What I Read in 2012

JANUARY

~ The Jungle – Upton Sinclair
~ Never Before in History: America’s Inspired Birth – Gary Amos & Richard Gardiner
~ Money, Possessions, and Eternity – Randy Alcorn
~ Moby-Dick or, The Whale – Herman Melville
~ Too Late the Phalarope – Alan Paton
~ This Momentary Marriage – John Piper
~ Fear: Breaking Its Grip – Lou Priolo
~ Strangers and Sojourners – Michael D. O’Brien

FEBRUARY

~ Our Town: A Play in Three Acts – Thornton Wilder
~ Selfishness: From Loving Yourself to Loving Your Neighbor – Lou Priolo
~ Jacob Have I Loved – Katherine Paterson
~ Judgments: Rash or Righteous – Lou Priolo
~ Bitterness: The Root That Pollutes – Lou Priolo
~ The Godless Constitution: A Moral Defense of the Secular State – Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore

MARCH

~ Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics – Henry Hazlitt
~ The Dry Divide – Ralph Moody
~ A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith
~ Heaven on Earth – Thomas Brooks
~ There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters – Claire Berlinski
~ Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God’s Spoken World – N.D. Wilson

APRIL

~ Only Time Will Tell – Jeffrey Archer
~ The World-Tilting Gospel – Dan Philips
~ Black Like Me -John Howard Griffin
~ Economic Facts and Fallacies – Thomas Sowell
~ Suffering and the Sovereignty of God -John Piper, editor
~ The Crucible – Arthur Miller
~ The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe
~ The Gold-Bug – Edgar Allan Poe
~ The Excellent Wife – Martha Peace
~ The Complete Husband – Lou Priolo
~ Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life – Douglas Wilson

MAY

~ How to Overcome Evil – Jay E. Adams
~ The Chosen – Chaim Potok
~ Loving Well (Even If You Haven’t Been) – William P. Smith
~ The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness – Dave Ramsey

JUNE

~ Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl
~ Note to Self: The Discipline of Preaching to Yourself – Joe Thorn
~ The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness – Tim Keller
~ The Organized Heart – Staci Eastin
~ The Tyranny of Clich̩s: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas РJonah Goldberg
~ Sarah’s Key – Tatiana De Rosnay
~ The Sins of the Father (Clifton Chronicles) – Jeffrey Archer
~ Gods and Kings: Chronicles of the Kings #1 – Lynn Austin

JULY

~ Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds – Chris Brauns
~ A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God’s Sovereignty – Joni Eareckson Tada
~ Anger: Aim It in the Right Direction – Joni Eareckson Tada
~ God’s Hand in Our Hardship – Joni Eareckson Tada
~ Making Sense of Suffering – Joni Eareckson Tada

AUGUST

~ A Thankful Heart in a World of Hurt – Joni Eareckson Tada
~ People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil – M. Scott Peck
~ The Mysterious Island – Jules Verne
~ Song of Redemption: Chronicles of the Kings #2 – Lynn Austin

SEPTEMBER

~ The Strength of His Hand: Chronicles of the Kings #3 – Lynn Austin
~ Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A Memoir – Ian Morgan Cron

OCTOBER

~ Mr. Darcy’s Diary – Amanda George
~ The Swan House – Elizabeth Musser
~ Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free – Tullian Tchividjian
~ Medieval Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary – edited by Gyula Klima

NOVEMBER
Reading, reading, reading, but nothing finished!

DECEMBER
~ Medieval Philosophy: an historical and philosophical introduction – John Marenbon
~ Works of St. Bonaventure: Breviloquium
~ Night of Weeping – Horatius Bonar
~ God Rest Ye Merry: Why Christmas Is the Foundation for Everything– Douglas Wilson
~ Holiness Day by Day: Transformational Thoughts for Your Spiritual Journey – Jerry Bridges

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2 thoughts on “What I Read in 2012

  1. Hey Anne, I’ve had fun catching up on your blog. So sorry I missed the free give-away though.
    Will I ever have as much time as you seem to have to read? My nightstand is packed…and waiting for the children to grow up a bit more.:)

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