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40 books in 2022

1.5.2022 • 1 Comment

Welcome to Val’s annual goal series! We’re releasing a new goals-related blog post each day. And don’t miss Val’s class on how to use our prayer journals and overcome common obstacles. Sign up to get the replay here!

Here are the books I’m hoping to read this year! Click here to check out what I read last year plus my reviews of each. Wondering how it’s possible to read this many books? Read this post. Or want a whole list of just books on prayer? I’ve got that here!


1. Find Your People – Jennie Allen
2. The Flirtation Experiment  – Phylicia Masonheimer and Lisa Jacobson
3. M is for Mama – Abbie Halberstadt
4. 31 Creative Ways to Build Your Family Team – Jeremy Pryor
5. The Prayer Saturated Family – Cheryl Sacks
6. The 4 Habits of Raising Joy-Filled Kids – Marcus Warner
7. Finding the Hero in Your Husband – Dr. Juli Slattery
8. Habits of the Household – Justin Whitmel Earley
9. Hold on To Your Kids – Gabor Mate


1. Aggressively Happy – Joy Marie Clarkson
2. Food Triggers – Amber Lia
3. Sensitive and Strong – Denise Hughes and Cheri Gregory
4. Fix Your Eyes – Amy Gannett
5. Carved in Ebony – Jasmine L. Holmes
6. Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes – Kenneth Bailey
7. 3 Words That Will Change Your Life – Mike Novotny
8. Suffering is Never for Nothing – Elisabeth Elliott
9. The Shaping of a Christian Family – Elisabeth Elliot
10. Absolute Surrender – Andrew Murray
11. Hide this in Your Heart – Michael Frost
12. Respectable Sins – Jerry Bridges
13. Prayer – Richard  Foster
14. The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment – Jeremiah Burroughs
15. Terms of Service – Craig W. Stanfill
16. The Holiness of God – RC Sproul
17. The Imitation of Christ – Thomas a Kempis


1. Change Masters – Barry Moltz
2. Pitch Like Hollywood – Peter Desber
3. Managing for Results – Peter Drucker
4. The Paris Review Interviews
5. On Writing Well – William Zinsser
6. How to Take Smart Notes – Sonke Ahrens
7. Steal Like an Artist – Austin Kleon
8. 100 Ways to Improve Your Writing – Gary Provost
9. Unleashed -Frances Frei, Anne Morriss


1. Persuasion – Jane Austen
2. Vanity FairWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
3. Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyon


1. Tiny Habits – BJ Fogg
2. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning – Margareta Magnusson
3. Toxic – Neil Nathan
4. The Comfortable Kitchen – Alex Snodgrass
5. The New Rules of Aging WellFrank Lipman MD and Danielle 

Are any of these on your reading list for 2022? Let me know in the comments below!

COMING UP NEXT: A peek inside my prayer journal

My 2022 Word
My 2022 Goals
My 2022 Life-Changers
What I Read in 2021
2021 Goals Recap
2021 Answered Prayers

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