2012 Reading Challenges

A to Z Challenge (I'm still looking for a few of these... Suggestions?)


By Title: 
Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Bad Religion by Ross Douthat
Cities of God by Rodney Stark
Death in the City of Light by David King
End of Your Life Book Club, The by Will Schwalbe
Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers
God Who is There by Francis Schaffer
Hunger Games, The by Suzanne Collins
Inside Scientology by Janet Reitman
Johannes Cabal the Detective by Jonathan Howard
Keep, The by Jennifer Egan
Lake of Dead Languages, The by Carol Goodman
Mr. Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt
Nightwoods, The by Charles Frazier
Once and Future King by T.H. White
Power of Habit, The by Charles Duhigg
Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England by Alison Weir
Relic by Douglas Preston
Sisters Brothers, The - Patrick DeWitt
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante
Uninvited Guests, The by Sadie Jones
Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Wise Children by Angela Carter
X - TBD
Year of Magical Thinking, The by Joan Didion
Z - TBD
11/22/63 by Stephen King

By Author:
Ackroyd, Peter: London, The Biography
Berry, Wendell: Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community
Crosley, Sloane: I Was Told There'd Be Cake
Dillard, Annie: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Eagleton, Terry: The English Novel
French, Tana: In the Woods
Gaskell, Elizabeth : Cranford
Holmes, Richard : The Age of Wonder
Ivey, Eowyn: The Snow Child
Johnson, Maureen:  The Name of the Star
Kane, Jessica Francis: The Report
Lehrer, Jonah: Imagine
Miller, Donald: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years
Nouwen, Henri: Making All Things New
O'Brien, Tim: The Things They Carried
Peterson, Eugene: Run With the Horses
Q - TBD
Russell, Mary Doria: The Sparrow
Spiegelman, Art: Maus
Tartt, Donna: The Secret History
Updike, John: In the Beauty of the Lilies
Vidal, Gore: A Search for the King
Willard, Dallas: The Great Omission
X - TBD
Yu, Charles: How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
Zacharias, Ravi: Jesus Among Other Gods

What's in a Name?
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Topographical Feature in the title: Nightwoods by Charles Frazier

Something You'd See in the Sky in the title: The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

Creepy Crawly in the title: The Snow Spider by Jenny Nimmo

Type of House in the title: The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

Something You'd Carry in Your Purse or Pocket in the title: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Something You'd Find on the Calendar in the title: Day of the Jackal by Fredrick Forsyth


Other Reviews in 2012

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
Dominance by Will Lavender
Changes That Heal by Dr. Henry Cloud
Moneyball by Michael Lewis
Small Favor by Jim Butcher
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
All the President's Men by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
My Life in France by Julia Childs

Jesus Classics


The God Who is There by Francis Schaeffer
The Great Omission by Dallas Willard
Miracles by C.S. Lewis
John Calvin, Steward of God's Covenant: Selected Writings
The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Rereads


Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
When Life and Belief Collide by Carolyn Custis James
The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shafer
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows