Fiction zoomed in

In 2009 I decided to start reading a book a week, or really just 52 a year. Here’s what I’ve read since then.


  1. The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis
  2. All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
  3. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
  4. 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper
  5. All Things Bright and Beautiful  by James Herriot
  6. Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer’s Life by Kathleen Norris
  7. Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell
  8. French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork and Corkscrew by Peter Mayle
  9. The Handmaid and the Carpenter: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg – F
  10. All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot – F
  11. Range of Motion: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg – F
  12. No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym – F
  13. Hidden in the Shadow of the Master: The Model-Wives of Cezanne, Monet, and Rodin by Ruth Butler
  14. Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany by Marthe Cohn
  15. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd – F
  16. You’re Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger by Roger Hall
  17. Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman
  18. Chronicles of Avonlea by L.M.Montgomery – F
  19. Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs: The Unknown Story of World Warr II’s OSS by Patrick O’Donnell
  20. Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients by Ina Garten
  21. When Crickets Cry by Charles Martin – F
  22. The Dead Don’t Dance by Charles Martin – F
  23. The Sweet Dove Died by Barbara Pym – F
  24. The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
  25. Further Chronicles of Avonlea by L.M.Montgomery – F
  26. Rosie: My Life in Service by Rosina Harrison
  27. The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad
  28. Born to Rule: Five Reigning Consorts, Granddaughters of Queen Victoria by Julia P. Gelardi
  29. Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear by Max Lucado
  30. Maggie by Charles Martin – F
  31. Chasing Fireflies: A Novel of Discovery by Charles Martin – F
  32. You Matter More Than you Think: What a Woman Needs to Know About the Difference She Makes by Leslie Parrott
  33. The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget’s Thesaurus by Joshua Kendall
  34. Five Sisters by James Fox
  35. Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life by Shauna Niequist
  36. Digging to America by Anne Tyler – F
  37. The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James – F
  38. Love in the Time of Cholera  by Gabriel Garcia Marquez – F
  39. Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan by Doug Stanton
  40. Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L. M. Montgomery and her Literary Classic by Irene Gamme
  41. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky – F
  42. The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery – F
  43. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows – F
  44. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens – F
  45. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  46. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery – F
  47. My Life in France by Julia Child
  48. Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
  49. Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery – F
  50. Beyond Band of Brothers by Richard Winters
  51. A Narrative Compass edited by Betsy Hearne and Roberta Seelinger Trites
  52. Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery – F


  1. With the Old Breed, E.B. Sledge
  2. Anne of Windy Poplars, L.M. Montgomery – F
  3. Becoming Victoria, Lynne Vallone
  4. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, James L. Swanson
  5. Anne’s House of Dreams, L.M. Montgomery – F
  6. At the Scent of Water, Linda Nichols – F
  7. Fire in the Blood, Irene Nemirovsky – F
  8. He is There and He is Not Silent, Francis Schaeffer
  9. Anne of Ingleside, L.M. Montgomery – F
  10. Misquoting Jesus, Bart D. Ehrman
  11. Tuesday Night at the Blue Moon, Debbie Fuller Thomas – F
  12. The Testament, John Grisham – F
  13. Esther: It’s Tough Being a Woman, Beth Moore
  14. Runner’s World: Run Less, Run Faster, Bill Pierce
  15. A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway
  16. “…And Ladies of the Club”, Helen Hooven Santmyer – F
  17. The Red Siren, Marylu Tyndall – F
  18. Love, Elisabeth Von Arnim – F
  19. Craft, Inc.: Turn Your Creative Hobby Into a Business, Meg Mateo Ilasco
  20. Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed, Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore, and Kay Arthur
  21. To Marry an English Lord, or How Anglomania Really Started, Gail MacColl
  22. Jane and Prudence, Barbara Pym – F
  23. The Food of a Younger Land, Mark Kurlansky
  24. Where the River Ends, Charles Martin – F
  25. An Unsuitable Attachment, Barbara Pym – F
  26. The Mountain Between Us, Charles Martin – F
  27. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee – F
  28. A Midwife’s Story, Penny Armstrong
  29. Spoken From the Heart, Laura Bush
  30. Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters Who Rule Europe, Nancy Goldstone
  31. In the President’s Secret Service, Ronald Kessler
  32. Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon, Michael O’Brien
  33. The Help, Kathryn Stockett – F
  34. Paradise General: Riding the Surge in a Combat Hospital in Iraq, Dr. Dave Hnida
  35. The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Tragedy, Leanda de Lisle
  36. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, Christopher McDougall
  37. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn
  38. Aristocrats: Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, 1740-1832, Stella Tillyard
  39. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, Michael Pollan
  40. Women, Food, and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything, Geneen Roth
  41. Introverts in the Church: Finding our Place in an Extroverted Culture, Adam McHugh
  42. Emily of New Moon, L.M. Montgomery – F
  43. Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China, Leslie T. Chang
  44.  Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night and One Woman’s Quest to Become a Mother, Peggy Orenstein
  45. Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business, Meg Mateo Ilasco & Joy Deangdeelert Cho
  46. Emily Climbs, L. M. Montgomery – F
  47. Islands of the Damned: A Marine at War in the Pacific, R. V. Burgin
  48. The Blue Castle, L.M. Montgomery – F
  49. Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944, to May 7, 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose
  50. Emily’s Quest, L.M. Montgomery – F
  51. Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann – F
  52. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott – F
  53. Land of a Thousand Hills, Rosamond Halsey Carr


