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2016 Summer Reading List for Christian Women - iBelieve.com

I want it all:  Exchanging your average life for deeper faith, greater power, and more impact by:  Gwen Smith

Brave enough:  Getting over fears, flaws and failures to live BOLD and FREE by:  Nicole Unice

Looking for lovely:  Collecting the moments that matter by:  Annie F. Downs

Take hold of the faith you long for:  Let go, move forward, live bold by:  Sharon Jaynes

Unashamed:  Drop the baggage, pick up your freedom, fulfill your destiny by:  Christine Caine

Worth living by:  Mary DeMuth

Steadfast love by:  Lauren Chandler

Make room for what you love by:  Melissa Michaels

Own your life by:  Sally Clarkson

31 days to becoming a happy mom by:  Arlene Pellicane

Missional motherhood:  the everyday ministry of motherhood in the grand plan of God by:  Gloria Furman

For the love:  fighting for grace in a world of impossible standards by:  Jen Hatmaker

Peace like a river by:  Leif Enger

Lila  by:  Marilynne Robinson

Felicity by:  Mary Oliver

Savor:  Living abundantly where you are, as you are by:  Shauna Niequist

40 days of decrease by:  Alicia Britt Chole

A heart set free: A journey of hope through the Psalms of Lament by:  Christina Fox

None like Him: 10 ways God is different from us (and why that's a good thing) by:  Jen Wilkin

Having a Martha home the Mary way by:  Sarah Mae

37 Books With Plot Twists that will Blow Your Mind - BuzzFeed Books

The kite runner by:  Khaled Hosseini

My sister's keeper by:  Jodi Picoult

Life of Pi by:  Yann Martel

We were liars by:  E. Lockhart

The cutting season by:  Attica Locke

Gone girl by:  Gillian Flynn

Big little lies by:  Liane Moriarty

The Westing game by:  Ellen Raskin

Fool me once by:  Harlan Coben

Red queen by:  Victoria Aveyard

The killing lessons by:  Saul Black

Fingersmith by:  Sarah Waters

The girl on the train by:  Paula Hawkins

I let you go by:  Clare Mackintosh

The murder of Roger Ackroyd by:  Agatha Christie

Die again by:  Tess Gerritsen

The good girl by:  Mary Kubica

Everything, everything by:  Nicola Yoon

The dark tower series by:  Stephen King

Dear Mr. M by:  Herman Koch

The death cure by:  James Dashner

The secret keeper by:  Kate Morton

The girl with all the gifts by:  M. R. Carey

The fifth season by:  N. K. Jemisin

The queen of the night by:  Alexander Chee

Gentlemen and players by:  Joanne Harris

Everlost by:  Neal Shusterman

You by:  Caroline Kepnes

The thirteenth tale by:  Diane Setterfield

Midnight in the garden of good and evil by:  John Berendt

The house of the spirits by:  Isabel Allende

The circle by:  Dave Eggers

Bittersweet by:  Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Never let me go by:  Kazuo Ishiguro

In the courtyard of the Kabbalist by:  Ruchama King

My brilliant friend by:  Elena Ferrante

Shutter Island by:  Dennis Lehane

12 New Books to Read if you miss "Downton Abbey" - BookBub Blog

The girl from The Savoy by:  Hazel Gaynor

Lost among the living by:  Simone St. James

The summer before the war by:  Helen Simonson

A certain age by:  Beatriz Williams

Belgravia by:  Julian Fellowes

The light of Paris by:  Eleanor Brown

The midnight watch by:  David Dyer

Radio girls by:  Sarah-Jane Stratford

Fall of poppies by:  Collected authors (Jessica Brockmole, Hazel Gaynor, Evangeline Holland, others)

Death sits down to dinner by:  Tessa Arlen

Murder at Rough Point by:  Alyssa Maxwell

Before the war by:  Fay Weldon

26 Books Challenge - Thirty Handmade Days

A book you own, but haven't read

A book that was made into a movie

A book you pick solely because of the cover

A book your friend loves

A book published this year

A book by an author you've never read before

A book by an author you love

A book at the bottom of your "to read" pile

A book with a color in the title

A book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit

A book you started but never finished

A book with a lion, a witch, or a wardrobe

A book with a female heroine

A book set in the summer

A book of poems

A book you learned about because of this challenge

A book that will make you smarter

A book with a blue cover

A book you were supposed to read in school, but didn't

A book "everyone" but you has read

A book with a great first line

A book with pictures

A book from the library

A book you loved - read it again!!

