2019 Books

Goal: 200 books
Read as of 12/31/19: 203 books! 

I wasn't sure I was going to be able to meet my goal, but I did it! So I will try to read 200 books again in 2020 also!

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
Jennifer has read 36 books toward her goal of 200 books.
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See my 2018 year-end book stats post!

Books I read in 2019:
(Bold = favorites)

1) The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis (1/1/2019)
2) A Very, Very Bad Thing by Jeffery Self (1/3/2019)
3) Skipping Christmas by John Grisham (1/5/2019)
4) Spider-Verse (Spider-Verse (Collected Editions) #1) by Dan Slott (1/6/2019)
5) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall (Season 9; Vol 1) by Joss Whedon (1/7/2019)
6) Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (1/8/2019)
7) Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan (1/9/2019)
8) The Crossover  by Kwame Alexander (1/9/2019)
9) Paper Girls, Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan (1/10/2019)
10) Paper Girls, Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan (1/12/2019)
11) Paper Girls, Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan (1/12/2019)
12) Paper Girls, Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan (1/13/2019)
13) Bingo Love by Tee Franklin (1/13/2019)
14) Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (1/14/2019)
15) Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson (1/14/2019)
16) Civil War #1 by Mark Millar (1/14/2019)
17) Civil War #2 by Mark Millar (1/14/2019)
18) Civil War #3 by Mark Millar (1/14/2019)
19) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own (Season 9; Vol 2) by Andrew Chambliss; Joss Whedon (1/15/2019)
20) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Guarded (Season 9; Vol 3) by Andrew Chambliss; Joss Whedon (1/15/2019)
21) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Welcome to the Team (Season 9; Vol 4) by Andrew Chambliss; Joss Whedon (1/15/2019)
22) Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Core (Season 9; Vol 5) by Andrew Chambliss; Joss Whedon (1/17/2019)
23) Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (1/20/2019)
24) Civil War #4 by Mark Millar (1/22/2019)
25) Civil War #5 by Mark Millar (1/22/2019)
26) El Deafo by Cece Bell (1/22/2019)
27) Landline by Rainbow Rowell (1/23/2019)
28) Civil War #6 by Mark Millar (1/23/2019)
29) Civil War #7 by Mark Millar (1/23/2019)
30) Educated by Tara Westover (1/26/2019)
31) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: New Rules (Season 10; Vol 1) by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon; Joss Whedon (1/28/2019)
32) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: I Wish (Season 10; Vol 2) by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon; Joss Whedon (1/28/2019)
33) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Love Dares You (Season 10; Vol 3) by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon; Joss Whedon  (1/28/2019)
34) Coraline by Neil Gaiman (1/30/2019)
35) Angel and Faith: Live Through This (Season 9; Vol 1) by Christos Gage; Joss Whedon (1/30/2019)
36) Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell (1/31/2019)


