My Bookshelf

Last Updated: 26 December 2017

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Books are listed in alphabetical order by title and linked to my reviews.


Not Yet Reviewed (linked to Goodreads):

Books I Read in 2017

Books with a Review are Linked to the Review


1. Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell

2. Kinship by Covenant by Scott Hahn

3. The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins

4. These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas

5. The First Catechetical Instruction by Saint Augustine of Hippo

6. A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

7. Biublical Interpretation in the Early Church by Karlfried Froehlich

8. Black as Night by Regina Doman

9. Waking Rose by Regina Doman

10. Take the Key and Lock Her Up by Ally Carter

11. De Doctrina Christiana by Saint Augustine of Hippo

12. Politicizing the Bible by Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker

13. Jesus the Divine Teacher by Eugene Kevane

14. Letter and Spirit, Volume 6 edited by Scott Hahn

15. Gospel, Catechesis, Catechism by Pope Benedict XVI

16. Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration by Pope Benedict XVI

17. Letter and Spirit by Scott Hahn

18. Walk in Her Sandals edited by Kelly Wahlquist

19. A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

20. Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration by Pope Benedict XVI

21. Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives by Pope Benedict XVI

22. Created to Relate by Kelly Wahlquist

23. Will and Lina: When Two Worlds Collide by Melissa Cecilia

24. Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas

25. The Centurion’s Wife by David Bunn and Janette Oke

26. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

27. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

28. The Relic of Perilous Falls by Raymond Arroyo

29. The Lost Staff of Wonders by Raymond Arroyo

30. Lumen Gentium

31. The Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Craft of Catechesis by Pierre de Cointet

32. Theology and Sanity by Frank Sheed

33. Mary: Coredemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocate by Mark Miravalle

34. Immaculate Conception and the Holy Spirit by H M Manteau-Bonamy

35. The Art of Teaching Christian Doctrine by Johannes Hofinger

36. The Glories of Mary by Saint Alphonsus Liguori

37. True Devotion to Mary by Saint Louis de Montfort

38. Mary Co-Redemptrix by Luis Martinez

39. The Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

40. Introduction to the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Joseph Ratzinger and Christoph Schonborn

41. King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

42. With Jesus by Mark Miravalle

43. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

44. Rosarium Virginis Mariae by Pope Saint John Paul II

45. Firebrand by Kristen Britain

46. Heartless by Marissa Meyer

47. Mariology edited by Mark Miravalle

48. The Messages of Our Lady of All Nations

49. Everland by Wendy Spinale

50. Soundless by Richelle Mead

51. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

52. Introduction to the Devout Life by Saint Francis de Sales

53. Champions of the Rosary by Donald Calloway

54. Flame in the Midst by Renee Ahdieh

55. Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

56. Curse of the Sphinx by Raye Wagner

57. Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay

58. Verbum Domini by Pope Benedict XVI

59. Evangelii Gaudium by Pope Francis

60. Forming Intentional Disciples by Sherry Weddell

61. Deus Caritas Est by Pope Benedict XVI

62. Dei Verbum

63. Trinitarian Controversy by William Rusch

64. Redemptoris Missio by Pope Saint John Paul II

65. The Royal We by Heather Cocks (DNF)

66. On the Incarnation by Saint Athanasius

67. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

68. Praying the Rosary Like Never Before by Edward Sri

69. A Call to Mercy by Mother Teresa

70. The Catholic Hipster Handbook edited by Tommy Tighe

71. East by Edith Pattou

72. Wolves and Roses by Christina Bauer

73. The Mystery of Jesus Christ by F Ocariz, L F Mateo Seco, and J A Riestra

74. On the Unity of Christ by Saint Cyril of Alexandria

75. John Paul II and the New Evangelization by Ralph Martin

76. Liturgical Catechesis in the 21st Century by James Pauley

77. Understanding the Sacraments of Vocation by Randy Stice

78. Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews

79. Avenged by Amy Tintera

80. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz

81. Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz

82. Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton

83. Revelations by Melissa de la Cruz

84. The Van Alen Legacy by Melissa de la Cruz

85. Misguided Angel by Melissa de la Cruz

86. Lost in Time by Melissa de la Cruz

87. A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin

88. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas

89. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

90. Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian

91. Gates of Paradise by Melissa de la Cruz

Books I Read in 2016

Books with a Review are Linked to the Review


1. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

2. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

3. Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs

4. Winterspell by Claire Legrand

5. This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

6. Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

7. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (DNF at 592 pages)

8. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

9. Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

10. Princess in the Spotlight by Meg Cabot

11. A Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood

12. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

13. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling

14. Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

15. Daughters of Ruin by K D Castner

16. Wild Orchid by Cameron Dokey

17. Anne of Green Gables by L M Montgomery

18. Lions in the Garden by Chelsea Luna

19. Miriam by Mesu Andrews

20. Lost Lake House by Elisabeth Grace Foley

21. Winter’s Child by Cameron Dokey

22. The Siren by Kiera Cass

23. Raelia by Lynette Noni

24. The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows

25. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J K Rowling

26. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

27. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J K Rowling

28. The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M White

29. Once Upon A Dream by Liz Braswell

30. The Young Elites by Marie Lu

31. The Hidden Twin by Adi Rule

32. The Cresswell Plot by Eliza Wass

33. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling

34. The Catholic Catalogue by Melissa Musick & Anna Keating

35. The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

36. Delilah by Angela Hunt

37. Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay

38. The Crown and the Arrow by Renee Ahdieh (short story)

39. The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis

40. The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare

41. No One Dies in the Garden of Syn by Michael Seidelman

42. Risuko by David Kudler

43. And I Darken by Kiersten White

44. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

45. The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

46. Divined by Emily Wibberley

47. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J K Rowling

48. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

49. Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas

50. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (original review)

51. The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (original review)

52. Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (original review)

53. The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

54. The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (original review)

55. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J K Rowling

56. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

57. The Crown by Kiera Cass

58. Map of Fates by Maggie Hall

59. Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie (DNF at 339 pages)

