Saturday, October 3, 2009

Recent Reading

The Real Mary, by Scot McKnight

The Grand Sophy, by Georgette Heyer (for the umpteenth time, it's the best bathtub reading)
Friday's Child, by Georgette Heyer

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years -- the latest Donald Miller book. The best since Blue Like Jazz. Excellent. Funny. Challenging.

Artists in Crime, by Ngaio Marsh -- Similar in flavor to an Agatha Christie mystery. I loved it.

I'm in the middle of
My Heart's Cry, by Anne Graham Lotz -- this woman can preach like her father but has the poetic expression of her mother. Wow.
A Woman's Heart that Dances, by Catherine Martin -- a heartwarming description of the Christian life as a dance
(My Heart's Cry and A Woman's Heart that Dances complement each other; I'm glad I'm reading them both in the same month.)

The Sacred Echo, by Margaret Feinburg -- This is a new author for me, and I love her!
When Life and Beliefs Collide, by Carolyn Custis James -- If you lead a women's Bible study, you should read this book--you'll be encouraged. If you are a sit-in-the-pew-once-a-week Christian, you should read this book--you'll be challenged. If you're in the midst of a crisis, you should read this book--you'll be comforted.



  1. I will have to try some of these. :-) Thank you for sharing.

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