Book List: TBR pile 2013

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I have these separated into categories, but some of them cross over into other categories. This is not a comprehensive list, nor a rigid one. This is a loose outline; just a suggested reading list. I may change the read-alouds and the biographies depending on what we’re covering in school and as I start planning for next year. That’s also why there aren’t as many titles later in the year. I fill them in and change things around as needed. My Goodreads account widget will be the most accurate tell of what I’m reading and when.

This is definitely more than one-third of the books I read last year. I may not get to all these. If I do, great! Go me.

  • Spiritual
  • Parenting/Teaching
  • Biographies/Historical
  • How-to/Informative/Self-Help
  • Classic Literature
  • Read Aloud with kids

January:

Twelve Ordinary Women
Shepherding a Child’s Heart
Driven to Distraction
The Natural Soap Book
The Great Gatsby
Of Courage Undaunted: Read-Aloud
The Light and the Glory: Read-Aloud

February:

Twelve Ordinary Men
What to Read When
Families Where Grace Is in Place **
D.L. Moody
21 Days to a More Disciplined Life
Man of the Family: Read-Aloud

March:

The Case for Christ
The Read Aloud Handbook
Just a Minute in the Heart of a Child
Simplify
Wilfred Grenfell
Mary Emma and Company: Read-Aloud

April:

The Resolution For Women
When Children Love To Learn
Why America is Free
Healthy Homemaking
The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy
The Fields of Home: Read-Aloud

May:

Twelve Unlikely Heroes
The Teachable Moment
One Bite at a Time
Shaking the Nickel Bush: Read-Aloud

June:

Raising a Daughter After God’s Own Heart
Bringing Up Boys
Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt
When I was child and I would behave in a dramatic manner, my mother would call me “Sarah Bernhardt.”  I always wondered who she really was. Especially now, when I have a daughter who causes my mother to say, “Oh you never did that!” and me to say, “Sarah Bernhardt” without a true understanding of the reference.
The Pearl
The Dry Divide: Read-Aloud

July:

Demolishing Supposed Bible Contradictions Vol. 1
7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess **
Nuture Shock
Anna Karenina
Horse of a Different Color: Read-Aloud

August:

Demolishing Supposed Bible Contradictions Vol. 2
The Well-Educated Mind
What Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast
The Sun Also Rises

September:

Eminent Missionary Women
Abundant Simplicity: Discovering the Unhurried Rhythms of Grace **
Mind In the Making
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

October:

Boundaries
What Most Successful People Do on the Weekends
Answers to Distraction
Bunnicula: Read-Aloud

November:

One Blood

December:

Read the Bible for Life
Anything: The Prayer That Unlocked My God and my Soul **

The Jesse Tree: Read-Aloud

** Indicates titles that I don’t yet have and are not available through my library. If anyone has these to borrow, please let me know.

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