These Just In: Interesting Books for the New Year

Two devotionals arrived in a very timely fashion on New Year’s Eve. Obviously I haven’t had a chance to use either but they are both very appealing to my love of the saints and interest in the desert fathers. A Daily Catholic Moment: Ten Minutes a Day Alone With God by Peter Celano Simple, straightforward, [Read More...]

My 2014 Book Awards, Part 2

More awards which should speak for themselves. (Links go to reviews.) DON’T HATE ME BECAUSE I’M BEAUTIFUL S. A HECKUVA GOOD TIME Pretty Good Number One Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore IN MY HEAD, EVERY DAY A Song for Nagasaki The Smile of a Ragpicker Jane Austen’s books NOW IT MAKES SENSE! Would You Baptize an [Read More...]

My 2014 Book Awards, Part I

Rather than take my usual “defined in 10 words” route, these book awards should be self-explanatory. (Links go to my reviews.) MARRY ME The Rosie Project Cruel Beauty IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME Les Miserables WORTH BEING CRUSHED IN BED The Source WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?  Nancie McDermott Jane Austen WHY DID [Read More...]