Books I’ve Read – 2011


  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
  • Going Rogue, Sarah Palin
  • The Art of Dying, Rob Moll
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling


  • Mindset, Carol S. Dweck
  • The Missional Mom, Helen Lee
  • The Good & Beautiful God, James Bryan Smith
  • The Good & Beautiful Life, James Bryan Smith
  • The Leadership Ellipse, Robert A. Fryling


  • The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  • Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
  • Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
  • The Inclusion Paradox, Andres Tapia
  • Life on the Color Line, Gregory Howard Williams


  • The Rich Part of Life, Jim Kokoris
  • What If? Short Stories to Spark Diversity Dialogue, Steve L. Robbins


  • Once Upon a Time There Was You, Elizabeth Berg
  • Falling Angels, Tracy Chevalier


  • Atonement, Ian McEwan
  • One Life, Scot McKnight
  • A Strange Stirring, Stephanie Coontz
  • Loving Frank, Nancy Horan


  • The Jesus Creed for Students, Scot McKnight, Chris Folmsbee & Syler Thomas
  • Hiroshima in the Morning, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
  • Motherland, Fern Schumer Chapman
  • Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand


  • A Visit From the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
  • A Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick
  • Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese
  • Dreams of Joy, Lisa See


  • Please Look After Mom, Kyung-Sook Shin
  • Testimony, Anita Shreve
  • You’re Wearing That? Understanding Mothers & Daughters in Conversations, Deborah Tannen
  • Is it Night or is it Day? Fern Schumer Chapman
  • Sarah’s Key, Tatiana deRosnay


  • The Curse of the Good Girl, Rachel Simmons
  • Diary of an Alcoholic Housewife, Brenda Wilhelmson
  • Finding Iris Chang, Paula Kamen
  • Girl in Translation, Jean Kwok


  • Strengths Based Leadership, Tom Rath & Barry Conchie
  • Angela’s Ashes, Frank McCourt


  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  • The Mermaid Chair, Sue Monk Kidd
  • The End of Sexual Identity, Jenell Williams Paris