Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Books I'm Currently Reading


A # indicates a book read for the first time
A * indicates a book started today
Books are listed by author (or series creator)

"My Daily Spiritual Companion"
by Marci Alborghetti
daily devotional reading for 2017
I liked the book I used last year better

"Why Did They Name It?" 
by Hannah Campbell
[nonfiction]

"Of Irish Ways" # 
by Mary Murray Delaney
[nonfiction]

"Essays,
First and Second Series" # 
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
[nonfiction, classic]
I agree with some things he writes,
but strongly disagree with others.

"Mildred Keith" *
by Martha Finley
[children's fiction, Christian, (Protestant), historical, 1830s]
(free online book)

"The Gospel According To John" 
current Bible book

"The Practice of the Love of Jesus Christ" #
by St. Alphonsus Liguori
[Catholic spirituality]
(Kindle book]


"Rainbow Valley" 
by L. M. Montgomery
[fiction]

"Ripples and Other Stories" 
by Reva Rubenstein
[short stories, YA, Jewish]
(Kindle book)

"The Book of Catholic Jokes" 
by Fr. Gregory Sakowicz and Deacon Tom Sheridan
[nonfiction, humor (obviously!)]
one or two pages a night

"Leaves of Grass" 
by Walt Whitman
[poetry]
(free Kindle book)

Also:
Daily readings in the Liturgy of the Hours
Nightly bedtime Gospel reading
I choose a favorite passage every night

Finished today:

"Best of the Forties 1,
Archie Americana Series" 
by Bob Montana

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