Books Read: 2018

Every year, I start a new page listing the books I’ve read. I sometimes blog about them if they were particularly notable. Most of the links on this page go to Amazon, where the book can be purchased.

  1. Building a Bridge – James Martin, SJ
  2. Behind Closed Doors – B.A. Paris
  3. Mary, Mary – James Patterson
  4. The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs – Matthew Dicks
  5. We Sinners – Hanna Pylväinen
  6. Mischling – Affinity Konar
  7. Cruel Beautiful World – Caroline Leavitt
  8. Prep – Curtis Sittenfeld
  9. Pierced by a Sword – Bud MacFarlane Jr.
  10. The Courts of Love – Jean Plaidy
  11. The Courage Tree – Diane Chamberlain
  12. Perfection – Julie Metz
  13. The Little Way of Ruthie Leming – Rod Dreher
  14. Money: A Suicide Note – Martin Amis
  15. Mother Teresa – Charlotte Gray
  16. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  17. Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor – Allen Hunt
  18. A People Adrift – Peter Steinfels
  19. Jesus Land – Julia Scheeres
  20. The Outsider – Stephen King
  21. How to Build a Girl – Caitlin Moran
  22. Little Bird of Heaven – Joyce Carol Oates
  23. The Thorn Birds – Colleen McCullough
  24. The Grown Ups – Robin Antalek
  25. My Husband’s Wife – Jane Corry
  26. The Other Mother – Carol Goodman
  27. Under the Dome – Stephen King
  28. Baby Doll – Hollie Overton
  29. Local Girls – Caroline Zancan
  30. Mister Tender’s Girl – Carter Wilson
  31. Witness for the Prosecution of Scott Peterson – Amber Frey
  32. The Murderer’s Daughters – Randy Susan Meyers
  33. House Rules – Jodi Picoult
  34. Undressing the Moon – T. Greenwood
  35. Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon – Charles Casillo
  36. If We Had Known – Elise Juska
  37. Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl
  38. Why Pro-Life? – Randy Alcorn
  39. Before I Let You Go – Kelly Rimmer
  40. Class – Lucinda Rosenfeld
  41. Amusing Ourselves to Death – Neil Postman
  42. We Are Not Ourselves – Matthew Thomas
  43. Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents – Gary Chapman, Shannon Warden
  44. Night Fire – Catherine Coulter
  45. Parenting by the Book – John Rosemond
  46. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  47. Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic ChurchBoston Globe Investigative Staff
  48. River Lady – Jude Deveraux
  49. Childless – James Dobson, Kurt Bruner
  50. Songs Without Words – Ann Packer
  51. Cambridge – Susanna Kaysen