My Book Writing and Interactions


  1. Mrs. Appleyard’s Year, by Louise Andrews Kent (audio courtesy of Forgotten Classics)
  2. The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton (fiction, audio courtesy of Just the Books)
  3. Momnipotent: The Not-So Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood, by Danielle Bean (advance copy)


  1. Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith, by Eve Tushnet (advance copy)
  2. Three Gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux: A Saint for Our Times, by Patrick Ahern
  3. Journey to Heaven: A Road Map for Men, by Randy Hain (advance copy)


  1. The Girl of Fire and Thorns, by Rae Carson (YA fiction)
  2. Ora et Labora et Zombies, by Ryan Charles Russell (fiction, in letters!)
  3. Voyage to Alpha Centauri: A Novel, by Michael O’Brien (fiction)
  4. Interior Freedom, by Fr. Jacques Philippe (with the Catholic Spiritual Direction book club)
  5. Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads, by Chris Lowney
  6. A Subtle Grace, by Ellen Gable (fiction)
  7. Divergent, by Veronica Roth (YA fiction)


  1. Navigating the Interior Life: Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, by Daniel Burke
  2. Totally Catholic! A Catechism for Kids and Their Parents and Teachers, by Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND
  3. Holy Goals for Body and Soul: 8 Steps to Connect Sports with God and Faith, by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki and Joe Paprocki
  4. Catholic Dad: Mostly Funny Stories of Faith, Family, and Fatherhood to Encourage and Inspire, by Jake Frost


  1. Everywhere in Chains, by James Casper (fiction)
  2. Angels and Saints: A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God’s Holy Ones, by Scott Hahn
  3. The Ten Commandments of Kissing Gloria Jean, by Britt Leigh (YA fiction)
  4. City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments #1), by Cassandra Clare (YA fiction)
  5. Stone Fox, by John Reynolds Gardiner (middle grade fiction)
  6. 2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love, by Rachel Aaron
  7. The Rose Ring, by Anne Faye (fiction)
  8. Jesus: A Pilgrimage, by James Martin, S.J.
  9. A Well-Built Faith: A Catholic’s Guide to Knowing and Sharing What We Believe, by Joe Paprocki


  1. When the Church Was Young: Voices of the Early Fathers, by Marcellino D’Ambrosio
  2. The Rising, by Robert Ovies (fiction)
  3. Trusting God with St. Therese, by Connie Rossini (expected publication 2014)
  4. The Accidental Marriage, by Roger Thomas (fiction, expected publication 2014)
  5. The Lion’s Heart, by Dena Hunt (fiction)


  1. The Sinner’s Guide, by Venerable Louis of Granada (with the Catholic Spiritual Direction Book Club)
  2. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green (YA fiction)
  3. The Watson Chronicles: A Sherlock Holmes Novel in Stories, by Ann Margaret Lewis (fiction)
  4. Tobit’s Dog, by Michael Nicholas Richard (fiction)
  5. Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, by Jean Heimann
  6. The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion (fiction)


  1. The Leaves Are Falling, by Lucy Beckett (fiction)
  2. Spice Up Your Marriage: A 28-Day Adventure, by Hallie Lord
  3. Breaking Into Joy: Meditations for Living in the Love of Christ, by Anne Costa (advance copy, expected publication Fall 2014)
  4. The City of Ember (The First Book of Ember), by Jeannie DuPrau (YA fiction)
  5. Hush, Hush, by Becca Fitzpatrick (YA fiction)
  6. Joyful Witness: How to be an Extraordinary Catholic, by Randy Hain
  7. King of the Golden City: An Allegory for Children, Study Edition, by Mother Mary Loyola and Janet P. McKenzie, OCDS (fiction, Little Way Press, 2004, with the Catholic Spiritual Direction book club)
  8. Chastity Is for Lovers: Single, Happy, and (Still) a Virgin, by Arleen Spenceley (expected release Fall 2014)
  9. UnWholly (Unwind #2), by Neal Shusterman (YA fiction)


  1. 40 Days, 40 Ways: A New Look at Lent, by Marcellino D’Ambrosio (advance copy, expected publication 2015)
  2. Insurgent (Divergent #2), by Veronica Roth (YA fiction)
  3. The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living, by Lisa Hendey


  1. The Giver, by Lois Lowry (YA fiction)
  2. The Case of the Missing Novice (Sisters of the Last Straw, #2), by Karen Kelly Boyce (MG fiction)
  3. The Case of the Stolen Rosaries (Sisters of the Last Straw, #3), by Karen Kelly Boyce (MG fiction)
  4. UnSouled (Unwind #3), by Neal Shusterman (YA fiction)
  5. The American Catholic Almanac: A Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United States, by Brian Burch and Emily Stimpson
  6. Shepherds to the Rescue (Gospel Time Trekkers #1), by Maria Grace Dateno (MG fiction)
  7. North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell (fiction, courtesy of CraftLit)
  8. The Way of Perfection, by St. Teresa of Avila (for the Catholic Spiritual Direction book club)


  1. The Princess Guide: Faith Lessons from Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty, by Jenessa Terraccino
  2. Loved as I Am: An Invitation to Conversion, Healing, and Freedom through Jesus, by Miriam James Heidland, S.O.L.T.
  3. Starfire (The Guardian Herd #1), by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez (MG fiction)
  4. Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem, by Adam Hamilton
  5. UnDivided (Unwind Dystology, #4), by Neal Shusterman (YA fiction)
  6. The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1), by Chris Colfer (MG fiction)


  1. Catholic Philosopher Chick Comes on Strong, by Rebecca Bratten Weiss and Regina Doman (fiction)