Book Review: Book Girl

Book Girl by Sarah    Clarkson
Book Girl: A Journey Through the Treasures and Transforming Power of a Reading Life 
by Sarah Clarkson 

3 out of 5 stars on GoodReads


Sarah Clarkson delves into the qualities that a “book girl” possesses, and how she learns and looks at the world. And the author lists her favorite things about reading, along with her favorite books for every occasion in life.

I enjoyed this book, especially the lists of books. There is a short review with each book listed, so you can check off the ones you’ve already read, or look up the ones that sound interesting and put them on your wishlist.

Another wonderful thing about this book was the emphasis on reading as a way to know more about God through stories, and to connect with yourself by connecting with God. I really liked how the author explores various aspects of how stories can comfort, guide, and enlighten, always pointing us toward Christ. Continue reading

Ilvermorny House Recs

 

Ilvermorny is the American version of Hogwarts, and here are my book recommendations for each of the Ilvermorny Houses!
What house are you in? Thunderbird, Horned Serpent, Pukwudgie, or Wampus? Continue reading

Book Thankfulness

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Here are the top ten books for which I am grateful:

10. A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens
9. The Birds’ Christmas Carol- Kate Douglas Wiggin
8. Jack and Jill- L. M. Alcott
7. The Woman in White- Wilkie Collins
6. Boundaries- Cloud and Townsend
5. The Mysterious Benedict Society- Trenton Lee Stewart
4. The Blue Castle- L.M. Montgomery
3. Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
2. The Screwtape Letters- C.S. Lewis
1. Chronicles of Narnia- C.S. Lewis