Archive for May, 2015

let’s review: wearing god

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Lauren Winner’s latest book, Wearing God, explores a handful of metaphors from the everyday and paints new perspectives on connecting with God. While Winner writes with academic authority, she leaves room for the poetic and lovely in the midst of well-researched spiritual imagery and insights. The metaphors which stood out most to me were the first [...]

let’s review: and both were young

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

And Both Were Young would be a perfect book to read on a ski weekend, or maybe curled up in a cabin somewhere. (For some reason, this is the third winter book I’ve read this spring). It was interesting to read a realistic fiction novel by Madeleine L’Engle, known best for her Wrinkle in Time [...]

let’s review: rules of civility

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

“If we only fell in love with people who were perfect for us…then there wouldn’t be so much fuss about love in the first place.” Rules of Civility is the most pleasant gloomy book to read, to quote a fellow book club friend. Amor Towles perfectly captures the atmosphere of New York in the golden [...]