The List

This is a list of stories that make me feel more human– or did, at some point in my life. I’ll re-read them now to see. Whenever I finish re-reading one, I’ll mark it on the list.

To Re-read from my childhood

The Lord of the Rings

The Pastor’s Wife by Sabina Wurmbrand

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis

Strangers and Sojourners by O’Brien

Sophia House by O’Brien

Plague Journal by O’Brien

The Bronze Bow by E.G. Speare

Rabbits Rafferty

Fahrenheit 451

To Kill a Mockingbird

Through the Valley of the Kwai by Ernest Gordon

Yoneko: rice daughter of happiness

A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken

Death Comes for the Archbishop

Cry the Beloved Country

The Little Prince

Diary of Anne Frank

The Lantern Bearers

Otto of the Silver Hand by Howard Pyle


Later To Re-read from my 20’s

The Hobbit

Watership Down

Narnia Series

In God’s Underground

Out of the Silent Planet
That Hideous Strength

The Brothers Karamazov

Crime and Punishment

The Cross and the Switchblade


The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene


Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain


Never finished, but intend to read:

Lord of the Flies?

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Sign of the Beaver

Kurt Vonnegut? (haven’t read him yet…)

God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew

Babunia by Basansky

Son of Hamas by Mosab Hassan Yousef



Bless You Prison (Romanian),
Crossing (Korean),
Sophie Scholl the Final Days (German),
Shenandoah (1965),
The Cranes are Flying (Russian),
1969 Gorky Studios Crime & Punishment (Russian),
A Cruel Romance (Russian),
Fiddler on the Roof,
A Man for All Seasons,
Battle Los Angeles,
God is Close (Iranian),
Amazing Grace (2006),
Kidnapped (1995),
The Eagle,
The Secret Garden (1993),
The Lord of the Rings Extended Trilogy,
Deep Impact,
Mr Smith Goes to Washington,
For Greater Glory,
Star Wars 456,
High Noon,
Blood Diamond
Forrest Gump
Big Fish
True Grit (2010)




To be Near Unto God by Abraham Kuiper

Imitation of Christ by Tomas Kempis

Practicing the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

The Midnight Bride by Wurmbrand

Streams in the Desert


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