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Winter 2018 Reading List

The tundra has rolled into Philadelphia which has driven me to eat my weight in soup, sometimes…but I’ve been exercising self-control (sometimes). But I’m not here to talk about my eating habits. I want to talk to you about what books I’m looking forward…

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A Christmas Experiment

Greetings Friends, Thank you so much for your dedication in spite of my inconsistency. There’s much I have to catch you up on: First, I was invovled in my church’s annual Christmas production called Christmas Night of Praise. This year’s theme was called Christmas…

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Fall Reading List

Ah, the air is getting crisp, the nights cool, the sun is setting a little bit earlier than normal–fall is in the air! I have five cozy reads below to recommend for this season: 1) The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis Okay, so I…

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“The Valley of Dry Bones” by Jerry B. Jenkins

Jerry B. Jenkins is one half of the legendary duo that is responsible for the “Left Behind” series that I read as a pre-teen and teenager. I haven’t read a book from them since then, so when I saw this as a recommendation on…

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“Leaving Oxford” by Janet W. Ferguson

…and to think, as much as I’ve said that the South doesn’t intrigue me, I find myself picking up a novel set in a small town in Mississippi. This is the first book in Ferguson’s Southern Hearts series. I’ve never read anything from this…

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Summer Reading List 2017

Hello friends! We’ve come to the time of beaches, amusement parks and water ice for days…SUMMER IS HERE! Now, don’t let the all caps fool you–my heart is still with the fall and winter months, but I can appreciate a good picnic in the…

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“Humble Roots” by Hannah Anderson

“Read books on brokenness and humility”. The phrase rang over and over in my mind as I sit at my desk. I try to force it out of my mind, but it was to no avail. One of my friends’ blog post pops up…

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Spring Reading List

A foot of snow just got dumped here in Philadelphia, but that doesn’t stop next week from bringing on the first day of spring. Colorful flowers and lightly scented perfumes are taking up my headspace now as I have to say goodbye to my favorite time…

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“Merry and Bright” by Erynn Mangum

Yes, I know. The Christmas season is done and over with, but there is still some Christmas cheer on the inside of me that is needing to express itself. One way I chose to do it was by reading this novella ( I also…

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“Another Day, Another Dali” by Sandra Orchard

Book #2 in the Serena Jones Mystery series has us looking into forgeries. We find the same quirky characters we were introduced to in the first book (“A Fool and His  Monet”–there’s a review of that one up on the site as well), but…

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