Book Lists, Book Reviews, Insipration, Uncategorized

Six Nonfiction Books for Your Beach Bag

  Summer vacation means a lot of things--long days, rising temperatures, and maybe--if you're lucky--a trip to the beach! Typically when I think of a good "beach read," I think of a really interesting fiction book that grabs your interest and transports you to another place. But why should fiction books get all the love?… Continue reading Six Nonfiction Books for Your Beach Bag

2015 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

The Summer of the Great-Grandmother by Madeleine L’Engle

I must never lose sight of those other deaths which precede the final, physical death, the deaths over which we have some freedom; the death of self-will, self-indulgence, self-deception, all those self-devices which, instead of making us more fully alive, make us less. Yesterday I posted an old review of A Circle of Quiet, the first… Continue reading The Summer of the Great-Grandmother by Madeleine L’Engle

2014 Books, Book Lists

A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle

Author's Note: This is an old review I wrote about A Circle of Quiet. I read it last November, and I thought it was appropriate to post here since I will be posting a review of another L'Engle book tomorrow.  November 7, 2014: Every now and then I will read a book that marks an epoch… Continue reading A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle