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The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature (Canto)
C.S. Lewis
Boys and Girls Learn Differently!: A Guide for Teachers and Parents
Michael Gurian, Terry Trueman, Patricia Henley
Ambition and Survival: Becoming a Poet
Christian Wiman
Deep River: The Life and Music of Robert Shaw
Keith C. Burris
Daring, Trusting Spirit
John De Gruchy
The Vatican Diaries: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Power, Personalities, and Politics at the Heart of the Catholic Church
John Thavis
The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia
Orlando Figes
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April 2013
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reviewed: Fit and Fabulous in 15 Minutes
I like the emphasis on rehabilitative exercise in this book. Understanding that as you age you cannot keep up the exercise s...
Fit and Fabulous in 15 Minutes - 'Teresa Tapp',  'Barbara Smalley'
reviewed: First Fruits of Prayer: A Forty Day Journey Through the Canon of St. Andrew
Read this over the 40 days of Lent and found it very worthwhile. Many things to think about from a different Orthodox Chris...
First Fruits of Prayer: A Forty Day Journey Through the Canon of St. Andrew - Frederica Mathewes-Green
reviewed: Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers (Women of Action)
I enjoy reading about history, and was excited to get this from the library on loan. Sadly, I was disappointed to discover a...
Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers - Brandon Marie Miller
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March 2013
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reviewed: In the Presence of My Enemies
I read a book of fiction, "My Hands Came Away Red" about a group of high school students on a missions trip who are involved ...
In the Presence of My Enemies - Gracia Burnham, Dean Merill
reviewed: To Fly Again: Surviving the Tailspins of Life
Worth reading, especially after reading Gracia's book "In the Presence of My Enemies".
To Fly Again: Surviving the Tailspins of Life - Gracia Burnham, Dean Merrill
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February 2013
01
reviewed: We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea (Godine Storyteller)
Probably the best of the Arthur Ransome "Swallows and Amazons" books, this book is the most realistic and the least whimsical...
We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea (Godine Storyteller) - Arthur Ransome
reviewed: Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments
A sweet friend at church loaned me this book, written by Joy Davidman who was to become Joy Lewis, wife of C.S. Lewis. ******...
Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments - Joy Davidman
reviewed: The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth
I really like Ralph Wood's writings. I have read another book he has written on Flannery O'Connor, and found his insights va...
The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth - Ralph C. Wood
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January 2013
01
reviewed: A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Classics)
Just finished up as our evening read-aloud. EXCELLENT! At the end of the chapter "The Knitting Done" we all rose up and sai...
A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
reviewed: My Hands Came Away Red
Instead of reading this book, I'd recommend reading Gracia Burnham's book "In the Presence of My Enemies". Gracia's book is ...
My Hands Came Away Red - Lisa  McKay
reviewed: Dune
Have read this book probably a dozen times, but not in the past decade. Time to revisit this classic!*************I think C....
Dune - Frank Herbert
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