Sarah’s Circle Book List

Sarah’s Circle Suggested Reading List

This is an incomplete list, but it gives an idea of the range of books we have read over the past 18 years!

■ = Book we have read

Title

Author

A Bed by the Window……………………………….. M. Scott Peck
A God Who Looks Like Me: Discovering a Woman-Affirming Spirituality………………………. Patricia Lynn Reilly
Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith………….. Kathleen Norris
An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life…………………………………………… Dali Lama
A Return to Love………………………………………. Marianne Williamson
The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein
Awakening to Kabbalah……………………………………… Rav Michael Laitman, PhD.
The Believing Brain……………………………………… Michael Shermer
The Beautiful Mystery……………………………………… Louise Penny
Black Elk Speaks………………………………………  Black Elk
The Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin………………………. Jill Lepore
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee……………………………………… Dee Brown
Bringing Yoga to Life: The Everyday Practice of Enlightened Living………………………………….. Donna Farhi
Caleb’s Crossing……………………………………… Geraldine Brooks
Celtic Women Spirituality……………………………. Edain McCoy
The Chronicles of Narnia……………………………. C.S. Lewis
Cloister Walk……………………………. Kathleen Norris
Cross Roads……………………………………… Wm. Paul Young
Dakota, A Spiritual Geography……………………………. Kathleen Norris
The Dao of Pooh………………………………………. Benjamin Hoff
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter…………….. Sue Monk Kidd
The Ear of the Heart: An Actress’ Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows…………………………….. Dolores Hart and Richard DeNeut

The Essential Mystics………………………………….

Andrew Harvey

Everyday Grace………………………………………… Marianne Williamson
Everyday Sacred………………………………………. Sue Bender

The Feminine Face of God: The Unfolding of the Sacred in Women………………………………….

Patricia Hopkins, Sherry Ruth, Sherry Ruth Anderson
The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of Higher Universes……………………………………….. Rudy Rucker

Gifts of the Jews………………………………………..

Thomas Cahill
The Glass Castle……………………………………… Jeannette Walls
Going Home: Jesus and Buddha as Brothers…… Thich Nhat Hanh

The Healing of America……………………………….

Marianne Williamson

Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad……………………… Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard, Ph.D.
How Good Do You Have to Be?…………………. Rabbi Harold Kushner
How to Practice………………………………………… Dali Lama
Islam………………………………………………………. Ruqaiyyah Magsood

Jesus and the Buddha – the Parallel Sayings…….

Marcus Borg

Joshua……………………………………………………..

The Kabbalah…………………………………………… Thorton Wilder

The Lambs of God……………………………………..

Marele Day

Lure of Service……………………………………… Diane Gallagher
Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World……………………………………………………… Rita Golden Gelman
Man and His Symbols……………………………. Carl Jung
The Man Who Died……………………………. D.H. Lawrence
The Mists of Avalon……………………………. Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Myth Maker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity……………………………. Hyam Macooby
The Mistress of Spices……………………………….. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Mother Earth Spirituality……………………………… Ed McGaa Eagle Man
A Native American Theology………………………. Clara Sue Kidwell
Native Wisdom for White Minds………………….. Anne Wilson Schaef
No Christmas Like the Present……………………………………… Sierra Donovan
Orange is the New Black……………………………………… Piper Kerman

The Phenomenon of Man…………………………….

Teilhard de Chardin

Phoenix from the Flame……………………………….

Yvonne Crowley

Poisonwood Bible……………………………………… Barbara Kingsolver
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife…………………… Eben Alexander, M.D.
Power Versus Force………………………………….. David Hawkins
The Purpose of Your Life: Finding Your Place In The World Using Synchronicity, Intuition, And Uncommon Sense……………………………….

Carol Adrienne

The Red Haired Girl from the Bog………………… Patricia Monaghan

The Red Tent…………………………………………….

Anita Daiamant

The Road Less Traveled……………………………..

M. Scott Peck

Running to the Mountain…………………………….. Jon Katz
Sacred Contracts………………………………………. Caroline Myss
Sarah………………………………………………………. Orson Scott Card
The Secret Life of Bees………………………………. Sue Monk Kidd
Shakespeare Behind Bars……………………………………… Jean Trounstine
Siddhartha……………………………………………….. Herman Hesse
Spirit Healing: Native American Magic and Medicine …………………………………………………. Mary Dean Atwood
Synchronicity C. G. Jung
Synchronicity: The Bridge Between Matter and Mind……………………………………………………….. David Peat
The Tao of Psychology: Synchronicity and Self.. Jean Shinoda Bolen
There Are No Accidents…………………………….. Robert H. Hopcke
The Tin Ticket……………………………………… Deborah J. Swiss
Truth of a Hopi…………………………………………. Edmund Nequatewa
A Walk on the Beach…………………………………. Joan Anderson

When God Was a Woman…………………………..

Merlin Stone

When In Doubt, Sing: Prayer in Daily Life……… Jane Redmont
The Woman Who Watches Over the World…… Linda Hogan

The Woman with the Alabaster Jar………………..

Margaret Starbird

The World Before and After Jesus: Desire of the Everlasting Hills……………………………………. Thomas Cahill