Books Read in 2014: 125
Pages Read in 2014: 24,500

Exiled: Memoirs of a Camel by Kathleen Karr
Balancing It All by Candace Cameron Bure
Ghosts of Rosewood Asylum by Stephen Prosapio
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Cloaked In Red by Vivian Vande Velde
The Westies: Inside New York’s Irish Mob by T.J. English
Ghost Town at Sundown by Mary Pope Osborne*
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
Life of Fred: Farming by Stanley F. Schmidt*
Lions at Lunchtime by Mary Pope Osborne*
Long Knives by Charles Rosenberg
Anastasia by Colin Falconer
Of Pigs, Pearls, and Prodigals by John Bytheway
The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Redwall by Brian Jacques*
Mickey Outside by David Lender
Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters by Rachel Vail*
Polar Bears Past Bedtime by Mary Pope Osborne*
Polar Bears and the Arctic by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce*
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
Life of Fred: Goldfish by Stanley F. Schmidt*
Medical Error by Richard Mabry
Blackbriar by William Sleator
Life of Fred Language Arts: Australia by Stanley F. Schmidt*
I Am Livia by Phyllis T. Smith
The Birthday Ball by Lois Lowry*
Austenland by Shannon Hale
The Beach House by James Patterson
Little Blog on the Prairie by Cathleen Davitt Bell
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Justin Case: Shells, Smells, and the Horrible Flip-Flops of Doom by Rachel Vail*
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Canadian Meds by John Moynihan
Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education by Glenn Beck
Moving Day by Jonathan Stone
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King by William Joyce
Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America by Les Standiford
Here Comes Trouble by Kathy Carmichael
Life of Fred: Honey by Stanley F. Schmidt*
Life of Fred Language Arts: Begin Teaching by Stanley F. Schmidt*
My Name Is Not Easy by Dabby Dahl Edwardson
Ferno the Fire Dragon by Adam Blade*
Sepron The Sea Serpent by Adam Blade*
Cypher the Mountain Giant by Adam Blade*
Tagus the Night Horse by Adam Blade*
January Joker by Ron Roy*
The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Tartok The Ice Beast by Adam Blade*
Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
Epos the Winged Flame by Adam Blade*
Vedra and Krimon: The Twin Dragons Adam Blade*
February Friend by Ron Roy*
Vaccine Nation by David Lender
The Prospect of My Arrival by Dwight Okita
April Adventure by Ron Roy*
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
Zepha the Monster Squid by Adam Blade*
Anastasia’s Diary by Carol Dommermuth
Claw the Giant Ape by Adam Blade*
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo*
Vipero the Snake Man by Adam Blade*
Arachnid the Spider King by Adam Blade*
Trillion the Three-Headed Lion by Adam Blade*
Justin Case: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a Bully by Rachel Vail*
The Borrowers by Mary Norton
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Spiros the Ghost Phoenix by Adam Blade*
May Magic by Ron Roy*
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Life of Fred Language Arts: Classes by Stanley F. Schmidt*
June Jam by Ron Roy*
July Jitters by Ron Roy*
Five Children and It by Edith Nesbit
Torgor the Minotaur by Adam Blade*
The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
Skor The Winged Stallion by Adam Blade*
Narga the Sea Monster by Adam Blade*
The Magic of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Bunnicula: A Rabit-tale of Mystery by Deborah and James Howe
Kaymon The Gorgon Hound by Adam Blade*
Life of Fred Language Arts: Dreams by Stanley Schmidt*
Tusk The Mighty Mammoth by Adam Blade*
Booksurfers: Treasure Island by David Gatward*
Sting the Scorpion Man by Adam Blade*
August Acrobat by Ron Roy*
Adventures of Don Quixoteby Argentina Palacios
September Sneakers by Ron Roy*
October Ogre by Ron Roy*
Nixa the Death Bringer by Adam Blade*
Half Magic by Edward Eager*
The Case of Tiffany’s Epiphany by Jim Stevens
Equinus the Spirit Horse by Adam Blade*
Rashouk the Cave Troll by Adam Blade*
Luna the Moon Wolf by Adam Blade*
Meet Kaya by Janet Shaw*
Eyewall by HW “Buzz” Bernard
Enna Burning by Shannon Hale
Let It Go by Chris Williams
Nursing A Grudge by Diana Orgain
Blaze the Ice Dragon by Adam Blade*
Stealth the Ghost Panther by Adam Blade*
Introductions by C.L. Stone
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
The Man in the Iron Mask by Paul Mantell*
Michael Vey 4: Hunt for Jade Dragon by Richard Paul Evans
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know by Hamilton Wright Mabie*
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
The Adventures of Don and the White Animals by Meir Eshel*
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Kid Combat Volume I: A Secret Lost by Christopher A Helwink*
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Iliad by Homer
A Way Through the Sea by Robert Elmer
The Heist of Spring Road Toys by Christopher A. Helwink*
Lye in Wait by Cricket McRae
The Librarian: Little Boy Lost by Eric Hobbs*
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

