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


  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.