Monthly Archives: November 2012

While On the Road (or: Why I Want an E-reader)

And now for something completely different.

In an effort to expand my reading repertoire, I have compiled the following reading list from my own browsing and recommendations by fellow bibliophiles. A handful are re-reads, but most I have not read before. For series, I listed the first book followed by the series’ title in parentheses.

Devotional/spiritual growth/theology:

The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer

Orthodoxy, Chesterton

Three Free Sins, Steve Brown

Not A Fan, Kyle Idleman

Simply Christian, N.T. Wright

The Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer

The Knowledge of the Holy, A.W. Tozer

A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, William Law

Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster

The Great Divorce, Surprised by Joy, etc., C.S. Lewis

Personal growth/self-improvement:

The Art of Living, André Maurois

What Color is Your Parachute?, Richard N. Bolles

Fired to Hired, Tory Johnson

Boundaries, Cloud and Townsend

Fantasy, sci fi, allegorical fiction:

Pilgrim’s Progress, Bunyan

Lillith, MacDonald

Till We Have Faces, Lewis

Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs

Real Story (Gap Into cycle), Stephen Donaldson

Beyond the Summerland (Binding of the Blade), L.B. Graham

The Color of Magic (Discworld), Terry Pratchett

The Wee Free Men (Discworld), Terry Pratchett

The Skin Map (Bright Empires), Stephen Lawhead

Good Omens, Pratchett/Gaiman

The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time), Robert Jordan

Black (Circle series), Ted Dekker

The Forge of God, Greg Bear

Pattern Recognition, William Gibson

Howl’s Moving Castle, Diana Wynn Jones

100 Cupboards (series), N.D. Wilson

In the Forests of Serre, Patricia McKillip

Sandry’s Book (Circle of Magic), Tamora Pierce

Other categories to be added whenever I get around to launching new facebook polls. Stay tuned!¬† [Also, I recognize that the definitions of these categories is somewhat fluid and any given book could fit into multiple categories. This is simply how I’ve chosen to group them.]

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