6.29.2009

Digital Bookshelf

2017.
Caitlin:
1. The Girl in the Blue Coat, Monica Hesse
2. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly
3. Rosa, What's Your Secret? Raising a Large Family with Love, Rosa Pich
4. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines
5. My Not So Perfect Life, Sophie Kinsella
6. Small Admissions, Amy Poeppel 

Adam: 
1. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

Family Read Alouds:
1. Charlotte's Web, E.B. White
2. The Boxcar Children, Gertrude Chandler Warner
3. Stuart Little, E.B. White
4. Ivy and Bean, Annie Barrows
5. Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go, Annie Barrows
6. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, Betty MacDonald
7. Hello Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, Betty MacDonald
8. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Farm, Betty MacDonald
9. Stories from Grandma's Attic, Arleta Richardson
10. More Stories from Grandma's Attic, Arleta Richardson
11. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

2016.
Caitlin: 
1. How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlich
2. Little Victories: Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living, Jason Gay
3. Shopaholic to the Rescue, Sophie Kinsella
4. Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies, J.B. West
5. Lizzy and Jane, Katherine Reay
6. Dear Mr. Knightley, Katherine Reay
7. Brooklyn, Colm Tobin
8. Happier At Home, Gretchen Rubin
9. Wait Till Next Year, Doris Kearns Goodwin
10. All The Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
11. The Secret Keeper, Kate Morton
12. The Knock Off, Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza
13. Eight Hundred Grapes, Laura Dave
14. The Cuckoo's Calling, Robert Galbraith
15. The Silkworm, Robert Galbraith
16. The Collapse of Parenting, Leonard Sax
17. Better than Before, Gretchen Rubin
18. Today Will Be Different, Maria Semple
19. To All The Boys I've Loved Before, Jenny Han
20. PS I Still Love You, Jenny Han
21. Belgravia, Julian Fellowes
22. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah

Adam:
1. America's War for the Greater Middle East, Andrew Bacevich
2.  The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Society in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm, Lewis Dartnell

Together:
1. The Martian, Andy Weir
2. The Awakening of Miss Prim, Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera
3. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 & 2, J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne  

Family Read Alouds:
1. Ramona the Pest, Beverly Cleary
2. Ramona the Brave, Beverly Cleary
3. Beezus and Ramona, Beverly Cleary
4. A Bear Called Paddington, Michael Bond
5. Gooseberry Park, Cynthia Rylant
6. The Milly Molly Mandy Storybook, Joyce Lankester Brisley
7. The Children of Noisy Village, Astrid Lindgren
8. Happy Times in Noisy Village, Astrid Lindgren
9. Merry Christmas From Betsy, Carolyn Haywood
10. Saints For Girls, Susan Weaver

2015.
Caitlin:
1. The Girl You Left Behind, Jojo Moyes
2. My Paris Kitchen, David Lebovitz
3. Parenting with Grace, Greg and Lisa Popcak
4. All the Money in the World, Laura Vanderkam
5. More Than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting, Serena Miller
6. The Five Love Languages of Children, Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
7. Teaching in Your Tiara, Rebecca Frech 
8. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon
9. Dragonfly in Amber, Diana Gabaldon
10. Voyager, Diana Gabaldon
11. The Royal We, Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
12. All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood, Jennifer Senior
13. A Paris Apartment, Michelle Gable
14. A Spoonful of Sugar: A Nanny's Story, Brenda Ashford
15. Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling

Adam:
1. The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin
2. Cathedral, Forge and Water Wheel, Joseph and Frances Gies
3. Desolation Island, Patrick O'Brian
4. The Fortune of War, Patrick O'Brian
5. The Surgeon's Mate, Patrck O'Brian
6. Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives, Pope Benedict XVI
7. Life in a Medieval Castle, Joseph and Frances Gies
8. The Ionian Mission, Patrick O'Brian
9. Treason's Harbour, Patrick O'Brian
10. The Far Side of the World, Patrick O'Brian
11. The Reverse of the Medal, Patrick O'Brian
12. The Letter of Marque, Patrick O'Brian
13. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, Susanna Clarke
14. Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative, Herbert Mason
15. The Thirteen Gun Salute, Patrick O'Brian
16. The Nutmeg of Consolation, Patrick O'Brian

Together:
1. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
2. Walkable City, Jeff Speck

Family Read Alouds:
1. B is for Betsy, Carolyn Haywood
2. Betsy and Billy, Carolyn Haywood
3. Back to School with Betsy, Carolyn Haywood
4. Betsy and the Boys, Carolyn Haywood
5. Snowbound with Betsy, Carolyn Haywood

