2012

 

BOOKS COMPLETED, 2012:

79. Good News of Great Joy by John Piper

78. Right Ho, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

77. Housekeeping: A Novel by Marilyne Robinson

76. Killing Calvinism: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside by Greg Dutcher

75. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

74. The Secret Keeper: A Novel by Kate Morton

73. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

72. Embracing Obscurity: Becoming Nothing in Light of God’s Everything by Anonymous

71. The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament by Edmund Clowney

70. A Woman’s Wisdom: How the Book of Proverbs Speaks to Everything by Lydia Brownback

69. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

68. Insurgent by Veronica Roth

67. Divergent by Veronica Roth

66. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

65. The Beekeeper’s Apprentice: Or On the Segregation of the Queen/A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie King

64. Drowning Ruth: A Novel by Christina Schwartz

63. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt

62. The Flight of Gemma Hardy: A Novel by Margot Livesey

61. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel by Tom Franklin

60. Charms for the Easy Life by Kay Gibbons

59. Opening Moves: The Bowers Files by Steven James

58. The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton

57. The Hobbit by J. R. Tolkien

56. The Shuttle by Francis Hodgson Burnett

55. The Promised One: Seeing Jesus in Genesis by Nancy Guthrie

54. The Explicit Gospel
by Matt Chandler

53. According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible
by Graham Goldsworthy

52. The Devil in the White City:  Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
by Erik Larson

51. Nothing to Hide (A Roland March Mystery)
by J. Mark Bertrand

50. The Homecoming of Samuel Lake: A Novel
by Jenny Wingfield

49. David Copperfield
by Charles Dickens

48. The Discovery, A Novel
by Dan Walsh

47. Gods and Generals
by Jeff Shaara

46. Dig Deeper: Tools for Understanding God’s Word by Nigel Beynon and Andrew Sach

45. The Pilgrim’s Progress: From This World to That Which Is to Come
by Paul Bunyan

44. The Bible or the Axe: One Man’s Dramatic Escape from Persecution in the Sudan
by William Levi

43. Abide with Me: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout

42. 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

41. Reformation: Yesterday, Today and Tommorrow by Carl R. Trueman

40. The Road
by Cormac McCarthy

39. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

38. Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie Davis

37. The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

36. Awaiting a Savior: The Gospel, the New Creation and the End of Poverty by Aaron Armstrong

35. The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

34. The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World by Melissa Kruger

33. Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

32. A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler

31. Voices in Summer by Rosemunde Pilcher

30. Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson

29. A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons

28. On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon by Kaye Gibbons

27. Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food by Lysa Terkheurst

26. Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

25. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

24. Evangellyfish by Douglas Wilson

23. The Cross He Bore by Frederick Leahy

22. Wednesdays were Pretty Normal: A Boy, Cancer, And God by Michael Kelley

21.Feeling For Bones by Bethany Pierce

20. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

19. The Hawk and the Dove Trilogy by Penelope Wilcock

18. A Place for Weakness: Preparing Yourself for Suffering by Michael Horton

17. Breathing Lessons: A Novel by Anne Tyler

16. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

15. Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life by Douglas Wilson

14. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

13. The House at Riverton: A Novel by Kate Morton

12. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim

11. Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke

10. Amy Inspired by Bethany Pierce

9. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

8. The World-Tilting Gospel: Embracing a Biblical Worldview and Hanging on Tight by Dan Phillips

7. Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

6. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P. D. James

5. Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family by Condoleezza Rice

4. The Distant Hours: A Novel by Kate Morton

3. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks

2. The Skull Beneath the Skin by P. D. James

1. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson

Note: Some of the titles mentioned above were received from publishers, PR agencies or authors for free in the hope that I would mention it here on this blog or review it at 5 Minutes for Books. However, you can know that I only review and recommend books that I liked or that I believe will be of value to my readers. In other words, any mention of a book reflects my honest opinion. Also, some of the links above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive a small commission (at no cost to you).

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