: Recommended Readings :

The following are books I’ve read that I feel are too wonderful to live without! They will change your life and, thereby, change you for the better. They have made my world a more beautiful place….. Enjoy. 🙂

(In no particular order.)



by Francine Rivers:

The Mark of the Lion Series: A Voice in the Wind, An Echo in the Darkness, As Sure As the Dawn
Redeeming Love
The Atonement Child
The Scarlet Thread
And the Shofar Blew 

by Ted Dekker: 
I’ve really enjoyed all of his books, but most notably:

The Circle Trilogy: Black, Red, White and Green
The Paradise Novels: Showdown, Saint and Sinner
The Caleb Series: Blessed Child and A Man Called Blessed
Immanuel’s Veins

The Priest’s Graveyard

by CS Lewis:

The Chronicles of Narnia series
The Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra and That Hideous Strength (currently still working on this last one)

Other fictional books:

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Time Quartet Series: A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Many Waters by Madeleine L’Engle
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Tell Me the Story by Max Lucado
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares


N.O.N. – F.I.C.T.I.O.N.

Mere Christianity by CS Lewis
The Problem of Pain by CS Lewis
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Crazy Love by Francis Chan
Hinds Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard
Lover of my Soul by Alan D. Wright
Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman
At Large and At Small by Anne Fadiman
The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Passion for the Heart of God by John Willis Zumwalt
Love is a Choice by Dr. Robert Hemfelt
The Introvert Advantage by Marti Laney
Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller


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