A book that is more than 10 years old

A book based on a true story

Must-Read Historical Fiction Novels - Shopswell.com

A night divided by:  Jennifer A. Nielsen

My notorious life by:  Kate Manning

Radio girls by:  Sarah-Jane Stratford

Secrets of a charmed life by:  Susan Meissner

The traitor's wife by:  Allison Pataki

Flight of the sparrow: a novel of Early America  by:  Amy Belding Brown

America's first daughter by:  Stephanie Dray

Sisi:  Empress on her own by:  Allison Pataki

The Emperor's conspiracy by:  Michelle Diener

The American Heiress  by:  Daisy Goodwin

The rebel wife by:  Taylor M. Polites

The help by:  Kathryn Stockett

Bring up the bodies by:  Hilary Mantel

The orchardist by:  Amanda Coplin

The twelve rooms of the Nile by:  Enid Shomer

The Queen's vow by:  C. W. Gortner

The Paris wife by:  Paula McLain

The other Boleyn Girl by:  Philippa Gregory

Memoirs of a Geisha by:  Arthur Golden

Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker by:  Jennifer Chiaverini

The lady of the Rivers by:  Phlippa Gregory

All the light we cannot see by:  Anthony Doerr

The book thief by:  Markus Zusak

The lady Elizabeth by:  Alison Weir

Cleopatra's moon by:  Vicky Alvear Shecter

Confessions of Marie Antoinette by:  Juliet Grey

Days of splendor, days of sorrow by:  Juliet Grey

Becoming Marie Antoinette by:  Juliet Grey

Cleopatra: A life by:  Stacy Schiff

The accidental empress by:  Allison Pataki

14 Books You'll Want to Read in One Sitting - BookBub Blog

Dark matter by:  Blake Crouch

The couple next door by:  Shari Lapena

The lost girls by:  Heather Young

The woman in Cabin 10 by:  Ruth Ware

The girls in the garden by:  Lisa Jewell

Behind closed doors by:  B. A. Paris

Truly Madly Guilty by:  Liane Moriarty

With love from the inside by:  Angela Pisel

My name is Lucy Barton by:  Elizabeth Strout

A house for happy mothers by:  Amulya Malladi

The light of Paris by:  Eleanor Brown

The first time she drowned by:  Kerry Kletter

The underground railroad by:  Colson Whitehead

The curious charms of Arthur Pepper by:  Phaedra Patrick

10 Psychological Thrillers that will Absolutely Terrify You - HuffingtonPost.com

Shutter Island by:  Dennis Lehane

See Jane run by:  Joy Fielding

Before I go to sleep by:  S. J. Watson

The silence of the lambs by:  Thomas Harris

Gone girl by:  Gillian Flynn

Rebecca by:  Daphne du Maurier

I know what you did last summer by:  Lois Duncan

Defending Jacob by:  William Landay

Shelter by:  Harlan Coben

A simple plan by:  Scott Smith

21 Modern Mysteries You Won't Be Able to Put Down - PopSugar.com

The Expats by:  Chris Pavone

Claire Dewitt and the Bohemian Highway by:  Sara Gran

The sweetness at the bottom of the pie by:  Alan Bradley

The vanishers by:  Heidi Julavits

Deja dead by:  Kathy Reichs

The cuckoo's calling by:  Robert Galbraith

Joyland by:  Stephen King

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by:  Ransom Riggs

Gone girl by:  Gillian Flynn

The ice princess by:  Camilla Lackberg

The likeness by:  Tana French

Faithful place by:  Tana French

The stonecutter by:  Camilla Lackberg

Sharp objects by:  Gillian Flynn

The preacher by:  Camilla Lackberg

In the woods by:  Tana French

Dark places by:  Gillian Flynn

The girl with the dragon tattoo by:  Stieg Larsson

Broken harbor by:  Tana French

The shining girls by:  Lauren Beukes

Night film by:  Marisha Pessl

11 Magical Books to Read if You Love "Harry Potter" - BookBub Blog

The magicians by:  Lev Grossman

The night circus by:  Erin Morgenstern

Neverwhere by:  Neil Gaiman

A game of thrones by:  George R. R. Martin

Witch & Wizard by:  James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet

The thinking woman's guide to real magic by:  Emily Croy Barker

A discover of witches by:  Deborah Harkness

City of dark magic by:  Magnus Flyte

Vampires in the Lemon Grove by:  Karen Russell

The ocean at the end of the lane by:  Neil Gaiman

The bone clocks by:  David Mitchell

 

 

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