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The Golden Treasury of Puritan Quotations by I.D.E. Thomas

I love quotations. I started collecting them in junior high. I would cut them out from articles or write them out on index cards. When I got my first computer I started transcribing them to a list and when I … Continue reading

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Two summers ago I had some of the high school girls over to my house. They helped me move books from my mom’s house to my new home. They brought a number of boxes back to my bedroom where I … Continue reading

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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collier

The Hunger Games Trilogy (The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay)  is considered young adult literature but I have always read children’s books as I used to teach elementary school. When I was a media specialist I went back and … Continue reading

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The Summer of the Great-Grandmother by Madeleine L’Engle (Crosswicks Journal #2)

Last summer a friend came to visit after I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and brought me Madeleine L’Engle’s Crosswick Journals to read. I thoroughly enjoyed the first one and recently finished The Summer of the Great-Grandmother, Book #4 … Continue reading

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God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-love of God Reorients Our World by David F. Wells

I have enjoyed many books by David F. Wells, so I was looking forward to reading  God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-love of God Reorients Our World. It is Book #2 on my Summer Reading list. He starts in the first … Continue reading

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United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity by Trillia J. Newberg

I choose United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity for my Summer Reading because I became Facebook friends with the author, Trillia Newberg and enjoyed her words of encouragement and posts about her family and faith. I wanted to get to know … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

As a teacher I have always enjoyed summer reading. It started as a kid. We did not live near a library but early on Mom signed us up for the Weekly Reader Book Club. We loved when they came in … Continue reading

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Housewife Theologian by Aimee Byrd

Sometime this past year I started reading HousewifeTheologian.com hosted by Aimee Byrd. What she wrote resonated with me and when I found out she had a book, Housewife Theologian: How the Gospel Interrupts the Ordinary coming out, I couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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The Book of the Future: Grant Snider

Cute! Which reading device do you prefer?

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Political Thought by Hunter Baker

Crossway has recently started publishing a new series of books called Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition. Over the coming months I plan to read each and review them. I started with Political Thought: A Student’s Guide by Hunter Baker as … Continue reading

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