*Read with or to one or both little boys

Books Read in 2015: 126
Pages Read in 2015: 37,104

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn
The Librarian: Unhappily Ever After by Eric Hobbs*
Tedd and Todd’s Secret by Fernando Trujillo Sanz
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri
Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara by Daisy Piper*
The Year of the Century: 1876 by Dee Brown
Feeding Eden Susan Weissman
The Elements by Theodore Gray
Ancient Fire: Danger Boy by Mark London Williams*
The Book of Mormon
Apron Strings by Mary Morony
Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik
As You Wish by Cary Elwes
Wheat Belly by William Davis
Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Alexis Tappendorf and the Search for Beale’s Treasure by Becca C. Smith*
Mr Swirlee by Mike Faricy
Meet Molly by Valerie Tripp*
The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise
Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective by Jason Edwards and Jeffrey Friedman*
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
Hybrid by Brian O’Grady
Karate Kick by Matt Christopher/Stephanie Peters*
Lisa and Lottie by Erich Kastner
The House of Whispers by William Le Queux
Johnny B. Fast 1 by Tom Doganoglu*
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Mafia to Mormon by Mario Facione
The Power of Everyday Missionaries by Clayton M. Christensen
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Grace Space by Robin Merrill
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Call the Nurse by Mary J. MacLeod
Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham*
The 100 by Kass Morgan
Day 21 by Kass Morgan
Homecoming by Kass Morgan
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
Psych’s Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified by Shawn Spencer with Burton Guster
Dangerous by Shannon Hale
Our Heritage by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Snake Oil by T. Ford*
King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green
Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Legends of the Martial Arts Masters by Susan Lynn Peterson
Younger by Suzanne Munshower
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Bubba and the Dead Woman by C.L. Bevill
Jeannie Out of the Bottle by Barbara Eden
Mary’s Son: A Tale of Christmas by Darryl Nyznyk
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
The Green Ember by S.D. Smith*
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
The Big Four by Agatha Christie
The Mystery at the Alamo by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Frankie Dupont And The Mystery Of Enderby Manor by Julie Anne Grasso*
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Summer of My German Soldier Bette Greene
The Color of Water by James McBride
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Verse By Verse Old Testament, Volume 1 by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew C. Skinner
The Haunted House on the Little Egg Harbor River by Lynne Leatham*
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Rabbit Ate My Homework by Rachel Elizabeth Cole*
Miracles & Mayhem in the ER by Dr. Brent Rock Russell
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Michael Vey 5: Storm of Lightning by Richard Paul Evans
The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Isaac Newton by Kathleen Krull*
Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Kamikaze Kangaroos! by Tony James Slater
Gregor The Overlander by Suzanne Collins*
The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
The Death Cure by James Dashner
Catch Me If You Can by Frank W. Abagnale
The Kill Order by James Dashner
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins*
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Petey by Ben Mikaelsen
Actors Anonymous by James Franco
Bill the Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison
The Wave Todd Strasser
Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle by JA Lang
Moloka’i by Alan Brennert
Chef Maurice and the Wrath of Grapes by JA Lang
Auggie & Me by RJ Palacio
Chef Maurice and the Bunny-Boiler Bake Off by JA Lang
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Bubba and the 12 Deadly Days of Christmas by C.L. Bevill
Gregor And The Curse Of The Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins*
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Alexandra Fry Private Eye: Curse of the Lion’s Heart by Angella Graff
Baby Shark by Robert Fate
The War of the Worlds by HG Wells
Moonraker’s Bride by Madeleine Brent
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Messenger by Lois Lowry
The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Cousins*
Son by Lois Lowry
The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Discover Magazine’s Vital Signs
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
The History of the Ancient World by Susan Wise Bauer
Gregor and The Marks Of Secret by Suzanne Collins*
Prescription: Murder! Volume 2 by Alan Hynd
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
18 Things by Jamie Ayres

