Friday, January 4, 2013

My Top 50 Booklist of 2012

I read a lot. What can I say? I love books so when I thinking about ideas for the blog I couldn't ignore that in the past year I have probably read around 200 books or more. Some of them were books that I have read again and again. Now this list isn’t a countdown list. These books are in no particular order. They are just some of my favorites.

1)   Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2)      The Next Always by Nora Roberts
3)      The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts
4)      A Confident Heart by Renee Swope
5)      You’re Already Amazing by Holly Gerth
6)      Breaking Free by Beth Moore
7)      Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
8)      Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
9)      Reshaping It All by Candace Cameron Bure
10)   The Daring Female’s Guide to Ecstatic Living by Natasha Kogan
11)   So Long, Insecurity by Beth Moore
12)   ME: The Me I want to Be by John Ortberg
13)   Organized Simplicity by Tsh Oxenreider
14)   Made to Crave by Lysa Terkeurst
15)   Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
16)   Argosy Junction by Chautona Havig
17)   Discovering Hope by Chautona Havig
18)   For Keeps by Chautona Havig
19)   Here We Come by Chautona Havig
20)   Ready or Not by Chautona Havig
21)   A Year and a Day by Virginia Henley
22)   The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
23)   God Loves Broken People by Sheila Walsh
24)   Crazy Love by Francis Chan
25)   Forgotten God by Francis Chan
26)   Unstoppable by Nick Vujicic
27)   God Will Make a Way by Cloud & Townsend
28)   Unplanned by Abby Johnson
29)   Vision in White by Nora Roberts
30)   Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts
31)   Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts
32)   Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts
33)   The Success Principles  by Jack Canfield
34)   How to Succeed at Being Yourself  by Joyce Meyer
35)   Made From Scratch by Jenna Woginrich
36)   Conscious Discipline by Dr. Becky Bailey
37)   Henry’s Sisters by Cathy Lamb
38)   Julia’s Chocolate  by Cathy Lamb
39)   The First Day of the Rest of  My Life by Cathy Lamb
40)   Such a Pretty Face  by Cathy Lamb
41)   The Last Time I Was Me by Cathy Lamb
42)   The Complete Works of Plato (Ok, I will admit to only having read parts of this. Not the book in its entirety.)
43)   The Perfect Wife by Lynsay Sands
44)   The Hellion and the Highlander by Lynsay Sands
45)   The Devil of the Highlands  by Lynsay Sands
46)   Taming the Highland Bride by Lynsay Sands
47)   10 Smart Things Women Can Do to Build a Better Life by Donna Carter
48)   Under a Vampire Moon by Lynsay Sands
49)   Hawk and the Dove by Virginia Henley
50)   The Marriage Prize by Virginia Henley

Okay, I realize that there are a lot of romances on this list. What can I say? I’m a romantic at heart.
I’m compiling a list of must reads for 2013 if you have any recommendations let me know.


  1. LOL, Misty, I'm a romantic at heart, too :) I see some on your list I have read! A great read, is Laura Frantz's "Love's Reckoning". I think you might enjoy it!

    1. Thank you for the recommendation. I will add it to my must read list for 2013.