Tag Archives: Books

A Prayer for Owen Meany

They say you’ve got to grab them in the first paragraph.  A novel, a short story, I guess even nonfiction should get off to a fast start with something that will grab the reader.  ‘A Prayer for Owen Meany‘ starts … Continue reading

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Book of the Week – Gatsby

I read The Great Gatsby recently, partly because it’s one of those books I’ve always thought I should read and partly because the local Barnes & Noble has a poster hanging in the coffee shop. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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How Can This Happen? The End of Borders

We stopped in the Borders in Rogers, AR on the way home today.  One of their smaller stores but it was a neat looking store.  There was an upstairs where there was nothing but the coffee shop.  All the chairs … Continue reading

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That Which You Manifest Is Before You

Christians seem to have this problem with balance.  We (movements, denominations, churches, people) emphasis grace and overshoot into license.  We go for holiness and we become judgmental and self righteous.  In many aspects of the Christian life we react against … Continue reading

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Book of the Week

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein This is the best book I’ve read in a long time.   I kept running into it and I would think about buying it but frankly the synopsis sounded kind of … Continue reading

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Found at the Bookstore

Enthusiasm.  That’s what those frufru coffee drinks give me.  I had a Seattle’s Best cappuccino with vanilla, medium size and I thought I could do anything.  I just got a new computer and I’m getting one at work too so … Continue reading

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A Visit to Borders

We went to our favorite bookstore this morning, Borders.  It used to be our favorite till I got my Nook.  It’s so much fun now to go into Barnes & Noble and sit in the coffee shop and look at … Continue reading

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