My Reading List Update: 12 Books in 12 Months

Today I finished reading “Dinner with a Perfect Stranger” in one day.  It came highly recommended, but I have to admit I wasn’t overly impressed.  It’s a fast read, only 100 pages.  It tells the story of Nick Cominsky, a businessman invited to a mysterious dinner with Jesus of Nazareth.  The text of the book is almost entirely a discussion between Nick and Jesus, touching on everything from Nick’s past to world religions.  The foundational concept of the book is Revelation 3:20.  This short read reminded me of The Shack by William Young.  I may be in the minority here, but I don’t particularly enjoy books that are primarily a discussion between two characters, especially a discussion of philosophy or apologetics.  I apologize to those of you who enjoy this genre, but I don’t think it’s for me.  🙂

January: For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men by Shaunti Feldhahn

Feburary: Bringing Up Boys: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Men by Dr. James Dobson

March: Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan

April: When God is Silent: Choosing to Trust in Life’s Trials by Charles R. Swindoll

May: Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream

June: Dinner with a Perfect Stranger by David Gregory

July: What to Expect: The Second Year: From 12 to 24 Months by Heidi Murkoff

August: Choosing to See: A Journey of Struggle and Hope by Mary Beth Chapman

September: Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys by Stephen James

October: Blog: Understanding the Information Reformation that’s Changing Your World by Hugh Hewitt

November: The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old by Harvey Carp, M.D.

December: Bringing Up Girls: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Women by James C. Dobson



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  1. […] reading this great book lately, “One Thousand Gifts” by Ann Voskamp.  It’s one of the best books I’ve read recently.  It’s like reading Ann’s heart, Ann’s prayers, and Ann’s struggles.  And for me, it’s […]

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