38) Shameless: A Sexual Reformation by Nadia Bolz-Weber
39) Angel and Faith: Daddy Issues (Season 9; Vol 2) by Christos Gage; Joss Whedon
40) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Old Demons (Season 10; Vol 4) by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon; Joss Whedon
41) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: In Pieces on the Ground (Season 10; Vol 5) by Christos Gage,  Nicholas Brendon, Joss Whedon
42) Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Own It (Season 10; Vol 6) by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon, Joss Whedon
43) Angel and Faith: Family Reunion (Season 9; Vol 3) by Christos Gage; Joss Whedon
44) Who Was Jesus? by N. T. Wright
45) Faith in the Shadows: Finding Christ in the Midst of Doubt by Austin Fischer (my review)
46) Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther by Roland H. Bainton
47) Angel and Faith: Death and Consequences (Season 9; Vol 4) by Christos Gage; Joss Whedon
48) Belong: Find Your People, Create Community & Live a More Connected Life by Radha Agrawal
49) Christology, Cosmology, and C. S. Lewis by Michael Ward
50) How the Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns
51) The Pastor as Public Theologian: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Owen Strachan
52) God Can't: How to Believe in God and Love after Tragedy, Abuse, and Other Evils by Thomas Oord (my review)
53) A Public Faith, How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good by Miroslav Volf
54) Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
55) Superman: Dawnbreaker (DC Icons #4) by Matt de la Pena
56) Easter 1916 and Other Poems by W.B. Yeats
57) Angel and Faith: What You Want, Not What You Need (Season 9; Vol 5) by Christos Gage; Joss Whedon
58) Spike: A Dark Place (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9: Spike) by Victor Gischler, Joss Whedon
59) Willow: Wonderland (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9: Willow) by Jeff Parker, Christos Gage
60) God for a Secular Society by Jürgen Moltmann
61) Slayer by Kiersten White
65. Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time: The Historical Jesus and the Heart of Contemporary Faith by Marcus J. Borg (3/26/19)
66. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Spread of Their Evil (Season 11; Vol 1) Christos Gage; Joss Whedon
67. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: One Girl in All the World (Season 11; Vol 2) Christos Gage; Joss Whedon
68. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11: Giles - Girl Blue Joss Whedon; Erika Alexander
69. Just Politics: A Guide for Christian Engagement Ronald J. Sider
70. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Reckoning (Season 12) Joss Whedon, Christos Gage
71. Becoming Michelle Obama
72. Faith in the Public Square Rowan Williams
73. Martin Luther: Selections From His Writing Martin Luther, John Dillenberger (Editor)
74. The Theology of Martin Luther Hans-Martin Barth,  Linda M. Maloney (Translator)
75. Martin Luther's Basic Theological Writings Timothy F. Lull,  William R. Russell (Editor)
76. The Theology of Martin Luther Paul Althaus
77. Martin Luther's Theology: A Contemporary Interpretation Oswald Bayer
78. The Abolition of Man C. S. Lewis
79. The Weight of Glory C. S. Lewis
80. Church, State and Public Justice: Five Views Paul Charles Kemeny, Ed
81. Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology James K. Smith
82. Millenneagram: The Enneagram Guide for Discovering Your Truest, Baddest Self by Hannah Paasch
83. C. S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law Justin Buckley Dyer, Micah J. Watson
84. Till We Have Faces C. S. Lewis
85. A Reading Companion: Till We Have Faces: An Any Day Companion for an Everyday Reader Christine L. Norvell
86. Captain Marvel: Starforce on the Rise Steve Behling
87. The Universal Christ Richard Rohr
88. WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game by Abby Wambach
89. Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions by Rachel Held Evans
90. Off to Be the Wizard (Magic 2.0 #1) Scott Meyer
91. Junia is Not Alone Scot McKnight
92. Junia: The First Woman Apostle Eldon Jay Epp
93. A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband 'Master' Rachel Held Evans
94. Angel & Faith: Where the River Meets the Sea (Season 10; Vol. 1) Victor Gischler; Joss Whedon
95. The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers: Spiritual Insights from the World's Most Beloved Neighbor Amy Hollingsworth
96. Out of Spite, Out of Mind (Magic 2.0 #5) Scott Meyer
97. Angel & Faith: Lost and Found (Season 10; Vol 2) Victor Gischler; Joss Whedon
98. Angel & Faith: United (Season 10; Vol 3) Victor Gischler; Joss Whedon
99. The Vexed Generation (Magic 2.0 #6) Scott Meyer
100. Transforming: The Bible & the Lives of Transgender Christians Austen Hartke
101. C.S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction James Como
102. Starworld Audrey Coulthurst; Paula Garner
103. The Silver Chair C. S. Lewis
104. One Word Kill Mark Lawrence
105. Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts Brené Brown
106. Once & Future Amy Rose Capetta, Cori McCarthy
107. The Color of Life: A Journey toward Love and Racial Justice Cara Meredith
108. The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers Maxwell King
109. Good Omens Terry Pratchett,  Neil Gaiman
110. Forward: A Memoir Abby Wambach,  Karen Abbott
111. The Magician's Nephew C. S. Lewis