  1. West With the Night, Beryl Markham
  2. The Story of an African Farm, Olive Schreiner – F
  3. A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into the Worst Place on Earth to be a Woman, Lisa Shannon
  4. Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other: In Praise of Adoption, Scott Simon
  5. Easy Company Soldier: The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from World War II’s “Band of Brothers”, Sgt. Don Malarkey
  6. Unbroken: a World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, Laura Hillenbrand
  7. Josephine Butler, Jane Jordan
  8. Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis
  9. Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
  10. One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, Ann Voskamp
  11. Victoria and Albert, Richard Hough
  12. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard
  13. Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton
  14. Maria Fitzherbert: The Secret Wife of George IV, James Munson
  15. Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire With God, Not Food, Lysa Terkeurst
  16. Becoming Queen Victoria, Kate Williams
  17. Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne – F
  18. The House at Pooh Corner, A.A. Milne – F
  19. Shirley, Charlotte Bronte – F
  20. The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating, Elisabeth Tova Bailey
  21. Calm My Anxious Heart: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Contentment, Linda Dillow
  22. The Mountbattens: The Illustrious Family Who through Birth and Marriage – from Queen Victoria and the Last of the Tsars to Queen Elizabeth II – Enriched Europe’s Royal Houses, Richard Hough
  23. An Academic Question, Barbara Pym – F
  24. Counting My Chickens: And Other Home Thoughts, The Duchess of Devonshire (Deborah Devonshire)
  25. Wait for Me!: Memoirs, Deborah Mitford, The Duchess of Devonshire
  26. Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne, John Keats
  27. Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream, David Platt
  28. Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature, Linda Lear
  29. Emily of New Moon, L.M. Montgomery – F
  30. Emily Climbs, L.M. Montgomery – F
  31. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien – F
  32. Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith, Kathleen Norris
  33. Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, Parker J. Palmer
  34. Emily of Deep Valley, Maud Hart Lovelace – F
  35. Betsy In Spite of Herself, Maud Hart Lovelace – F
  36. Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men, Mara Hvistendahl
  37. Betsy Was a Junior, Maud Hart Lovelace – F
  38. Hank the Cowdog and the Case of the Fiddle Playing Fox, John R. Erichson – F
  39. A Child Al Confino: The True Story of a Jewish Boy and His Mother in Mussolini’s Italy, Eric Lamet
  40. Betsy and Joe, Maud Hart Lovelace – F
  41. Rilla of Ingleside, L.M. Montgomery – F
  42. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, David McCullough
  43. The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: the True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession, Allison Hoover Bartlett
  44. An Autobiography, Agatha Christie
  45. Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World’s Greatest Scientist, Thomas Levenson
  46. Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art, Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo
  47. Lord Mountbatten: His Butler’s Story, Charles Smith
  48. George, Nicholas, and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I, Miranda Carter
  49. Night, Elie Wiesel
  50. Betsy’s Wedding, Lucy Maud Montgomery – F
  51. All-of-a-Kind Family, Sydney Taylor – F
  52. Child Life in Colonial Times, Alice Morse Earle


