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I'm addicted to books. According to Umberto Eco I am building an anti-library, meaning I own way more books than I have read. I love good fiction, literature, theology, Biblical studies, philosophy, children's books, and lots more.

Currently reading

Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
Danae Yankoski, Francis Chan
The Kingdom New Testament: A Contemporary Translation
N.T. Wright
The Theology of John Wesley: Holy Love and the Shape of Grace
Kenneth J. Collins
Progress: 244/331 pages
House of Leaves
Mark Z. Danielewski
Progress: 50/662 pages
The Hound of the Baskervilles (with Illustrations by Sidney Paget)
Sidney Paget, Arthur Conan Doyle
Progress: 35 %
The Dead Zone
Stephen King
Progress: 52/402 pages
Holiness
J.C. Ryle
Help! I'm a Small Church Youth Worker: Achieving Big-Time Success in a Non-Mega Ministry
Rich Grassel
Progress: 57/115 pages
How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels
N.T. Wright
Progress: 69 %
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle, Anne Perry
Today
July
21
Danae Yankoski, Francis Chan
currently reading
Mark Z. Danielewski
currently reading
Sidney Paget, Arthur Conan Doyle
currently reading
Stephen King
J.C. Ryle
Arthur Conan Doyle, Anne Perry
November 2013
06
currently reading
November 2013
04
reviewed: Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God's Spoken World
I have to admit that I started off slightly annoyed with this book. Perhaps it was because the stupid US Postal Service torqu...
Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God's Spoken World - N.D. Wilson
finished reading:
November 2013
03
reviewed: The Old Curiosity Shop
Review pending discussion. 3 1/2 stars really.
The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens
finished reading:
October 2013
25
reviewed: Give Them Christ: Preaching His Incarnation, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Ascension and Return
Excellent resource. For my full review, go to http://www.christian-intellect.blogspot.com/2013/10/what-should-we-preach-give-...
Give Them Christ - Stephen Seamands
finished reading:
October 2013
14
reviewed:
I started this book several years ago and quit. Not because it wasn't good. No, no, but because I was afraid of book spoilers...
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft - Stephen King
finished reading:
October 2013
11
reviewed: The Life of Flavius Josephus
As a Biblical scholar and historian you have to read the primary sources. I have always wanted to engage Josephus for myself ...
The Life of Flavius Josephus - Josephus, William Whiston
finished reading:
September 2013
21
reviewed: Owl Moon
A simple story of a rite of passage. Between Yolen's descriptions and Schoenherr's illustrations it's easy to feel like you a...
Owl Moon - Jane Yolen
finished reading:
August 2013
30
reviewed: Purpose Driven Youth Ministry: 9 Essential Foundations for Healthy Growth
When my senior pastor told me to order a copy of this book and read it, I wasn't very hopeful. Actually, I was nearly predisp...
Purpose Driven Youth Ministry: 9 Essential Foundations for Healthy Growth (Youth Specialties) - Doug Fields
finished reading: