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Jan 24

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My Reading List 2013

I love to read, but over the last ten years reading for pleasure has become almost non-existent for me. The addition of kids, homeschooling, a bigger house, etc have put a drain on my time and I found myself only reading for or to the kids. Anyone get my drift? I read Llama, Llama Red Pajama until I can recite it but books I have on my shelves call to me as they sit there collecting dust. booksLast year, I set out to increase my reading after being encouraged to read more by Money Saving Mom. I set out to read one book a month. You can see the books I read on Pinterest. I ended up exceeding my goal by 4 books. This year I am stretching myself even more. I am planning to read at least 20 books. Six books from three different categories and two books from the last category.

Spiritual/Family

-Raising Real Men – Hal & Melanie Young

-The Ministry of Motherhood – Sally Clarkson

-Desperate – Sally Clarkson & Sarah Mae

-Seed Sowers – Gwen Toliver

-A Love that Multiplies – Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar

-Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp

Blogging/Homeschooling

-Blogging for Dummies – Susannah Gardner & Shane Birley

Photoshop Elements 10 for Dummies – Barbara Obermeier & Ted Padova

-Digital Scrapbooking – Maria Nerius

-Life Skills for Kids – Christine Fields

-401 Ways to Get your Kids to Work at Home – McCullough & Monson

-Cultivating Your Child’s Potential – Zan Tyler

Fiction

-Paper Roses – Amanda Cabot

-The Help – Kathryn Stockett

-The Rail Kings – Jim Walker

-A Cousin’s Promise – Wanda Brunstter

-Priced to Move – Ginny Aiken

-While We are Far Apart – Lynn Austin

Non-Fiction

-No Longer a Slumdog – Yohannan

-Escape from the World Trade Center – Leslie Haskin

I am joining  The Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge over at the The Book Vixen. You can find the rules and join up yourself here. I joined at the “Out of Breath” level.
2013 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge hosted by The Book Vixen

 

What is on your reading list this year?

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1 comment

  1. LIsa McClanahan

    Your list looks pretty good. I think I’ll check into some of these for myself.

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