Saturday, July 19, 2014

Sunday Snippets--- A Catholic Carnival

Time once again for Sunday Snippets!  Thanks to RAnn for hosting.  I've discovered some wonderful blogs here.  How about sharing yours?


Books Read in the Past Week

Books read for the first time are marked with a #
Books, (except Sunday books) are grouped by author, and not necessarily in the order read.


"Love God And Do What You Please"
by St. Alphonsus Liguori
adapted by M. J. Huber
[spiritual reading]
a favorite of mine; thank God it wasn't one of the books
lost when I moved!
"Tom Playfair
or Making a Start" 
by Fr. Francis J. Finn, S.J.
[children's fiction]
(read online)
"Between Heaven and Mirth"#
by James Martin, SJ
[non-fiction]
(Kindle book)
{Sunday books}


Bible books(s) read this week:
"Isaiah"
"The Gospel According to Luke"


"The Sixth Prune" #
by Robert R. Updegraff
[fiction]
quick read


"Brenda, Her School and Her Club" #
by Helen Leah Reed
[YA fiction]
(free Google book)
{carried over from last week}
I wanted to read this because of
the title; I love books about clubs.
and books about school.  However,
this book did not hold my interest, and
I'm not finishing it.
Thank God it was a FREE book.

"Papa Married a Mormon"
"Mamma's Boarding House"
by John D. Fitzgerald
[fiction based on the author's family.]
(to find out more about the real people
and their lives, click here.  The differences
as well as the similarities are fascinating; as 
are those between these books and the author's
"Great Brain" series.)

"The Difference of Ari Stein"
by Charlotte Herman
[children's fiction, Jewish]

"The Chalet School and Barbara" #
"The Chalet School Does it Again" #
{carrying over into next week}
by Eleanor M. Brent-Dyer
[children's fiction, Chalet School series]



Long-term  reading:
"Ascent of Mount Carmel" #
by St. John of the Cross
[Catholic spirituality]
(Google book)
"Babylonian Talmud" #
by The Jewish Publication Society of America
[Judaica]
(Kindle book)
"Walden"
by Henry David Thoreau
[nonfiction, autobiography, memoir]
(Kindle book)

This Week's Fan Fiction

The Last Letter
AU M*A*S*H story,
sequel to

Chapters 1 and 2 have been
combined into one chapter, and 
a new second chapter has been added.