2017 Reading Challenge

You may have seen that I’m participating in Tim Challies Reading Challenge. I’m hoping to post some reflections or reviews about many of the books I read, but I thought maybe, if anyone stumbles across my un-promoted blog, they may want to see what I’m reading.

Here are the categories I’ve chosen, along with the books I’ve finished:

  • A Classic Novel East of Eden, by John Steinbeck
  • A Book About History — The Skies Belong to Us, by Brendan I. Koerner
  • A Book Targeted At Your Gender
  • A Book About Theology — No Little Women, by Aimee Byrd
  • A Book With At Least 400 Pages  — The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • A Book With A Great Cover
  • A Book Your Pastor Recommends
  • A Book About Christian Living
  • A Book More Than 100 Years OldI Will Repay, Baroness Orczy 
  • A Book Published In 2017
  • A Book For Children or Teens The Green Ember, S.D. Smith
  • A Book About A Current Issue
  • A Book By or About A Missionary
  • A Commentary On A Book Of The Bible
  • A Book About The Reformation
  • A Book Recommended By A Family Member
  • A Book On The Current NYT List of Bestsellers
  • A Book About Church History
  • A Book of 100 Pages or Less — Holding Onto Hope, Nancy Guthrie
  • A Book From a Theological Viewpoint You Disagree With
  • A Graphic Novel
  • A Book You Own But Have Never Read
  • A Book About Race or Racial Issues — Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life 
  • A Book About Productivity
  • A Book About Parenting
  • A Book About Writing — On Writing, by Stephen King
  • A Book About a Hobby
  • A Book Of Your Choice The Pleasures of Reading In A Distracted Age, by Alan Jacobs
  • A Novel By An Author You Have Never Read — The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman