Like most other bookworms, great books make their way onto my "things I'm thankful for" list every year. It's hard to choose favorites, but I went ahead and picked five books I read in 2016 and am thankful for.
- <Flight School>, by <Jason McIntiregt;: <This book both inspired and challenged me
- <Me, Myself and Bob>, by <Phil Vischer>: <This is such a powerful book about dreaming big and following God>
- <Let Me Be a Woman>, by <Elisabeth Elliot>: <This book really encouraged me in my study on Biblical womanhood>
- < Sufficient Grace>, by <Jessica Greyson>: <iThis story is amazing and it touched my heart>
- With Every Letter>, by <Sarah Sundin>: <I was going through a hard time and this book encouraged me>
Speaking of more reading, here's one more thing to be grateful for. Books on sale! In honor of Thanksgiving and Black Friday, a group of independent Christian authors banded together to offer over seventy discounted books on Nov 25-28. There's literally something for everyone. Every single book listed on Indie Christian Books is on sale in one or more ways. Find discounted paperbacks, dozens of books offered with free shipping, $0.99 ebooks, package deals and more. Even if you have a budget of $0, new reading material awaits you. Don't know what to pick? The fearless Indie Christian Books team created a quiz that will generate a book list perfect for you! Check it out!
What awesome reads of 2016 are you grateful for? What books are you looking forward to reading in 2017?
A note on the Ebooks Only page. All books are listed as "Sold Out." This only refers to paperback copies of these titles. Please click onto the product pages to find descriptions and links to discounted or free ebooks. Also, some of the authors this year chose to not sell their paperbacks directly through the site. Those books are also marked "Sold Out" but if you click them open, you'll find a link to the site where they are on sale and a discount code for you to use at check out.
Acknowledgements: Thanks to Leah E. Good and Kendra E. Ardnek for their work organizing this sale, and Hannah Mills for her fantastic design work on the website graphics. Hannah can be contacted at hmills(at)omorecollege(dot)edu for more information about her design services.
I find myself singing this almost on a daily basis. There are so many things that I try to do on my own, yet God calls me to surrender them.
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This reminds me that Christ is my all. There is nothing that he cannot do.
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This song reminds me of the One I am worshiping. It reminds be of where my focus should be
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It is time for NaNo again? Wow! That went by fast. I am determined to complete it this year. This month is already beginning to be cluttered with editing, helping the food pantry, and more. However, I really want to finish a book that I started last year: A Different Kind of Purpose.
Revising Selah and William has been wonderful. They both still have so much to teach me. I cannot wait to share what this tale holds with all of you. Here is the opening line:
"I should have been the happiest man in the world, but my life felt as aimless as my walk along the streets of Boston."