2014.
Caitlin:
1. David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell
2. The Rosie Project, Graeme Simpson
3. The Temperament God Gave Your Kids, Art and Laraine Bennett
4. Kate: The Future Queen, Katie Nicholl
5. Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, Helen Fielding
6. Something Other Than God, Jennifer Fulwiler
7. Attachments, Rainbow Rowell
8. Bread and Wine, Shauna Niequist
9. The One and Only, Emily Giffin
10. Someday Someday Maybe, Lauren Graham
11. Dinner: A Love Story, Jenny Rosenstrach
12. Elizabeth the Queen: Life of a Modern Monarch, Susan Bedell Smith
13. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School, Kathleen Flinn
14. A Homemade Life, Molly Wizenberg
15. Silver Bay, Jojo Moyes
16. Edenbrooke, Julianne Donaldson
17. Delancey, Molly Wizenberg
18. Saint John Paul the Great: His Five Loves, Jason Evert
19. The Nesting Place, Myquillyn Smith
20. The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown
21. The Honeymoon Hotel, Hester Browne
22. One Hundred Names, Cecelia Ahern
23. Shopaholic to the Stars, Sophie Kinsella
24. Landline, Rainbow Rowell
25. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty
26. To Marry an English Lord, Gail MacColl and Carol Wallace
27. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin
28. Garlic and Sapphires, Ruth Reichl
29. The Smartest Kids in the World, Amanda Ripley
30. American Wasteland, Jonathan Bloom

Adam:
1. Six Great Sherlock Holmes Stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2. Raising Less Corn, More Hell, George Pyle
3. Hart's Hope, Orson Scott Card
4. A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor
5. Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
6. Master and Commander, Patrick O'Brian
7. Post Captain, Patrick O'Brian
8. Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
9. H.M.S. Surprise, Patrick O'Brian
10. The Mauritius Command, Patrick O'Brian
11. The Princess Bride, William Goldman

Together:
1. Rome Sweet Home, Scott and Kimberley Hahn

2013.
Caitlin:
1. The American Heiress, Daisy Goodwin
2. Prayer Primer, Thomas Dubay
3. Spy in a Little Black Dress, Maxine Kenneth
4. The Penguin History of Canada, Robert Bothwell
5. Anne of Windy Poplars, L.M. Montgomery
6. Anne of Ingleside, L.M. Montgomery
7. Wedding Night, Sophie Kinsella
8. Crunchy Cons, Rod Dreher
9. Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, Laura Berquist
10. The Time of my Life, Cecilia Ahern
11. Where'd You Go Bernadette, Maria Semple
12. Pope Awesome and Other Stories, Cari Donaldson
13. The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning, Simcha Fisher
14. What Alice Forgot, Liane Moriarty
15. The Husband's Secret, Liane Moriarty
16. The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Rod Dreher
17. French Twist: An American Mom's Experiment in Parisian Parenting, Catherine Crawford
18. Lessons From Madame Chic, Jennifer L. Scott
19. A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms, Lisa M. Hendey

Adam:
1. The January Dancer, Michael Flynn
2. Up Jim River, Michael Flynn
3. Eifelheim, Michael Flynn
4. In the Lion's Mouth, Michael Flynn
5. The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
6. The Shadow of the Torturer, Gene Wolfe
7. On Stranger Tides, Tim Powers 
8. Wreck of the River Stars, Michael Flynn
9. Stonefather, Orson Scott Card
10. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
11. A History of the Middle Ages, John M. Riddle
12. Count to a Trillion, John C. Wright
13. The Thirty Years War, C.V. Wedgwood 
14. On The Razor's Edge, Michael Flynn
15. Daily Life in Medieval Europe, Jeffrey L. Singman
16. The White Company, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 
17. The Imitation of Christ, Thomas a Kempis
18. The Genesis of Science, James Hannam

Together:
1. Dad is Fat, Jim Gaffigan 

2012.
Caitlin:
1. Spoken from the Heart, Laura Bush
2. Rediscovering Catholicism, Matthew Kelly
3. Seven: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, Jen Hatmaker
4. I've Got Your Number, Sophie Kinsella

5. Heaven is Here, Stephanie Nielson 
6. French Kids Eat Everything, Karen Le Billon  
7. Hopeless Romantic, Harriet Evans
8. The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin
9. MWF Seeking BFF, Rachel Bertsche
10. How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm and Other Adventures in Parenting, Mei-Ling Hopgood
11. The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg
12. Please Don't Drink the Holy Water, Susie Lloyd
13. A Sane Woman's Guide to Raising a Large Family, Mary Ostyn
14. Style, Sex and Substance: 10 Catholic Women Consider the Things That Really Matter
15. Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery
16. Anne of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
17. Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery
18. Anne's House of Dreams, L.M. Montgomery
19. Rainbow Valley, L.M. Montgomery
20. Rilla of Ingleside, L.M. Montgomery
21. Good Wives, Louisa May Alcott
22. Little Men, Louisa May Alcott
23.  Jo's Boys, Louisa May Alcott
24. Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin
25. Runaway Princess, Hester Browne
26. Around the Year With the Trapp Family, Maria Von Trapp
27. Where We Belong, Emily Giffin 

