2015 Reading (2015 Bucket List- #5)

booksOne of the things on my Bucket List in 2015 was to read 120 books, and me, being a homeschooled kid, and an avid reader, managed to reach that goal.

This post is more of a record to myself than anything else, but it also might interest whoever else is interested.

  1. The Charioteer of Delphi (Roman Mysteries #12) by Caroline Lawrence
  2. The Thieves of Ostia (Roman Mysteries #1) by Caroline Lawrence
  3. The Pirates of Pompeii (Roman Mysteries #3) by Caroline Lawrence
  4. The Secret of Vesuvius (Roman Mysteries #2) by Caroline Lawrence
  5. The Fugitive from Corinth (Roman Mysteries #10) by Caroline Lawrence
  6. The Assassins of Rome (Roman Mysteries #4) by Caroline Lawrence
  7. Spiderweb for Two: A Melendy Maze by Elizabeth Enright
  8. The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941 by Kirby Larson
  9. Gone Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
  10. A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck
  11. Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park
  12. Keeping Score by Linda Sue Park
  13. The Bronze Bow by Elisabeth George Speare
  14. All Things Great and Small by James Herriot
  15. All Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot
  16. All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot
  17. The Chosen by Chaim Potok
  18. Clue in the Castle Tower (An American Girl Samantha Mystery) by Sarah Masters Buckey
  19. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  20. The Haunted Showboat (Nancy Drew #35) by Carolyn Keene
  21. The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson
  22. Moonshiner’s Son by Carolyn Reeder
  23. The Dolphins of Laurentum (Roman Mysteries #5) by Caroline Lawrence
  24. The Gladiators of Capua (Roman Mysteries #8) by Caroline Lawrence
  25. Cannons at Dawn: The Second Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 1779 by Kristiana Gregory
  26. A Dog Called Kitty by Bill Wallace
  27. Return to Gone-Away by Elizabeth Enright
  28. Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables #1) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  29. Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables #2) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  30. Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables #3) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  31. Anne of Windy Poplars (Anne of Green Gables #4) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  32. James Herriot’s Animal Stories by James Herriot
  33. Anne’s House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables #5) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  34. Rainbow Valley (Anne of Green Gables #6) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  35. Anne of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables #7) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  36. Rilla of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables #8) by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  37. A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck
  38. All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown (All-of-a-Kind Family, #4) by Sydney Taylor
  39. Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton
  40. Mystery of the Tolling Bell (Nancy Drew, #23) by Carolyn Keene
  41. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (Nancy Drew #37) by Carolyn Keene
  42. Out of the Dust by Avis Goodheart
  43. Betty Gordon in Washington: Or, Strange Adventures in a Great City by Alice B. Emerson
  44. The Christmas Promise by Alan Riehl
  45. The Measure of Katie Calloway by Serena B. Miller
  46. Chasing Hope by Katheryn Cushman
  47. Hazardous Duty (Squeaky Clean Mystery, #1) by Christy Barritt
  48. Keeping my Sister: A Story of Sibling Survivalry by Nancy Paul
  49. Trail of Thread: A Woman’s Westward Journey (Trail of Thread #1) by Linda K. Hubalek
  50. A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
  51. The Coach’s Daughter: A Journey into God’s Faithfulness by Jill Woodruff
  52. Savvy Stories (Savvy Stories #1) by Dan Alatorre
  53. Letters to My Wife by Terry Dean
  54. The Jellybean Club and the Case of the Puzzling Package (The Jellybean Club #2) by Sally Butler
  55. A Sugarcreek Amish Romance (Amish of Sugarcreek Romance #1) by Anna Fisher
  56. Grace and the Drawl by Dale Cusack
  57. Leaving Liberty by Virginia Carmichael
  58. The Calling of Emily Evans (Women of the West #1) by Janette Oke)
  59. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (Nancy Drew #43) by Carolyn Keene
  60. The Great Airport Mystery (Hardy Boys #9) by Franklin W. Dixon
  61. A Little House of Their Own by Celia Wilkins
  62. Archer’s Quest by Linda Sue Park
  63. The Legionary from Londinium and other Mini Mysteries by Caroline Lawrence
  64. The Scribes from Alexandria (Roman Mysteries #15) by Caroline Lawrence
  65. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (Nancy Drew #22) by Carolyn Keene
  66. The Colossus of Rhodes (Roman Mysteries #9) by Caroline Lawrence
  67. The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina (Roman Mysteries #6) by Caroline Lawrence
  68. The Sirens of Surrentum (Roman Mysteries #11) by Caroline Lawrence
  69. The Man From Pomegranate Street (Roman Mysteries #17) by Caroline Lawrence
  70. The Missing Chums (Hardy Boys #4) by Franklin W. Dixon
  71. The Mystery of Cabin Island (Hardy Boys #8) by Franklin W. Dixon
  72. On the Other Side of the Hill by Roger Lea MacBride
  73. Fifteen by Beverly Cleary
  74. The Slave Girl from Jerusalem (Roman Mysteries #13) by Caroline Lawrence
  75. The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
  76. The Year of the Rat by Grace Lin
  77. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  78. Life with Lily by Mary Ann Kinsinger
  79. Echoes of an Angel by Aquanetta Gordon
  80. The Mystery of the Missing Money by Paul Moxham
  81. Little City by the Lake by Celia Wilkins
  82. In the Company of Secrets by Judith Miller
  83. Anya’s Story by Julia Gouvessa
  84. Going Solo by Roald Dahl
  85. Cameron Townsend: Good News in Every Language by Janet and Geoff Benge
  86. Dumpling Days by Grace Lin
  87. Whistler in the Dark (American Girl History Mysteries #16) by Kathleen Ernst
  88. Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
  89. Blue Willow by Doris Gates
  90. Mozart’s Last Aria by Matt Rees
  91. Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
  92. The Maze of Bones (39 Clues #1) Rick Riordan
  93. One False Note (39 Clues #2) Gordon Kormon
  94. The Sword Thief (39 Clues #3) by Peter Larangis
  95. The Kite Flyers by Linda Sue Park
  96. The Tower Treasures (Hardy Boys #1) by Franklin W. Dixon
  97. The House on the Cliff (Hardy Boys #2) by Franklin W. Dixon
  98. The Secret of the Caves (Hardy Boys #7) by Franklin W. Dixon
  99. The Sinister Signpost (Hardy Boys #15) by Franklin W. Dixon
  100. The Secret Panel (Hardy Boys #25) by Franklin W. Dixon
  101. The Secret of the Old Mill (Hardy Boys #3) by Franklin W. Dixon
  102. Hunting for Hidden Gold (Hardy Boys #5) by Franklin W. Dixon
  103. The Clue in the Embers (Hardy Boys #35) by Franklin W. Dixon
  104. The Secret of Skill Mountain (Hardy Boys #27) by Franklin W. Dixon
  105. The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Hardy Boys #48) by Franklin W. Dixon
  106. Danger on Vampire Trail (Hardy Boys #50) by Franklin W. Dixon
  107. After the Dancing Days by Margaret I. Rostkowski
  108. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  109. Henry Reed, Inc by Keith Robertson
  110. When My Name was Keoko by Linda Sue Park
  111. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  112. Anne Frank Remembered by Miep Gies
  113. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  114. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  115. Rebel With a Cause by Franklin Graham
  116. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Koingsburg
  117. The Secret of the Forgotten City (Nancy Drew #52) by Carolyn Keene
  118. The Shore Road Mystery (Hardy Boys #6) by Franklin W. Dixon
  119. Henry Reed’s Baby-Sitting Service by Keith Robertson
  120. Henry Reed’s Journey by Keith Robertson
  121. The Power of I Am by Joel Osteen
  122. Across the Rolling River by Celia Wilkins
  123. Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor
  124. The Greek Symbol Mystery (Nancy Drew #60) by Carolyn Keene
  125. Jacob I Have Loved by Katherine Peterson
  126. The Clue of the Broken Locket (Nancy Drew #11) by Carolyn Keene
  127. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  128. In Too Deep (39 Clues #6) by Jude Watson
  129. Waiting for Summer’s Return by Kim Vogel Sawyer
  130. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  131. The Rising Tide by Jeff Sharra
  132. Killing Reagan by Bill O’Reilly

