A (Summer) Reading List

By popular demand, here are just a few Pastor Bonnie’s favorites.

Books I’m Currently Reading/Meaning to Read

Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Falling Upwards – Richard Rohr

Way of Love – Norman Wirzba


Bible, Theology, Spiritual Favorites

Getting Involved with God – Ellen Davis

New Seeds of Contemplation – Thomas Merton

The Contemplative Pastor – Eugene Peterson

The Sabbath – Abraham Heschel

Life Together – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Interior Castle – Teresa of Avila


Memoir Favorites

Stations of the Cross: Parting with a Son – Richard Lischer

Still: Notes on a Mid-faith Crisis – Lauren Winner


Poetry Favorites

Felicity by Mary Oliver

Thirst by Mary Oliver

Love Poems From God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West – Daniel Ladinsky


Other Favorites

The Essential Enneagram – David Daniels, Virginia Price

Personality Types (Enneagram) – Richard Riso, Russ Hudson

Lament for a Son – Nicholas Waltersdorff

Bridge to Terebithia – Katherine Patterson

Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing (for kids) – Sally Llyod Jones


Happy Reading!