Saturday, January 16, 2010


Trying to do up some reading goals for this year.

One thing I really want to get back to is reading to Jessica and Benjamin. I've kinda left that by the wayside a bit, but now the plan is an hour of reading each weeknight. We started last night with one of my FAVORITE books -- Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield. This is my third time reading it aloud :-) I will get Jessica and Benjamin to choose another couple of books each for when we've finished this one.

As for me, I love to read historial fiction and Christian fiction. Whatever I can get at the library will make up some of my list of books for this year. Also, my mom (who is away teaching right now) always brings a few boxes of books when she comes home for the summer. Can't wait for that! New books :-)

I also have The Encyclopedia of Country Living by Carla Emery, that I want to get through. Others that I want to read (some are re-reads) are:

~~ To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee -- I read this one in highschool but want to read again.

~~ Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis -- another set that I read as a teenager.

~~ Even Greater, by Reinhard Bonnke

~~ Take Control of Your Health, by Joseph Mercola

~~ Florence Nightingale, by Laura E. Richards

~~ Still Alice, by Lisa Genova

~~ Laying Down the Rails (Charlotte Mason Habits Handbook), by Sonya Shafer

~~ The Book of Negroes, by Lawrence Hill

I'm sure I'll have more to add this year, but this'll do for a start :-)


Anonymous said...

If you like historical fiction I have a suggestion. I just recently read A Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. Just thought I'd share a suggestion. Gail D

Carla said...

Thanks, Gail. I'll check it out!

Samantha White said...

The Book of Negroes is brillant! I am sure you will love it. I've joined the booking it challenge also. I'm following you and will check back to see how the reading is going. Best of luck.