A Twitterature Linkup: What I’ve Been Reading Lately

oday i’m linking up with modern mrs. darcy’s monthly twitterature. these are my short reviews of recent reads.

love does lately, i have felt the need to step away from “taking a stand” and instead a call to get back to the root of my faith: love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, and strength. and love your neighbor as yourself. so, among other things, i bought love does. bob goff is really good at loving others and writing about it enthusiastically. this books has inspired me to make some risky big acts of love. highly recommended. #extraordinaryeverydaylove

the unlikely pilgrimage of harold fry you know how netflix makes genre recommendations that are very specific? tovi and i always get “thrilling, emotional documentaries” and “workplace comedies” (#blackfish #parksandrec). if amazon did the same, my genre would be “old british people finding themselves, charmingly.” this book fits squarely inside that description, and i really enjoyed it. #oldbritsfindingthemselves #charmingly

mr. penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore an author with a sense of humor, a mysterious cult, a love letter to books, san francisco. #winningcombination

reconstructing amelia this book had all of the ingredients for a winner– murder mystery, gossip girl-esque cliques, but the adult elements of the book (about teenagers) really threw it off for me. #saynotoprepschools

exceptional there are many great dystopian YA novels out there. this is not one of them. if you’re writing about an alternative future or universe, you need to build that universe. this book never got close. #skipit

after last month’s line-up of disappointing books, i am so happy to have a number of worthy choices to recommend! how about you? read anything good lately?

 

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