Words on Wednesday: A Book Formed Soul

This quote is from Karen Swallow Prior’s memoir Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
book formed soul

If you’re a Christian and you love to read, I can’t recommend this book highly enough. There were points in this memoir that I felt she was telling my story too. Loved it. (I haven’t posted my Goodreads review yet, but I plan to do that later today.)

Another quote:

[Books] were the backwoods path to God, bramble-filled and broken, yes, but full of truth and wonder.

“A book formed soul” is a good way to describe myself, I think.

What I’m Reading Now:

sep 10 stack
(please forgive the lousy camera phone pic!)

Recent Additions

The Secret Lives of Numbers

Mom, Inc.

Goodnight June

Fictitious Dishes

Current Kindle Reads:

The Divergent series is really the only thing I’ve been reading on my Kindle lately. Although I did order this one the other day:

(Only $3.03 for Kindle!)

Current Read Aloud:

Lots of picture books but our chapter book reading just keeps getting pushed aside. I’m telling you this because I need the encouragement to get back into it. When our days are crazy, reading together at night just gets sacrificed to our “Just go to bed already, OK, one short book” feelings.

Current Book to Review:

I’ve finished Move On: When Mercy Meets Your Mess but I haven’t written my review yet.

If you’re looking for something to read now, I have three suggestions for books to read in September.

What are you reading now?

Resources for Readers:

Dover Books
Linking up with:

WWW ladydusk

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  1. I really, really want to read Booked. I love memoirs … esp book memoirs. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I love your new site! What a great title. :)

  3. ‘backwoods path to God’ – so true.