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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Ambition


This summer I want to read some good books. If you would like to help me compile my reading list, please suggest a book or two. [And if you really, really, really think I should read the book you suggest, you can give me a copy and I will move it to the top of my list.]

Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris - 232
Paradise Lost by John Milton - 303
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling [AG] - 759
The Deadliest Monster by J.F. Baldwin - 250
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen - 182
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exup
éry [J.F. Baldwin] - 85
Don't Waste Your Life
by John Piper -189
An Ideal Husband
by Oscar Wilde [J.F. Baldwin] - 127
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton [J.F. Baldwin] - 312
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenistyn [J.F. Baldwin] - 159
Mere Christianity
by C.S. Lewis [Beth] - 191
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey - 248
The Ishbane Conspiracy by Randy Alcorn - 296
*The Reason for God by Timothy Keller [Fireboy]
*The Complete Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton
*Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky [Brandon Booth]
*A World Lost by Wendell Berry [J.F. Baldwin]
The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis [Fireboy]
Miracles by C.S. Lewis


3,333 pages thus far.

[* indicates current read, bold indicates completion, a name in brackets indicates from whom the suggestion came]

4 comments:

Isagirl said...

What God Wishes Christians Knew about Christianity
It might surprise you!
By Bill Gillham

The Road to Unafraid
By Jeff Strueker

Lincoln on Leadership
Sorry, forgot who it's by.

lady greenleaf said...

Pajo, Karl L. Kruger ;)

And I second Paradise Lost.

Rose In Bloom, Louisa May Alcott

A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

It certainly was excitement!...we don't actually know what the tooth is from. Auntie M. had a dentist appointment today, so she was going to take it in, see if he could identify it. I have nae heard the results yet....

lady greenleaf said...

Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes

Stephanie Anderson said...

Hi Hannah,

I think this is an appropriate post to leave this comment on! My name is Stephanie and I am the promotions director with Eternal Perspective Ministries. I'm happy to tell you that you are one of the randomly drawn winners for the summer reading giveaway on Randy Alcorn's blog. If you could e-mail me at stephanie[at]epm.org with which book you would like to receive (Lord Foulgrin's Letters or The Ishbane Conspiracy), your mailing address, and who you would like the book signed to, we'll get that sent off to you.

Blessings,
Stephanie Anderson
Promotions Director
Eternal Perspective Ministries
www.epm.org
www.randyalcorn.blogspot.com