Looking for some summer reading? We asked members of our National Board of Directors what some of their favorite books are (apart from the Bible). Here is how they responded. Add your own in our comments section.

Maria Dawson

  1. The Spear by Louis de Wohl
  2. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
  3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  4. My Other Self by Clarence Enzler
  5. Joan of Arc by Mark Twain
  6. Darwin’s Black Box by Michael Behe
  7. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  8. Searching For and Maintaining Peace by Jacques Philippe
  9. A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt
  10. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Fr. Charlie Fox

  1. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
  2. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  3. The Confessions by St. Augustine
  4. With God in Russia by Fr. Walter Cizek, S.J.
  5. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
  6. Shadows Over Huronia by Fr. Paul Ragueneau, S.J.
  7. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  8. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  9. Pastoral and Occasional Sermons by Ronald Knox
  10. Very Good, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

Louis Brown

  1. Fulfillment of All Desire – Ralph Martin
  2. Wild at Heart – John Eldredge
  3. Interior Freedom – Fr. Jacques Phillipe
  4. Father Elijah – Michael O’Brien
  5. He Leadeth Me – Fr. Walter Ciszek
  6. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
  7. Autobiography of Malcolm X – Malcolm X
  8. My Name is Asher Lev – Chaim Potok
  9. Humanity: A Moral History of the 20th Century – Jonathan Glover

Adam Janke

  1. A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken
  2. The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis
  3. Love & Responsibility by Pope St. John Paul II
  4. Peace of the Soul by Fulton Sheen
  5. Soul of the Apostolate by Jean-Baptiste Chautard
  6. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  7. The Lamb’s Supper by Scott Hahn
  8. The Fulfillment of All Desire by Ralph Martin
  9. Forming Intentional Disciples by Sherry Weddell
  10. The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila