Book club?

Not all great ideas turn out to be viable options. It seemed like a good idea to start a blog book club, but I've been having second --- and even third --- thoughts. First, it turned out to require a lot more time than I anticipated, both preparing and blogging. Time is at a premium … Continue reading Book club?

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Preacher heritage (Gilead-2)

Welcome to Fiction Friday and my blog book club! In last Friday's post, I invited you to join me in discussing Gilead, a novel by Marilynne Robinson. It's worth noting that Robinson's writing successes span genres; she's published different types of nonfiction as well as fiction. That's what I want to be when I grow up: an inter-genrational author. Today's … Continue reading Preacher heritage (Gilead-2)

Soul balm (Gilead-1)

How would you like to read a book with me? What do you say we read a bit in a novel each week and then meet here on Fridays to discuss what we've read? Doesn't that sound like a great idea? Okay, I confess. I got this great idea from Tim Challies, who has been … Continue reading Soul balm (Gilead-1)