Friday, December 26, 2008

Books Rachelle Read during 2008 (so far)

As promised, here is the list of books I read this year. It has been a wonderful year of reading and I’m looking forward to finding more great books! I’d love to invite you to a book social right here! Tell me what you think about any of these books or pick one to read perhaps you may find a favorite among my list.

1. The Peacegiver: How Christ Offers to Heal Hearts and Homesby James L. Ferrell

2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7)
by JK Rowling

3. Scholastic Bookfiles: Ella Enchanted By Gail Carson Levine
by Gail Carson Levine

The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

5. Spider’s Web by Agatha Christie

6. Tangled Roots by G. G. Vandegriff

7. CARDS ON THE TABLE (Forward by author)
by Agatha Christie

8. The Return Journey by Maeve Binchy

9. 5 Titles By Agatha Christie: "The Mirror Crack'd," "Postern of Fate," "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd," "What Mrs. Mcgillicuddy Saw!," "The Listerdale Mystery."
Postern of Fate by Agatha Christie

10. Spires of Stone by Annette Lyon

11. Counting Stars by Michelle Paige Holmes

12. Fame, Glory, and other things on my to do list by Janette Rallison

13. The Sharp Edge of the Knife by Nichole Giles

14. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

15. Season of Sacrifice by Tristi Pinkston

16. Heaven Scent by Rebecca Talley

17. Fablehaven- Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull

18. The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

19. Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

20. Spare Change by Aubrey Mace

21. Far World by J. Scott Savage

22. Room For Two by Abel Keogh

23. The Santa Letters by Stacy Gooch-Anderson

24. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

25. A Greater Love by Rachel Ann Nunes

26. Believe in What You’re Doing, Believe in Who You Are by Hilary Weeks

27. Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson

28. The Holy Secret by James L. Ferrell

29. Nothing to Regret by Tristi Pinkston

30. The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks

31. In Search of Heaven by Anita Stansfield

32. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

33. Mara Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

34. A Quiet Promise by Anita Stansfield

35. The Operative by Willard Boyd Gardner

36. It’s Okay to Take a Nap by Debra Sansing Woods

37. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

38. Grin and Share It by Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard

39. Master by Toni Sorenson

40. The Wings of Words by Brenton Yorgason

41. Run Away Home by Patricia McKissack

42. Rose Cottage by Mary Stewart

43. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

44. Who Killed the Queen of Clubs? by Patricia Sprinkle

45. Auntie Mayhem by Mary Daheim

46. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

47. 1, 2, 3, Magic by Dr. Thomas Phelan

48. The Princess Academy by Shannon Hale

49. Helping the Thumb-sucking Child by Rosemarie A. Van Norman

50. Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

51. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

52. The Secret Journal of Brett Colton by Kay Lynn Mangum

53. The Book of Mormon

54. Austenland by Shannon Hale

55. A Stranger for Christmas by Carol Lynn Pearson

56. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Piccoult

57. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

58. The Ensign Magazine- 12 issues/per year

59. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

60. How to Promote Your Home Business by John McLain

61. Currently reading: On Writing by Eudora Welty

There are many books on the list above which I absolutely loved, some I didn’t enjoy at all, and also hundreds and hundreds of children's books I read to my little girls throughout the year which definitely merit mentioning, but this list would get a bit too long if I did. Look forward to another post on my favorite young children’s books of the year.

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