I love when art and literature and life experiences push me into the nonsense-hilarity of living and being human in this world. Just that.
One of my favorite memories with these books is reading two pages of “I Want My Hat Back” over and over to my niece, while she giggled out loud.
There are intense times of motherhood when you are too tired even to think. But if reading rejuvenates you, carve out a section of life for it when you can.
Two nonfiction + three novels = five captivating reads. At least for me. I can never guarantee you’ll like them, but they’re worth a shot.
These days, the books my three oldest children like to read are heading toward the depth and genres I’m interested in myself.
Confession: I haven’t posted book recommendations for a long while. I’ve been waiting for a theme to emerge, but instead of coalescing they seem to be diverging. I had better share a few titles now before we get any farther afield. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie […]
While we’re talking of books, here are a few I’ve fallen in love with recently. Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry Wendell Berry is one part farmer and one part poet. I love his writing—slow, earthen, and timeless. He writes about small town America, and the land, and love, and prayer, and what it means to be human. […]