I also participated in a reading challenge-

  • A book with more than 500 pages- The Rising Tide by Jeff Sharra
  • A classic romance-Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • A book that became a movie- Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton
  • A book published this year- Graceful by Wendy Mass (Read in 2016)
  • A book with a number in the title- Spiderweb for Two by Elizabeth Enright
  • A book written by someone under 30
  • A book with nonhuman characters- Grace and the Drawl by Dale Cusack
  • A funny book- Henry Reed, Inc by Keith Robertson
  • A book by a female author- Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park
  • A mystery or a thriller- The Haunted Showboat by Carolyn Keene
  • A book with a one-word title- Son by Lois Lowery (Read in 2016)
  • A book of short stories
  • A book set in a different country- Anne of Avonlea by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • A nonfiction book- Rebel with a Cause by Franklin Graham
  • A popular author’s first book- Savvy Stories by Dan Alatorre
  • A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet- Keeping Score by Linda Sue Park
  • A book a friend recommended- All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot
  • A Pulitzer prize winning book
  • A book based on a true story- A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
  • A book at the bottom of your to read list (the last book read in 2015)- Killing Reagen by Bill O Reilly
  • A book your mom loves- Anne’s House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • A book that scares you- Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
  • A book more than 100 years old- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  • A book based entirely on its cover- Mozart’s Last Aria by Matt Rees
  • A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t- The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
  • A memoir- Going Solo by Roald Dahl
  • A book you can finish in a day- The Great Airport Mystery (Hardy Boys) by Franklin W. Dixon
  • A book with antonyms in the title- All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
  • A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit
  • A book that came out the year you were born
  • A book with bad reviews
  • A trilogy
  • A book from your childhood
  • A book with a love triangle
  • A book set in the future
  • A book set in high school
  • A book with a color in the title- The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  • A book that made you cry- The Measure of Katie Calloway by Serena B. Miller
  • A book with magic- Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • A graphic novel
  • A book by an author you’ve never read before- The Chosen by Chaim Potok
  • A book that takes place in your home town- not telling where my hometown is…!
  • A book that was originally written in a different language- The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • A book set during Christmas- A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck
  • A book written by an author with your same initials- yeah, like I’m going to tell you!
  • A play
  • A banned book- The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • A book based on or turned into a TV show
  • A book you started but never finished
  • A book you own but have never read

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