My blog-friend Anne, aka Modern Mrs. Darcy, has started a monthly link-up for books called Twitterature. The premise of this link-up is to share short, casual reviews of books we’ve been reading.
Sometimes I write full-on book reviews but other times I read and move on. Not because they’re not good, often times because they’re so special I don’t have the proper words. This link-up will give me a chance to share ALL the books I’m reading without having so many book reviews through the month.
I admit, it’s a little hokey but this will explain why my reading list is so short. I’ve been trudging through another round of reading through the Bible this winter (in 122 days) and we finished the Old Testament, all 66 books in 3 months. I’ve written about it before, but I cannot stress enough how much I learned the first time I read the OT through and how much I continue to learn. Sure, it’s painful at times but so, so worth it.
Is it MORE hokey I’m listing this separately? We finish the Gospels today and if you can’t tackle the OT, then please tackle The Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Honestly, Jesus and his parables leave me spellbound. I think I could read these for months and still not get bored.
Chasing Sunsets by Eva Marie Everson
Emma bought me this Christian fiction book for Christmas. To be honest, I usually find Christian fiction lacking in strong characters and storylines. I’m not sure this was much of an exception, but it was a nice diversion. With the premise of a rekindled teen romance on a Florida island after a divorce, it was enough to keep me around for the whole book but not to continue the series.
You Are Already Amazing by Holley Gerth
Holley’s book is practical, thoughtful, personal and challenging. Highly recommend this for folks still trying to find their strengths and what God might be calling them to do. And psst, I just signed up for e-coaching with Holley and I cannot WAIT!
Be sure to check out Twitterature. Hopefully we can all find some new reads!