My Favorite Reads

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” –Confucius

I love to read alone to recharge, and to read aloud with my kids all snuggled up and starry-eyed with an interesting book!

Here’s some of my top picks {click on book title to take you to a full Amazon description}…


Rooms by James L. Rubart

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Eve by WM. Paul Young

The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls


Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss


One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

Love Does by Bob Goff

Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend


Own Your Life by Sally Clarkson

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Living Forward by Michael Hyatt & Daniel Harkavy


Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Hope Heals by Katherine & Jay Wolf

The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines


The Trumpet of the Swan

Hank the Cowdog Series by John R. Erickson {The audio books in this series are also great!}

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Let Me Hold You Longer by Karen Kingsbury

How to Babysit A Grandpa by Jean Reagan


What Did You Expect: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul Tripp

The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Ted Tripp

Kingdom Woman by Tony Evans & Chrystal Evans Hurst


Chick Days: An Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatchlings to Laying Hens by Jenny Woginrich

Floret Farms’ Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, & Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms by Erin Benzakein

Forest Feast by Erin Gleeson


Preserve It published by DK

The Old Farmer’s Alamanac


A Thomas Jefferson Education by Oliver DeMille

A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola

The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise

Educating the WholeHearted Child by Clay & Sally Clarkson

***You can also find a complete list of everything I’ve read in 2016 and 2017 and 2018 by clicking HERE.

***To scroll through all posts I’ve written on anything related to BOOKS, click HERE!

FULL DISCLOSURE: The links contained above are Amazon Affiliate links.  Should you choose to buy any of these books, Amazon will thank me in a small way, but I would never recommend any book that I don’t love!



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