Reading Goals from 2019


2018, I read 100 books. If I counted books of the Bible instead of the entire thing, it would have been 166.

2019, I read 145, including counting books of the Bible. So in truth, I read only 80. I wanted to get to 150.

I was a bit bummed, because who likes failing goals, right? But it’s okay. I mean, it’s just books, not the end of the world if I don’t read a gazillion. So, I’m not making myself reach a particular goal. I just am going to read and keep track of what I read. (:

Below is the list of the books I read this year; I will put an asterisk beside the ones that were my favorite, and then at the bottom is my TBR list.

Books Read in 2019

  1. Genesis*

  2. Exodus

  3. Bringer of Storms by L.B. Graham*

  4. Leviticus

  5. The Wanderer in Africa by A.L.O.E.

  6. Rachel Andric and The Editor by R.C. Fletcher* (Not yet in print)

  7. Numbers

  8. A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park*

  9. Deuteronomy

  10. Mosque by David Macaulay

  11. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis*

  12. Joshua

  13. The Last Song by Eva Wiseman*

  14. Judges

  15. Ruth

  16. 1 Samuel

  17. Morning Star of the Reformation by Andy Thomson

  18. II Samuel

  19. Rachel Andric and Final Death by R.C. Fletcher* (Not yet in print)

  20. Do Hard Things by Alex & Brett Harris*

  21. The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell*

  22. 1 Kings

  23. II Kings

  24. Revium by Anastasia Ledaevya* (Not yet in print)

  25. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

  26. 1 Chronicles

  27. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak*

  28. II Chronicles

  29. Ezra

  30. Is God Anti-Gay by Sam Allberry*

  31. Nehemiah

  32. Esther

  33. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

  34. Hiipe Train by Katelyn Marie (Not yet in print)

  35. Empty Chains by Aria Brynn Miller (Not yet in print)

  36. Whispers Beyond the Forest by Naomi De Meer (Not yet in print)

  37. Gaia: A New Earth by Stacie Eirich (Not yet in print)

  38. The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus by J.M. Cohen

  39. Job*

  40. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

  41. The Book of Qaram by Milo Maia (Not yet in print)

  42. The Spartan by Caroline Dale Snedeker*

  43. Psalms*

  44. Proverbs

  45. Ecclesiastes

  46. Song of Solomon

  47. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther by Roland H. Bainton

  48. The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien*

  49. Isaiah*

  50. Shadow in the Deep by L.B. Graham*

  51. Jeremiah*

  52. Magic’s Minister by Vanna Grace* (Not yet in print)

  53. Lamentations*

  54. He’s Making Diamonds by S.G. Willougby*

  55. Ezekiel

  56. Daniel

  57. Hosea

  58. Joel

  59. Father of Dragons by L.B. Graham*

  60. Amos

  61. Obadiah

  62. Jonah

  63. Micah

  64. The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

  65. Nahum

  66. Habakkuk*

  67. Zephaniah

  68. Haggai

  69. Fight by Preston Sprinkle

  70. Zechariah

  71. Malachi

  72. All My Holy Mountain by L.B. Graham*

  73. Matthew

  74. Mark

  75. Only Glory Awaits by Leslie S. Nuernberg

  76. Nine Days a Queen by Ann Rinaldi

  77. The Hawk that Dare Not Hunt by Day by Scott O’Dell*

  78. Luke

  79. The Lantern Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff*

  80. Oath of the Outcast by C.M. Banschbach*

  81. Queen of Fire by Mansi Gulati (Not yet in print)

  82. John*

  83. Passion and Purity by Elisabeth Elliot*

  84. Shadowkiller by Lydia J.G. Fanara* (Not yet in print)

  85. However Long the Night by Amy Wood (Not yet in print)

  86. Acts

  87. End of the Spear by Steve Saint*

  88. Romans*

  89. 1 Corinthians

  90. The Shining Company by Rosemary Sutcliff*

  91. The Bright and the Lost by E.M. Castellan* (Not yet in print)

  92. 2 Corinthians

  93. The Journey by Verity Buchanan*

  94. Galations

  95. By the Potomac by Ellie Rose (Not yet in print)

  96. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain*

  97. Ephesians*

  98. Philippians*

  99. Colossians

  100. The Thunder by Douglas Bond

  101. The Raven by Allan Poe

  102. 1 Thessalonians

  103. 2 Thessalonians

  104. Jamestown: The Perilous Adventure by Olga Hill-Quest

  105. 1 Timothy

  106. 2 Timothy

  107. Titus

  108. Philemon

  109. Outrageous Grace by Grace L. Fabian

  110. Hebrews*

  111. James

  112. To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee*

  113. 1 Peter

  114. He’s Making Diamonds: A 7-Day Devotional by S.G. Willougby

  115. 2 Peter

  116. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare*

  117. 1 John

  118. 2 John

  119. 3 John

  120. Jude

  121. Revelation* 

  122. What Heroes Are by Katelyn McKelle* (Not yet in print)

  123. Ross Poldark by Winston Graham

  124. The Annotated Milton by John Milton; notated by Burton Raffel

  125. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas*

  126. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin*

  127. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  128. When Kingdoms Fall by Stephanie Smith (Not yet in print)

  129. Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving

  130. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

  131. Demelza by Winston Graham

  132. Balanced Christianity by John Stott

  133. Jeremy Poldark by Winston Graham

  134. The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox*

  135. Nzingha by Patricia C. McKissack

  136. Daughter of the Mountains by Louise Rankin

  137. China: Land of Dragons and Emperors by Adeline Yen Mah

  138. The Centurion’s Wife by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke*

  139. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand*

  140. Fires Rising by Grace Johnson* (Not yet in print)

  141. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare*

  142. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

  143. Seventh City by Emily Hayse*

  144. The Night of Weeping by Horatius Bonar*

  145. Atlantis: On the Tides of Destiny by Jennifer McKeithen


Yeah, it’s a lot.

Below is my TBR list, of which I am constantly adding and subtracting from… Any suggestions are welcomed!

Caledonia: An Ancient Strife by Michael Philips
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Book of Lost Tales II by J.R.R. Tolkien
Love Thy Body by Nacy Pearcey
The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Story of Kullervo by J.R.R. Tolkien
This Changes Everything by Jaquelle Crow
Kanada by Eva Wiseman
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Sword at Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Mark of the Horse Lord by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Fawkes by Nadine Brandes
Romanov by Nadine Brandes
The Song Keeper Chronicles by Gillian Bronte Adams
The Mark of the Raven by Morgan Bulesse
Black Pearl by Scott O’Dell
Through Gates of Splendour by Elisabeth Elliot
The Pendragon Cycle by Stephen Lawhead
Dawn Wind by Rosemary Sutcliff
Song of Albion by Stephen Lawhead
Warleggan by Winston Graham
The Black Moon by Winston Graham
The Four Swans by Winston Graham
The Angry Tide by Winston Graham
The Stranger from the Sea by Winston Graham
The Miller’s Dance by Winston Graham
The Loving Cup by Winston Graham
The Twisted Sword by Winston Graham
Bella Poldark by Winston Graham
Atlantis: On the Seas of Fate by Jennifer McKeithen
Shahin: Escape from Persia by Jennifer McKeithen
King Raven Trilogy by Stephen Lawhead

Y’all probably hate me now for all those book names thrown at you… But if you have any to suggest, comment below!



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s