60. Blackveil by Kristen Britain

61. Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

62. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J K Rowling

63. See How They Run by Ally Carter

64. Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

65. The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh

66. Secrets in the Snow by Michaela MacColl

67. Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray

68. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

69. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas

70. Delirium by Lauren Oliver

71. A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

72. Flipping the Scales by Pete Tarsi

73. Ruined by Amy Tintera

74. The Cage by Megan Shepherd

75. Waterfall by Lisa Tawn Bergren

76. Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

77. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

78. Castles in the Clouds by Myra Johnson

79. The Real Peter Pan by Piers Dudgeon

80. The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

81. Jesus Trusts in You by the World Youth Day Committee

82. Riley Unlikely by Riley Banks-Snyder

83. Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

84. A Drop of Night by Stephan Bachmann

85. Starflight by Melissa Landers

86. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

87. The Shadow Queen by C J Redwine

88. Beauty Begins by Chris Shook & Megan Shook Alpha

89. Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan

90. Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

91. Veritatis Splendor by Pope Saint John Paul II

92. The Secret of Pembrooke Park by Julie Klassen

93. Catechesi Tradendae by Pope Saint John Paul II

94. Christmas in Paris by Anita Hughes

95. The Epiphany of Love by Livio Melina

96. Prayer in the Catholic Tradition edited by Robert Wicks

97. St. Patrick’s Summer by Marigold Hunt

98. Fearless by Sonja Corbitt

99. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

100. Once Upon a Prince by Rachel Hauck

101. The Black Key by Amy Ewing

102. Proportionalism and the Natural Law Tradition by Christopher Kaczor

103. General Directory for Catechesis by the Congregation for the Clergy

104. Walk in Her Sandals edited by Kelly Wahlquist

105. We Are Still Tornadoes by Michael Kun and Susan Mullen (DNF at 64%)

106. The Infinity of You and Me by J Q Coyle

107. Yes or No by Peter Kreeft

108. What Catholics Really Believe by Karl Keating

109. The Silent Songbird by Melanie Dickerson

110. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

111. The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson

112. 33 Days to Morning Glory by Father Michael Gaitley

113. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

114. Freeks by Amanda Hocking

115. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

116. Gilded Cage by Vic James

117. Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira

118. Jessica Rules the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

Books I Read in 2015

Books with a Review are Linked to the Review


1. The Web by Megan Chance

2. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

3. Loved as I Am by Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

4. The One by Kiera Cass

5. A Book of Uncommon Prayer by Brian Doyle

6. Ancient Christian Worship by Andrew B McGowan

7. Atlantia by Ally Condie

8. My Sisters the Saints by Colleen Carroll Campbell

9. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

10. Poison Study by Maria V Snyder

11. Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

12. Sacrificed by Emily Wibberley

13. The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

14. Water Song by Suzanne Weyn

15. The Kiss That Saved Her by E M McCarthy

16. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

17. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

18. Of Shadow and Stone by Michelle Muto

19. The Turnip Princess by Franz Xaver Von Schonwerth

20. An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

21. Glitches by Marissa Meyer (short story)

22. The Queen’s Army by Marissa Meyer (short story)

23. Dauntless by Dina L Sleiman

24. Akarnae by Lynette Noni

25. The Holy Trinity in the Life of the Church edited by Khaled Anatolios

26. Victoria and the Rogue by Meg Cabot

27. The Magician’s Nephew by C S Lewis

28. The Franciscan by WR Park

29. The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows

30. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

31. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

32. Green Angel by Alice Hoffman

33. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

34. Evermore by Alyson Noel

35. Moonlands by Steven Savile

36. The Joy of the Gospel by Pope Francis

37. Cress by Marissa Meyer

38. Fairest by Marissa Meyer

39. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

40. Arriving at Amen by Leah Libresco

41. Unhinged by A G Howard

42. Ensnared by A G Howard

43. Sunlight and Shadow by Cameron Dokey

44. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

45. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

46. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

47. Seven Revolutions by Mike Aquilina and James L Papandrea

48. Story of a Soul by Saint Therese of Lisieux

49. Spelled by Betsy Schow

50. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

51. The Girl Death Left Behind by Lurlene McDaniel

52. Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

53. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

54. Tortall and Other Lands by Tamora Pierce

55. Rebel Mechanics by Shanna Swendson

56. The Pharaoh’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews

57. The Jewel by Amy Ewing

58. Divergent by Veronica Roth

59. Beauty by Robin McKinley

60. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

61. Frostbite by Richelle Mead

62. Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

63. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

64. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

65. Magic Study by Maria V Snyder

66. The Heir by Kiera Cass

67. Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers

68. The Plain Choice by Sherry Gore

69. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead

70. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

71. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

72. Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

73. The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

74. The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

75. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

76. Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

77. A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

78. The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

79. The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

80. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

81. The Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

82. Dream A Little Dream by Kerstin Gier

83. All Fall Down by Ally Carter

84. A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas

85. A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

86. Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan

87. The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

88. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

89. The Night Dance by Suzanne Weyn

90. The Rose Bride by Nancy Holder

91. Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas

92. In the Forests of the Night by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

93. Demon in My View by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

94. And You Are Christ’s by Thomas Dubay

95. The Courage to be Chaste by Benedict Groeschel

96. An Introduction to the Vocation of Consecrated Virginity Lived in the World by the United States Association of Consecrated Virgins

97. Sponsa Verbi by Columba Marmion

98. Introduction to the Devout Life by Saint Francis de Sales

99. Walking with Jesus by Pope Francis

100. Fire Study by Maria V Snyder

101. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

102. Becoming Darkness by Lindsay Francis Brambles

103. A Thousand Nights by E K Johnston

104. Forsworn by Emily Wibberley

105. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

106. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

107. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

108. The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall

109. Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

110. Never, Never by Brianna Shrum

111. Li Jun and the Iron Road by Anne Tait

112. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E Pearson

113. Earthbound by Aprilynne Pike

114. Earthquake by Aprilynne Pike

115. The Selection Stories: The Prince & The Guard by Kiera Cass

116. Encountering Truth by Pope Francis

117. These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

118. The White Rose by Amy Ewing

119. A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

120. The Commander by Emily Wibberley (short story)

121. Green Rider by Kristen Britain

122. Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

123. Graceling by Kristin Cashore

124. First Rider’s Call by Kristen Britain

125. Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

126. The High King’s Tomb by Kristen Britain

127. The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E Pearson

128. The Painter’s Daughter by Julie Klassen

129. Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier

130. Winter by Marissa Meyer

131. Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier

132. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas

133. Everneath by Brodi Ashton

134. Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives by Pope Benedict XVI

135. These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas

136. City of Saints by George Weigel

137. Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson

138. One Ordinary Sunday by Paula Huston

139. Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas

140. The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

141. Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

Books I Read and Reviewed
from October-December 2014

Alphabetical by Author’s Last Name