Books I’ve Read- 2014


1.  The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

The Kitchen House

2.  A New Song– by Jan Karon (This is the 5th book in the beloved Mitford series)


3.  The Fault in Our Stars– by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars


4.  100 Ways To Simplify Your Life by Joyce Meyer

100 ways to simplify your life

5.  Kisses From Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption– by Katie Davis

kisses from katie book front


6.  Crazy Love:  Overwhelmed by a Relentless God– by Francis Chan


7.  When Your Pet Dies” A Guide To Mourning, Remembering, And Healing– by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph. D.

When Your Pet Dies


8.  Love Comes Softly– by Janette Oke




9.  A Common Life: The Wedding Story (The Mitford Years- Book #6)- by Jan Karon



10.  The Power of Praying for Your Adult Children– by Stormie Omartian

The Power of praying for your adult children   download


11.  Love’s Enduring Promise (Love Comes Softly Series- Book 2)- by Janette Oke



12.  Staying Positive in a Negative World:  Attitudes that Enhance the Joy of Living– by Roger Campbell

staying positive in a negative world


13.  Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers: Coping wisdom for heart and soul after the loss of a beloved feline– by Liz Eastwood

Soul comfort for cat lovers


14.  Praying God’s Word for Your Husband  by Kathi Lipp

Praying God's Word for Your Husband



15.  12 Years a Slave– by Solomon Northup



16.  How To Win Friends and Influence People– by Dale Carnegie


This book was written in 1936.  I first read it when I was in Junior High School in the early 70s!


17.  Love’s Long Journey– by Janette Oke (Love Comes Softly series- book #3)



18  Pathway to Purpose for women– by Katie Brazelton

Pathway to Purpose for women


19.  Jackie after Jack:  Portrait of the Lady– by Christopher Andersen

Jackie after Jack


20.  The Measure of a Heart– by Janette Oke (Book #6 in Women of the West Series)

The Measure of a Heart



21. The Adventures of  Tom Sawyer– by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer


22.  Love Idol: letting go of your need for approval– and seeing yourself through God’s eyes– by Jennifer Dukes Lee



23.  Loving God with All Your Mind– by Elizabeth George

Loving God with all your mind



24.  Woman to Woman: Candid Conversations from Me to You– by Joyce Meyer

Woman to Woman by Joyce Meyer


25.  A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II– by Adam Makos with Larry Alexander

A Higher Call



26.  Look Great Feel Great: 12 Keys to Enjoying a Healthy Life Now– by Joyce Meyer

look good feel great


27.  In This Mountain– by Jan Karon (7th book in the Mitford Series)

In This Mountain

28.  Love’s Abiding Joy– by Janette Oke (Love Comes Softly series- book #4)



29.  The Great Turkey Walk– by Kathleen Karr

The Great Turkey Walk

Meant for children from grade level 4-7.  It’s a cute story and I enjoyed reading it as an adult!

30.  The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas by AnnVoskamp


I read this book last Christmas and again this Christmas.  I love Ann Voskamp and love this book and decided it will be a book I will read every December.

31.  Straight Talk:  Overcoming Emotional Battles with the Power of God’s Wordby Joyce Meyer

Straight Talk by Joyce Meyer

If I had to list a favorite read for 2014, it would have to be this book!  I can’t tell you how much great information is contained within these pages or how much I got out of it.  Lots and lots of good scripture and advice to ponder in this book!  Definitely one I will return to again and again.

Gail ♥

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