My Reading List for 2019

I’m a reader. Ever since 6th grade and Miss Banks’ class when I discovered Sweet Valley High. Someone tell me they do remember the twins!

Anyhow, I love reading but over the last few years the type of content I read has changed dramatically. I’ve read far fewer books than normal and more articles, biz trainings, and digital course content.

Oh, and email.

Good grief, the volume of email I read borders on insane.

This year, I want to be intentional about reading more books. After following my friend Leigh Ann’s reading adventures in 2018 (she read 70 books), I was inspired to accept her book reading challenge in 2019. I’ve tweaked some of the categories and personalized it, and am really excited about what made it on my final list!

If you’d like to read more in 2019, I encourage you to check out Leigh Ann’s book reading challenge for free printables to get started!

Without further ado, here is my book list for 2019:

2019 Book Reading Challenge

(a book every 3 weeks)

My Reading List for 2019. Join us for this reading challenge!

 

A book on Christian Living:

Union with Christ, Rankin Wilbourne

 

A book on evangelism:

Questioning Evangelism, Randy Newman

 

A book on parenting:

Queen Bees & WannaBes, Rosalind Wiseman

OR

The Heart of Anger, Lou Priolo

 

A book by an author I know:

Do It Scared, Ruth Soukup

 

My Reading List for 2019. Join us for this reading challenge!

 

A book to read with the kids:

Wingfeather Saga, Andrew Peterson

On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness – Book 1

North! Or Be Eaten – Book 2

The Monster in the Hollows – Book 3

The Warden and the Wolf King – Book 4

 

A book recommended by a friend:

Dance, Stand, Run, Jess Connolly

 

A book on home and hospitality:

Love Lives Here, Maria Goff

 

A controversial book:

The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen, Lisa Gungor

 

A fiction book:

Masterpiece, Francine Rivers

 

A non-Christian book:

The Alter Ego, Todd Herman

 

A biography or memoir:

Educated, Tara Westover

 

An “on the whim” book:

??? I’ll share when I “whim” it!

 

A book on Bible study:

How to Study the Bible, D.L. Moody

 

A reflective book:

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Cal Newport

 

A book to challenge your assumptions:

Lies We Believe, Thurman

 

A book on health:

You Can Fix Your Brain: Just 1 Hour a Week to the Best Memory, Productivity, and Sleep You’ve Ever Had, Tom O’Bryan

 

How about you? Do you have a book list for 2019? What’s on your list? Share what you plan to read first!

 

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5 Comments

  1. Good luck with your goals for reading. Yes, I remember Elizabeth and Jessica from “Sweet Valley High”. I am a twin so I would remember fellow twins. Wishing you and yours a blessed ad happy 2019.
    Marilyn

  2. Good luck with your reading goals. Yes, I remember Elizabeth and Jessica from “Sweet Valley High”. I am a twin so I would remember fellow twins. Wishing you and yours a blessed and happy 2019.
    Marilyn

  3. I love to read too! I have 3 books I have recently read or listened to that were so thought provoking. Here are the titles of the books:
    When Helping Hurts, by Brian Fikkert & Steve Corbett
    The Insanity of God, by Nip Ripken, Gregg Lewis
    The Insanity of Obedience, by Nip Ripken, Barry Stricker

  4. Yes! Those books are what started my passion for reading! I had totally forgotten about them. I love the idea of a reading challenge and I love doing everything for a purpose, so i am excited to get started.
    A recent biography that I would recommend is “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi and a another great book is “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do” by Charles Duhigg.
    Happy reading!

  5. My summer reading list:
    Discerner by James Goll
    Prayers That Rout Demons & Break Curses by John Eckhardt
    33 Degrees of Deception by Tom C. McKinney

    Things have been very hectic lately but praying they are calming down now.

    Blessings

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