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April 07, 2006

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stephanie

A little change.....can do you good. Sorry, I couldn't help myself.

The move to the boards, while more restrictive in books, might draw a few lurkers into posting and stir up some good dialogue. It's been a neat thing to be a part of, this book club but I know that I've struggled with the whole discussing it part lately.

As far as this month, what about having a good send off to the boards by selecting an "out there" author that we haven't read in the club yet?

As far as the May '04 thing, sorry man. Then again, I'm kinda not. I found Walking On Water here. If you only knew what that book has started.

Rick

Interesting you mentioned L'Engle. My ten year old son and I just travelled to the Oregon Coast for spring break, and we listened to A Wrinkle In Time all the way down there. He loved it, and went down to the library right afterward so that he could borrow it and read it for himself. It's fun to see your own kids get involved in books that you remember as a child.

Bari

Donald Miller, please.

Lori

I would have to say Donald Miller has been my favorite so far. I just finished To Own a Dragon. Great book!!

Sarah

Don Miller was my favorite. My vote most definitely goes towards "Searching for God Knows What". Since I read it, I can't stop talking about it. I've been telling everyone about it. It was better than "Blue Like Jazz" for me, and Blue Like Jazz changed my life.

However, I also liked "How the Irish Saved Civilization", and CS Lewis will always be my favorite author of all time.

Big move, over to the MBs. That means millions of voices will be joining us...

Iain MacKinnon

My Two Cents? Miller. I read some of Blue Like Jazz to my Dad, who rated Fundamentalist / Reformed Evangelical in your little "What's Your Theological World View Quiz" a few months back (remember that?) and he just loved it. Keeps you reasonably comfortable but kicks up enough stuff to make you think good and hard about things.

Actually, now that I think about it, I'm actually quite surprised that my Dad even took that quiz... Maybe it's all that Reading-Donald-Miller-At-Him.

MrsJason

Miller has become my favorite writer. I just picked up THROUGH PAINTED DESERTS.
Meeting him in Nashville last weekend was a life highlight for me!

Seth Reese

I would love to have abother L'Engle book. She is amazing. That is all.

Kara

L'Engle has been my favorite author so far. But then again, so have C.S. Lewis and Donald Miller. Have you read the newest one out by Miller?

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