Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sooo, I'm totally done with City of God. nbd. ;) THAT'S 860+ PAGES, DUDES. And I read every word. BUT. I'm also done with GB for the summer.... :D Which means, not that I will stop reading, but that I can do more pleasure reading :) So, I thought I'd give you my preliminary list. Feel free to drop some suggestions to add to it in the comments. 
1) A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain. I found this in our bookshelf the other day and my interest was piqued. It looks fabulous and fun :)
2) Surprised by Hope. Recommended by Mr. C in our last class. I can't remember exactly what he said it was about, but I remember that I was very interested in checking it out.

3) Gonna finish Confessions. We only read up to Book 10 in class. 
4) Maaaaybe someday I'll finally read Inkspell...since Inkheart is one of my all time favorites. 
5) Trusting God in a Twisted World by Elisabeth Eliot. I've started this but haven't had much chance to continue. It's been really good so far though. 

Annd, some book completeds:
44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith: Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. Very Wodehouse-ish. But modern. And Scottish. 

And...I can't remember finishing anything else recently. Except for City of God. Which..was good. But hard, and long. I would not have gleaned much from it had I not taken the class. Still, Augustine rocks. And there was a lot of good stuff in there. 



  1. AAAaaah! You inspire me with this accomplishment. Thanks for sharing the little tidbits and nuggets. They were really good.

    Speaking of pleasure reads, if you can ever get a copy of Evidence Not Seen, that is one of my favorites...

    1. Thanks, Rebekah!! I'll put that on my list, definitely :)

  2. Reading surprised by hope with a couple friends right now. Terrific read. Terrific author in general.

    Suggestion: something by Thomas Merton. "New seeds of contemplation" is my personal favorite. But all his stuff is incredible. He's just this sweet, modern, mystical, magical, eloquent, sagacious, profound, godly monk-man... who wrote a lot.

    Another one of my all time favorites is Frank Laubach's "Letters by a Modern Mystic." That book's just plain life-changing. And inspiring. And beautiful. Really short read, but so much good stuff packed into it.