2018 Books

Goal: 120 books  

2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Jennifer has read 27 books toward her goal of 120 books.
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Bold = I will most likely read again at some point
Highlight = I really liked it and want you to read it too

1. Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein by Brian Greene (1/2/18)
2. The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent by Larry Correia (1/7/18)
3. Legion by Brandon Sanderson (1/9/18)
4. Skin Deep (Legion #2) by Brandon Sanderson (1/17/18)
5. Perfect State by Brandon Sanderson (1/23/18)
6. The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff (1/29/18)
7. Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: The Scandalous Truth of the Very Good News by Brian Zahnd (1/31/18) - January's Theology Book Club selection.
8. A Circle of Quiet (Crosswicks Journals #1) by Madeleine L'Engle (2/8/18) - Read my review.
9. And It Was Good: Reflections on Beginnings (Genesis #1) by Madeleine L'Engle (2/15/18)
10. Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley (2/21/18)
11. A is For Animals by Tom Lemler (2/23/18)
12. Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived by Rob Bell (3/3/18)
13. Men Explain Things to Me (Essays) by Rebecca Solnit (3/4/18)
14. The Certainty of Faith and the Probabilities of Salvation History: The Dialectic of Faith and History in Modern Theology by Laurence W. Wood (for seminary) (3/16/18)
15. Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science by Mike McHargue (March's Theology Book Club selection) (3/17/18)
16. A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss (3/20/18)
17. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (3/22/18)
18. The Gospel of Matthew (3/26/18)
19. The Gospel of Matthew (3/28/18) had to read multiple times for one of my seminary classes
20. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (4/1/18)

21. In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It by Lauren Graham (4/3/18)
22. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (4/3/18)
23. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (4/4/18) - free on kindle
24. The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever by Jamie Wright (4/10/18) Read my review
25. Quidditch Through the Ages by  J.K. Rowling (4/13/18)
26. The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It by Peter Enns (4/14/18) (April's Theology Book Club selection)
27. I Can Only Imagine: A Memoir by Bart Millard (4/15/18)
28. Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular by Mayim Bialik (4/17/18)
29. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder (4/19/18)
30. All Systems Red by Martha Wells (4/20/18)
31. Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers (4/22/18)
32. The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf (4/23/18)
33. Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters by Charlotte Jones Voiklis,  Léna Roy (4/24/18)
34. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson (4/24/18)
35. Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick (4/25/18)
36. This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today by Chrissy Metz (4/26/18)
37. Theology as History and Hermeneutics by Laurence W. Wood (4/27/18)
38. I Am Spock by Leonard Nimoy (5/1/18)
39. Beauty Will Save the World: Rediscovering the Allure and Mystery of Christianity by Brian Zahnd (5/2/18)
40. Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks (5/3/18)
41. The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South by Philip Jenkins (5/4/18)
42. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (5/7/18) this was the inspiration behind the Blade Runner movies.
43. The Delphi Effect (The Delphi Trilogy #1) by Rysa Walker (5/8/18) - free on Kindle Unlimited
44. The Delphi Resistance (The Delphi Trilogy #2) by Rysa Walker (5/14/18) - free on Kindle Unlimited
45. Pentecost and Sanctification in the Writings of John and Charles Wesley With a Proposal for Today by Laurence W. Wood (5/15/18)
46. A Wind in the Door (Time Quintet #2) by Madeleine L'Engle (5/23/18)
47. A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Time Quintet #3) by Madeleine L'Engle (6/3/18)
48. Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair by Anne Lamott (6/4/18)
49. George MacDonald, An Anthology; edited by C. S. Lewis (6/5/18)
50. Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans (6/15/18)

51. Many Waters (Time Quintet #4) by Madeleine L'Engle (6/18/18)
52. Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan, Illustrated by Cliff Chiang and Matthew Wilson (6/27/18)
53. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home (Season 8, Volume #1) by Joss Whedon, Illustrated by Georges Jeanty (6/27/18)
54. Paper Girls, Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan, Illustrated by Cliff Chiang (6/28/18)
55. Paper Girls, Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan, Illustrated by Cliff Chiang (6/28/18)
56. An Acceptable Time (Time Quintet #5) by Madeleine L'Engle (6/28/18)
57. Paper Girls, Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan, Illustrated by Cliff Chiang (6/29/18)
58. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: No Future for You (Season 8, Volume #2) by Brian K. Vaughan, Joss Whedon (Executive Producer), Illustrated by Georges Jeanty (7/1/18)

59. Out of Spite, Out of Mind (Magic 2.0 #5) by Scott Meyer (7/3/18)
60. Facing the Music: My Story by Jennifer Knapp (7/13/18) read my brief review
61. The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2) by Rick Riordan (7/23/18)
62. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli  (7/24/18)
63. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wolves at the Gate (Season 8 #3) by Joss Whedon (7/24/18)
64. Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons #2) by Marie Lu (7/25/18)
65. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Time of Your Life (Season 8 #4) by Joss Whedon (7/25/2018)
66. Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (7/27/2018)
67. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Predators and Prey (Season 8 #5) by Joss Whedon (7/27/2018)
68. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Retreat (Season 8 #6) by Joss Whedon (7/27/2018)
69. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Twilight (Season 8 #7) by Joss Whedon (7/30/2018)
70. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Last Gleaming (Season 8 #8) by Joss Whedon (7/30/2018)
71. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Novelization) by Richie Tankersley Cusick (8/4/2018)
72. The Ship of the Dead (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #3) by Rick Riordan (8/5/2018)
73. Sin Bravely: My Great Escape from Evangelical Hell by Maggie Rowe (8/7/2018)
74. Disruption by Jessica Shirvington (8/13/2018)
75. Wonder Woman, Vol. 1: Blood (The New 52) by Brian Azzarello (8/13/2018)
76. Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia (8/13/2018) I LOVED this one!
77. Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans (8/14/18)
78. I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown (8/20/18)
79. We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy by Caseen Gaines (8/22/18)
80. Percy Jackson's Greek Gods by Rick Riordan (8/23/18)
81. Warcross by Marie Lu (8/27/18) I really enjoyed this one!
82. Women and C. S. Lewis edited by Carolyn Curtis and Mary Pomroy Key (8/29/18)
83. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (8/31/18)
84. When I Fly with Papa by Claudia May (9/4/18)
85. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (9/7/18)
86. Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (9/10/18)
87. Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince (9/11/18)


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What I read in 2016 (141 books!)
What I read in 2015 (120 books!)
What I read in 2014 (111 books)
What I read in 2013 (100 books)
What I read in 2012 (56 books)

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Visual snapshot of the books I've read in 2018:



Bible: The Gospel of St. Matthew
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
A Wrinkle in Time
The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It
Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science
Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein
The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent
Legion
Skin Deep
Perfect State
The Tao of Pooh
Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: The Scandalous Truth of the Very Good News
A Circle of Quiet
And It Was Good: Reflections on Beginnings
Parnassus on Wheels
A is For Animals
Men Explain Things to Me
The Certainty of Faith and the Probabilities of Salvation History: The Dialectic of Faith and History in Modern Theology
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo

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