Saturday, January 2, 2016

Books Read In The Past Week

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

 "Malleville" 
by Jacob Abbott
[children's fiction from the 1850s,
Franconia Stories]

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

"Henry and Beezus"
"Henry and Ribsy"
"Beezus and Ramona" 
"Henry and the Paper Route"
the first book I read in 2016 
by Beverly Cleary
[children's fiction]
(openlibrary.org loans)  


"The Winning of Miss Lynn Ryan" #
by Ilene Cooper
[children's fiction]
the last book I read in 2015


"Try Giving Yourself Away"
by David Dunn
[nonfiction]
a great favorite of mine,
with some wonderful anecdotes 

 "The Imitation of Christ"
by Thomas a Kempis
long-term devotional reading
(Kindle book)

 "A Right to Be Merry"
by Mother Mary Francis, P. C. C
(Kindle book)
reserved for Sunday

"Room For One More"
by Anna Perrot Rose
[autobiography/biography]
I recently discovered that the
author changed a few names.  

"The Other Side Of The Story
Giving people the benefit of the doubt-
stories and strategies"
"It Wasn't How It Seemed"
by Yehudis Samet
[nonfiction, Judaica]



"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 Interior Castle"
by St. Teresa of Jesus
spiritual reading

"Old Specification" #
by Robert R. Updegraff 
[fiction]