40 Books on My Shelf

I’m thankful for books.

Here are the ones on 2020’s shelf— all forty of them, and each was good and glory-reflective in its unique way.

(I’ve linked to Goodreads, where you can thumb through each book a little more.)

Cheating Death by Larry Kaniut

The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis

The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis

Bible Delight by Christopher Ash

Leaf by Niggle by J.R.R. Tolkien

Reflections on the Psalms by C.S. Lewis

The Message of Ecclesiastes by Derek Kidner

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Love Riot by Sara Barratt

The World According to Narnia by Jonathan Rogers

Praying the Names of God by Ann Spangler

Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry

Love Walked Among Us by Paul Miller

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Inklings by Humphrey Carpenter

Of Nature and Kings by Rivers Houseal

Jude by Jackie Hill Perry

100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson

The Gospel-Centered Church by Jared Wilson

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Fierce Convictions by Karen Swallow Prior

Little Women by Louis May Alcott

Walking on Water by Madeline L’Engle

The Work of His Hands by Col. Jeffrey Williams

The House on Pooh-Corner by A.A. Milne

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Nathan Coulter by Wendell Berry

Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson

And here are a few reads I’m looking forward to at 2021’s start:

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

L.M. Alcott: An Intimate Anthology by Louisa May Alcott

Andy Catlett: Early Travels by Wendell Berry

Gentle and Lowly by Dane Ortlund


What was your favorite book in 2020?

2 thoughts on “40 Books on My Shelf

  1. I’m always on the hunt for books to read, especially since I have the goal of reading 50 books this year. Some of the ones you listed I have heard, actually read, or on my to-read list, but some I have not. I am definitely going to check them out, as they sound quite lovely based on their descriptions. I did not read as many books as I would have liked to in 2020, but one of my favorites that I did read was “Dust” by Kara Swanson. I cannot wait for the sequel to release. 🙂

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