2015

Books Read in 2015: 126
Pages Read in 2015: 37,104

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn
The Librarian: Unhappily Ever After by Eric Hobbs*
Tedd and Todd’s Secret by Fernando Trujillo Sanz
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri
Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara by Daisy Piper*
The Year of the Century: 1876 by Dee Brown
Feeding Eden Susan Weissman
The Elements by Theodore Gray
Ancient Fire: Danger Boy by Mark London Williams*
The Book of Mormon
Apron Strings by Mary Morony
Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik
As You Wish by Cary Elwes
Wheat Belly by William Davis
Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Alexis Tappendorf and the Search for Beale’s Treasure by Becca C. Smith*
Mr Swirlee by Mike Faricy
Meet Molly by Valerie Tripp*
The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise
Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective by Jason Edwards and Jeffrey Friedman*
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
Hybrid by Brian O’Grady
Karate Kick by Matt Christopher/Stephanie Peters*
Lisa and Lottie by Erich Kastner
The House of Whispers by William Le Queux
Johnny B. Fast 1 by Tom Doganoglu*
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Mafia to Mormon by Mario Facione
The Power of Everyday Missionaries by Clayton M. Christensen
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Grace Space by Robin Merrill
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Call the Nurse by Mary J. MacLeod
Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham*
The 100 by Kass Morgan
Day 21 by Kass Morgan
Homecoming by Kass Morgan
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
Psych’s Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified by Shawn Spencer with Burton Guster
Dangerous by Shannon Hale
Our Heritage by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Snake Oil by T. Ford*
King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green
Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Legends of the Martial Arts Masters by Susan Lynn Peterson
Younger by Suzanne Munshower
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Bubba and the Dead Woman by C.L. Bevill
Jeannie Out of the Bottle by Barbara Eden
Mary’s Son: A Tale of Christmas by Darryl Nyznyk
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
The Green Ember by S.D. Smith*
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
The Big Four by Agatha Christie
The Mystery at the Alamo by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Frankie Dupont And The Mystery Of Enderby Manor by Julie Anne Grasso*
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Summer of My German Soldier Bette Greene
The Color of Water by James McBride
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Verse By Verse Old Testament, Volume 1 by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew C. Skinner
The Haunted House on the Little Egg Harbor River by Lynne Leatham*
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Rabbit Ate My Homework by Rachel Elizabeth Cole*
Miracles & Mayhem in the ER by Dr. Brent Rock Russell
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Michael Vey 5: Storm of Lightning by Richard Paul Evans
The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Isaac Newton by Kathleen Krull*
Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Kamikaze Kangaroos! by Tony James Slater
Gregor The Overlander by Suzanne Collins*
The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
The Death Cure by James Dashner
Catch Me If You Can by Frank W. Abagnale
The Kill Order by James Dashner
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins*
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Petey by Ben Mikaelsen
Actors Anonymous by James Franco
Bill the Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison
The Wave Todd Strasser
Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle by JA Lang
Moloka’i by Alan Brennert
Chef Maurice and the Wrath of Grapes by JA Lang
Auggie & Me by RJ Palacio
Chef Maurice and the Bunny-Boiler Bake Off by JA Lang
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Bubba and the 12 Deadly Days of Christmas by C.L. Bevill
Gregor And The Curse Of The Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins*
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Alexandra Fry Private Eye: Curse of the Lion’s Heart by Angella Graff
Baby Shark by Robert Fate
The War of the Worlds by HG Wells
Moonraker’s Bride by Madeleine Brent
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Messenger by Lois Lowry
The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Cousins*
Son by Lois Lowry
The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Discover Magazine’s Vital Signs
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
The History of the Ancient World by Susan Wise Bauer
Gregor and The Marks Of Secret by Suzanne Collins*
Prescription: Murder! Volume 2 by Alan Hynd
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
18 Things by Jamie Ayres

*Read to the little boys

Books Applied to Special Reading Challenge
A book with more than 500 pages – The Well-Trained Mind
A classic romance – Pride and Prejudice
A book that became a movie – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
A book published this year – Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters
A book with a number in the title – The Year of the Century: 1876
A book written by someone under 30 – It’s Kind of a Funny Story (age 24)
A book with nonhuman characters – Animal Farm
A funny book – Grace Space
A book by a female author – Dangerous
A mystery or thriller – Younger
A book with a one-word title – Hybrid
A book of short stories – Legends of the Martial Arts Masters
A book set in a different country – Call the Nurse
A nonfiction book – The Elements
A popular author’s first book – The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet – Midnight in Austenland
A book a friend recommended – The Color of Water
A Pulitzer Prize-winning book – Gone with the Wind
A book based on a true story – Catch Me If You Can
A book at the bottom of your to-read list – Zoo City
A book your mom loves – The Picture of Dorian Gray
A book that scares you – Les Miserables
A book more than 100 years old – Anne of Green Gables
A book based entirely on its cover – Mr Swirlee
A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t – The Red Badge of Courage
A memoir – Jeannie Out of the Bottle
A book you can finish in one day – Lisa and Lottie
A book with antonyms in the title – My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit – Kamikaze Kangaroos! (Australia)
A book that came out the year you were born – The Great Gilly Hopkins (1978)
A book with bad reviews – Actors Anonymous (2 1/2 Stars)
A trilogy – The 100 (book 1), Day 21 (book 2), Homecoming (book 3)
A book from your childhood – Wait Till Helen Comes
A book with a love triangle – The Scorch Trials (Brenda – Thomas – Teresa)
A book set in the future – The Martian
A book set in high school – The Princess Diaries
A book with a color in the title – The Black Stallion
A book that made you cry – Petey
A book with magic – Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara
A graphic novel – Lewis & Clark
A book by an author you’ve never read before – The Big Four (Agatha Christie)
A book you own but have never read – Bubba and the Dead Woman
A book that takes place in your hometown – The Mystery at the Alamo (San Antonio)
A book that was originally written in a different language – The Inferno
A book set during Christmas – Mary’s Son: A Tale of Christmas
A book written by an author with your same initials – Bill the Galactic Hero (H.H.)
A play – The Importance of Being Earnest
A banned book – Summer of My German Soldier
A book based on or turned into a TV show – Psych’s Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified
A book you started but never finished – Hollow City

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