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It’s officially summer time which means it’s time to designated some pool side reading!
OK to be honest the amount of “pool side” reading that I’ll be doing will be almost non-existent (hello I have 2 toddlers!) but I do love the idea of reading beside the pool on a lazy day of summer. I also love creating a specific list of books to tackle over the next few months.
After a few months of reading nothing but eBooks on my Kindle, I am anxious to actually hold some physical books again so I have purposely picked some reads that I don’t have electronically but either have on my bookshelves or on hold at the library.
I’ve put together a list of books that I have been wanting to read for a while as well as a few newly discovered books that I am anxious to dig into.
So without further ado… here is my 2014 Summer Reading List
Pursue the Intentional Life by Jean Fleming
Not only have I enjoyed Ms. Fleming’s previous books but I was really excited to see this one as part of the Bloom book club summer book study. The study starts this week, and the videos will always stay on the website, so it’s not to late to get yourself a copy and join in on the discussion.
Finding Spiritual Whitespace: Awakening Your Soul to Rest by Bonnie Gray
I’ve actually only recently discovered this book but the title alone is what drew me in.
What Women Fear: Walking in Faith that Transforms by Angie Smith
I’ve long suffered from anxious thoughts, fear and worry (along with many others) but sometimes have felt that as a Christian I shouldn’t feel that way. I’m anxious to read Angie’s book, it’s been recommended to me by many who have also struggled with fear and worry on a daily basis.
Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home by Gloria Furman
I’ve owned this book for a year and have been wanting to read it for even longer but it was always pushed aside due to library holds coming up. This summer it’s on my priority list.
Personality Plus: How to Understand Others by Understanding Yourself by Florence Littauer
We are going to be discussing this book over the next few months in the woman’s book club that I participate in at church and I’m kind of excited about it too. Over the past few months I have been reading a lot about understanding the personalities of your spouse and children to help build and strengthen your family. I guess you could say that I’ve started to become on of those personality nerds 🙂
The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
Because every summer reading list needs a good, enthralling, page turning mystery… right? This is the final book of Kate Morton that I have left to read and I’m hoping to not be dissapointed. I’ve been told this is better then The Forgotten Garden.
OK so technically I own this one on my Kindle but even still it’s been on my reading list for a while now and I’ve been eager to read it too. So I’m making one eBook exception 🙂
A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle
I keep hearing how great this memoir is and summer is also a great time to read memoirs and the like.
So what books are you eager to read this summer? What have you included on your summer reading list?
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