Unread Library

I once committed to reading all the unread books in my library before I bought another book.

Hahahahahahaha!!!!

Here is how I’ve been doing.


Business Development + Blogging

  1. Blog, Inc: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community | Joy Deangdeelert Cho
  2. The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly | Seth Godin

Classic Literature

  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn | Twain, Mark
  2. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | Doyle, Arthur Conan
  3. The Annotated Alice | Carroll, Lewis
  4. Don Quixote | Cervantes, Miguel de
  5. Great Expectations | Dickens, Charles
  6. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Stevenson, Robert Louis
  7. To the Lighthouse | Woolf, Virginia
    [11/27/10]
  8. Villette | Bronte, Charlotte

Collections + Short Stories + Literary Critics

  1. Inlandia: A literary Journey through California’s Inland Empire
  2. Twenty-Five Books That Shaped America | Thomas C. Foster

Fiction + Literature

  1. Bloodroot | Greene, Amy
    [12/08/10]
  2. The Burning Plain and Other Stories | Rulfo, Juan
  3. Catch-22 | Heller, Joseph
  4. Chronicle of a Death Foretold | Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
    [01/17/11]
  5. Concrete | Thomas Bernhard
  6. Daughter of Fortune | Allende, Isabel
    [11/24/11]
  7. Everything is Illuminated | Safran Foer, Jonathan
    [11/26/10]
  8. The Historian | Elizabeth Kostova
  9. The House of Tomorrow | Peter Bognanni
    [07/14/14]
  10. Invisible Cities | Calvino, Italo
  11. The Lacuna | Kingsolver, Barbara
  12. Laughable Loves | Kundera, Milan
  13. Mary Modern | Mary DeAngelis
  14. Old School | Tobias Wolff
    [11/25/11]
  15. The Passion | Jeanette Winterson
  16. Saturday | Ian McEwan
  17. Serendipities | Umberto Eco
  18. The Sisters Brothers | Patrick DeWitt
  19. Skippy Dies | Paul Murray
  20. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle | David Wroblewski
    [07/20/10]
  21. Water for Elephants | Gruen, Sara
    [07/24/10]
  22. The Witch of Portobello | Coelho, Paulo
    [01/03/11]

Inspirational

  1. Resurrection in May | Lisa Samson
  2. The Shack | Young, Wm. Paul

Memoir

  1. Night | Wiesel, Elie
    [11/26/11]
  2. True Story | Finkel, Michael

Mystery + Fantasy

  1. All Together Dead | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/20/10]
  2. Dead and Gone | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/24/10]
  3. Dead in the Family | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/26/10]
  4. Definitely Dead | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/23/10]
  5. From Dead to Worse | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/16/10]
  6. A Game of Thrones | George R.R. Martin

Parenting

  1. Boys Should Be Boys | Meg Meeker, M.D.
  2. Raising Boys | Steve Biddulph
  3. Raising Cain | Dan Kindlon, Ph.D., Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

Poetry + Plays

  1. The Inferno of Dante: Bilingual Edition | Pinsky, Robert translation
  2. The Merchant of Venice | Shakespeare, William
  3. The Odyssey | Homer
  4. Poe: Major Tales and Poems | Poe, Edgar Allen
  5. Romeo and Juliet | Shakespeare, William
  6. The Tempest | Shakespeare, William

Reference

  1. Spunk & Bite | Plotnik, Arthur
  2. Bird by Bird | Anne Lamott

Simple Living

  1. 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess | Jen Hatmaker
  2. Almost Amish: One Woman’s Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life | Nancy Sleeth
  3. Organized Simplicity | Tsh Oxenreider

Spirituality + Personal Development

  1. The Great Divorce | C.S. Lewis
  2. A Grief Observed | C.S. Lewis
  3. Mere Christianity | C.S. Lewis
  4. A New Earth | Eckhart, Tolle
  5. Miracles | C.S. Lewis
  6. The Problem of Pain | C.S. Lewis

Young Adult

  1. Anne Of Green Gables Collection | L.M. Montgomery
  2. [I've finished the first 3, but this links to a great $0.99 deal. When I'm done with the series, I'll strike.]

  3. If I Stay | Forman, Gayle
  4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower | Stephen Chbosky
    [04/17/13]
  5. Wake | Amanda Hocking
  6. Wildwood | Colin Meloy

Hi! I’m Jules.

I used to be an attorney, but it made me grumpy. Now I write about life, sweet and savory, as a wife and mother to two small boys. My knowledge of dinosaurs knows no bounds.

You can read more, including the meaning behind the name Pancakes and French Fries here. And, yes, I really am phenomenally indecisive.