Thursday, August 3, 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.

"A Circle Of Quiet
The Crosswicks Journals, Volume 1" 
by Madeleine L'Engle
[autobiography]
(Kindle book, Complete 4-Volume Set]

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

"Caleb's Story" *
by Patricia MacLachlan
[children's fiction, historical, late 19th century]
(openlibrary.org loan)  


"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

"Proverbs"
by Solomon
[current Bible book]

"Archie's Pals 'N' Gals Double Digest No. 80"# 
by Various
[comic book]
(openlibrary.org loan)

"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:

"Betsy In Spite Of Herself" 
by Maud Hart Lovelace

"Archie's Pals 'N' Gals Double Digest No. 80"
by Various


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