what i read

neurotribes by steve silberman
one for the murphys by lynda hunt
fish in a tree by lynda hunt
the spiral staircase: my climb out of darkness by karen armstrong
mirrormask by neil gaiman and dave mckean
coraline by neil gaiman
the red tent by anita diamant
out of my mind by sharon draper
mr. penumbra's 24-hour bookstore by robin sloan
deliver us from normal by kate klise
far from normal by kate klise
wonder by r.j. palacio
the movement of stars by amy brill
ender's game by orson scott card
maddaddam by margaret atwood
the year of the flood by margaret atwood
good bones and simple murders by margaret atwood
alias grace by margaret atwood
oryx and crake by margaret atwood
wilderness tips by margaret atwood
the penelopiad by margaret atwood
packing for mars by mary roach
neverwhere by neil gaiman
unnatural creatures by neil gaiman
stardust by neil gaiman
the hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by douglas adams (a reread for me from long ago, but now diana has read it, so i needed to refamiliarize myself)
the make good art speech by neil gaiman
the ocean at the end of the lane by neil gaiman
the eternals by neil gaiman 
american gods by neil gaiman
anansi boys by neil gaiman
because i said so: 33 mothers write about children, sex, men, aging, faith, race & themselves by camille peri & kate moses
the alchemist by paulo coelho
quiet by susan cain
eragon by christopher paolini
second foundation by isaac asimov
foundation and empire by isaac asimov
lauren ipsum by carlos bueno
bird by bird by anne lamott
project-based homeschooling by lori pickert
shelter for the spirit by victoria moran
surrendering to motherhood: losing your mind, finding your soul by iris krasnow
parenting beyond belief: on raising ethical, caring kids without religion edited by dale mcgowan
buddhism for mothers: a calm approach to caring for yourself and your children by sarah napthali
mommy mantras: affirmations and insights to keep you from losing your mind by bethany casarjian & diane dillon
the garden: a parable by geshe michael roach
hold on to your kids: why parents need to matter more than peers by gordon neufeld & gabor mate
unconditional parenting by alfie kohn
raising cain: protecting the emotional life of boys by dan kindlon & michael thompson 
siblings without rivalry by adele faber & elaine mazlish
how to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk by adele faber & elaine mazlish
his dark materials (series) by philip pullman
anne of green gables (series) by lucy maud montgomery
women make the best friends: a celebration by lois wyse
100 questions from my child by mallika chopra
girlfriends: invisible bonds, enduring ties by carmen berry & tamara traeder

authors who make me cry but i can't stop reading them:
barbara kingsolver
amy tan
margaret atwood

mindfulness, meditation & meaning in life (for children & parents)
the rain of wisdom translated by the nalanda translation committee under the direction of chogyam trungpa
the parent's tao te ching: a new interpretation by william martin
chinese proverbs collected by ruthanne mcccunn
zen inspirations: essential meditations and texts by miriam levering
sayings and tales of zen buddhism: reflections for every day by william wray
tai chi for kids: move with the animals by stuart olson 
mindful movements: ten exercises for well-being by thich nhat hanh
planting seeds: practicing mindfulness with children by thich nhat hanh and the plum village community
each breath a smile (based on teachings by thich nhat hahn) by sister susan
baby buddhas: a guide for teaching meditation to children by lisa desmond
pigs over shambhala: an abc for young warriors of all ages by kerry maclean
peaceful piggy meditation by kerry maclean
kindness: a treasury of buddhist wisdom for children (collected and adapted) by sarah conover
buddha at bedtime by dharmachari nagaraja
all i see is part of me by chara curtis
zen ties by john muth
zen shorts by john muth
the three questions by john muth
milton's secret: and adventure of discovery through then, when, and the power of now by eckhart tolle & robert friedman
because brian hugged his mother by david rice
and to think that we thought that we'd never be friends by mary ann hoberman
in a nutshell by joseph anthony
the empty pot by demi
a grain of rice by helena pittman

special collections i've posted about

more poetry
scary hallowe'en
non-scary hallowe'en
hallowe'en & dia de los muertos
thanksgiving & fall
winter holidays and more winter holidays and especially for chanukah
chinese new year and other chinese culture-related titles
international women's day
cross-country travel

other fabulous sources of reading material

tween the pages from the amazing amanda at the habit of being
one more tyme reviews from karen, a keen, kindred spirit

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