2017 Reads

Reading is a big part of my life.  Actually it is a big part of our family's lives.  It was fun during the holidays to see us all at times with our noses stuck in a book.  We often read the same books which makes for fun discussions.  Often at the beginning of the year, I have all these goals like a list of books I want to read or maybe I will read more non fiction.  My prayer this year is that I will read the books that I need to read.  Time is limited.  I want my reading to count.  So here is my list of what I have read so far.  

Feel free to post in the comments any good books I should put on my to read list.  (Note: The links are affiliate links which means that if you use the link and end up buying the book that I get a few cents towards my reading habit at no extra cost to you.) 

Books Read:

1. Misery Love Company by Rene Gutteridge ****
2. Hush in the Storm by Julie B. Cosgrove ***
3. The Domino Effect by Davis Bunn ****
4. Dry as Rain by Gina Holmes ***
5. You are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit by James K. A. Smith ***
6. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson *****
7. Mother and Son: The Respect Effect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs ***
8. Hope Heals by Jay and Katherine Wolf ****
9. Fresh Out of Amazing by Stacey Thacker ****
10. Race Against Time: A Novel by Kimberley Woodhouse ***
11. Tangled Ashes by Michele Phoenix ***
12. Unashamed by Lecrae Moore ****
13. Book of Hours by Davis Bunn ***
14. Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario ****
15. Finding Spiritual Whitespace by Bonnie Gray***
16. Seeing Jesus by Jeffrey McClain Jones***
17. Red Rose Bouquet by Jennifer Rodewald ****
18. Kept by Sally Bradley ****
19. King's Blood (The Kinsman Chronicles Book #2)  by Jill Williamson ****
20. Gold of Kings by Davis Bunn ***
21. Falling Free by Shannan Martin ***
22. Graceful (For Young Women) by Emily Freeman (reread with my teen girls) ****
23. The Scent of Lilacs (The Heart of Hollyhill book 1) by Ann H. Gabhart ****
24. Orchard of Hope (The Heart of Hollyhill book 2) by Ann H. Gabhart ****
25.  Once Upon a Prince (Royal Wedding Series Book 1) by Rachel Hauck ***
26.  Princess Ever After (Royal Wedding Series Book 2) by Rachel Hauck ***
27. The Poverty of Nations by Wayne Gruden and Barry Asmos (audio version) ****
28. Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines *****
29. Summer of Joy (The Heart of Hollyhill book 3) by Ann H. Gabhart ****
30.  The Girl With No Name by Diney Costeloe ****
31. Becalmed by Normandie Fischer ***
32. Heavy Weather by Normandie Fischer ***
33. A Change of Fortune (Ladies of Distinction book 1) by Jen Turano ****
34. A Most Peculiar Circumstance (Ladies of Distinction book 2) by Jen Turano ****
35. A Talent for Trouble (Ladies of Distinction book 3) by Jen Turano ***
36. After a Fashion (A Class of Their Own book 1) by Jen Turano ****
37. In Good Company (A Class of Their Own Book 2) by Jen Turano ****
38. Playing the Part (A Class of Their Own Book 3) by Jen Turano ****
39. Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist *****
40. You and Me Forever by Francis and Lisa Chan (audio version) ***
41. The Gentle Art of Discipling Women by Dana Yearly ****
42. Kingdom Women (audio) by Tony Evans and Chrystal Evans Hurst *****
43. Heartland by Davis Bunn *****
44. The Lake House (A Novel) by Kate Morton *****
45.  A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay ****
46. Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It by Josh Axe ****
47. Remembering Dresden (Jack Turner Suspense series book 2) by Dan Walsh ***
48. A Match of Wits (Ladies of Distinction Book #4) by Jen Turano ****
49. Shadow of the Storm by Candle Sutton ***
50. Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch ****
51. Masquerade by Nancy Moser ***
52. One Night in Tehran: A Titus Ray Thriller by Luana Ehrlich ****
53. Two Days in Caracas: A Titus Ray Thriller by Luana Ehrlich ****
54. Tribe by Sebastian Junger (audio version) ***
55. The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah E. Ladd (audio) ***
56. The Headmistress of Rosemare by Sarah E. Ladd (audio) ***
57. A Lady of Willowbrook Hall by Sarah E. Ladd (audio)***
58. Three Weeks in Washington: A Titus Ray Thriller by Luana Ehrlich
59.  Always Watching (Elite Guardians series) by Lynnette Eason ***
60.  Without Warning (Elite Guardians series) (audio version) by Lynnette Eason ***
61. Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn *****
62. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson ****
63. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson ****
64. Full Circle by Davis Bunn ****
65. Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kundig **
66. Never Unfriend by Lisa Jo Baker *****
67. At Home in the World by Tsh Oxenreider *****
68. Murder on the Moor (A Drew Farthering Mystery) by Julianna Deering ***
69. Dare (The Blades of Acktar book 1) by Tricia Mingerlink *****
