Thursday, September 12, 2013

Here we go, 25 books I'm reading this next year!

Today I'm twenty-five. 

I posted last week about how I like to read. And I like to make lists. And I like to cross things off lists. Lots of my followers gave me GREAT suggestions of books to read, and I also found a couple blogs that were super helpful in completing my list.

So after lots of thought, here is my list!

25 books to read while I'm twenty-five

1. 7 by Jen Hatmaker

2. Love Does by Bob Goff

3. Company Aytch by Samuel Watkins

4. A Circle of Quiet by Madeliene L'Engle

5. A million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller

6.  The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

7. Black Heels to Tractor Wheels by Ree Drummond

8. The Excellent Wife by Martha Peace

9. A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans

10. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

11. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky 

12. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

13. Interrupted by Jen Hatmaker

14. Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

15. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

16. The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

17. All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren

18. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

19. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

20. The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy

21. Under the Overpass by Mike Yankoski

22.  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

23. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

24. Outliers by Malcom Gladwell

25. You Learn by Living by Eleanor Roosevelt 

I'll be coming back to this monthly to let you know what I've finished and give recommendations! 


  1. Woo! I definitely would love to know some of the recommends on this list, for sure. Sounds like a good combination of readings.

    Let me know when you're on Perks of Being a Wallflower and I can lend you my book.

    1. I'm not going in any order, just going with books i have or can borrow and buying as I need to. :) So next time I see you I will ask for it!

  2. Alright this is so cool!! I would love to read along with you and we can do a mini book club and have a coffee date!!

  3. LIKE! a lot!!!! Gonna read a few myself off your list to celebrate you being 25!