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So I read A LOT of books this month. Yay for a weeklong vacation with plenty of time in the cabin!
Here were my three non-fiction reads.
Remember God by Annie F. Downs was a really good, quick read. Annie is very vulnerable in this book as she shares some tender parts of her story. It was an encouragement to me to continue to trust God whether or not my life is turning out as I thought it would.
Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush was another memoir on my list this month. I enjoyed reading about some of the “behind-the-scenes” moments, especially related to 9/11, and also their memories of special times with their dad.
Here are the four fiction books I read this month.
I had high hopes for Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis by Patti Callahan due to lots of positive reviews I’d heard about the book. Maybe my expectations were too high, but it just wasn’t quite what I was expecting. Since this was a fiction book, it did inspire me to do some research into Joy Davidman and her relationship with C.S. Lewis.
I enjoyed the mystery in The View from Rainshadow Bay by Colleen Coble. I’ll likely eventually read the next book in the series.
Farraday Road and Swope’s Ridge by Ace Collins are the first two books in his Lije Evans series. I got a little lost with all the characters a few times, but overall it was an interesting mystery. Know that the mystery is not resolved in the first book; it leaves you hanging, and wraps up a bit more neatly in the second one. There’s a third book as well that I haven’t read yet.
Today is Christmas tree day! We typically go to a home improvement store and pick out a 6-to-7-foot Fraser fir tree. Hopefully I can get it decorated in the next couple of days.
Have a wonderful weekend!