Saturday, March 19, 2016

Books Read In The Past Week

Books read for the first time are marked with a #
Books are listed by author (or series creator),
 and not necessarily in the order read.


"Summa Theologica"
by St. Thomas Aquinas
long-term Catholic studies
(Kindle book) 

Maud
The Life of L. M. Montgomery #
by Harry Bruce
[YA biography]
(openlibrary.org loan)

"Kitty In The Middle" 
(physical copy)
"Kitty In The Summer"
(openlibrary.org loan)
reserved for Sunday


"Owen's Marshmallow Chick" #
by Kevin Henkes
[picture book]
(openlibrary.org loan)

"Sarah, Plain and Tall"
by Patricia MacLachlan
[children's fiction]
(openlibrary.org loan) 

"Secrets of Successful Fiction"
by Robert Newton Peck
[nonfiction]
(openlibrary.org loan)
why do I, from time to time,
read books about writing?
To relearn techniques I've forgotten
To discover a technique I've

overlooked in the past .
Why do dancers, musicians,
artists keep studying their art,
their craft? 


 "Every Day Is A Gift
Minute Meditations for Every Day
Taken From the Holy Bible
and the Writings of the Saints"
Introduction by Rev. Frederick Schroeder 
 daily devotional reading for 2016
 
 


"The Atlantic Ocean" #
by Peter J. Sharp
[nonfiction]
(openlibrary.org loan)

"the teen-ager's guide to
collecting practically anything"
(title is in lower-case)
by Norah Smaridge and Hilda Hunter
[nonfiction]
(I blogged  about this book several years ago,
and I still feel the way I did then.) 

"Dear Theo
The Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh" #
edited by Irving Stone, with Jean Stone
[autobiography]
 
"Magnificent Obsessions:
Twenty Remarkable Collectors In Pursuit Of Their Dreams"
by Mitch Tuchman
[nonfiction]

"Getting Acquainted" 
"Deepwater Dilemma"
"Torrents of Trouble"
"Search Party Sunday"
by Shifra Weinberg
[children's fiction, Jewish, "Regards From Camp!" series] 

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