12 Books I Plan to Read This Year

20 Jan
I'm also hoping to re-read a bunch of journals.

I’m also hoping to re-read a bunch of my own personal journals.

I always seem to have a continuous list of books that I want to read.  This year I decided to list some of the books that I plan to read.  🙂  Each month I usually post a list of books that I have read in the past month.  I also keep a running tally of books on my Pintrest board that I want to read and books that I have read.  You can see a list of books I read in 2012 here and a list for 2011 here.  You can also search for the word “Reads” to see a list of books I have read & reviewed in the past.

Comfort from Romans by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching, & Appreciating Boys by Hal & Melanie Young.

A Pocketful of Pinecones: Nature Study with the Gentle Art of Learning by Karen Andreola

Trim, Healthy, Mama by Serene Allison & Pearl Barrett

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child by Anthony Esolen

Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update, & Show Your Home Some Love by Sherry & John Petersik

The God Empowered Wife: How Strong Women Can Help Their Husbands Become Godly Leaders by K.B. Haught

The 7 Myths of Working Women: Why Children and (Most) Careers Don’t Mix by Suzanne Venker

Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions & Deep Wounds by Chris Brauns

The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madagan

The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation by Michael Reeves & Mark Dever

What books are you planning to read this year?  

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4 Responses to “12 Books I Plan to Read This Year”

  1. Heather January 20, 2013 at 1:28 pm #

    Tyson got “The Backyard Homestead” for Christmas – he is loving it! We already bought a chicken coop for the spring.

    • emersonfamily January 21, 2013 at 12:52 am #

      Really? That is so cool. I can’t wait to read it.
      I grew up with chickens and to this day I can tell you the difference if I am eating a farm egg or a store egg. 😉 There is such a difference. I can’t stand store eggs and buy eggs every week from my sister who has a small egg business.

  2. Renee January 20, 2013 at 1:43 pm #

    i got “young house love” for christmas from melinda, and it is Great! there aren’t a lot of design/diy books that i completely love, but i loved this one–everything was doable, and it gives you an idea of how much work a project would be and how much money it would cost. i’m planning on doing a lot of those projects sometime in the next couple years.

    • emersonfamily January 21, 2013 at 12:57 am #

      I’ve actually been reading Young House Love this week and it is awesome! I love that the book was written by people who aren’t professionals. 🙂 I would love to learn how to paint some furniture this upcoming year and sew a new cover for a chair we have that is ugly. I might also try painting some of our lamps. I would love to see anything you end up working on. You should definitely blog about your projects.

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