  1. Bossypants, Tina Fey
  2. The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just Before the Storm, Juliet Nicolson
  3. The Places In Between, Rory Stewart
  4. The House: A Portrait of Chatsworth, The Duchess of Devonshire
  5. Till We Have Faces, C. S. Lewis – F
  6. The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy, and “Women’s Work”, Kathleen Norris
  7. A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway – F
  8. The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family, Karyn B. Purvis, PhD, David R. Cross, PhD, and Wendy Lyons Sunshine
  9. Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough: the Queen’s Favourite, Ophelia Field
  10. Tomboy Bride, Harriet Fishe Backus
  11. A Year With the Queen, Robert Hardman
  12. The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age, Juliet Nicolson
  13. Hannah Coulter, Wendell Berry – F
  14. Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman, Judy Taylor
  15. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King
  16. Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art, Madeleine L’Engle
  17. At Home With Beatrix Potter: The Creator of Peter Rabbit, Susan Denyer
  18. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
  19. Toddler Adoption: The Weaver’s Craft, Mary Hopkins-Best
  20. A Circle of Quiet, Madeleine L’Engle
  21. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Katherine Boo
  22. If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit, Brenda Ueland
  23. The Memory of Old Jack, Wendell Berry – F
  24. Doc Susie: The True Story of a Country Physician in the Colorado Rockies, Virginia Cornell
  25. Hannah Coulter, Wendell Berry – F
  26. Raising Adopted Children: Practical, Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent, Lois Ruskai Melina
  27. Pat of Silver Bush, L.M. Montgomery – F
  28. The Mission of Motherhood: Touching Your Child’s Heart for Eternity, Sally Clarkson
  29. Andy Catlett: Early Travels, Wendell Berry – F
  30. Mistress Pat, L.M. Montgomery – F
  31. An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace, Tamar Adler
  32. Jayber Crow, Wendell Berry – F
  33. Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen, Heidi Swanson
  34. We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals, Gillian Gill
  35. Privilege and Scandal: The Remarkable Life of Harriet Spencer, Sister of Georgiana, Janet Gleeson
  36. The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook,
  37. The Homemade Pantry, Alana Chernila
  38. The Viceroy’s Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters, Anne de Courcy
  39. Charlotte & Leopold: The True Story of the Original People’s Princess, James Chambers
  40. The Last Princess: The Devoted Life of Queen Victoria’s Youngest Daughter, Matthew Dennison
  41. The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy and “Women’s Work”, Kathleen Norris
  42. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown
  43. The Young Melbourne, David Cecil
  44. Some Tame Gazelle, Barbara Pym – F
  45. Super Natural Cooking, Heidi Swanson
  46. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, Brene Brown
  47. Stalking the Divine, Kristen Ohlson
  48. Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well, Sam Sifton
  49. Victoria’s Daughters, Jerrold M. Packard
  50. Texas AgriLife Extension Pest Control Certification Manual
  51. An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace, Tamar Adler
  52. The Solace of Open Spaces, Gretel Ehrlich


  1. The Twelve Little Cakes, Dominika Dery
  2. Little Men, Louisa May Alcott – F
  3. Carney’s House Party, Maud Hart Lovelace – F
  4. Diary of a Provincial Lady, E. M. Delafield – F
  5. Below Stairs, Margaret Powell
  6. Making All Things New, Henri Nouwen
  7. Alif the Unseen, G. Willow Wilson – F
  8. Dinner: A Love Story, Jenny Rosenstrach
  9. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle, Fiona Carnarvon
  10. Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott
  11. Emily of New Moon, L.M. Montgomery – F
  12. The Provincial Lady in London, E.M. Delafield – F
  13. A Place on Earth, Wendell Berry – F
  14. Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy: A Lost Generation Love Story, Amanda Vaill
  15. Nathan Coulter, Wendell Berry – F
  16. It Starts With Food, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig
  17. The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey – F
  18. Queen Lucia, E.F. Benson – F
  19. Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids, Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross
  20. The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
  21. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey, Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.
  22. The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway – F
  23. Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner – F
  24. Bread & Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table With Recipes, Shauna Niequist
  25. Middlemarch, George Eliot – F
  26. Anne’s House of Dreams, L.M. Montgomery – F
  27. Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis – F
  28. Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the War of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood
  29. The Blue Castle, L.M. Montgomery – F
  30. You Learn by Living, Eleanor Roosevelt
  31. The Tao of Martha: My Year of LIVING; or Why I’m Never Getting All That Glitter Off of the Dog, Jen Lancaster
  32. Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin
  33. The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson – F
  34. The Jane Austen Handbook: Proper Life Skills From Regency England, Margaret C. Sullivan
  35. The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne – F
  36. Husband-Coached Childbirth, Robert A. Bradley, M.D
  37. The Pregnancy Book, William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.
  38. Loving the Little Years: Motherhood in the Trenches, Rachel Jankovic
  39. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table, Molly Wizenberg
  40. The Instance of the Fingerpost, Iain Pears – F
  41. Nurture by Nature: Understanding Your Child’s Personality Type – and Become a Better Parent, Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger
  42. Prepared Childbirth the Family Way, Debby Amis and Jeanne Green
  43. Katy and the Big Snow, Virginia Lee Burton – F
  44. Perelandra, C.S Lewis – F
  45. Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life, Gretchen Rubin
  46. The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder through the Seasons, Amanda Blake Soule and Stephen Soule
  47. Creative Play for your Baby, Christopher Clouder and Janni Nicol
  48. Be Still My Soul, Elisabeth Eliot
  49. The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas, Ann Voskamp
  50. Creative Play for Your Toddler, Christopher Clouder and Janni Nichol
  51. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen – F


