Monthly Archives: October 2009

Counterfeit Gods – The empty promises of money, sex, and power, and the only hope that matters By Timothy Keller

Tweet Where do we place our faith? What do we spend our time and money on? That is what we value – good and bad. We pursue things for happiness right? But how many of us are happy? Counterfeit Gods … Continue reading

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The Hundred Dresses By Eleanor Estes

Tweet This was a Newbery Honour Book in 1945 so many of you will have not only heard of it but read it as well. It is an interesting little social commentary about our fear of different people as well … Continue reading

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A Rule Against Murder By Louise Penny

Tweet Another Penny mystery that I loved – I should get royalties. This story is set at a romantic getaway where the inspector and his wife spend their anniversaries hidden away from work, telephones and the world. Every year they … Continue reading

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The Last Lecture By Randy Pausch

Tweet This book is an emotional tribute to his wife and children – not schleppy but quite sad given the reason. The author is honest and writes of some great teaching moments even though his black and white attitude to … Continue reading

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Even Money By Dick and Felix Francis

I am a huge Francis fan and the book Even Money did not disappoint. This time our hero is a bookmaker following in his family’s footsteps. Continue reading

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