

  25. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne

  26. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman

  27. The Very Good Gospel by Lisa Sharon Harper*

  28. The Cove by Ron Rash

  29. Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

  30. Changing Our Mind by David Gushee

  31. How to Survive a Shipwreck by Jonathan Martin*

  32. The Day I Met Jesus by Frank Viola

  33. Don't You Cry by Mary Kubica

  34. The Butterfly & the Violin by Kristy Cambron

  35. Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self Discovery by Ian Cron & Suzanne Stabile

  36. The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman

  37. The Bible Tells Me So by Peter Enns*

  38. Writing Day In & Day Out by Andi Cumbo-Floyd

  39. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

  40. Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy

  41. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon*

  42. The Giver by Lois Lowry

  43. The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp*

  44. What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bell*

  45. You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

  46. Love Story by Nichole Nordeman

  47. The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

  48. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

  49. Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis by Lauren Winner

  50. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Adichie*


  1. Simplify by Joshua Becker

  2. The Archived by Victoria Schwab

  3. The Unbound by Victoria Schwab

  4. Found by Micha Boyett

  5. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

  6. Make it Happen by Lara Casey

  7. #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso

  8. Don't Breathe a Word by Jennifer McMahon

  9. Jane by April Lindner

  10. A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd

  11. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

  12. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott*

  13. The Good Creative by Paul Jarvis

  14. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brönte

  15. The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

  16. Create: Stop Making Excuses and Start Making Stuff by Stephen Altrogge

  17. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

  18. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

  19. Do Over by Jon Acuff

  20. Slaying the Debt Dragon by Cherie Lowe

  21. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell*

  22. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo*

  23. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr*

  24. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

  25. The Royal We by Heather Cocks

  26. The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis

  27. Places I Stopped on the Way Home by Meg Fee

  28. Rising Strong by Brené Brown*

  29. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

  30. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

  31. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee*


  1. Reason to Breathe by Rebecca Donovan

  2. Barely Breathing by Rebecca Donovan

  3. Out of Breath by Rebecca Donovan

  4. Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling*

  5. Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling*

  6. Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling*

  7. Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling*

  8. Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling*

  9. Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling*

  10. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling*

  11. The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab

  12. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

  13. Looking for Alaska by John Green

  14. Stardust by Neil Gaiman

  15. The Maze Runner by James Dashner

  16. Eyes Wide Open by Ted Dekker

  17. Rose by Holly Webb

  18. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

  19. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

  20. Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist*

  21. A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans

  22. Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey

  23. Faith Unraveled by Rachel Held Evans*

  24. Catherine by April Lindner

  25. Go Solo by Kelsey Humphreys

  26. Wild by Cheryl Strayed

  27. The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte

  28. Writing to Find Yourself by Allison Vesterfelt

  29. Notes from a Blue Bike by Tsh Oxenrider

  30. The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

  31. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

* A must-read.