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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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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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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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Clerical Mystery: A Darkly Hidden Truth (The Monastery Murders) by Donna Fletcher Crow

I have always been interested in religious mysteries, or as they are usually labeled today, clerical mysteries. I read all of Charles Merrill Smith’s Reverend Randolph series from the local library, got Eric Sheperd’s Nunnery series from a Catholic Bookstore … Continue reading

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Justice Beyond the Trail’s End by Alfred Patrick

Justice Beyond the Trail’s End starts with young Joshua Parker working on his family farm. He plans to join the Union Army but knows his father will disapprove, mainly because he is needed on the farm. Josh though is looking … Continue reading

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