My Bookshelf

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Books are a large part of my life, ever since childhood.  Although my mom saw them as time wasters, my dad who was a printer/publisher by trade encouraged reading.

On my bedside table:

Fried Green Tomatoes by Fannie Flagg
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett

Beside my chair:

The Memoir Project by Marion Roach Smith
Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp (continuing read -- that's how good it is!)
Jesus Calling by Sarah Young

Favorite reads:

A Daughter's Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick
Composing Amelia by Alison Strobel
A Secret Gift by Ted Gup (reviewed here)
Sacred Echo by Margaret Feinberg
The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
Watching the Tree Limbs by Mary DeMuth
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
Blackbird by Jennifer Lauck
Still Waters by Jennifer Lauck
The Lighthouse by P.D. James
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Missing Mom by Joyce Carol Oates 
A Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Hungry for God by Margaret Feinberg 
I Used to Be So Organized: Help for Reclaiming Order and Peace by Glynnis Whitwer
Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos 
The Borgia Bride by Jeanne Kalogridis
Sacred Journey by Frederick Bruechner
A Cluttered Life by Pesi Dinnerstein
Don't Call Me Mother:  Breaking the Chain of Mother-Daughter Abandonment by Linda Joy Myers

[Compilation ongoing . . . ]

1 comment:

  1. Great list, Sherrey. I just finished Mary DeMuth's Watching the Tree Limbs today. I enjoyed it, but it certainly was a hard story.


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