2014 Books

Goal: 100 books in 2014
Read: 111 books in 2014

Bold = I will most likely read again at some point
Highlight = I really liked it and want you to read it too (which is a given for anything written by C.S. Lewis)

Here is the post where I analyzed some of the numbers regarding the books I read this year.

1. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (1/3/2014)
2. Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death with John F. Kennedy, C. S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley by Peter Kreeft (1/8/2014)
3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel (1/10/2014)
4. How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels by N.T. Wright (1/21/2014)
5. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (1/22/2014)
6. C. S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet by Alister E. McGrath (1/27/2014)
7. The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis (1/30/2014) 
8. Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail: Why Evangelicals Are Attracted to the Liturgical Church by Robert Webber (1/31/2014)
9. Young, Restless, No Longer Reformed: Black Holes, Love, and a Journey in and Out of Calvinism by Austin Fischer (2/3/2014)
10. The Social Church: A Theology of Digital Communication by Justin Wise (2/4/2014)
11. The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus #4) by Rick Riordan (2/12/2014)
12. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (2/14/2014)
13. The Horse and his Boy by C.S. Lewis (2/20/2014)
14. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (#1) by J.K. Rowling (3/6/2014)
15. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum (3/13/2014)
16. Three Views on Creation and Evolution (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology) by Paul Nelson (3/17/2014)
17. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (#2) by J.K. Rowling (3/26/2014)
18. Ancient-Future Time: Forming Spirituality through the Christian Year by Robert Webber (3/30/2014)
19. Girl at the End of the World: My Escape from Fundamentalism in Search of Faith with a Future by Elizabeth Esther (4/2/2014)
20. Thrashing About with God: Finding Faith on the Other Side of Everything by Mandy Steward (4/4/2014)
21. Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis by Lauren Winner (4/7/2014)
22. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (4/14/2014)
23. Life Inside the "Thin" Cage by Constance Rhodes (4/14/2014)
24. A Community Called Atonement (Living Theology) by Scot McKnight (4/21/2014)
25. Telling God's Story by Peter Enns (4/21/2014)
26. The Orthodox Heretic And Other Impossible Tales by Peter Rollins (4/23/2014)
27. Perelandra by C. S. Lewis (5/5/2014)
28. Jesus Is ____by Judah Smith (5/6/2014)
29. The Writing Life by Annie Dillard (5/7/2014)
30. Dancing Barefoot by Wil Wheaton (5/8/2014)
31. Planets in Peril: A Critical Study of C.S. Lewis's Ransom Trilogy by David C. Downing (5/11/2014)
32. Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise by Wil Wheaton (5/12/2014)
33. Letters from a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with His Father's Questions about Christianity by Gregory A. Boyd (5/13/2014)
34. God of the Possible: A Biblical Introduction to the Open View of God by Gregory A. Boyd (5/18/2014)
35. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by BrenĂ© Brown (5/20/2014)
36. The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited by Scot McKnight (5/26/2014)
37. Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C. S. Lewis (6/4/2014)
38. Epic: The Story God Is Telling and the Role That Is Yours to Play by John Eldredge (6/4/2014)
39. A Handbook of Ancient Greek Grammatical Terms by T. Michael W. Halcomb (6/4/2014)
40. The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning (6/4/2014)
41. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (6/6/2014)
42. An Acceptable Time (The Time Quintet #5) by Madeleine L'Engle (6/10/2014) 
43. A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C. S. Lewis by Devin Brown (6/12/2013)
44. Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer by C.S. Lewis (6/16/2014) 
45. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green (6/19/2014)
46. Looking for Alaska by John Green (6/20/2014)
47. Reflections on the Psalms by C. S. Lewis (6/22/2014)
48. The Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential by N.T. Wright (6/23/2014)
49. Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life by Elyse Fitzpatrick (6/25/2014)
50. The Moviegoer by Percy Walker (6/30/2014)
51. A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor's Journey Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace by Brian Zahnd (7/1/2014)
52. Doctor Who and the Giant Robot by Terrance Dicks, Read by Tom Baker (7/16/2014)
53. The Hidden Ones (Legacy of the Watchers #1) by Nancy Madore (7/25/2014) 
54. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (8/5/2014) 
55. Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear by Max Lucado (8/2)
56. A Hell of Mercy: A Meditation on Depression & the Dark Night of the Soul by Tim Farrington (8/10)
