Mount TBR Reading Challenge Wrap-up 2018

I’ve already posted the books I read this year and my favorite books of 2018, but I wanted to share this final wrap-up of the Mount TBR Challenge.

Bev hosts the Mount TBR Challenge to encourage us to read what we already have on our shelves, and every twelve books is one more level.

I had only committed to to Mount Blanc (24 books). But I made it past the next level at Mt. Vancouver (36 books), with a grand total of 39.

Bev also proposes taking the first part of some well-known sayings and pairing them with titles of some of the books we read:

A stitch in time…[keeps] The Pattern Artist in business.
Don’t count your chickens..[in] The Secret Garden.
A penny saved is…. Emma’s Gift.
All good things must comeWhen the Morning Glory Blooms.
When in Rome… [I long to come] Back Home Again.
All that glitters is not…[is not] Julia’s Hope.
A picture is worth a… [a] Journey to the Center of the Earth.
When the going gets tough, the tough getTea With Emma.
Two wrongs don’t make…[a] Mountain Between Us.
The pen is mightier than.Invincible Louisa.
The squeaky wheel getsSomeday Home.
Hope for the best, but prepare forScrapping Plans.
Birds of a feather flock…[at] My Father’s House.

Here are the already-owned books I finished, listed on order of completion.

  1. Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His own Body by Martin Pistorious (Copyright 2013, Finished 1/8/18)
  2. The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton (1908)(Finished 1/17/18)
  3. Conscience: What It Is, How To Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ by Andrew David Naselli and J. D. Crowley (2016)(Finished 1/24/18)
  4. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)(Finished 1/26/18)
  5. Mozart’s Sister by Nancy Moser (2006)(Finished 1/28/18)
  6. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (Finished 2/3/17)
  7. The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay (2017)(Finished 2/5/18)
  8. Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (Finished 2/17/18)
  9. Trust: A Godly Woman’s Adornment by Lydia Brownback (2008)(Finished 2/28/18)
  10. Sins of the Past by Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey, and Lynette Easton (2016)(Finished 3/28/18)
  11. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller (1903)(Finished 3/31/18)
  12. Reading People: How Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything by Anne Bogel (2017)(Finished 4/5/18)
  13. He Fell in Love With His Wife by Edward Payson Roe (1866)(Finished 4/8/18)
  14. Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin (2016)(Finished 5/6/18)
  15. Drawing Near to the Heart of God by Cynthia Heald (2012)(Finished 5/16/17)
  16. Adam Bede by George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans)(1859)(Finished 5/19/18)
  17. The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron (2017)(Finished 5/22/18)
  18. The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin (2011)(Finished 6/3/18)
  19. Invincible Louisa by Cornelia Meigs (1933) (Finished 6/25/18)
  20. Looking Into You by Chris Fabry (2017)(Finished 7/10/18)
  21. My Father’s House by Rose Chandler Johnson (2016)(Finished 7/7/18)
  22. When the Morning Glory Blooms by Cynthia Ruchti (2013)(Finished 7/23/18)
  23. The Pattern Artist by Nancy Moser (2016)(Finished 8/4/18)
  24. Back Home Again: Tales of the Grace Chapel Inn by Melody Carlson (2008)(Finished 8/5/18)
  25. Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness by Candace Cameron Bure (2011)(Finished 8/18/18)
  26. Full Assurance by H. A. Ironside (1968)(Finished 8/11/18)
  27. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (2017)(Finished 8/23/18)
  28. Tea With Emma by Diane Moody (2013)(Finished 9/19/18)
  29. Julia’s Hope by Leisha Kelly (2002)(Finished 9/23/18)
  30. Emma’s Gift by Leisha Kelly (2003) (Finished 9/29/18)
  31. Hidden Places by Lynn Austin (2001)(Finished 11/5/18)
  32. Coming Unglued by Rebeca Seitz (2008)(Finished around 10/20/28)
  33. Scrapping Plans by Rebeca Seitz (2009)(Finished 10/30/18)
  34. Perfect Piece by Rebeca Seitz (2009)(Finished 11/3/18)
  35. Someday Home by Lauraine Snelling (2015)(Finished 11/10/18)
  36. Florian’s Gate by T. Davis Bunn (1992)(Finished 11/24/18)
  37. Come Back, Barbara by C. John Miller and Barbara Miller Juliani (1988)(Finished 11/30/18)
  38. I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Lenora Worth, Belle Calhoune, Jill Kemerer, and Allie Pleiter. (2017)(Finished 12/12/18)
  39. A Spectacle of Glory: God’s Light Shining Through Me Every Day by Joni Eareckson Tada (2016)(Finished 12/29/18)

Thanks, Bev, for this fun motivation to finish off those books in our stacks and Kindles. I look forward to the challenge next year, too!

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