Words on Wednesday – Benefits without Disciplines

modern people want benefits without disciplines
from, you guessed it, my favorite book of 2015 – so far:How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History’s Greatest Poem

What I’m Reading Now:

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Recently Added:
Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latinby Tracy Lee Simmons.

The Living Page: Keeping Notebooks with Charlotte Masonby Laurie Bestvater.

Current Read Aloud:

We finished More All-of-a-Kind Familylast night. We’ll wait until after church camp (next week) to start the next one.

Kindle Deals

The Green Emberby S.D. Smith. Free for Kindle right now. I know several families who have read and enjoyed this one. (We haven’t actually read it yet but I ordered it for my daughters.)
This edition of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Childrenby Edith Nesbit is $1.99 for Kindle right now.
Louisa May Alcott Collection 39 Works. This reminds me of the recent L.M. Montgomery deal: many of an author’s famous works for one low price.

What are you reading now?

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Comments

  1. Thank you for letting us know about the Green Ember deal! I just put it on the Kindle for my youngest son to read. I always enjoy seeing your thoughts on what you’ve been reading, and especially look forward to each Weekend Web Wandering post!

    • Thanks, Anne! My daughter started reading Green Ember right away and reports that it is “Really good.”

  2. I really really want to read the Dreher book. I also have Climbing Parnassus and The Living Page on my shelves which I haven’t read but want to (in the most …. someday …. sort of way)