112. The Last Battle C. S. Lewis
113. Let's All Be Brave: Living Life with Everything You Have Annie F. Downs
114. You do You: Proud to Be Fabulous by Tan France,  Nikki Levy, Janine Brito, Etc
115. Nimona Noelle Stevenson
116. Searching for Sunday Rachel Held Evans
117. Symbol or Substance?: A Dialogue on the Eucharist with C. S. Lewis, Billy Graham and J. R. R. Tolkien Peter Kreeft
118. A Darker Shade of Magic V.E. Schwab
119. Parenting Forward: How to Raise Children with Justice, Mercy, and Kindness Cindy Wang Brandt
120. Six Months, Three Days Charlie Jane Anders
121. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondō
122. The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe Ally Condie
123. Adulthood Is a Myth: A Sarah's Scribbles Collection Sarah Andersen
124. Limited Wish (Impossible Times #2) Mark Lawrence
125. Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now Maya Angelou
126. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
127. Confessions of a Christian Mystic River Jordan
129. Strengths Finder 2.0 Tom Rath
130. Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others Barbara Brown Taylor
131. The Lord and His Prayer N. T. Wright
132. Help Thanks Wow: Three Essential Prayers Anne Lamott
133. Thomas Merton: A Life Inspired Wyatt North
134. The Great Divorce C. S. Lewis
135. Emily Monroe Is Not The Chosen One #1 Night Shift Erik Schubach
136. Wally Roux, Quantum Mechanic Nick Carr
137. Still Christian: Following Jesus Out of American Evangelicalism David P. Gushee
138. Year Zero Rob Reid
139. The Animators Kayla Rae Whitaker
140. Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God Sarah Bessey
141. The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights and Inspirational Conversations Oprah Winfrey
142. Meet the Austins Madeleine L'Engle
143. Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing-and How We Can Revive Them Jonathan Merritt
144. Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science Mike McHargue
145. Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) Rainbow Rowell
146. The Moon by Night (Austin Family 2) Madeleine L'Engle
147. Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God Sarah Bessey
148. Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks Diana Butler Bass
149. The Young Unicorns (Austin Family Chronicles #3) Madeleine L'Engle
150. You Have Arrived at Your Destination (Forward Collection #4) Amor Towles
151. An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith Barbara Brown Taylor
152. Just Juliet Charlotte Reagan
153. A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L'Engle Sarah Arthur
154. Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church N. T. Wright
155. A Gospel of Hope Walter Brueggemann
156. The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction Neil Gaiman
157. Screwball Simon Rich
158. The 13 Clocks James Thurber
159. Ark (Forward Collection #1) Veronica Roth
160. Summer Frost (Forward Collection #2) Blake Crouch
161. Emergency Skin (Forward Collection #3) N.K. Jemisin
162. The Last Conversation (Forward Collection #5) Paul Tremblay
163. Randomize (Forward Collection #6) Andy Weir
164. The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through Others' Eyes C. S. Lewis
165. Jingle Bell Pop John Seabrook
166. The Last Battle (The Chronicles of Narnia, #7) C. S. Lewis
167. The Screwtape Letters C. S. Lewis
168. Atomic Marriage Curtis Sittenfeld
169. Reasons to Stay Alive Matt Haig
170. Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype Clarissa Pinkola Estés
171. Have a Nice Day Billy Crystal
172. The Delphi Revolution (The Delphi Trilogy #3) Rysa Walker
175. Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything Anne Bogel
176. Spike: After the Fall Brian Lynch
177. Peter Pan J.M. Barrie
179. When I Pray for You Matthew Paul Turner
180. Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon Torben Kuhlmann
181. Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse Torben Kuhlmann
182. The Jesus Storybook Bible Sally Lloyd-Jones
183. The Refrigerator Monologues Catherynne M. Valente
184. Women Rise Up: Sacred Stories of Resistance for Today's Revolution Katey Zeh
185. Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America Jeff Chu
186. Letters to a Young Poet Rainer Maria Rilke
187. Four Gifts: Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength April Yamasaki
188. Saints in the Arms of a Happy God Jeff Turner
189 . Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith" Kathleen Norris
190. Those Who Wait: Finding God in Disappointment, Doubt and Delay Tanya Marlow
191. The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions Emily P. Freeman
192. Mother Teresa: A Life Inspired Wyatt North
193. The Four Loves C. S. Lewis
194. Testing Scripture: A Scientist Explores the Bible John C. Polkinghorne
195. Christmas Book At Bedtime Various
196. The Wise Woman George MacDonald
197. Rilke: Selected Poems Rainer Maria Rilke
198. Finding Narnia: The Story of C. S. Lewis and His Brother Caroline McAlister
199. Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World Henri J.M. Nouwen
200. The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth Christopher L. Heuertz
201. Becoming Who You Are: Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints James Martin

What I read in 2018 (130 books!)
What I read in 2017 (83 books)
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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