Diving right in...
- Book I recommended most in 2011 (and new must-read favorite of all time): Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
- Books I most enjoyed revisiting with Will: Henry Huggins and all the books about Henry and his dog Ribsy by Beverly Cleary
- Author whose books I loved reading to my kids: Henry & Mudge books by Cynthia Rylant, especially The Funny Lunch
- Most perspective-changing: One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp
- History book that fascinated me (and mentioned my Charlottesville neighbor, Thomas Jefferson, countless times): John Adams by David McCullough
- Classics I tried hard to read and just couldn't get into: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Do I hear audible gasping?) and Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
- Biography of a life that challenged me: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metexas
- Most applicable book I've read in a long time: Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives by Richard Swenson
- Books of the Bible that impacted me the most: Colossians, Luke, Lamentations
- Books that inspired my own writing and creative process: Cold Tangerines by Shauna Niequist and My Life in Paris by Julia Child
- Favorite fiction books from a non-fiction book reader: The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
- Book I re-read this year: The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
- Book I'm reading right now: Grace-Filled Parenting by Dr. Tim Kimmel
Did you read any good books in 2011? What are you excited about reading in 2012? Tell me in the comments!