Books [and more]

During the year I keep track of all of the books I read.
Yes, I read a lot. 🙂
Blue= for school
Red= good books you should read
Green= devotions/theological to some extent
Purple= liked, but be careful when reading.

Here’s a list of them all:
The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott
2. The Autobiography of George Muller
3. Between Two Worlds
4. Nory Ryan’s Song
5. MarlFox
Brian Jacques
6. A Year Down Yonder Richard Peck
7. High Calling Evelyn Husband (really good book about the Commander of NASA’s Columbia space shuttle mission that exploded on Feb. 1, 2003… it’s written by his wife).
8-9. 1314 and All That; 1745 And All That – Scoular Anderson (History of Scotland)
10. Forgotten Fire
11. For Kirk and Covenant – John Knox (biography) – Douglas Wilson
12. The Ides of April – Mary Ray
13. The Children of Hurin – J.R.R. Tolkien (and Christopher Tolkien)
14. The Navajo Weapon – Sally McCain (about Navajo coders in WWII)
15. The Master Puppeteer – Katherine Paterson
16. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
17. Bread Upon the Waters
– Anne deGrauf (AMAZING book)
18. Jesus Freaks – Volume II – DC Talk
19. The Lord of The Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
20. The Last Photograph – Stephen Bransford
21. The Voice of Destruction – Herman Rauschning (Hitler’s biography)
22. Beyond the Desert Gate – Mary Ray
23. Idylls of the King – Lord Alfred Tennyson
24. Beowulf
25. Song of Roland

26. Between the Forest and the Hills
– Ann Lawrence
27. The Cross and the Switchblade – David Wilkernson (I strongly recommend you read this!)
28. The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Victor Hugo
29. Macbeth – Shakespeare
30. Call of Duty – The Sterling Nobility of Robert E. Lee – J. Steven Wilkins
31. Till We Have Faces – C.S. Lewis
32. The Door Within– Wayne Thomas Batson
33. The Rise of the Wyrm Lord – Wayne Thomas Batson
34. The Final Storm – Wayne Thomas Batson
35. With Pipe, With Paddle, With Song – Elizabeth Yates
36. Lady Jane Grey – 9 Day Queen of England – Faith Cook
37. The Emperor’s Winding Sheet – Jill Paton Walsh (really good book)
38. They Loved to Laugh– Kathryn Worth (also really good)
39. Alone, Yet Not Alone – Tracy Michel Leininger
40-41. Esther Ried; Yet Speaking Isabella MacDonald Alden
42-43.The Shepherd’s Cross; The Wedding Dress – Gary E. Parker
44. Crispin – The Cross of Lead – Avi
45-49. Book of Three; Black Cauldron; Castle of Llyr; Taran Wanderer; High KingLloyd Alexander
50. The Adventures of Robin Hood – Roger Lancelyn Green
51. La Vita Nuova – Dante
52. Ivanhoe – Sir Walter Scott
53. The Church of the East
54. My Antonia – Willa Cather
55. Isle of Swords – Wayne Thomas Batson
56. The Black Arrow – Robert Louis Stephenson
57. Silas Marner – George Eliot
58. The Scarlet Pimpernel – Baroness Orczy
59-66 The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room, The Wide Window, The Miserable Mill, The Austere Academy, The Ersatz Elevator, The Vile Village, The Hostile Hospital Lemony Snicket (The Series of Unfortunate Events, 1-8)
67. The Little Woman– Gladys Aylward
68. Apollo 13 – Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger
69. Stories Worth Re-Reading
70. Otto of the Silver Hand – Howard Pyle
71. Incans, Aztecs, and Mayans – John Holzmann
72. The Prince and the Pauper – Mark Twain
73. How Christianity Changed the World – Alvin J. Schmidt
74. Amy Carmichael – A Life Abandoned To God – Sam Wellman
75. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
76. The Thief Lord – Cornelia Funke
77. The Magical World of LotR – David Colbert
78-83. Man of the Family; The Home Ranch; Mary Emma & Company; The Fields of Home; Shaking the Nickel Bush, The Dry Divide – Ralph Moody
84.-86. The Comedy of Errors, The Merchant of Venice, Othello – Shakespeare
87. Do Hard Things – Alex and Brett Harris
88.The Pastor’s Daughter – Louisa Payson Hopkins
89. Eulalia – Brian Jacques
90. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini (big warning on this one. I was warned about reading it, didn’t heed it very well… it’s very intense and triggers a lot of thinking… however during most of it I felt sweaty and clammy, thinking how for some people this is reality… plus it gets gorey at some parts).
91-96. Promise Breaker, Peace Rebel, Refugee Treasure, Brother Enemy, Freedom Trap, True Betrayer – Robert Elmer (The Promise of Zion)
97. The King’s Shadow – Elizabeth Alder
98. The Upstairs Room – Johanna Reiss
99. Black Horses for the King – Anne McCaffrey
100-107. The Rescue, The Stowaway, The Guardian, The Accused, The Samaritan, The Secret – Nancy Rue (The Salem Years)
108. Mathematics: Is God silent? – James Nickel
109. In My Father’s House – Corrie Ten Boom
110-111. Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – C.S. Lewis

Summer Reading List (So far)
Les Miserables
Cry, The Beloved Country
Beautiful Girlhood
Don’t Waste Your Life

If you have any questions or comments about any of these, ask away…

The J kids came over today, and we babysat them. It was fun.
They are so cute:
Calea and Josh

Cait holding Samuel

3 days! 😀

– Ky


8 thoughts on “Books [and more]

  1. Autumn says:

    That is a good long list of books! I’ll be looking into reading several of them.
    EMO? lol. You look far from EMO. And I’m sure that you smile quite often. lol


  2. kyleian says:

    Autumn – yeah, we were just goofing off. 😛 And the not smiling much was at him, he’s got a huge smile but doesn’t use it much.


  3. kyleian says:

    Hey Michaela – yeah, I read it a long time ago that way (okay, so it wasn’t THAT long ago… I was 11). And that’s what I’m planning on doing again. 🙂


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