70. Deny (The Blades of Acktar book 2) by Tricia Mingerlink *****
71. Dressed for Death ( A Drew Farthering Mystery) by Julianna Deering ***
72. Stealthy Steps (Nanostealth book 1) by Vicki Kestell ****
73. Light of my Heart by Ginny Aiken ***
74. Stealth Power (Nanostealth book 2) by Vicki Kestell ****
75. Stealth Retribution (Nanostealth book 3) by Vicki Kestell ****
76. Calming the Storm by Melanie D. Snitker ***
77. The Case Against  Sugar by Gary Taubes (audio version) ***
78. Defy (The Blades of Acktar book 3) by Tricia Mingerlink *****
79. Deliver (The Blades of Acktar book 4) by Tricia Mingerlink *****
80.  Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst ****
81. Words Unspoken by Elizabeth Musser *****
82. Still Life (Chesapeake Valor Book #2) by Dani Pettrey ***
83. If I Run by Terri Blackstock ***
84. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon ****
85.  Everyone Was Left Behind (Strange Gravities) by Steve Armstrong ***
86. Conveniently Yours by Regina Tittel ***
87.  Unseen  Forces (Strange Gravities Book 2) by Steve Armstrong ***
88. The Bennedict Option by Rod Dreher *****
89. If I'm Found by Terri Blackstock ***
90. Pursued (The Nikki Boyd files#3) by Lisa Harris ***
91. Hand-Me-Down Princess by Carol Moncado ****
92. Death Prophets (Strange Gravities) by Steve Armstrong ***
93. The Listening Life by Adam S. McHugh *****
94. Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your World by Lisa Bevere
95. Will Not See (Sight Unseen Book #2) by Chautona Having ****
96. Uprooted by  Naomi Novik ****
97. The Dry: A Novel by Jane Harper ****
98. Finding Mr. Write by Carol Moncado ***
99. Threads of Suspicion (An Evie Blackwell Cold Case Mystery) by Dee Henderson *****
100.  The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible by Scot McKnight *****
101. Waking Hours by Lis Wiehl, Pete Nelson ***
102. Darkness Rising by Lis Wiehl, Pete Nelson ***
103. Fatal Tide by Lis Wiehl, Pete Nelson ***
104. Where the Light Gets In(Audioversion)  by Kimberly Williams Paisley ****
105. Listen, Love, Repeat by Karen Ehman ***
106. Once Beyond Time by Ann Tatlock ****
107. The Alliance by Jolina Petersheim ****
108. Read the Bible For Life by George Guthrie ****
109. The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb by Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel*****
110. Calliope Jones and the Last World Diver by Haylie Machado Hanson ****
111. Unintended Consequences (Jack Turner Suspense Series #3) by Dan Walsh ****
112.  Fatal Frost (Defenders of Justice #1) by Nancy Mehl
113. Some Happy Day (Rescued... A Series of Hope Book 1) by Elaine Littau ***
114. When God Doesn't Fix It by Laura Story *****
115. Miracle in a Dry Season by Sarah Loudin Thomas ****
116. Discovering Home by Carol Moncado ****
117. The Clouds Roll Away (A Raleigh Harmon novel) by Sibella Giorello ****
118. Deadly Alliances by Candle Sutton ****
119. Time Lottery (Time Lottery Series book 1) by Nancy Moser ****
120. Second Time Around (Time Lottery Series book 2) by Nancy Moser ****
121. The Stones Cry Out (A Raleigh Harmon novel) by Sibella Giorello ****
122.  A Reason to Run (The Camdyn Series book 1) by Christina Coryell ****
123. A Reason to Be Alone (The Camdyn Series book 2) by Christina Coryell ****
124. A Reason to Forget (The Camdyn Series book 3) by Christina Coryell ****
125.  For No Reason (The Camdyn Series book 4) by Christina Coryell ****
126.  The River Runs Dry (A Raleigh Harmon Novel) by Sibella Giorello ****
127.  The Divide (the Alliance) by Jolina Petersheim ****
128. Polish Your Poise With Madame Chic by Jennifer L Scott (audio) ****
129. Intangible by C.A. Gray ***
130. The Mountains Bow Down ( A Raleigh Harmon Novel) by Sibella Giorello ***
131. The Stars Shine Bright (A Raleigh Harmon Novel) by Sibella Giorello ****
132. Blind Spot (Chesapeake Valor Book #3) by Dani Pettrey ****
133.  Calliope Jones and the Forests of Mist by Haylie Machado Hanson ***
134. Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force Book 1) by DiAnn Mills ***
135. The Paradise Protocol (An Intergalaxia novel #1) by Anna Zogg ***
136. The Xerxes Factor (An Intergalaxia novel #2) by Anna Zogg ****
137. The Terran Summit (An Intergalaxia Novel #3) by Anna Zogg ****
138.  Lost and Found by Ginny Yttrup *****
139. The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington ****
140.  Is Jesus Worth It by Stacey Thacker ****
141. Secrets of Sloane House by Shelley Gray ***
142. In Grandma's Attic by Arleta Richardson
143. The Waves Break Gray (A Raleigh Harmon Novel) by Sibella Giorello ****
144. The Moon Stands Still (A Raleigh Harmon Novel) by Sibella Giorello ****
145. Unoffendable by Brant Hanson *****
146. Confessions of a Transformed Heart by Nancy Sheppard *****

On My Bookshelf:

1. Assimilate or Go Home by D.L. Mayfield
2. Eat This Book (Audio) by Eugene H. Peterson


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