Saturday, December 28, 2013

Books Read in the Past Two Weeks

Books read for the first time are marked with a # 

"St. Francis of Assisi" #
by G. K. Chesterton
"Around the Year With the Trapp Family"
by Maria Augusta von Trapp
( loan)
"How to  Converse Continually and
Familiarly With God"

by St. Alphonsus Liguori
translated by Fr. L. X. Aubin, C.SS.R
{Sunday books} 

"The Imitation of Mary #
In Four Books"
by Alexander De Rouville 
Revised and Edited by Matthew J. O'Connell
[devotional reading, Catholic]
(one chapter a day; more on Sunday)

"Jo to the Rescue"
"The Mystery at the Chalet School"

by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
"A Chalet School Headmistress"
by Helen Barber
"Tom Tackles the Chalet School"
"The Chalet School and Rosalie"
by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
[children's fiction, Chalet School series]

"Eight Cousins"
by Louisa May Alcott

"The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Decked Out"
by Neta Jackson
[Religious fiction, series, Protestant, multi-denominational and non-denominational]

"Jerry's Charge Account"
by Hazel Wilson
[children's fiction]

"A Christmas Carol"
by Charles Dickens
{my yearly December 24th tradition}
(I read this book for the first time in 1962,
after the first broadcast of Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol.
Since then, I've read it every year around Christmas, but I don't
remember when I decided to make December 24th my day to read this

My copy of this book was one of the items lost when I moved,
so thank God for free online books!

"Mary Erskine"
by Jacob Abbott
[children's fiction, Franconia series]
(free Google e-book)

"The Cloister Walk"
by Kathleen Norris
(non-fiction, autobiographical, Catholic themes [Protestant author]) 
{Two uses of the "F" word (in quoted conversations,
and NOT in any monastic settings.)}
(I could have done without the "F" word, but this
is still a lovely book.)

by Leah Subar
[children's fiction, Judaica]

"A Lemon and a Star"
by E.C. Spykman
[children's fiction, historical]

( loan)

"Botany" #
by Taylor R. Alexander, R. Will Burnett,
and Herbert S. Zim
( loan)
"Woman's Life in Colonial Days" #
by Carl Holliday
(online Google book)
"Higher Lessons In English" #
by Alonzo Reed, A. M.
and Brainerd Kellogg, L. L. D.
[nonfiction, 1896 Edition, revised]
(online Kindle book)

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