  1. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple – F
  2. The Secret Keeper, Kate Morton – F
  3. The Practice of the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence
  4. Something Borrowed, Emily Giffin – F
  5. Help, Thanks, Wow, Anne Lamott
  6. Farewell to the East End: The Last Days of the East End Midwives, Jennifer Worth
  7. Survival Lessons, Anne Hoffman
  8. Some Assembly Required, Anne Lamott
  9. Paris in Love: A Memoir, Eloisa James
  10. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg
  11. How She Does It, Anne Bogel
  12. Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver – F
  13. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling – F
  14. Garlic and Sapphires, Ruth Reichl
  15. The Language of Flowers, Vanessa Diffenbaugh – F
  16. The Paris Wife, Paula McClain – F
  17. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling – F
  18. The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg
  19. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy Kaling
  20. You Are My Hiding Place, Amy Carmichael
  21. Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter – F
  22. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes – F
  23. Notes from a Blue Bike, Tsh Oxenreider
  24. Rules of Civility, Amor Towles – F
  25. The Hen Who Dreamed She Could FlyHwang, Sun-mi – F
  26. Dad is Fat, Jim Gaffigan
  27. Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide to Natural Cures with Aromatherapy and Essential Oils, Tyler Logan
  28. Delancey, Molly Wizenberg
  29. The Friday Night Knitting Club, Kate Jacobs – F
  30. What Alice Forgot, Liane Moriarty – F
  31. The Gifts of Imperfection, Dr. Brené Brown
  32. Maisie Dobbs, Jacqueline Winspear – F
  33. Counting One’s Blessings, William Shawcross
  34. The Nesting Place, Myquillin Smith
  35. Desperate, Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson
  36. Dad is Fat, Jim Gaffigan
  37. The No-Cry Sleep Solution, Elizabeth Pantley
  38. Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner – F
  39. Someday, Someday, Maybe, Lauren Graham – F
  40. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis* – F
  41. Minding the Manor, Mollie Moran
  42. Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne– F
  43. The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt – F
  44. Steady Days: A Journey Toward Intentional, Professional Motherhood, Jamie C. Martin
  45. Smitten Kitchen, Deb Perelman
  46. Unwrapping the Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp
  47. Against All Grain, Danielle Walker
  48. The Invention of Wings, Sue Monk Kidd – F
  49. The Nourished Kitchen, Jennifer McGruther
  50. Hello, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, Betty MacDonald* – F
  51. Emily Climbs, L.M. Montgomery – F


  1. Lila, Marilynne Robinson – F
  2. Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder* – F
  3. The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo – F
  4. The Giver, Lois Lowry – F
  5. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo
  6. Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder* – F
  7. Small Victories, Anne Lamott
  8. Found: Micha Boyett
  9. Anne of Windy Poplars, L.M. Montgomery – F
  10. Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Helen Simonson – F
  11. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin – F
  12. Three Wishes, Liane Moriarty – F
  13. Yes, Please!, Amy Poehler
  14. Farmer Boy, Laura Ingalls Wilder* – F
  15. The Peach Keeper, Sarah Addison Allen – F
  16. Garden Spells, Sarah Addison Allen – F
  17. Operating Instructions, Anne Lamott
  18. Baby Catcher, Peggy Vincent
  19. Wellness Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, Katie “Wellness Mama”
  20. Gilead, Marilynne Robinson – F
  21. Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  22. Daughters of Britannia, Katie Hickman
  23. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, Robin Sloan – F
  24. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr – F
  25. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt – F
  26. Delicious, Ruth Reichl – F
  27. Real Food for Gestational Diabetes, Lily Nichols
  28. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith – F
  29. Parenting the Fussy Baby and High Need Child, Dr. William Sears
  30. No Drama Discipline, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel
  31. Big Book of Nature and Science, Stan & Jan Berenstein**
  32. Unwrapping the Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp
  33. The Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp
  34. Hank the Cowdog: It’s a Dog’s Life, John R. Erickson* – F


  1. The Royal We
  2. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty
  3. The Precious One, Marisa de lost Santos
  4. The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
  5. Mother Food, Hilary Jacobson
  6. The Last Anniversary, Liane Moriarty

* = read-aloud/audiobook with Nathan

** = school book