Shannon's Summer (and Someday) Book List

1. Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed, by Phillip Hallie*
2. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
3. Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky
4. The Fabric of Faithfulness, by Steve Garber
5. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, by Thad Carhart*
6. Girl Meets God, by Lauren Winner*
7. Tender at the Bone, by Ruth Reichl*
8. Don't Waste Your Life, by John Piper
9. Comfort Me with Apples, by Ruth Reichl
10. The Tapestry, by Edith Schaeffer
11. 1776, by David McCullough
12. The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd
13. The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver
14. Vanity Fair, by Wm. Thackery
15. The Chosen, by Chaim Potok
16. French Women Don't Get Fat, by Mireille Guiliano
(Italics indicate successful accomplishment or in progress)
("*" indicates my recommendation)


Things I miss about being little

1. Getting tucked in at night
2. Letters from the Tooth Fairy
3. Playing dress-up in the treehouse
4. Choose Your Own Adventure and Boxcar Children
5. Cinderella, Fox and the Hound, and the Apple Dumpling Gang
6. Listening to my dad read Ber Rabbit
7. Pretending bikes were cars. Or horses.

Oh the days when growing up was just a dream and not a reality...