57. A Love Worth Giving by Max Lucado (8/13/2014)
58. Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado (8/13/2014)
59. The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis (8/15/2014)
60. Surprised by Scripture: Engaging Contemporary Issues by N.T. Wright (8/18/2014)
61. The Prophetic Imagination by Walter Brueggemann (8/18/2014)
62. Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging by Brennan Manning (8/24/2014)
63. Doctor Who: Dead Air by James Goss (8/28/2014)
64. The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life by Os Guinness* (9/1/2014)
65. When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by Steve Corbett* (9/5/2014)
66. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (9/8/2014)
67. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (9/8/2014)
68. Ministry in the Image of God: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Service by Stephen Seamands* (9/11/2014)
69. 10 People Every Christian Should Know by Warren Wiersbe (9/13/2014)
70. Honor, Patronage, Kinship and Purity: Unlocking New Testament Culture by David Arthur Desilva* (9/15/2014)
71. The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C. S. Lewis by Alan Jacobs (9/15/2014)
72. The Most Reluctant Convert: C. S. Lewis's Journey to Faith by David C. Downing (9/17/2014)
73. A Many Colored Kingdom: Multicultural Dynamics for Spiritual Formation by Elizabeth Conde-Frazier* (9/20/2014)
74. Betrayal of Trust: Confronting and Preventing Clergy Sexual Misconduct* by Stanley J. Grenz (9/21/2014)
75. Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions by Rachel Held Evans (9/23/2014)
76. Hearing the New Testament: Strategies for Interpretation by Joel B. Green* (Editor) (9/26/2014)
77. The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses by C.S. Lewis (9/30/2014)
78. An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith by Barbara Brown Taylor (10/7/2014)
79. A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis (10/9/2014)
80. Help Thanks Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott (10/9/2014)
81. Restless: Because You Were Made for More by Jennie Allen (10/11/2014)
82. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield (10/15/2014)
83. Santa Biblia: The Bible Through Hispanic Eyes by Justo L. González*
84. Ordaining Women by Benjamin Titus Roberts* (10/23/2014)
85. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus #5) by Rick Riordan (10/27/2014)
86. God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines (11/3/2014)
87. If I Had Lunch with C. S. Lewis: Exploring the Ideas of C. S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life by Alister E. McGrath (11/5/2014)
88. The Shadow of the Galilean: The Quest of the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form by Gerd Theissen* (11/5/2014)
89. Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again by Preston Yancey (11/6/2014)
90. Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor (11/6/2014)
91. Speaking of Jack: A C. S. Lewis Discussion Guide by Will Vaus (11/7/2014)
92. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) by J.K. Rowling (11/11/2014)
93. The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark A. Noll (11/11/2014)
94. Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren F. Winner (11/13/2014)
95. Divergent by Veronica Roth (11/13/2014)
96. Tales of the Jedi (Star Wars) by Tom Veitch, Kevin J. Anderson (11/16/2014)
97. Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation by Ruth Haley Barton(11/17/2014)
98. Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth (11/17/2014)
99. Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr (11/18/2014)
100. Yes Please by Amy Poehler (12/1/2014)
101. Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived by Rob Bell (12/3/2014)
102. Legendarium by Michael Bunker, Kevin G. Summers  (12/4/2014)
103. Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology by Paul J. Achtemeier, Joel B. Green, Marianne Meye Thompson (12/3/2014)
104. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien (12/10/2014)
105. The Princess Bride by William Goldman (12/12/2014)
106. The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen (12/15/2014)
107. Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough by Jefferson Bethke (12/18/2014)
108. Erasing Hell: What God Said about Eternity, and the Things We've Made Up by Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle (12/19/2014)
109. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (12/25/2014)
110. Faith Shift: Finding Your Way Forward When Everything You Believe Is Coming Apart by Kathy Escobar (12/29/2014)
111. The Skeletons in God's Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War by Joshua Ryan Butler (12/30/2014)

*Read for a Seminary Class

What I read in 2019 (203 books!)
What I read in 2018 (130 books!)
What I read in 2017 (83 books)
What I read in 2016 (141 books!)
What I read in 2015 (120 books!)
What I read in 2014 (111 books)
What I read in 2013 (100 books)
What I read in 2012 (56 books)
What I read 2007-2011

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