Adam:
1. The Worm Ouroboros, E.R. Eddison
2. Salt of the Earth: An Interview with Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Peter Seewald
3. Making Senses of Scripture, Mark Shea 
4. A Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
5. Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
6. The Gods of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
7. The Warlord of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
8. Prayer Primer, Thomas Dubay
9. Shadow of the Hegemon, Orson Scott Card
7. Shadow Puppets, Orson Scott Card
8. Shadow of the Giant, Orson Scott Card

Together:
1. Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand
2. Supremacy and Survival, Stephanie Mann

3. The Journal of Best Practices, David Finch
4.  Bringing Up Bebe, Pamela Drukerman
5. Drop Dead Healthy, A.J. Jacobs  

2011.
Caitlin:
1. The Man From St. Petersburg, Ken Follett
2. Black Heels to Tractor Wheels, Ree Drummond
3. Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson
4. The Rise and Fall of the House of Windsor, A.N. Wilson
5. Unplanned, Abby Johnson
6. Something Blue, Emily Giffin
7. Heart of the Matter, Emily Giffin
8. Something Borrowed, Emily Giffin
9. The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Dr. Laura Schlessinger
10. Easy Green Living, Renee Loux
11. To Buy or Not to Buy Organic, Cindy Burke
12. Swept Off Her Feet, Hester Browne
13. Ellis Island Interviews, Peter Morton Coan
14. Heaven is for Real, Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent
15. A Good Hard Look, Ann Napolitano
16. Slow Love, Dominique Browning
17. Lunch Wars, Amy Kalafa
18. The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy, Vickie Iovine
19. Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich
20. I Don't Know How She Does It, Allison Pearson
21. Fly Away Home, Jennifer Weiner

Adam:
1. Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
2. A Soul in a Bottle, Tim Powers
3. Three Hearts and Three Lions, Poul Anderson
4. Polywater, Felix Franks
5. Operation Chaos, Poul Anderson
6. For Love and Glory, Poul Anderson
7. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss
8. The Wise Man's Fear, Patrick Rothfuss
9. A Dance With Dragons, George R. R. Martin
10. Children of Hurin, J.R.R. Tolkien

Together
:
1. The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene
2. You're Lucky You're Funny, Phil Rosenthal
3. Swimming with Scapulars, Matthew Lickona
4. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, Helen Simonson
5. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua
6. Bossypants, Tina Fey
7. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), Mindy Kaling
8. Citizens of London, Lynne Olson

2010.
Caitlin:
1. The Gift, Cecilia Ahern
2. Cocktails for Three, Madeline Wickham
3. Charming Billy, Alice McDermott
4. The Buccaneers, Edith Wharton
5. The Wedding Girl, Madeline Wickham
6. Chocolat, Joann Harris
7. The Reader, Bernard Schlink
8. Birthday Girls, Annabel Giles
9. Spellbound, Jane Green
10. Second Chances, Jane Green
11. A Place Called Here, Cecilia Ahern
12. American Wife, Curtis Sittenfield
13. The Tennis Party, Madeline Wickham
14. Twenties Girl, Sophie Kinsella
15. My Life in France, Julia Child
16. Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
17. True Love and Other Lies, Whitney Gaskell
18. Loving Mr. Darcy, Sharon Lathan
19. What the Dog Saw, Malcolm Gladwell
20. My Dearest Mr. Darcy, Sharon Lathan
21. Good Luck, Whitney Gaskell
22. The Help, Kathryn Stockett
23. Our Times, A.N. Wilson
24. The Power of Half, Kevin and Hannah Salwen
25. Austenland, Shannon Hale
26. Beginner's Greek, James Collins
27. Committed, Elizabeth Gilbert
28. Finishing Touches, Hester Browne
29. Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
30. Nanny Returns, Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
31. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
32. Equus, Peter Shaffer
33. Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen
34. The Piano Lesson, August Wilson
35. High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly, Daniel Spoto
36. Mini Shopaholic, Sophie Kinsella
37. One Day, David Nicholls

Adam:
1. The Winter King, Bernard Cornwell
2. Enemy of God, Bernard Cornwell
3. Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton
4. Lives of the Saints, Father Alban Butler
5. War of the Flowers, Tad Williams
6. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky
7. Children of Men, P.D. James
8. Quentin Durward, Sir Walter Scott
9. The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
10. House of the Dead, Fyodor Dostoevsky
11. Speaking of Siva, A.K. Ramanujuan
12. Saint Seraphim of Sarov, Valentine Zander

Together:
1. A Year in Provence, Peter Mayle
2. Encore Provence, Peter Mayle
3. Toujours Provence, Peter Mayle
4. Year in the Merde, Stephen Clarke
5. Running for my Life, Father Victor Mosele

1 comment:

  1. i dont know how i got to this blog, but it's cute! reminds me of mine. i love that you record what books you read - i do too. we've read some of the same ones. click on "books" on mine-
    lrennie.blogspot.com

    wasn't The Reader AMAZING? a little awkward to read, but a haunting story.

    proper care and feeding of husbands is a good one! i forgot to include that on my 2010 list.

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