*Read to the little boys

Books Applied to Special Reading Challenge
A book with more than 500 pages – The Well-Trained Mind
A classic romance – Pride and Prejudice
A book that became a movie – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
A book published this year – Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters
A book with a number in the title – The Year of the Century: 1876
A book written by someone under 30 – It’s Kind of a Funny Story (age 24)
A book with nonhuman characters – Animal Farm
A funny book – Grace Space
A book by a female author – Dangerous
A mystery or thriller – Younger
A book with a one-word title – Hybrid
A book of short stories – Legends of the Martial Arts Masters
A book set in a different country – Call the Nurse
A nonfiction book – The Elements
A popular author’s first book – The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet – Midnight in Austenland
A book a friend recommended – The Color of Water
A Pulitzer Prize-winning book – Gone with the Wind
A book based on a true story – Catch Me If You Can
A book at the bottom of your to-read list – Zoo City
A book your mom loves – The Picture of Dorian Gray
A book that scares you – Les Miserables
A book more than 100 years old – Anne of Green Gables
A book based entirely on its cover – Mr Swirlee
A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t – The Red Badge of Courage
A memoir – Jeannie Out of the Bottle
A book you can finish in one day – Lisa and Lottie
A book with antonyms in the title – My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit – Kamikaze Kangaroos! (Australia)
A book that came out the year you were born – The Great Gilly Hopkins (1978)
A book with bad reviews – Actors Anonymous (2 1/2 Stars)
A trilogy – The 100 (book 1), Day 21 (book 2), Homecoming (book 3)
A book from your childhood – Wait Till Helen Comes
A book with a love triangle – The Scorch Trials (Brenda – Thomas – Teresa)
A book set in the future – The Martian
A book set in high school – The Princess Diaries
A book with a color in the title – The Black Stallion
A book that made you cry – Petey
A book with magic – Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara
A graphic novel – Lewis & Clark
A book by an author you’ve never read before – The Big Four (Agatha Christie)
A book you own but have never read – Bubba and the Dead Woman
A book that takes place in your hometown – The Mystery at the Alamo (San Antonio)
A book that was originally written in a different language – The Inferno
A book set during Christmas – Mary’s Son: A Tale of Christmas
A book written by an author with your same initials – Bill the Galactic Hero (H.H.)
A play – The Importance of Being Earnest
A banned book – Summer of My German Soldier
A book based on or turned into a TV show – Psych’s Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified
A book you started but never finished – Hollow City

Books Read in 2016: 132
Pages Read in 2016: 36,100
Hours Listened: 27 hours 2 minutes

1. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
2. The Nurses by Alexandra Robbins
3. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
4. The Midwife’s Here! by Linda Fairley
5. The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick
6. The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
7. The Fifth Floor by Julie Oleszek
8. Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins*
9. Terry Jones’ Medieval Lives by Alan Ereira and Terry Jones
10. Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
11. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
12. Bundles of Joy by Linda Fairley
13. True Stories from the Files of the FBI by W. Cleon Skousen
14. The Forest of Silence by Emily Rodda*
15. The Last Battle by CS Lewis
16. The Rise of Nazi Germany
17. Formula for Murder by Diana Orgain
18. The Book Stops Here by Kate Carlisle
19. Deep Fried and Pickled by Paisley Ray
20. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry*
21. Summer at Sea by Beth Labonte
22. The Lake of Tears by Emily Rodda*
23. The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
24. Aesop’s Fables by Ann McGovern
25. Summer Flambè by Paisley Ray
26. The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum
27. The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
28. The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
29. City of the Rats by Emily Rodda*
30. Mindspeak by Heather Sunseri
31. The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
32. Here’s to the Ladies: Stories of the Frontier Army by Carla Kelly
33. Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum
34. The Shifting Sands by Emily Rodda*
35. Mindsiege by Heather Sunseri
36. Mindsurge by Heather Sunseri
37. Shelled and Shucked by Paisley Ray
38. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum
39. Dread Mountain by Emily Rodda*
40. The Eagle by Rosemary Sutcliff
41. Tracked by Heather Sunseri
42. The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum
43. Toad in the Hole by Paisley Ray
44. That Bear Ate My Pants! by Tony James Slater
45. The Maze of the Beast by Emily Rodda*
46. Sugar Gliders by David E. Boruchowitz
47. The Story of the World 4 (Modern Times) by Susan Wise Bauer*
48. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis*
49. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
50. The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
51. The Man They Killed on Christmas Day by Catalin Gruia
52. The Valley of the Lost by Emily Rodda*
53. The Silver Branch by Rosemary Sutcliff
54. Parvana’s Journey by Deborah Ellis*
55. Return to Del by Emily Rodda*
56. Mud City by Deborah Ellis*
57. The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
58. My Name Is Parvana by Deborah Ellis*
59. Kids of Kabul by Deborah Ellis*
60. The History of the Medieval World by Susan Wise Bauer
61. Johnny Cakes by Paisley Ray
62. The Lantern Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff
63. Tik-Tok of Oz by L. Frank Baum
64. Shave My Spider! by Tony James Slater
65. The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale
66. Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain by Richard Roberts*
67. Deceived
68. Swamp Cabbage
69. The Scarecrow of Oz
70. Please Don’t Tell My Parents I Blew Up the Moon by Richard Roberts
71. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
72. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany
73. The Book of Mormon
74. The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum
75. Nerve by Jeanne Ryan
76. Rinkitink in Oz by L. Frank Baum
77. Don’t Need The Whole Dog! by Tony James Slater
78. Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green
79. Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’ve Got Henchmen by Richard Roberts*
80. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
81. Jonas Salk: Conquering Polio by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson*
82. Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret*
83. Can I Kiss Her Yet? by Tony James Slater
84. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin
85. Praise the Lard by Paisley Ray
86. Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide, Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies, and Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists by JK Rowling
87. Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs
88. Just Add Magic by Cindy Callaghan*
89. Michael Vey 6: Fall of Hades by Richard Paul Evans
90. Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos
91. The Lost Princess of Oz by L. Frank Baum
92. Hot Tamale by Paisley Ray
93. Tales of the Greek Heroes Roger Lancelyn Green
94. Top Secret by John Reynolds Gardiner*
95. Sunchoke by Paisley Ray
96. The Tin Woodman of Oz by L. Frank Baum
97. The Tale of Troy by Roger Lancelyn Green
98. Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
99. Glinda of Oz by L. Frank Baum
100. The Old Testament
101. The Old Testament Verse by Verse, Volume 2 by D. Kelly Ogden and Andrew C. Skinner
102. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart*
103. Outcast by Rosemary Sutcliff
104. It’s Bliss by Alene Roberts
105. Emerge by Heather Sunseri
106. The Meeting by Heather Sunseri
107. The Pearl of Great Price
108. Uprising by Heather Sunseri
109. Renaissance by Heather Sunseri
110. The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart*
111. The History of the Renaissance World by Susan Wise Bauer
112. Powerless: The Synthesis by Jason Letts
113. The Odyssey by Geraldine McCaughrean*
114. Where Home Is by Karen J Hasley
115. Murder to Go by Chloe Kendrick
116. Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn
117. Closed Hearts by Susan Kaye Quinn
118. Free Souls by Susan Kaye Quinn
119. The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma by Trenton Lee Stewart*
120. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling
121. Mindjack Short Story Collection by Susan Kaye Quinn
122. A Trifle Dead by Livia Day
123. The Doctrine and Covenants Made Easier, Part 1 by David J. Ridges
124. Rebellion by Kass Morgan
125. Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff*
126. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
127. The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict by Trenton Lee Stewart*
128. Coffee, Tea or Me by Rich Amooi
129. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
130. The Last Bookstore In America by Amy Stewart
131. Sign of the Green Dragon by C. Lee McKenzie*
132. Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

(* = Read to the little guys, ages 8 and 10)

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